McKinley-Brighton Elementary School and Onondaga Community College Celebrate New Partnership Aimed at Supporting Students

On Friday September 16th a ceremony was held announcing new partnership between McKinley-Brighton Elementary School and Onondaga Community College included were remarks from McKinley-Brighton Principal Renee Burgess, Syracuse City School District Interim Superintendent Jaime Alicea, OCC President Dr. Casey Crabill and OCC Provost Dr. Daria Willis. Approximately 250 children in 3rd, 4th and 5th grades were in attendance, wearing specially designed t-shirts which celebrate the partnership.

College representatives and students will make occasional visits to McKinley-Brighton to help students in a variety of ways by working on arts and creative activities, conducting STEM demonstrations and engaging in student leadership activities. There will also be field trips to the OCC campus for students to enjoy and learn from