Category Archives: Student organizations

Second annual Upstate student art show a success

The SUNY Upstate Student Art Club’s second annual show is winding down, and the artists celebrated with a reception Wednesday in the Health Sciences Library. Club president Karen Howard, an MD/PhD student, said 18 artists showed 80 pieces, almost twice … Continue reading

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‘Docs for Tots’ medical students plant Pinwheels for Prevention

The hundreds of blue and silver pinwheels gracing Upstate’s Weiskotten courtyard this week are courtesy of medical students in the “Docs for Tots” group. The “Pinwheels for Prevention” are there to raise awareness of child abuse and to let people … Continue reading

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Upstate students honor sickle cell patients, raise $4,250

Upstate’s Student National Medical Association raised more than $4,200 last month for pediatric sickle cell patients, and honored four of our patients’ families at a dinner in the Campus Activities Building. Sickle cell disease is an inherited blood disorder that … Continue reading

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Drag show at Upstate raises funds for LGBT youth

Last month’s inaugural “drag show” hosted by Upstate’s Campus Activities Governing Board and the LGBT student organization was such a success, it likely will return next year. The show in the CAB featured about a dozen Upstate students performing musical … Continue reading

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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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