When Ryan Fishman and Alex Redlus arrived on campus in 2005 to attend the Summer College program for high school students, they gained much more than college prep experience and familiarity with campus life.
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the state-funded program that provides a broad range of services to New York state residents who would otherwise be unable to attend a postsecondary educational institution.
Mike Frasciello, dean of University College, spoke on ‘For the Record with Joe Salzone’ about tuition reduction for part-time students and military veterans.
As sophomores in 2017, student-entrepreneurs Kevin Rieck and Tay Lotte faced choosing between their start-up company and pursuing a degree. With the support of Syracuse University they were able to reach their business goals while continuing their education.
Michael Frasciello, Ph.D., has been appointed to the board of directors of the University Professional and Continuing Education Association (UPCEA). UPCEA is the largest non-profit association for professional, continuing, and online higher education.
Established in 1915, the association has more than 400 member institutions. Syracuse University has been active in the association since its founding. The association focuses on online and continuing education through professional development and publications.
Frasciello joined Syracuse University in 2000 to provide campus-wide leadership in support of Syracuse University undergraduate and graduate online and continuing education initiatives. In 2016, he was named interim dean of University College, and appointed dean in 2017.
Frasciello served for 10 years in the United States Air Force. He holds a Ph.D. in composition and rhetoric from Syracuse University, a master’s degree from Westminster College, and a bachelor of science degree from the University of Maryland University College.