Archive for May 2017

Carol Satchwell Named Assistant Dean for Advancement for the Newhouse School

May 19, 2017 | Press Releases

Carol M. Satchwell G’11 has been named assistant dean for advancement for the Newhouse School, effective May 1. Satchwell is responsible for the development of the strategic plan for the Newhouse Office of Advancement and coordinates the school’s fundraising efforts. “We are pleased to welcome Carol to Newhouse,” says Dean Lorraine Branham. “Her experience in higher education, her leadership skills Read more

$5 Million Gift From Board of Trustees Chairman Steven W. Barnes ’82 to Help Create a State-of-the-Art Health, Wellness and Recreation Complex

May 19, 2017 | Press Releases

A new state-of-the-art, health, wellness and recreation complex, which until now has been a conceptual component in the draft Campus Framework, is now one step closer to becoming a reality thanks to the vision and generosity of Board of Trustees Chairman Steven W. Barnes ’82 and his wife, Deborah. For many years, the Barnes family has supported the University—both in Read more

Students Awarded Fulbright Opportunities Around the World

May 10, 2017 | Press Releases

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program has awarded several Syracuse University students the opportunity to explore their research and teaching interests around the world for the 2017-18 academic year. Five students were selected to participate in the Fulbright English Teaching Assistant (ETA) Program; two students were awarded study/research grants. The research grants and ETAs are awarded through the Fulbright U.S. Student Read more

Student Donation Brings Charge to Electric Vehicles on Campus

May 10, 2017 | Press Releases

As a student entrepreneur who runs the clean-tech company SparkCharge, Josh Aviv ’14 (and a graduate student in the School of Information Studies) says he was surprised to learn there were no locations on campus to charge an electric vehicle. Electric cars are equipped to be charged using a wall socket, but that takes longer than the charging stations themselves. Read more

2017-18 Remembrance Scholars Chosen

May 10, 2017 | Press Releases

Syracuse University’s Remembrance Scholar Selection Committee has chosen the 35 students who will be the 2017-18 Remembrance Scholars. The scholarships were founded as a tribute to—and means of remembering—the 35 students who were killed in the Dec. 21, 1988, bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland. The students, who were returning from a semester of study in London Read more

2017 Make Your Mark Giving Effort Kicks Off Today

May 9, 2017 | Press Releases

As Syracuse University approaches Commencement and the end of the 2016-17 academic year, The Fund for Syracuse is kicking off its second “Make Your Mark” fundraising campaign. The goal? To add 2,500 donors by June 30, 2017. Annual gifts to The Fund for Syracuse are vital to the University. They not only fill the gap between tuition dollars and the Read more