Education

Adult Literacy
6:52 pm
Wed October 9, 2013

Pro Literacy Syracuse Calls for More Investment in Adult Education

Education experts with ProLiteracy in Syracuse say the Program for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC) adult aptitude report should serve as a wake-up call for the United States education system.

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Onondaga Community College
5:57 pm
Wed October 2, 2013

OCC Building Boom Continues with New Academic and Music Building

Music Students got the cut the ribbon and open OCC's new Academic II building today.
Credit Chris Bolt/WAER News

Hundreds of students, faculty and staff at Onondaga Community College joined elected officials and business leaders in dedicating O-C-C’s newest building. 

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10:49 am
Thu September 26, 2013

2 Time SU Artist-In-Residence Named MacArthur Fellow

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2 time SU artist-in-residence and instructor, Carrie Mae Weems, has been named one of 24 MacArthur Fellows for 2013.
Carrie Mae Weems, a two-time SU artist-in-residence (1988 Light Work Gallery and 2005-06 VPA), instructor and ongoing collaborator in SU engagement projects, has been named one of 24 MacArthur fellows for 2013. The fellowships "recognize 24 exceptionally creative individuals with a track record of achievement and the potential for even more significant contributions in the future," according to the MacArthur Foundation.
Personal Finance
10:20 am
Tue September 24, 2013

You And Your Money Program 2

In this episode of  You and Your Money... Let’s Take a Look,  I’ll  share “ah ha moments”  that I have  encountered  over my  career. I’ll discuss:

 

  • What Money is
  • The truth about wealth  
  • How your values impact your future financial success, and 
  • Discovering Your Life Purpose. 

 These are a few “truths” that have helped me. I hope that they will inspire and help you too. - Vicki  

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SU CHANCELLOR SEARCH
6:17 pm
Thu September 12, 2013

Syracuse University Announces 12th Chancellor

Syracuse University’s 12th Chancellor and President, Kent Syverud.
Credit Micaela Mueller / WAER

On Thursday morning, the Syracuse University Board of Trustees announced that the search for Syracuse University's 12th Chancellor and President had come to a close. Kent Syverud is currently Dean of the School of Law at Washington University in Saint Louis, Missouri.

In a Q & A session with reporters, Syverud thanked members of the community and spoke about how excited he was to be returning to the Syracuse area for his new role.

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