Celebrating University College: A Note from Chancellor Syverud

On the evening of Oct. 8, 1918, Syracuse University became one of the first universities in the nation to open its doors wide to “non-traditional” students. That night, 18 evening courses met in downtown Syracuse. They attracted hundreds of students who wanted to earn a bachelor’s degree but who-unlike traditional undergraduates-had to work all day or could not afford

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University College Wins Two UPCEA Awards

Syracuse, NY – University College of Syracuse University won two Mid-Atlantic Region UPCEA Awards for 2017. University and Professional Continuing Education Association (UPCEA) is the leading association for professional, continuing, and online education. Up Online won the Faculty and Staff Development Award for innovative programming to the continuing education field. The University Partners for Online Education Strategies (UP Online)

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Karen Bull Appointed Associate Dean of University College

Karen Bull, a recognized leader of instructional excellence in online and continuing education, has been named associate dean of Academic Affairs for the college. The appointment is effective immediately. “Karen has anchored the college’s academic programs and faculty through a year of dramatic and important institutional changes,” says Michael Frasciello, dean of University College. “Her background in continuing adult

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Michael Frasciello, Longtime Advocate for Continuous Learning, Appointed Dean of University College

  Michael Frasciello, a respected leader and longtime advocate for continuous learning who was appointed interim dean of University College in January, has been named as the new dean of the college. The appointment, which was recently approved by the Board of Trustees, is effective immediately. “Michael is committed to the value and importance of distance, online and part-time learning. He

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Online classes: What you need to know

Thinking about taking an online class at Syracuse University? It’s a convenient alternative to traditional classroom learning, but don’t expect it to be easier or require less of a commitment. To succeed in online classes, you must be self disciplined, goal oriented, and well organized. Expect to spend 3-5 hours a week online for a 3-credit class, and additional

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