Director of summer programs announced

Michelle Singletary has been named director of SummerStart and Syracuse Success Initiative (SSUI) at Syracuse University effective May 15.

Singletary joined Syracuse University’s Office of Residence Life (ORL) in June 2006 as the assistant director. Prior to her role in ORL, she was the interim director of Multicultural Affairs at SUNY Geneseo. Singletary has been a strong advocate for students in her many voluntary leadership positions in various campuswide initiatives and committees at SU, as well as SUNY Geneseo and Ithaca College.

Singletary holds a bachelor of science degree in health education from SUNY Cortland and a master of science degree in education, also from SUNY Cortland.

Syracuse University’s SummerStart Program is one of the longest-standing programs of its kind in the nation. It provides a transitional experience to admitted SU freshmen during the summer prior to their matriculation. SSUI supports selected SU undergraduates with additional academic support in conjunction with enrollment in summer courses.