Author Archives: Jim McKeever

International graduate students voice praise for Upstate

Seven international students in Upstate’s College of Graduate Studies sat down recently with Educational Communications producer-director Steve Garlock to talk about their experiences at Upstate. The students in “International Voices” come from Bangladesh, India, Moldova, Nigeria, the Philippines and the … Continue reading

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Upstate medical student lands career development scholarship

Second-year medical student Itamar Niesvizky-Kogan
 has been selected for the American Society of Hematology’s Physician-Scientist Career Development Scholarship, and will take a leave of absence after sitting for the USMLE Step 1 exam in the spring. Itamar will spend a … Continue reading

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Campus raffle raises $1,344 for Community Giving Campaign

Upstate Student Government and the Campus Activities Governing Board joined forces to raise $1,344 for Upstate’s Community Giving campaign. The money will be divided between Upstate’s employee-student emergency fund and Vera House, a Syracuse agency dedicated to stopping domestic violence. … Continue reading

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CNYMPH student project empowers Syracuse refugees

Rozlynn Jakes-Johnson took on a daunting task for her capstone project in the CNY Master of Public Health program – coordinating a photography project with eight refugees, only one of whom had ever used a camera. Next month, those “New … Continue reading

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