Summer Update #4

Dear Students, Faculty and Staff:

Many members of our community are working on important initiatives to foster a more welcoming, inclusive and diverse campus environment. As promised, these updates are designed to keep you informed of progress on this work. Continue Reading

Summer Update #3

Dear Students, Faculty and Staff:

With Commencement ceremonies behind us, we are focused on the work ahead to prepare for the next academic year. Chancellor Syverud promised that he and other senior leaders would provide updates on our ongoing work throughout the summer. I am pleased to provide our progress on several important issues. Continue Reading

Jade Rhoads Earns Prestigious Pickering Fellowship

Jade Rhoads’ interest in pursuing an advanced degree in international affairs and working in the Foreign Service began during her service in the military. Rhoads served active duty in the U.S. Marine Corps from 2005-09—stationed at Camp Pendleton, California, and deployed to Iraq during the years of 2006 and 2008, primarily in the Al Anbar region.  Continue Reading

Dr. Alicia Carroll ’88 to Deliver Arts & Sciences, Maxwell Undergraduate Convocation Address

Dr. Alicia Carroll ’88 remembers well the liberal arts classes she took at Syracuse University. That wide range of classes—in African American studies, film, art and psychology—developed her breadth of knowledge and sharpened her skills in creative thinking and analysis. Her well-rounded undergraduate experience helped to form the solid foundation on which she has built a successful medical practice and become an engaged citizen in her community.

Read the full story at SU News.

iSchool Senior Class Selects Travis Mason ’06 as Convocation Speaker

The Class of 2018 at the School of Information Studies (iSchool) has selected Travis Mason ’06 as the speaker for the school’s convocation ceremonies in May.

Mason’s career in emerging technology policy includes cutting-edge health devices, autonomous vehicles and advanced renewable energy. He is currently the vice president for public policy at Airbus, and previously worked at Google X and as a senior consultant for Booz Allen Hamilton.

Read more at SU News.