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Archive for May 2013

IVMF Receives $1 Million Grant from Walmart Foundation for Veteran Vocational Education

May 23, 2013 | Press Releases

 The Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) has received a $1 million grant from the Walmart Foundation to launch a competitive grant program for veteran vocational education at community and technical colleges in California, New York, Texas and North Carolina. This grant will seed, cultivate and provide technical assistance to a network of workforce development-focused programs at colleges that Read more

‘Money Smart for Small Business’ Program to Be Funded by Pathfinder Bank

May 17, 2013 | Press Releases

The WISE Women’s Business Center’s Money Smart for Small Business program series, created by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) in conjunction with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), will be funded by Oswego County-based Pathfinder Bank, the bank has announced. The WISE Women’s Business Center, located in the Tech Garden in downtown Syracuse, was chosen to host and customize Read more

Veterans’ Poetry Reading, Combat Photography on Display During ‘An Iliad’

May 17, 2013 | Press Releases

Events connect today’s veterans to the Trojan War Syracuse Stage will be hosting a series of events during the run of “An Iliad,” adapted by Denis O’Hare and Lisa Peterson, from Homer’s epic. The show runs in the Storch Theatre through June 9. These events aim to show the ways in which war affects us today, and include an art Read more

SU Archives Completes Processing of George Fisk Comfort Family Collection

May 16, 2013 | Press Releases

The Syracuse University Archives has completed the processing of the George Fisk Comfort Family Collection, which was made possible through a grant from the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation. The collection, which is available to scholarly researchers and the general public, contains a significant amount of material from George Fisk Comfort (1833-1910), the first dean of the College of Fine Arts Read more

VPA Alumna, Husband Establish $2M Endowed Chair of Design Leadership

May 14, 2013 | Press Releases

James Fathers named inaugural chair The College of Visual and Performing Arts (VPA) has announced the creation of the Iris Magidson Endowed Chair of Design Leadership in its Department of Design. The chair was established through a $2 million commitment from Magidson, a 1964 VPA alumna, former professor and current member of the college’s advisory council, and her husband, Frank Read more

Honig Featured Speaker at Seventh Annual Jack Reilly Distinguished Lecture May 23

May 7, 2013 | Press Releases

The Jack Reilly Institute for Early Childhood and Provider Education at Syracuse University, along with Child Care Solutions, invites the community to the Seventh Annual Jack Reilly Distinguished Lecture featuring Alice Sterling Honig. The event is free and open to the public, and will be held on Thursday, May 23, at 7 p.m. at Peck Hall, 601 E. Genesee St., Read more

Opening, Dedication of Sharon Haines Jacquet Education Commons

May 7, 2013 | Press Releases

The School of Education has announced the grand opening and dedication of the Sharon Haines Jacquet Education Commons, a new event and meeting space located on the ground floor of Huntington Hall. Named for Syracuse University trustee and School of Education Board of Visitors member Sharon Haines Jacquet ’72, the commons will be dedicated at a ceremony on Thursday, May Read more

University Lectures Announces 2013-14 season

May 2, 2013 | Press Releases

Eight distinguished guests will share their diverse global experiences and perspectives with the Syracuse University and Central New York communities this fall and next spring as part of the 2013-14 University Lectures series. University Lectures is a cross-disciplinary lecture series that brings to the University individuals of exceptional accomplishment. The series is supported by the generosity of the University’s Trustees, Read more