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Syracuse Stage expands artistic leadership team: Melissa Crespo is named Associate Artistic Director, Kyle Bass becomes the theater’s First Resident Playwright

Bob Hupp, Melissa Crespo and Kyle Bass in the Syracuse Stage lobby. Photo by Brenna Merritt. Syracuse, NY –Syracuse Stage Artistic Director Robert Hupp today announced an expansion of the senior artistic staff. As of September 1, veteran New York based director Melissa Crespo becomes the theater’s associate artistic director. Kyle Bass, who currently holds More »

State Announces Completion of $1.5 Million Project to Create The New Cayuga Culinary Institute in Auburn

Dedicated Space for Cayuga Community College’s New Culinary Program to Start this Fall Governor’s Downtown Revitalization Initiative Funds Key Catalytic Projects to Revitalize Auburn Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the completion of a $1.5 million project to create the new Cayuga Culinary Institute in Auburn. Funded in part through the city’s $10 million Downtown More »

SUNY Syracuse Educational Opportunity Center Class of 2021-51st Annual Recognition Ceremony

Hardship often prepares ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny June 23rd a bright sunny day, perfect to hold an outdoor event. Due to Covid-19 restrictions SUNY-Syracuse Educational Opportunity Center presented their Class of 2021 in the facilities parking lot.  This marks the 51st Annual Recognition Ceremony for EOC providing educational opportunities for those who may More »

Award-Winning Journalist Sean Kirst to Join Le Moyne as Inaugural Journalist-in-Residence

Le Moyne College has appointed Sean Kirst to serve as its inaugural journalist-in-residence in the Department of Communication and Film Studies beginning in fall 2021. This appointment will strengthen the College’s curricular and co-curricular journalism programs and advance Le Moyne’s Jesuit mission to provide students a liberal arts education that fosters leadership and engagement in More »

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo Nominates, New York State Senate Confirms, ESF’s Newest Trustee, Oluwole “OJ” McFoy to Seven-Year Term

Governor Andrew Cuomo recently appointed Oluwole (OJ) McFoy to the Board of Trustees of the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF). McFoy is a water sector executive with over two decades of leadership in advancing innovative strategies, delivering large-scale multi-million-dollar comprehensive plans and capital projects, and expanding equitable public health policies. A native More »

Governor Cuomo Announces Fourth Round Winners of ‘Get A Shot to Make Your Future’ Incentive

Winners Receive a Full Scholarship to a SUNY or CUNY College or University All Vaccinated 12 to 17-Year-Olds in New York State Eligible for Incentive; One More Drawing To Be Held Sign Up for Upcoming Drawing Here Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the fourth-round winners of the ‘Get A Shot to Make Your Future’ incentive for More »

Light Work 2022 Artist-in-Residence Application Deadline: Thursday, July 1, 2021

Light Work is excited to share the application for the 2022 Artist-in-Residence program. Don’t rely on a photo finish, get your submission in early before the July 1, 2021, 11:59 p.m. ET application deadline! Each year Light Work invites 12-15 artists to participate in its residency program, including one artist co-sponsored by Autograph ABP.  Our international residency program is open to all artists working in photography or More »

Onondaga Community College Announces Spring 2021 President’s and Provost’s List Honorees

Onondaga Community College announced its list of student honorees for the spring 2021 semester. President’s List members earned a grade point average between 3.70 and 4.0. Provost’s List honorees earned a grade point average between 3.40 and 3.69. Attached are word documents with President’s and Provost’s List honorees sorted alphabetically by the community they reside More »

As Economy Reopens, Onondaga Community College Is Ready to Prepare Central New Yorkers for In-Demand Jobs and Advanced Degrees – while Saving Money

Emmalee French came to Onondaga Community College with a dream. As a member of Oswego High School’s class of 2020, she wanted to earn a college degree for an in-demand job so she could return to her hometown and live and work in the community she grew up in and loved. Last month she earned More »

Time for Back-to-School Vaccines

With the return to fully in person school this September, be sure your kids are ready! Now is the time to make sure your children’s vaccinations (shots) are up-to-date. Having all school required vaccines protects your child from harmful infections while protecting your family, their classmates, and the community. It is important to contact your child’s More »