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Archive for November 2015

Latina Women Build Entrepreneurial Dreams

November 23, 2015 | Press Releases

Through a grant from the Women’s Fund of Central New York, the WISE Women’s Business Center, a program of the Martin J. Whitman School of Management, hosted a graduation and pitch competition for the women in the “Exito!” program on Monday, Nov. 16, at the Tech Garden, 235 Harrison St. in Syracuse. The six-week course “Exito!” (Success!) was created by Read more

Setnor School Announces 2015 Gregg Smith National Choral Composition Contest Winner

November 19, 2015 | Press Releases

Marie-Claire Saindon, a collaborative vocalist, composer and resident of Montreal, Quebec, Canada, has been named the winner of the 2015 Gregg Smith National Choral Composition Contest in the College of Visual and Performing Arts’ Rose, Jules R. and Stanford S. Setnor School of Music. The award, which is named for renowned composer and choral conductor Gregg Smith, is given biennially Read more

Career Services Launches Job Shadowing Program in D.C.

November 18, 2015 | Press Releases

During winter break, students will have the opportunity to participate in the Working Orange Observation Program (WOOP), a new job shadowing program offered by Career Services and Greenberg House in Washington, D.C. This is the inaugural year for the program. WOOP is currently focusing on securing alumni and parent hosts for students in the greater Washington, D.C., area. Hosts will Read more

Delmas Foundation Awards University Libraries Grant for Faculty Fellows Program

November 11, 2015 | Press Releases

The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation has awarded Syracuse University Libraries an $18,000 grant to support a pilot faculty fellows program in the Special Collections Research Center (SCRC). The goal of the program is to support faculty in developing courses that incorporate the use of the libraries’ rich special collections and archives. The program will make a significant impact on the Read more

University to Celebrate Plaza 44, Schwartzwalder Statue Unveiling, Dedicate Ensley Athletic Center

November 10, 2015 | Press Releases

A communitywide celebration is planned as part of the unveiling and debut of the statues representing four iconic names associated with the University’s athletic program. The event will also officially dedicate the new Ensley Athletic Center on the Syracuse University campus. Syracuse University Chancellor Kent Syverud; Director of Athletics Mark Coyle; football legend Floyd Little; Cliff Ensley ’69, ’70, G’71, Read more

University Teams Up with Walmart to ‘Greenlight a Vet’

November 10, 2015 | Press Releases

In anticipation of Veterans Day, the Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) has announced it is among a handful of organizations nationwide teaming up with Walmart for its new “Greenlight a Vet” campaign. An 18-month national effort, the “Greenlight a Vet” campaign aims to shine a light on the impact transitioning veterans make in and out of uniform in Read more

Kwame Alexander to Speak on ‘The Good Ones’

November 9, 2015 | Press Releases

The School of Education continues the Douglas P. Biklen Landscape of Urban Education Lecture Series on Thursday, Nov. 12, at 7 p.m. with author Kwame Alexander. Alexander is a poet, educator, New York Times bestselling author of 21 books and recipient of the 2015 Newbery Medal for his novel “The Crossover.” His talk, “The Good Ones: How Language Marginalizes and Read more

Inaugural Thompson Scholars Named

November 4, 2015 | Press Releases

The Maxwell School has named two graduate students in public administration and international affairs as the inaugural Jean and Dick Thompson Graduate Scholars. The Jean and Dick Thompson Endowed Graduate Scholarship was established in the spring of 2015 by the Board of Trustees as Dick Thompson concluded his term as chairman of the board. The fund serves as a testament Read more

Syracuse Symposium Celebrates Cinematic Artistry of Otolith Group Nov. 12

November 4, 2015 | Press Releases

Syracuse SymposiumTM continues its “Networks” theme with an evening devoted to cutting-edge filmmaking. The Otolith Group, an award-winning London-based artist collective, will be the focus of a special event on Thursday, Nov. 12, at 6:30 p.m. in Hosmer Auditorium of the Everson Museum of Art (401 Harrison St.). The program features an indoor screening of works by the group, including Read more

College of Law Announces Winners of 2015 Grossman Trial Competition

November 3, 2015 | Press Releases

College of Law students Ibrahim Lawton L’17 and Khadijah Peek L’16, representing the plaintiffs, won the 38th Annual Lionel O. Grossman Trial Competition. Representing the defendants were finalists John Boyd II L ’16 and Steven M. Nelson L ’16. Judge Glenn T. Suddaby L’85, United State District Judge for the Northern District of New York, presided at the Oct. 26 Read more