News Archives of May 2010
May 22, 2010
Upstate graduates largest class in half century
Upstate Medical University presented degrees to 423 students—the largest graduating class ever since it became part of the SUNY system 50 years ago. Employment outlook for the students is optimistic as heathcare is one of the few sectors of the economy that is seeing growth.
May 20, 2010
Bikers gather for ‘Miracle Ride’ to support pediatric cancer services at Golisano Children’s
Vrooom. Hundreds of bikers are expected to participate in the 60-mile ride through Onondaga and Madison counties. Over the past 15 years, more than $700,000 has been raised to support pediatric services.
May 17, 2010
Two medical students win Chancellor’s Award
Upstate Medical University students Sarah Fabiano of Buffalo, and Jessica Shanahan of Syracuse have been selected as recipients of the SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence. The awards acknowledge each student’s academic performance, and accomplishments in campus leadership and community service.
May 12, 2010
Upstate to hold Think Green Fair May 13
Upstate Medical University will showcase some of its ‘green’ initiatives and join other area institutions in highlighting ways the greater community can ‘think green’ at its Think Green Sustainability Fair, which runs from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. It is free and open to the public.
May 7, 2010
Upstate wins Spirit of Caring Award
United Way of Central New York honors Upstate Medical University for its volunteer outreach efforts. University staff and students volunteer for dozens of human service agencies throughout the year and contribute more than $500,000 annually to needs of the community.
May 4, 2010
Upstate’s Joseph Sanger wins top scientific honor from national anatomy society
Sanger, professor and chair of SUNY Upstate’s Department of Cell and Biology, is recognized for his nearly four decades of leadership and contributions in the fields of cell biology.