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Entrepreneurs with disabilities to discuss success of SU program

May 26, 2011 | Press Releases

Entrepreneurs with disabilities to discuss success of SU’s Start-Up NY/Inclusive Entrepreneurship program with Onondaga County Executive May 25, 2011 Onondaga County Executive Joannie Mahoney will meet at noon, Wednesday, June 1, with entrepreneurs with disabilities who have launched local businesses through the Start-Up NY/Inclusive Entrepreneurship program. The discussion will be held at Tacolicious, 308 South Warren St. in Syracuse, an Read more

WISE wins Women’s Business Center of Excellence Award

May 26, 2011 | Press Releases

WISE wins 2011 Women’s Business Center of Excellence Award from U.S. Small Business Administration May 25, 2011 The Women Igniting the Spirit of Entrepreneurship (WISE) Women’s Business Center was awarded the Women’s Business Center of Excellence Award during the 2011 U.S. Small Business Administration Small Business Week and Small Business Excellence Awards. WISE director Joanne Lenweaver accepted the award at Read more

Syracuse University to build Library facility on South Campus

May 26, 2011 | Press Releases

Syracuse University to build Library facility on South Campus May 25, 2011 The Syracuse University Board of Trustees recently approved the Library’s plan to construct the South Campus Library Facility (SCLF), a high-density storage facility to be located adjacent to the Hawkins Building on Jamesville Avenue. The design-development phase of the project will begin immediately, with construction expected to be Read more

Whitman recognized in 2011 Bloomberg Businessweek rankings

May 26, 2011 | Press Releases

Whitman recognized in 2011 Bloomberg Businessweek undergraduate specialty rankings May 24, 2011 Bloomberg Businessweek recently released a ranking of specialty undergraduate business programs as a follow-up to its March 2011 undergraduate business program ranking, in which the Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University held on to the 47th spot for the second year in a row. Each year, as Read more

Syracuse University pilots ‘Transfer Transition Team’

May 26, 2011 | Press Releases

Syracuse University pilots ‘Transfer Transition Team,’ innovating model for community college transfers, May 24, 2011 With a grant from the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, Syracuse University is piloting a revolutionary new practice for transfer enrollment—combining academic advising with predictive financial aid modeling for community college students. This proposed new model is possible through the work of a Transfer Transition Team Read more

First Near Westside Initiative microloan to support new business

May 26, 2011 | Press Releases

First Near Westside Initiative microloan to support new business creating eight jobs May 23, 2011 The Near Westside Initiative (NWI) has approved its first microloan since launching an innovative micro-lending program in an effort to spur economic development on the Near Westside. The first loan, in the amount of $12,000, has been approved for the Montage Café, a trendy cafe Read more

Energy-saving project receives NYSERDA funding

May 26, 2011 | Press Releases

Energy-saving transportation project receives NYSERDA funding May 20, 2011 Lawrence L. Tavlarides, professor of chemical engineering and materials science in the L. C. Smith College of Engineering and Computer Science (LCS), has received $260,000 in funding from the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) to explore energy-saving transportation ideas. Other partners in this collaborative research project include Read more

Belfer’s ‘Sound Beat’ radio program awarded NEA grant

May 20, 2011 | Press Releases

Belfer’s ‘Sound Beat’ radio program awarded NEA grant May 18, 2011 “Sound Beat,” a public radio program originating in the Belfer Audio Archive at the Syracuse University Library, was awarded a $15,000 Arts on Radio and Television grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). “Sound Beat” is a daily 90-second public radio show and companion website that uses Read more

Syracuse University to expand in the Middle East

May 20, 2011 | Press Releases

Syracuse University to expand in the Middle East May 18, 2011 Syracuse University has announced the expansion of its educational presence in the Persian Gulf. In June, an information center will open in Dubai, providing resources and background on the University to prospective students and parents. Punctuated by a ribbon cutting on June 17, the opening underscores SU’s dedication to Read more

Syracuse International Film Festival announces visiting artist

May 20, 2011 | Press Releases

Syracuse International Film Festival announces visiting artist May 17, 2011 Israeli film director Dani Menkin has been selected to receive a visiting artist grant that will bring him to Syracuse for four months to live and work in the community. Menkin recently was awarded a Schusterman Visiting Artist Grant from the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation. The Schusterman Visiting Read more

SSIC announces 2011 Chase Business Plan Challenge

May 20, 2011 | Press Releases

South Side Innovation Center announces 2011 Chase Business Plan Challenge May 17, 2011 The 2011 Chase Business Plan Challenge will take place on Friday, May 20, beginning at 6 p.m. at the South Side Innovation Center (SSIC), 2610 S. Salina St., Syracuse. The competition will occur during graduation ceremonies for SSIC clients who have completed business plans and training through Read more

GET experiential learning workshop to be held May 25

May 20, 2011 | Press Releases

GET ‘Experiential Learning for Tomorrow’s Technology Leaders’ workshop to be held May 25 May 17, 2011 Syracuse University will host “Experiential Learning for Tomorrow’s Technology Leaders,” a Global Enterprise Technology (GET) Curriculum Workshop, on Wednesday, May 25, at the Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel and Conference Center. The workshop is made possible by support from the National Science Foundation, JPMorgan Chase Read more

SyracuseCoE announces $200,000 in TAD awards

May 20, 2011 | Press Releases

SyracuseCoE announces $200,000 in TAD awards to four Upstate companies May 17, 2011 The Syracuse Center of Excellence (SyracuseCoE) today announced that four Upstate New York companies have received a total of $200,000 in the fourth round of Technology Application and Demonstration (TAD 2011) awards. These demonstration projects are designed to improve air quality and water systems. The awards are Read more

Whitman faculty research ranked highly for second year

May 20, 2011 | Press Releases

Whitman faculty research in entrepreneurship ranked highly for second year May 16, 2011 For the second year in a row, research conducted in areas related to entrepreneurship and published by faculty in the Department of Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises in the Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University has been ranked No. 2 in the world in a study conducted Read more

ArtsEmerging at Syracuse Stage presents ‘Perceptions’

May 20, 2011 | Press Releases

ArtsEmerging at Syracuse Stage presents ‘Perceptions’ May 13, 2011 Works written and performed by students from Nottingham and Fowler high schools will be presented at Syracuse Stage at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 17. The works were created as part of a year-long ArtsEmerging program called “Perceptions,” which culminated in the creation of works that represent urban school communities in Read more