Education

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New Degree and Certificate Programs Approved Just in Time for The Fall Semester!


Classes begin August 30 at Onondaga Community College Students will have several new degree and certificate programs to choose from when the fall semester begins at Onondaga Community College. Four new programs were recently approved by the New York State Education Department: Cybersecurity degree – Students will learn the practices of protecting devices, users, and More »


NYSUT looks forward to working with Kathy Hochul

Albany, N.Y. Aug. 10, 2021 — New York State United Teachers President Andy Pallotta issued the following statement today: “Kathy Hochul has long been a dedicated public servant and has shown leadership throughout her career. We look forward to working with her on the challenges we face ahead.”



NYSUT Statement on Attorney General’s Report into Sexual Harassment Allegations Against Governor

Albany, N.Y. Aug. 3, 2021 — New York State United Teachers President Andy Pallotta issued the following statement today on a report released by the state attorney general regarding allegations of sexual harassment against the governor: “The attorney general has detailed conduct that is repugnant and indefensible in any workplace and especially in the state’s More »



Syracuse City School District and Wegmans to Offer COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics at Four SCSD Schools

The Syracuse City School District and Wegmans have partnered to offer four COVID-19 clinics in SCSD schools this week. The Pfizer vaccine will be administered and is available for individuals aged 12 and up. Walk-ins are welcome, but registration is requested. Individuals may register by visiting: https://c.ateb.com/c7f2e9cb1982412bb53430a84dfd72ad/ The vaccination clinics will be held at the More »


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 »