Education

Urban CNY introduces our new Education Section. This portion of the website is dedicated to educational topics, opinions, events, seminars, etc. We welcome contributing writers to submit to urbancny.com – If you have an education related event or issue to report send us an e-mail. Click here



Le Moyne Recognized for Environmental Performance by The Princeton Review

Le Moyne College has been recognized by The Princeton Review as one of the nation’s most environmentally responsible higher educational institutions, according to The Princeton Review’s 2021 Guide to Green Colleges. This year’s list profiles 416 green colleges. The Princeton Review chose the colleges and universities based on its 2019-20 sustainability survey of administrators and students at More »


President LeMura Named Distinguished Visiting Fellow at Syracuse University

In an appointment that will allow her to study how institutions of higher education in the region can adapt and collaborate to enhance academic excellence, improve educational outcomes for underserved communities in Syracuse and Central New York, and strengthen research opportunities and economic development, President Linda LeMura has been named a Chancellor’s Distinguished Visiting Fellow at More »


A Statement from the Syracuse City School District: Yellow Zone Coronavirus Rules

A Statement from the Syracuse City School District “Since Governor Cuomo announced that parts of Onondaga County, including the entire City of Syracuse would be operating under the yellow zone coronavirus rules we have been working with the Onondaga County Health Department and the other local school districts affected by this designation to develop a More »


NYSUT launches new website to track COVID-19 health, safety concerns in New York schools

Albany, N.Y. Nov. 9, 2020 — New York State United Teachers today launched NYSUTCovidTracker.org, a new website designed to help track coronavirus-related health and safety concerns in schools across the state. (Check your security settings before linking due to warnings about possible issues) As COVID-19 cases rise across the country and in some parts of New York, the website is intended More »


Veterans Day 2020: Syracuse University Honoring and Celebrating American Military Veterans


Syracuse, N.Y. – In recognition of Veterans Day, Syracuse University will host a series of virtual events in support of the U.S. military veteran and military-connected community. Most events do require advanced registration to attend. Here’s the rundown of campus community events: Tuesday, Nov. 10: 5:30 p.m.: Virtual Veterans Day Commemoration, hosted by the College More »



This Week’s Thursday Morning Roundtable: Election Results from the Ivory Tower


Syracuse, N.Y. – Host Dave Chanatry and panelists Kristi Anderson, Nina Moore, Luke Perry and Robert Spitzer from WCNY-TV’s “Ivory Tower” will discuss Tuesday’s election results during a Zoom public forum from 8 to 9 a.m. Thursday hosted by Syracuse University’s Thursday Morning Roundtable. Now in its 17th season, Ivory Tower is a weekly roundtable discussion More »


Expeditionary Learning Middle School Earns EL Education Credential for Excellence in Character and Scholarship


The Syracuse City School District is proud to announce that Expeditionary Learning Middle School (ELMS) has received the EL Education Credential for excellence in character and scholarship. The honor was announced at the organization’s first-ever Virtual Summit, What Matters Most: Moving Toward More Equitable Schools. ELMS is one of just two schools nationwide to receive More »