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Category: Center for Academic Achievement and Student Development

Third Annual End of Year Celebration Recognized Student, Faculty, Staff Accomplishments

The 3rd annual School of Education End of Year Celebration was held on Friday, May 3 in the Schine Student Center. This event gives the School of Education community an opportunity to come together and celebrate the end of the academic year, and recognize the awards, scholarships, grants, fellowships, and other honors that students, faculty,...
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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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Bob Wilson Named 2018 Martin Luther King Celebration Unsung Hero

The Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Committee has announced this year’s Unsung Hero Award winners. The awards are presented annually to people who, in the spirit of King’s “beloved community,” have made a positive difference in the lives of others, but who are not widely recognized for their efforts. The categories include community member, student,...
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Meredith Symposium to Showcase Undergraduate Science Research Nov. 4

Undergraduate research will be on display at a daylong science symposium in the College of Arts and Sciences (A&S). On Saturday, Nov. 4, A&S will host the Laura J. and L. Douglas Meredith Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Life Sciences Complex’s Breed Lecture Hall (room...
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McNair Scholars Present Research at Spring Symposium April

The McNair Scholars Program will host the Spring 2017 Research Symposium on Friday, April 14, and Friday, April 21. The McNair Scholars will present on a variety of research topics spanning many disciplines. The first symposium will be held from 10:45 a.m. to 4:13 p.m. Friday, April 14, in Sims Hall, room 241. The presenters...
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Undergrads Team Up to Publish Bacteria Research, including a CSTEP scholar

Bacteria may be small, but the effect they have on us is anything but minor. Bacteria are often associated with illness and disease, but in reality most do us more good than harm. Although certain bacteria can wreak havoc on one’s health, many are important for our survival. In fact, the microbes in our body...
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