Category: Center for Academic Achievement and Student Development

McNair Scholars Program Applications Open for 2019-2020

The Ronald E. McNair Post Baccalaureate Achievement Program has opened applications for 2019-2020 McNair Scholars. Student with a strong interest in graduate education and a keen interest in research should apply by February 24, 2019. The federally funded McNair Scholars program prepares high-achieving undergraduate students for graduate/doctoral studies with hands-on research, academic services, and scholarly...
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Alumni Spotlight – Tyler Bell ’12 G’12

This article originally appeared in the Fall 2018 HEOP newsletter. Being a student at Syracuse University for my entire academic career can be simply put as a dream come true. Words are not enough to express my gratitude that being a part of the HEOP Program has had on me for the last eleven years....
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Why I Do What I Do – Dave Peterson

Dave Peterson is an Academic Counselor with the Higher Education Opportunity Program. This article is from the Fall 2018 HEOP newsletter. “You’re about to graduate from college, so you need a job son.” Those were the words my parents told me. I was never so uncertain in my life, as to what was next. I...
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HEOP Students Volunteer with the Syracuse Rose Society

On July 13, students and staff from the Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP) volunteered trimming, watering, and weeding with the Syracuse Rose Society at the Mills Rose Garden at Thornden Park.
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CAASD Program Students Travel to Albany to Advocate for Student Aid

35 students from several programs in the Center for Academic Achievement and Student Development participated in New York Student Aid Alliance Advocacy Day at the State Capital in Albany, NY. Students advocated for restoring aid that was recently cut for the Science and Technology Entry Programs (STEP/CSTEP), The Arthur O. Eve Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP),...
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