Congratulations to Alexis Peña (LCS ’16) and Daniel Piston (ED ’16) who received Chancellor’s Awards for Public Engagement and Scholarship (CAPES) on Tuesday.
Alexis received recognition in the category of Residence Life. Alexis has been an active member of the Martin Luther King Celebration Committee, a leader for summer 4-H entrepreneurship camps, and has volunteered at science museums, zoos, cultural fairs, and as a tutor and mentor to many.
Dan was recognized in the category of Innovation in Academic Engagement. He has contributed to the veteran’s community at Syracuse University in a substantial way. He serves as vice president of the Student Veterans Organization at Syracuse University and as an intern with the Community Engagement Team at the Institute for Veterans and Military Families and his Capstone research relates to veteran wellness programming.