Category Archives: community outreach

Upstate celebrates MEDS program for high school students

The MEDS program at Upstate — Medical Education for Diverse Students – marked the end of its third year with a celebration last week. MEDS brought self-selected juniors and seniors from Henninger High School to campus every six weeks or … Continue reading

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‘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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