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Archive for March 2017

Vice Chancellor Wheatly Describes Future of the Bandier Program

March 30, 2017 | Press Releases

In a message to the College of Visual and Performing Arts and Newhouse School communities today, Vice Chancellor and Provost Michele Wheatly described the future of the Bandier Program. This includes an additional generous gift from the program’s patron, Martin N. Bandier ’62, chairman and CEO of SONY/ATV Music Publishing; a new name, the Martin Bandier Program for the Music Read more

Students Awarded Critical Language Scholarships

March 28, 2017 | Press Releases

Several students recently learned that they have been selected as recipients of the prestigious Critical Language Scholarship, an award that will allow them to study a “critical need” language intensively through an immersive experience abroad in summer 2017. Ana Monzon, a graduate student in public relations and international relations, received the award to study Bahasa Indonesian; Jade Rhoads, a junior Read more

Announcing the Richard J. Taylor Memorial Scholarship

March 28, 2017 | Press Releases

The Richard J. Taylor Memorial Scholarship has been established in the College of Engineering and Computer Science. Instituted by a generous donation from his family, the fund provides scholarship and financial assistance to students enrolled in the college, with preference to those majoring in aerospace engineering. Richard (Dick) Taylor ’38 graduated from Syracuse University with a degree in mechanical engineering, Read more

2017 Compete CNY – iPrize Winners Announced

March 28, 2017 | Press Releases

Winners have been announced for the 2017 Compete CNY – iPrize competition, held March 24 at Syracuse University. The event was coordinated by the Blackstone LaunchPad at Syracuse University and hosted by Syracuse University Libraries. Open to all Central New York colleges and universities, Compete CNY was the regional qualifier for the 2017 New York State Business Plan Competition. Winners Read more

David Fahrenthold of The Washington Post Honored by Newhouse School with Toner Prize for Excellence in Political Reporting

March 28, 2017 | Press Releases

David Fahrenthold of The Washington Post is the winner of the 2017 Toner Prize for Excellence in Political Reporting. The $5,000 prize, which is sponsored by the Newhouse School, honors the late Robin Toner ’76, a summa cum laude graduate who was the first woman to serve as national political correspondent for The New York Times. The prize was awarded Read more

Philanthropy Week Continues with Class Act Day

March 22, 2017 | Press Releases

Philanthropy Week at Syracuse University continues with today designated as Class Act Day. For members of the Class of 2017, Class Act Day is a chance to make a difference for future Syracuse University students—and leave a legacy on the SU campus. Students have the opportunity to support the part of Syracuse University they love the most by making a Read more

Biology Department to Launch Red-Tailed Hawk Nest Cam

March 20, 2017 | Press Releases

The Department of Biology in the College of Arts and Sciences is embarking on a new wave of interdisciplinary teaching and research, thanks to a generous gift by an alumna of the University. Anne Marie Patti Higgins ’76, G’90, a local nurse practitioner and family therapist, has donated funds for the establishment of the University’s first red-tailed hawk nest cam. Read more

Announcing the 2017 Orange Circle Award Winners

March 2, 2017 | Press Releases

Syracuse University will celebrate philanthropy and honor some of the most altruistic members of the SU community at the Phanstiel Lecture and Orange Circle Awards—the signature events of Philanthropy Week 2017. The celebration will take place Thursday, March 23, at 4 p.m. in Room 304 A, B, C of the Schine Student Center. The lecture will be immediately followed by Read more