“I’m not giving up”

Tatia Campbell was just 21 credits shy of a bachelor’s degree when she lost her job and the tuition-free classes that went with it. Never one to give up, Tatia enrolled as a part-time student in UC’s Bachelor of Professional Studies degree program, and graduated from SU on May 15. As the University College Class Marshal, she proudly carried

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OCL Announces Next Study Topic

As the Onondaga Citizens League wraps up the 2015 study, “How CNY Moves,” the board has announced the focus of its 2016 study. “Wage Disparities and Economic Performance” will look at the many issues surrounding poverty including: policies and practices, the rapid increase of concentrated poverty in Syracuse, the high public cost of low wages, and employee retention. How will

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Education is the Best Anti-Poverty Initiative

Syracuse has the highest rate of extreme concentrated poverty among blacks and Hispanics out of the nation’s 100 largest metropolitan areas according to a September 06, 2015 article in Syracuse.com. This week at TMR, Superintendent Sharon Contreras, Ph.D., will talk about how “Education is the Best Anti-poverty Initiative: SCSD progress.” Be our guest at this week’s TMR, March 3. TMR runs from

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