Category Archives: Student Admissions

‘Cornerstone’ program eases debt worries for Upstate students

Student loan debt is not on anyone’s list of favorite conversation topics, but Michelle Stock is making it easier for Upstate students to discuss. Stock, Assistant Director of Admissions and Financial Aid, has launched Cornerstone, a financial literacy program on … Continue reading

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Upstate welcomes medical students to a new ‘community’

Members of Upstate’s College of Medicine Class of 2018 formally began their medical school careers Thursday with the traditional White Coat Ceremony in Syracuse’s OnCenter. The 150-plus students and their families heard encouraging words, jokes and congratulatory remarks from several … Continue reading

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‘MEDS’ program draws city high school students to Upstate

The Latino Medical Student Association at Upstate has launched a program for high school students in the City of Syracuse who are interested in health care careers. “MEDS” – Medical Education for Diverse Students – has been offered on two … Continue reading

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Students needed to run with dogs in ‘Paws in Motion’

Attention, Upstate students who love dogs and exercise … The Central New York SPCA’s “Paws in Motion” program needs more volunteers to run with their dogs. Upstate coordinator Dawn Lammert, a student in the MD/PhD program, said volunteer numbers have … Continue reading

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Diverse backgrounds common in Upstate’s PA program

The 34 students in Upstate’s Class of 2014 Physician Assistant program come from such diverse backgrounds, it’s hard to say who’s a “traditional” or “non-traditional” student. Their resumes include: Army medic, nurse, figure skating coach, physician, medical technologist, surgical technician, … Continue reading

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