What It Means To Be Orange
Orange is more than the official color at Syracuse University—it’s a way of life.
Syracuse students are welcomed to a proud Orange community that empowers everyone to reach their full potential. A dynamic blend of liberal arts and professional studies provides unlimited opportunities for students to create personalized pathways. They learn through hands-on experiences, discover new passions, cultivate strengths and challenge conventional wisdom. They gain an appreciation for diverse viewpoints, cultures, interests and beliefs, and actively engage in the world.
They participate. They create. They innovate. They collaborate. They transform. They are bold and prepared for a lifetime of impact—individually, collectively and as global citizens—because they know that’s what it means to be Orange.
What does #BeOrange mean to you? Here’s what our students say:
Grounded in her commitment to sustainable water management, the young researcher is embracing every chance to learn and lead.
Years after dropping out of high school, the mother of four finds her place at Syracuse University with a 3.9 GPA.
With unbridled enthusiasm for art and business, the advertising and marketing major embraces whatever challenge comes his way.
Aspiring to be part of something greater than himself, the former professional dancer is seizing chances to lead as a political science and policy studies major.
Syracuse University student entrepreneurs Nikita Chatterjee and Brianna Howard seek to reduce waterborne illnesses in India through an innovative filtration system that incorporates a customary practice.
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Sporting unrivaled school spirit and an infectious smile, the senior and student manager for the men's basketball team inspires the Syracuse community through positivity and reminders that there’s no limit to what he can achieve.
With a creative approach to life, Remembrance Scholar Hanz Valbuena enjoys connecting with people from around the globe and uses his media skills to bring them together.
As the triple major heads into her senior year, she hopes to gain professional skills and continue “squeezing the orange.”
If there is an accolade to be awarded, chances are she already has it. In four years at Syracuse, the list of her accomplishments on the court and in the classroom is long. And the biomedical engineering student isn't finished.
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