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.

Alumni Dan and Kathy Mezzalingua Support University, Student Scholars through $5.25 Million Gift

University Trustee Dan Mezzalingua ’60 and his wife, Kathy G’62, are generously supporting future generations of high-achieving students at Syracuse University through a $5.25 million gift for undergraduate financial aid. Their support is directed to Invest Syracuse Initiative, a $40 million fundraising effort for new student scholarships. The Initiative is part of 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, access and affordability. Read more at SU News.

Moderators Announced for Upcoming Invest Syracuse Campus Engagement Sessions

Beginning next week, Syracuse University will host three campus engagement sessions, the focus of which will be Invest Syracuse: Advancing Academic Excellence and the Student Experience. The $100 million initiative aims to provide all students with a distinctive, world-class learning experience that prepares them for professional and personal success. Read more about the moderators at SU News.

University Announces Slate of Invest Syracuse Campus Engagement Sessions

As students, faculty and staff return to campus for the start of the 2017-18 school year, Syracuse University today announced a slate of engagement sessions focused exclusively on Invest Syracuse: Advancing Academic Excellence and the Student Experience. The $100 million initiative aims to provide all students with a distinctive, world-class learning experience that prepares them for professional and personal success. Continue Reading

Syracuse Announces $500,000 Annual Fund Gift Challenge from Barnes Family

Steve W. Barnes ’82, chairman of Syracuse University’s Board of Trustees, and his wife, Deborah, today pledged support for Opportunity Syracuse, an ambitious fundraising effort aimed at raising $40 million in new student scholarships. The Barnes Family promised an annual fund challenge gift of $500,000 to match new and increased gifts made this fall to grow the University’s commitment to opportunity for promising students. Read more at SU News.