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City of Syracuse, SU celebrate the reopening of Forman Park

May 31, 2012 | Press Releases

The City of Syracuse, Syracuse University and several project partners celebrated the reopening of Forman Park on East Genesee Street on May 31, starting the park’s new fountain to mark the opening of the space. The recent completion of construction at Forman Park represents years of investment and marks a significant milestone as Forman Park is the first component of Read more

Say Yes to Education gives four-year progress report

May 30, 2012 | Press Releases

Local officials, leadership from the Syracuse City School District (SCSD) and SU Chancellor and President Nancy Cantor joined Say Yes to Education founder George Weiss at a news conference today to give a four-year report on the progress of Say Yes to Education in Syracuse. In an auditorium filled with parents, supporters, Say Yes scholars and elementary school students, Weiss Read more

SU, City of Syracuse to celebrate reopening of Forman Park on May 31

May 29, 2012 | Press Releases

The City of Syracuse and Syracuse University will celebrate the reopening of Forman Park, located in the 700 block of East Genesee Street, on Thursday, May 31, at 9 a.m. The event will be held rain or shine, and all are invited to attend. The recent completion of Forman Park construction is a significant milestone as it is the first Read more

IVMF and Bob Woodruff Foundation collaborate to send post-9/11 service-disabled vets to 2012 National Veteran Small Business Conference and Expo

May 29, 2012 | Press Releases

The Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University (IVMF) and the Bob Woodruff Foundation announce a strategic partnership to assist post-9/11 service-disabled veterans in attending the 2012 National Veteran Small Business Conference and Expo June 26-29 in Detroit, Mich. The partnership will allow veterans to apply for grants that will cover conference admission fees, lodging and transportation to Read more

Sustainable Enterprise Partnership, Carrier celebrate collaboration

May 22, 2012 | Press Releases

Announce new LEED® boot camp for graduate students At a luncheon on Wednesday, May 16, the Sustainable Enterprise Partnership (SEP) joined with representatives from Carrier Corp. to celebrate five years of successful collaboration in curriculum development, research and stewardship through the SEP. At the luncheon, it was announced that continued support from Carrier in the amount of $35,000 will support Read more

IVMF partners with Veterans Advantage to honor SU veterans and active duty military

May 22, 2012 | Press Releases

Syracuse University’s Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) and Veterans Advantage has announced a campuswide veteran initiative, providing complimentary one-year Veterans Advantage Card Benefits Program memberships to SU students, faculty and staff who are veterans and active duty military. SU is serving as a national model program, which Veterans Advantage hopes to extend to other universities in the near Read more

Whitman School’s undergraduate entrepreneurship program ranked No. 2 nationally

May 17, 2012 | Press Releases

The undergraduate Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises (EEE) program in Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management has been ranked No. 2 in the nation in Bloomberg Businessweek’s ranking for specialty programs, moving up from No. 3 in last year’s report. The Whitman School was ranked No. 61 overall. Each year, as part of its ranking of the nation’s top Read more

Seymourofus ‘Hand-in-Hand’ celebration with La Casita

May 15, 2012 | Press Releases

More than 400 students and adults from Seymour Dual Language Academy, 108 Shonnard St., will demonstrate their relationships in the Near Westside community by forming a human chain from their school to La Casita Cultural Center, 109 Otisco St., beginning at 1 p.m. June 7. The “Hand-in Hand” celebration is the culmination of the annual, yearlong “Seymourofus” program. The students Read more

IVMF hosts U.S. Senators Schumer, Gillibrand as they announce bipartisan bills focused on veterans

May 15, 2012 | Press Releases

The Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University (IVMF) hosted U.S. Senators Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, and Charles E. Schumer (D-NY) on May 14 in front of the Whitman School of Management as they announced bipartisan legislation to help provide enhanced education benefits and job training for the nation’s veterans and Read more

Balasubramanian awarded prestigious Kauffman Fellowship in Entrepreneurship Research

May 14, 2012 | Press Releases

Natarajan Balasubramanian, assistant professor of management at the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University, has received the prestigious Kauffman Junior Faculty Fellowship in Entrepreneurship Research, the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation announced May 1. The Kauffman Foundation established the Kauffman Junior Faculty Fellowship in Entrepreneurship Research in 2008 to recognize tenured or tenure-track junior faculty members at accredited Read more

Light Work to dedicate Kathleen O. Ellis Gallery May 29

May 11, 2012 | Press Releases

Executive director Jeffrey Hoone to name gallery after his mother To honor a longtime supporter of the arts in Syracuse, Light Work will name its main gallery space for Kathleen O. Ellis. The ceremony and celebration will be held on Tuesday, May 29, from 5-7 p.m. Jeffrey Hoone, executive director at Light Work, has worked with Syracuse University over the Read more

Maxwell School announces annual award winners

May 11, 2012 | Press Releases

The Maxwell School recently recognized a number of faculty members and students during its annual year-end awards ceremony. Assistant Professor of History Junko Takeda was named winner of the Daniel Patrick Moynihan Award, which was established by the former senator and Maxwell professor to recognize an outstanding junior faculty member each year. An expert in French history, Takeda was chosen Read more

IVMF announced as strategic partner in entertainment industry’s ‘Got Your 6’ campaign

May 11, 2012 | Press Releases

The Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University (IVMF) was announced as a strategic partner of the new “Got Your 6″ campaign, an initiative inspired by the White House’s Joining Forces that unites the entertainment industry with top tier nonprofit organizations to change the military-civilian conversation in America. The campaign was officially launched Thursday, May 10, in Hollywood, Read more

University breaks ground for Dineen Hall, future home of College of Law

May 10, 2012 | Press Releases

Syracuse University broke ground today for Dineen Hall, the landmark building that will become the home of the College of Law. The Dineen family gave the University a $15 million naming gift in 2010 to honor their parents, College of Law graduates Robert Emmet Dineen L’24, H’66, and Carolyn Bareham Dineen L’32. The site was dedicated on Nov. 5, 2010. The 200,000 Read more

John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation awards $500,000 to Maxwell School for housing affordability research

May 2, 2012 | Press Releases

The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation has awarded $500,000 to Syracuse University’s Maxwell School to study how housing affordability affects decisions made by older adults about their health care, living arrangements and well-being. The Foundation works to defend human rights, advance global conservation and security, make cities better places, and understand how technology is affecting children and society. Read more