This video was created by Sarah Torres ’26 to spotlight the work the Shaw Center does in its mission for academic and community engagement. An undergraduate sophomore double majoring in Political Science and Magazine, News and Digital Journalism, Torres was required to create a short newscast style video on a topic of choice for her SPA 402 Hispanic Journalism Practice final project. In light of her passion for community work and service, Torres chose the Shaw Center.
Shaw Center Stories
Up to 100 new community engagement service positions tutoring children and teens in Syracuse City School District and other area schools have been made possible by a new grant to the Shaw Center Syracuse University Literacy Corps program.
Iona Volynets, a senior majoring in history and international relations in the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs and College of Arts and Sciences, has been named a 2024 Marshall Scholar.
The Community Design Studio is a unique course offered in collaboration between the College of Visual and Performing Arts (VPA) School of Design, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) Department of Sustainable Resources Management, and the Mary Ann Shaw Center for Public & Community Service (Shaw Center). In this course, students go into the community and work with local nonprofit organizations to redesign existing spaces through beneficial design solutions. Continue Reading
On Friday, November 11, DEIA consultant and strategist Rachel Vicente ’12 hosted DEIA Workshop: Shifting the Balance in collaboration with the Mary Ann Shaw Center. Continue Reading
Launching its 25th year, Balancing the Books (BTB) is celebrating a milestone reflective of substantial achievement as a long-running literacy initiative.
The Syracuse University Volunteer Organization (SUVO) has been selected to be one of fifteen student organizations to compete in the Student Organization Challenge!
Syracuse University junior Iona Volynets has been named as a 2023 recipient of the Truman Scholarship.
Volynets, of Washington, D.C., is a history and international relations major in the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs and College of Arts and Sciences with a museum studies minor in the College of Visual and Performing Arts, a Coronat Scholar and a member of the Renée Crown University Honors Program. In October 2022, Volynets was named as one of three Syracuse recipients of the Voyager Scholarship: the Obama-Chesky Scholarship for Public Service, a new award for juniors committed to public service funded by the Obama Foundation.
Twelve seniors have been named as the 2023 Syracuse University Scholars, the highest undergraduate honor the University bestows.
Arts management leader Anwar Nasir ’06 will deliver the keynote address to bachelor’s and master’s degree candidates of the College of Visual and Performing Arts (VPA) at their Convocation ceremony on Saturday, May 13, at 7:30 p.m. in the JMA Wireless Dome.