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Say Yes Summer Festival to Showcase Student Achievement

July 29, 2010 | Press Releases

Say Yes Summer Festival in Thornden Park to Showcase Student Achievement July 24, 2010 Approximately 1,800 Syracuse City School District children, ages 7-10, who attended one of 12 Say Yes to Education summer camps will gather in Thornden Park on Wednesday, July 28, for the Say Yes to Education Summer Festival. Students will showcase their work and demonstrate the new Read more

Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans to Close NASDAQ

July 29, 2010 | Press Releases

Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities to Close NASDAQ July 23 July 22, 2010 Marine corporal Justin Bajema had plans to start his own business after his tour of duty was over, but when his vehicle was ambushed while on a nighttime patrol in Iraq, those plans were put on hold. Nevertheless, during eight surgeries and many months of physical Read more

Family’s Gift Kicks Off Campaign for New College of Law Building

July 29, 2010 | Press Releases

Family’s Gift of $15 Million Honors Robert and Carolyn Dineen’s Remarkable Legacy, Kicks Off Campaign for New College of Law Building at Syracuse University July 20, 2010 Even though they each graduated in the top 10 percent of their respective graduating classes in Syracuse University’s College of Law, Robert Emmet Dineen L’24 and Carolyn Bareham Dineen L’32, both faced major Read more

Five Upstate Companies Receive Awards through CAP

July 29, 2010 | Press Releases

Assemblyman Magnarelli Announces that Five Upstate Companies Have Received Awards through the Commercialization Assistance Program July 19, 2010 New York Assemblyman William Magnarelli (D-120), along with the Syracuse Center of Excellence and CenterState Corporation for Economic Opportunity (CEO), announced July 19 that five Upstate New York companies are the recipients of fifth-round Commercialization Assistance Program (CAP) awards—totaling $246,475—to promote the Read more

Whitman Hosts Risk Management, Supply Chains Conference

July 29, 2010 | Press Releases

Whitman School Hosts Sixth Annual Integrated Risk Management in Operations and Global Supply Chains Conference Aug. 8-9 July 13, 2010 The supply chain management program in the Whitman School of Management will host the sixth annual Integrated Risk Management in Operations and Global Supply Chains Conference Aug. 8-9, with scholars and practitioners from across the globe leading discussions on the Read more

Say Yes Campers Help La Casita Project with New Logo

July 29, 2010 | Press Releases

Say Yes Campers Help La Casita Cultural Center Project with New Logo July 13, 2010 Several Syracuse-area organizations have teamed up to engage the public in selecting a logo for the La Casita Cultural Center Project, an initiative housed in Syracuse University’s College of Arts and Sciences that uses arts and culture as a tool for bridging existing gaps between Read more

Free Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans Opens July 24

July 29, 2010 | Press Releases

Free Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities Opens July 24 July 13, 2010 The Whitman School of Management will welcome 23 veterans of the Afghanistan and Iraqi conflicts to its Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV) on July 24. The program, offered entirely free (including travel and accommodations) to post-9/11 veterans, provides men and women representing all four branches Read more

Girls Get It! Camp to Expose Girls to STEM Disciplines

July 29, 2010 | Press Releases

Girls Get It! Camp to Expose Girls to STEM Disciplines July 12, 2010 Thirty-two middle school girls from the Syracuse City School District (SCSD) have the opportunity this week to engage in exciting engineering and technology projects, learn from leaders in the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) disciplines, and just have fun at the first Girls Get It! STEM Read more

Say Yes Summer Camp Begins July 6

July 6, 2010 | Press Releases

Say Yes Summer Camp Begins July 6 July 2, 2010 Approximately 1,800 Syracuse City School District children, ages 7-10, who attend one of 12 schools in the district will begin their first day of the Say Yes to Education summer day camp on Tuesday, July 6. The Say Yes summer camp program, which this year will employ more than 230 Read more

Samuel and Carol Nappi Establish Fund to Expand CCJI

July 6, 2010 | Press Releases

Samuel and Carol Nappi Establish Fund to Expand College of Law’s Cold Case Justice Initiative June 24, 2010 Pompey, N.Y., residents Samuel (Sam) and Carol Nappi have made a $250,000 gift to Syracuse University that will support the SU College of Law’s Cold Case Justice Initiative. With support from the newly established Sam and Carol Nappi Fund, the CCJI will Read more

Four New Initiatives to Support Near Westside Businesses

July 6, 2010 | Press Releases

Four New Initiatives–-Micro-Lending Program, Business Association, Peer Mentoring, Entrepreneurship Training-–Will Support Businesses in Syracuse’s Near Westside June 24, 2010 Business owners and emerging entrepreneurs in Syracuse’s Near Westside neighborhood will soon enjoy comprehensive initiatives aimed at boosting growth and encouraging new business development. The initiatives—which include the creation of a micro-lending program, formation of a business association, a peer mentoring Read more

U.S. Department of Energy Announces $560,000 Grant

July 6, 2010 | Press Releases

U.S. Department of Energy Announces $560,000 Grant to Syracuse University-Led Virtual Design Studio for Energy-Efficient Buildings June 22, 2010 The U.S. Department of Energy (US DOE) has announced a $560,296 grant to a Syracuse University-led project to develop a virtual design studio. The studio will help building designers evaluate architectural and mechanical options in order to maximize the energy savings Read more