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.

Invest Syracuse Progress: New Euclid Route Shuttle to Launch in the Spring Semester

As part of the $100 million Invest Syracuse initiative to enhance the student experience, Syracuse University, in collaboration with Student Association (SA) and the Graduate Student Organization (GSO), announced plans for a new pilot shuttle to service Euclid Avenue. The new shuttle route will increase late night, off-campus transportation options. Read more about the shuttle at SU News.

Chancellor Syverud Addresses DACA, Invest Syracuse at First University Senate Meeting of New Academic Year

Syracuse University Chancellor Kent Syverud addressed the University Senate for the first time in the 2017-18 academic year on Wednesday, Sept. 6. During the meeting, Chancellor Syverud extended support to all members of the University community impacted by Hurricane Harvey and the impending Hurricane Irma.  He also spoke on the University’s position regarding the change in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program announced by the federal government on Sept. 5. Read more at SU News.