Category Archives: community outreach

‘Peds Pals’ mentor young patients at Upstate Cancer Center

Just how much of an impact do Upstate’s “Peds Pals” have on young patients at the Waters Center for Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders? “The difference in the kids’ lives is just mind-boggling,” said Kristi Griffin, Education Specialist at the … 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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