Invest Syracuse Progress: Syracuse University Launches Signature Hires Initiative

Ed Pettinella G’76 MBA Establishes Second Endowed Professorship to Help Attract, Retain Exceptional Faculty

Syracuse University Trustee Edward “Ed” Pettinella G’76 MBA attributes his extraordinary 43-year career to two management principles: consistently hiring and retaining people who are ambitious, talented and motivated, and ensuring that the right people are in the right positions. The value he places on people guided Pettinella to initially endow a professorship in finance at Whitman in 2012 with a $1 million gift and, more recently, a $2 million gift to fund a new junior faculty professorship.

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University Announces $2.28M Invest Syracuse Gift for the College of Engineering and Computer Science

Syracuse University Life Trustee William “Bill” F. Allyn G’59 and his wife, Janet “Penny” Jones Allyn ’60, have made a $2.28 million gift to the University. Their support was inspired—in part—by Invest Syracuse: Advancing Academic Excellence and Student Experience, a $100 million initiative that seeks to redefine the student experience, advance discovery and innovation and expand opportunity.

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New Euclid Shuttle Launches Thursday

Starting Thursday, Jan. 18, students can use the Euclid Shuttle, funded as part of the $100 million Invest Syracuse initiative to enhance the student experience. The Euclid Shuttle will operate Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights from 10:30 p.m. to 3:25 a.m.

In collaboration with Student Association (SA) and the Graduate Student Organization (GSO), the Divisions of Enrollment and the Student Experience; Business, Finance and Administrative Services; and Campus Safety and Emergency Services have expanded services to the east neighborhood, including stops highly requested by students.

All route information, including for the Euclid Shuttle, is available on the Parking and Transit Services website.

Read more about the shuttle at SU News.