Monthly Archives: May 2013

A stroke caused Upstate senior to miss her Commencement … but her classmates made sure she was part of the ceremony

As student speaker Angela Aponte concluded her remarks at Upstate’s College of Health Professions Commencement May 19, she acknowledged a fellow graduate who wasn’t able to make the ceremony. Angela didn’t explain why Kristin Tanyag wasn’t there. But the Medical … Continue reading

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Graduate student wins Best Poster award at national meeting

Stephen Shinsky, a second-year Upstate PhD student, won a Best Poster award (out of 90 entries) at the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology’s annual meeting last month in Boston. Stephen’s poster outlining his research into a rare genetic … Continue reading

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Master of Public Health students present capstone projects

Fifteen students in the Central New York Master of Public Health degree program last week presented their in-depth capstone projects, a requirement for the MPH degree. Topics covered a wide range of public health issues, including nutrition, perinatal health, sexual … Continue reading

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Upstate student, physician honored for compassionate care

Connie Vernetti, who will receive her MD degree at Upstate’s College of Medicine Commencement Sunday, is the student recipient of the 2013 Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award. The award, presented by the Arnold P. Gold Foundation, is presented to a … Continue reading

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Upstate teams raise awareness – and $2,100 – at Relay for Life

Upstate’s Colleges Against Cancer chapter raised more than $2,100 for the American Cancer Society at last month’s Relay for Life in the Carrier Dome at Syracuse University. Students, faculty and friends of Upstate took part in the annual fundraiser, taking … Continue reading

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