Dylan Bryant, who graduated in May 2020 as a Spanish and English & Textual Studies double major from the College of Arts and Sciences with an education studies minor from the School of Education, was accepted into Spain’s North American Language and Culture Assistants in Spain program. Continue Reading
By Claire Howard |
In a cozy Venezuelan kitchen, a young girl named Kalamata learns to cook meringues and falls in love with the magic of creating deliciousness. In the south of France, she experiences the delight of a foreign cuisine and the rich cultural heritage it carries. In an apple orchard, she learns how food is tied irrevocably to sensations of home – just as the smell of an apple pie in the oven washes a wave of comforting nostalgia over us. Continue Reading
Associate Vice President and Mary Ann Shaw Center Director Pam Heintz highlights how Syracuse University is academically engaging with the community during this time of COVID. Hear from current students on what this looks like from their perspectives and how they are continuing to make an impact! Includes Syracuse University Literacy Corps, Balancing the Books, Engineering Ambassadors, Books & Cooks, Cooking on the Hillside, Food Busters, and more! Continue Reading
By Caitlin Domagal |
Seth Reed ’21 knew he’d found his major of choice when he started to research Chemical Engineering. His love of AP Chemistry and Project Lead the Way classes in high school and a strong interest in sustainability and the environment made the program a natural fit for his interests and goals. Continue Reading
By Alex Dunbar |
By Patrick Linehan |
Stories have long been the way I process the world. When I first learned to write, I would staple together pieces of computer paper to form handwritten ‘novels.’ I later graduated to Microsoft Word, where my adolescent self would pen ill-conceived characters based on a suburban understanding of the world and whatever novel I had read most recently. When I made it to high school, I suppressed this love of storytelling, opting instead to participate in activities that, in my mind, would result in an acceptance letter from the country’s best colleges. Though I was constantly busy running from a club to work to school to volunteering, I didn’t like myself very much. Continue Reading
By Caitlin Domagal |
A common misconception about college STEM majors is that they are so busy with required coursework that they don’t have time to get fully involved on campus. High school students interested in STEM sometimes worry about their ability to join a club, study abroad, or pursue internship and work experiences. Continue Reading
Balancing Books is a literacy initiative that focuses on teaching students financial literacy, reading, writing, mathematics, and other skills that are necessary to help students achieve their goals in school and after graduation. Several tutors and interns describe what makes their experience with Balancing the Books so unique and rewarding.
Tutors and interns share their most impactful moments with students. Thank you to all of the wonderful students who made Balancing the Books so special this year!
By Danielle Llewellyn |
Congratulations to all of our Shaw Center Leadership Interns who graduated on May 10, 2020! Continue Reading