University to Host EducationUSA Academy with U.S. Department of State

Syracuse University has announced its partnership with the U.S. Department of State to host the EducationUSA Academy Pilot Program in July 2015. The four-week academy will provide English language courses, college preparatory content and cross-cultural activities to self-funded 15-17 year old students, primarily from Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico and Peru. The EducationUSA Academy supports President Obama’s “100,000 Strong in

Read More

Long Time SU Administrator Dies at 81

Lucius Robinson Kempton, 81, of Pompey passed away at Menorah Park on Sunday, Jan. 18. Following his graduation from Middlebury College in 1955, he began a lifelong career at Syracuse University. He was appointed to University College in 1956 as assistant administrator of the three Adirondack Conference Centers: Pinebrook, Sagamore and Minnowbrook. He served as a University College administrator

Read More

Visiting International Students Host PosterFest

The English Language Institute (ELI) hosted its second biannual student Posterfest on Thursday, Dec. 11, at University College. One hundred-seventeen ELI students presented 59 posters (digital and paper displays). Topics were wide ranging and included biomedical, chemical and civil engineering; education, renewable energy and social and cultural issues. The majority of students are from Brazil, China and Saudi Arabia,

Read More

Syracuse Named a Top School in Military Advanced Education’s 2015 Guide

Military Advanced Education (MAE) has named Syracuse University a top school in its 2015 MAE Guide to Colleges & Universities, measuring best practices in military and veteran education. The guide will be released in the December issue of MAE, and will be available online at http://www.mae-kmi.com. The guide presents results of a questionnaire of the military-supportive policies enacted at

Read More

University College Brings Higher Ed Partners Together to Discuss Online Education Strategies

University College hosted a full day informational seminar for 18 Central and Western New York State schools and colleges to discuss state authorization processes, organizational structures of online education and best practices for online education. The seminar, which took place in November, began with a presentation by Josh Davis of Syracuse University’s Project Advance. Davis provided an overview on

Read More