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Student Support Services Awarded $2 Million in Federal Funding to Help Students Succeed

The U.S. Department of Education has announced that Syracuse University will receive a federal Student Support Services (SSS) grant of $2,059,465 over five years to help more students succeed in and graduate from college. SSS at Syracuse University is one of the longest running SSS programs in the country and has been in existence since...
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SummerStart Goes Virtual This Year to Support 100 Incoming Students

Like many other educators and student support professionals, the staff of the Arthur O. Eve Higher Education Program (HEOP) and Student Support Services (SSS) faced unique challenges this summer of 2020. All incoming HEOP and SSS students typically attend a mandatory, six-week residential summer bridge program, SummerStart, and this year the hallmark transition program had...
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OPRD’s Mary Welker And Family Bleed Orange

Mary Welker ’20 is a mom, a role model to her four daughters, a full-time Syracuse University staff member, an Alumni Scholar and a recipient of the Nancy Gelling Award given to a student for high academic achievement. In May, the University College Class of 2020 graduate shared the significant accomplishment of graduating from Syracuse...
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Orange Opportunity Scholarship provides scholarship for recent master’s graduates

During these difficult times, we do not want to forget to stop and enjoy the successes and congratulate the accomplishments of the Syracuse University master’s degree class of 2020. We look forward to gathering to celebrate you in the future and we are dedicated to continue to support your educational and career goals. We understand...
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Student Profile: Justine Hastings ’21 and the Blackstone Launchpad

Story by Blackstone LaunchPad Global Media Fellow Krishna Pamidi ’21 Maya Angelous once said, “A hero is any person really intent on making this a better place for all people.”  As a beacon of hope and retribution, she was an important figure in spearheading the civil rights movement in twentieth century America. She did that...
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Inclusive Entrepreneurship Program offered by Blackstone Launchpad and Taishoff Center

An innovative, interdisciplinary program focused on inclusive entrepreneurship and design is being offered for the 2020-2021 academic year in partnership with the Blackstone LaunchPad powered by Techstars (LaunchPad) at Syracuse University Libraries, the Taishoff Center for Inclusive Higher Education (InclusiveU), and the College of Visual and Performing Arts (VPA) through the generous donation from Gianfranco...
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Four outstanding SOE, InclusiveU students selected as 2020-2021 Remembrance Scholars

Four students from the School of Education and the Taishoff Center’s InclusiveU have been named 2020-21 Remembrance Scholars, one of Syracuse University’s most prestigious honors. Scholars are chosen in their junior year through a rigorous, competitive process. Honorees include: Andrew Benbenek of Cicero, New York, studying broadcast and digital journalism through InclusiveU; Justine Hastings of...
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Evan Starling Davis named 2020-2021 Public Humanities Scholar

Evan Starling-Davis, literacy education Ph.D. student in the department of reading and language arts, has been named a 2020-2021 Graduate Student Public Humanities Fellow. A joint initiative between the Syracuse University Humanities Center and the Central New York Humanities Corridor, these fellowships are supported in partnership with Humanities New York to: encourage emerging humanities scholars to...
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Forever Orange Scholarship expands graduate school opportunities for the Class of 2020

We admire the Syracuse University Class of 2020’s resilience. In the face of a global pandemic, out students have adjusted to online learning and missed out on much-anticipated activities ahead of receiving your degree. Facing an uncertain job market, many are putting more thought into graduate studies. In combination with your undergraduate degree and your...
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The Hill Society Profile: Nancy Schulman ’73

Head of Early Learning Center, Avenues: The World School, New York How did you come to choose Syracuse University? I grew up in a small town in New York state and I was looking for a large university not too far from home for my college experience. I knew that I wanted to be a...
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