Exploring Education in Kenya

After two decades of teaching, learning, research and mentoring, the ’Cuse in Kenya program has evolved into a study abroad course, EDU 400/600 Experiencing Education in Rural and Urban Settings in Kenya. Continue Reading

Summer Update 6.28.19

Dear Students, Faculty and Staff:

Though the summer tends to be quieter on campus, a great deal of work is still being done to enhance the student experience and create a more inclusive, welcoming and equitable culture both in and out of the classroom. Continue Reading

Slutzker Center Welcomes New Director Juan Tavares

The Division of Enrollment and the Student Experience welcomes Juan Tavares as the new director of the Lillian and Emanuel Slutzker Center for International Services. Tavares is currently the director of international affairs and services at Southwest Minnesota State University. Continue Reading

Institute for Veterans and Military Families Receives Significant Programmatic and Research Grant Dollars

During the spring 2019 semester, the Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) was awarded $100,000 from The Leon Levine Foundation (TLLF) and $250,000 from longtime supporter Prudential Financial Inc. The funding from The Leon Levine Foundation will support IVMF’s AmericaServes veteran outreach program in the Carolinas, and the award from Prudential Financial Inc. will fund new research and navigation tools to strengthen career pathways for veterans and talent-seeking employers through higher education. Continue Reading

Summer Update 5.30.19

Dear Students, Faculty and Staff:

On May 13, I was honored and humbled to be appointed the University’s first chief diversity and inclusion officer following several months serving in an interim capacity. I look forward to continuing our work—collectively and collaboratively—to engage the campus community in fostering a diverse, equitable, inclusive and accessible campus environment for all. Continue Reading

Syracuse University Receives $1 Million from Lilly Endowment to Develop Faith Leaders for the Contemporary Era

Syracuse University has received a five-year, $1 million grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. to help establish the Fellowship for Emerging Leaders in Ministry. The program is a collaboration with Le Moyne College and is part of Lilly Endowment’s Thriving in Ministry Initiative. Additional information for the program, including application for potential participants, can be found at Continue Reading