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Archive for July 2011

NACEP re-accreditation touts quality of Syracuse University Project Advance

July 28, 2011 | Press Releases

July 28, 2011 Syracuse University Project Advance (SUPA) has been re-accredited by NACEP, the National Alliance of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships. Accreditation is awarded after a comprehensive peer review ensures a program meets or exceeds NACEP’s 17 national standards for program quality in the areas of curriculum, faculty, students, assessment and program evaluation. “Through NACEP’s rigorous accreditation peer-review process, Syracuse University Read more

SU, IBM show how to decrease energy expended in data centers

July 27, 2011 | Press Releases

July 27, 2011 Syracuse University and IBM on Tuesday, July 26, jointly hosted a strategic gathering of select chief information officers from industry, academe and government to learn how to reduce dramatically the energy consumed in the operation of their data centers. Data centers use enormous amounts of increasingly expensive energy to power and cool computers. In fact, it is Read more

University, Henry Luce Foundation announce support for U.S.-DPRK Scientific Engagement Consortium activities

July 27, 2011 | Press Releases

July 27, 2011 On behalf of the U.S.-DPRK Scientific Engagement Consortium, CRDF Global and Syracuse University have announced a three-year grant of $350,000 from the Henry Luce Foundation in support of an interrelated program of initiatives to promote and advance scientific cooperation and academic exchanges between the United States and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK). “The Luce Grant Read more

Partnership with alumni-owned agency leads to establishment of Dubai Internship Program

July 27, 2011 | Press Releases

July 27, 2011 A student and a recent graduate of Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications spent six weeks in Dubai this summer, interning at TBWA/RAAD, an advertising and public relations agency run by SU alumnus Reda Raad ’95. Emmelie De La Cruz and Jacqueline Mergeanian ’11 arrived in Dubai May 19 and stayed through July 1, working Read more

Say Yes Summer Festival in Thornden Park to showcase student talent, achievement

July 22, 2011 | Press Releases

July 22, 2011 Approximately 3,000 Syracuse City School District children, ages 7-10 who attended one of 17 Say Yes to Education Summer Camps this summer, will gather in Thornden Park on Wednesday, July 27, for the Say Yes to Education Summer Festival. Students will showcase their work and demonstrate the new skills and talents they have developed throughout their summer Read more

Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities celebrates fifth year

July 13, 2011 | Press Releases

July 13, 2011 On Saturday, July 16, the Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University will welcome a new class of 25 veterans to the fifth annual Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV). Offered each year since 2007, the EBV program is designed to provide cutting-edge training in entrepreneurship and small-business management to post-9/11 vets with disabilities, to assist Read more

SRC, Syracuse University establish Faculty Immersion Program for collaborative, multidisciplinary research

July 12, 2011 | Press Releases

July 12, 2011 SRC, Inc., formerly Syracuse Research Corp., and Syracuse University have announced the establishment of the SRC/Syracuse University Faculty Immersion Program. The program is a jointly sponsored effort designed to increase opportunities for collaborative research with multidisciplinary teams, strengthen ties between SRC and SU, and work toward solving challenge problems of national significance, in areas such as defense Read more

Educators from across New York take part in disability workshops on SU’s campus

July 11, 2011 | Press Releases

July 11, 2011 While their students are on summer vacation, 105 public school librarians, general educators and special educators from across New York state are spending time in a “summer school” at Syracuse University. For three weeks, teams of educators are attending innovative workshops through Project ENABLE, which assists them to meet the library and information needs of K-12 students Read more

James Schmeling appointed managing director, co-founder of Institute for Veterans and Military Families

July 5, 2011 | Press Releases

July 5, 2011 James Schmeling has been appointed managing director of the newly established Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) at Syracuse University, which he co-founded with Mike Haynie, Barnes Professor of Entrepreneurship in SU’s Whitman School of Management. Schmeling was previously chief operating officer and managing director of the Burton Blatt Institute at SU. His appointment was effective Read more

iSchool Professor Zhang awarded Laura Bush 21st Century Library Program grant

July 5, 2011 | Press Releases

July 5, 2011 Syracuse University School of Information Studies (iSchool) Professor Ping Zhang was recently awarded a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) through the Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program. Zhang was one of 24 recipients to receive this prestigious grant. This year, the IMLS received more than 119 applications requesting $55 million in funds. Read more

Connective Corridor construction transforms face of University Avenue

July 1, 2011 | Press Releases

July 1, 2011 Prepare to have patience if you’re grabbing that morning cup of coffee on Marshall Street. A five-block span of University Avenue, from Waverly Street to East Genesee Street, is under heavy construction as the Connective Corridor construction project gets underway. University Avenue, from Waverly Avenue to East Adams Street, is closed to vehicular traffic. A cavalcade of Read more