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Archive for January 2011

Boston-Area Alumni and Friends Raise $1 Million for Campaign

January 31, 2011 | Press Releases

Boston-Area Alumni and Friends Join Forces, Raising $1 Million for The Campaign for Syracuse University January 31, 2011 Thanks to the leadership of the Boston Regional Council, Syracuse University Trustee Mike Thonis’ inspirational challenge and the loyalty of Boston-area alumni and friends, The Campaign for Syracuse University’s first regional campaign closed out 2010 raising in excess of $1 million. Kicked Read more

SRC Provides $5 Million Community Matching Gift to Say Yes

January 24, 2011 | Press Releases

SRC Provides $5 Million Community Matching Gift to Say Yes to Education Syracuse January 22, 2011 At a Jan. 22 reception at the Central New York Philanthropy Center, officials from SRC, Inc.—formerly Syracuse Research Corporation—announced that the company is making a $5 million community matching gift to Say Yes to Education Syracuse, helping to ensure current and future students in Read more

SU Receives Record Number of Applications for Second Year

January 24, 2011 | Press Releases

SU Receives Record Number of Applications for Second Year January 24, 2011 Undergraduate applications to Syracuse University for fall 2011 are running 13 percent ahead of last year. This is the second year in a row that application numbers have reached record highs.  Don Saleh, SU vice president for enrollment management, says the increase is in large part due to Read more

Cutting-Edge GPS Bus Tracking System Comes to Connective Corridor

January 24, 2011 | Press Releases

Cutting-Edge GPS Bus Tracking System Comes to Connective Corridor January 21, 2011 Syracuse University, through the Connective Corridor, is partnering with Centro on an 18-month pilot program that will provide real-time predictive bus information for riders along the Corridor and many campus shuttle routes. The technology is called “Bus Time,” and involves a cutting-edge GPS tracking system and LED display Read more

GE to Select 60 SU Students for Exclusive Leadership Training

January 24, 2011 | Press Releases

GE to Select 60 SU Students for Exclusive Leadership Training Series January 20, 2011 General Electric has partnered with SU Career Services to present the sixth annual “Leadership At Work” series, a leadership development program that helps students at SU translate their campus leadership experience into the increasingly complex and diverse world of work. The series includes sessions on facilitation Read more

VPA Announces Inaugural Sandra Kahn Alpert Visiting Artist

January 24, 2011 | Press Releases

VPA Announces Inaugural Sandra Kahn Alpert Visiting Artist January 20, 2011 Syracuse University’s College of Visual and Performing Arts (VPA) has named New York City-based artist Stephen Talasnik as its inaugural Sandra Kahn Alpert Visiting Artist. The Sandra Kahn Alpert Visiting Artist Endowed Fund was established by Alpert, a 1945 alumna of VPA, and her husband, Clement Alpert, to bring Read more

South Side Innovation Center Awarded $85,000 Grant

January 24, 2011 | Press Releases

SU’s South Side Innovation Center Awarded $85,000 Grant from Chase January 20, 2011 The South Side Innovation Center (SSIC), the area’s leading small business incubator and training center, was launched by Syracuse University’s Whitman School of Management in April 2006. With 27 resident tenants, 300 clients and 1,000 people engaged in its classes and training, the SSIC is a major Read more

‘Say Yes Day’ to Raise Money for Say Yes Syracuse Program

January 19, 2011 | Press Releases

First-Ever ‘Say Yes Day’ Jan. 22 to Raise Money for Say Yes Syracuse Program January 18, 2011 On Saturday, Jan. 22, Syracuse University fans will pack the Carrier Dome as the Syracuse men’s basketball team takes on the Villanova Wildcats at noon. Also on Jan. 22, the University will enthusiastically celebrate its first-ever “Say Yes Day” in an effort to Read more

NSF Funds New Supercomputer at Syracuse University

January 19, 2011 | Press Releases

NSF Funds New Supercomputer at Syracuse University January 18, 2011 The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Syracuse University $791,000 to build a new supercomputer that will enable scientists from around the world to explore the universe in ways not currently possible. The computer cluster will be housed in SU’s new Green Data Center on South Campus. SU’s College of Read more

SU’s Copeland-Morgan to Participate in Capitol Hill Panel

January 19, 2011 | Press Releases

SU’s Copeland-Morgan to Participate in Capitol Hill Panel, MTV College Affordability Challenge Friday, January 14, 2011 On Jan. 19, Syracuse University’s Youlonda Copeland-Morgan will travel to Capitol Hill as part of a panel to review key findings from the College Board report “Cracking the Student Aid Code.” The day’s events will also include the announcement of finalists for the Get Schooled Read more

NIH Grant Supports New Research at SU on Traumatic Brain Injury

January 12, 2011 | Press Releases

NIH Grant Supports New Research at SU on Traumatic Brain Injury   January 10, 2011 The last thing 24-year-old Aaron Bowman remembers about that starry night last June was seeing a deer in the headlights of his motorcycle and hearing the sounds of crunching metal and the scraping of his helmet on the pavement as he slid some 150 feet Read more

SU Physicist Named 2010 Cottrell Scholar

January 12, 2011 | Press Releases

SU Physicist Named 2010 Cottrell Scholar January 10, 2011 Duncan Brown, assistant professor of physics in Syracuse University’s College of Arts and Sciences, was named a 2010 Cottrell Scholar by Research Corporation for Science Advancement (RCSA). The prestigious award recognizes outstanding scientist-educators in leading U.S. research universities and comes with a $75,000 grant to further the recipient’s teaching and research. Read more

Syracuse Student Start-up Accelerator to Be Honored

January 7, 2011 | Press Releases

Syracuse Student Start-up Accelerator to Be Honored with Leavey Award for Excellence January 7, 2011 The Syracuse Student Start-up Accelerator at Syracuse University will be honored with the 34th annual Leavey Award for Excellence in Private Enterprise Education from the Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge, Pa. The Leavey Awards program—endowed by the Thomas and Dorothy Leavey Foundation—permits Freedoms Foundation to Read more

SU Receives $143,100 Grant to Process Grove Press Archive

January 7, 2011 | Press Releases

Syracuse University Receives $143,100 Grant to Process Grove Press Archive January 6, 2011 The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) has awarded a $143,100 grant to Syracuse University to support the processing of the archive of avant-garde publisher, Grove Press, housed in Syracuse University Library’s Special Collections Research Center. Considered to be the literary engine behind the sexual revolution Read more

Mather Receives Grant to Collaborate with General Motors

January 7, 2011 | Press Releases

Mather Receives Grant to Collaborate on ‘Smart’ Materials Research with General Motors January 4, 2011 Patrick T. Mather, director of Syracuse Biomaterials Institute (SBI) and Milton and Ann Stevenson professor of biomedical and chemical engineering in Syracuse University’s L.C. Smith College of Engineering and Computer Science (LCS), has been awarded a three-year grant of $319,980 from the National Science Foundation Read more