Honors Students are Named 2021-22 Remembrance Scholars

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Honors Students are 2021-22 Remembrance Scholars Eighteen Honors students are among the 35 students chosen by the Syracuse University’s Remembrance Scholar Selection Committee as the 2021-22 Remembrance Scholars. Remembrance Scholars are chosen in their junior year through a rigorous, competitive process. Applicants submitted an essay and a reflective response in multimedia, artistic, musical or written…

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Breitbeck, Storino are Class of 2022 Senior Class Marshals

Ava Breitbeck and Morgan Storino

Breitbeck, Storino are Class of 2022 Senior Class Marshals  Honors juniors, Ava Breitbeck and Morgan Storino have been selected as as the Class of 2022 Senior Class Marshals. In this role, Breitbeck and Storino serve as the all-University representatives for their graduating class and will lead Syracuse University’s 168th Commencement ceremony. Senior Class Marshals are…

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Burton authors Guest Column for Sportico

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Honors Core Faculty Rick Burton recently authored a guest column, “MLB’s All-Star Brawl Shows Sports Can’t Escape Modern Politics” for Sportico. Burton, David B. Falk Professor of Sport Management and former commissioner of Australia’s National Basketball League, teaches Baseball and American Culture for the Honors program every fall semester. Burton shares his views on the…

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Alexander Metcalf is a 2021 Goldwater Scholar

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Alexander Metcalf is a 2021 Goldwater Scholar Honors junior, Alexander Metcalf ’22, is a recipient of the 2021 Goldwater Scholarship. Alexander is an aerospace engineering major in the College of Engineering and Computer Science. The Goldwater Scholarship is the most prestigious undergraduate scholarship awarded in the natural sciences, engineering and mathematics in the United States.…

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Honors Seniors are 2021 SU Scholars

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Honors Seniors are 2021 SU Scholars Five Honors students are among the twelve seniors who have been named as the 2021 Syracuse University Scholars, the highest undergraduate honor that the University bestows. The five Honors seniors are: Katelyn Bajorek, an anthropology and history major in the College of Arts and Sciences and the Maxwell School…

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Honors alum Laura Marsolek ’13 featured on PBS Postcards Series

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Honors alum Laura Marsolek ’13 featured on PBS Postcards Series Laura Marsolek (BA, Fine Arts, 2013; MA, Italian Renaissance Art History, 2015; Luce Scholar, 2018-2019) shares her expertise in jewelry making and her knowledge of global art histories in the PBS Postcards series. Laura has studied the important contributions of jewelry to diverse cultures and has traveled to Florence (Italy), Kosovo,…

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Catherine Campbell ’22 On a Quest for Knowledge

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Honors junior, Catherine Campbell ’22 possesses a strong desire to learn—and it’s opened a world of new experiences for her. Whether she’s studying the interaction of proteins in a lab, leading a team of peer educators or hitting a Central New York hiking trail, her open-minded approach helps her take on challenges and gain an…

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Students Present Research at Honors 2nd Annual Research Fair

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Honors held it’s second annual Research Fair on Friday, October 23rd from 11am-3pm, where experienced researchers shared how they got started and offered tips for what your next steps should be. A virtual panel of students and faculty discussed how to begin a research project, and included the following participants: Alana Barker (VPA, stage management),…

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‘Black Lives Matter Is a Continuum of Black Protest Over Centuries’

Honors Director - Danielle Smith

Danielle Smith is a professor of African American studies in the College of Arts and Sciences and director of the Renée Crown University Honors Program. “For more than 400 years, Black people have expressed in countless ways that Black Lives Matter. ‘Black Lives Matter’ was articulated through the responses of the enslaved as they resisted sheer…

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Paige Koss is named 2021 Senior Class Marshall

2021 Senior Class Marshalls

Honors rising senior, Paige Koss, has been named as one of two 2021 Class Marshalls. A prestigious honor for two seniors, Senior Class Marshals exemplify academic achievement, campus and community involvement, and Orange spirit. The selection process, managed by ESE, includes an application, recommendations, an essay and an interview. The Senior Class Marshals not only…

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