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City and Community

Syracuse University's partnerships with the city and surrounding communities provide a vital two-way street that benefits students and local citizens. Here are just a few examples.

Kids with SU student at Shadow Day event.

Our office is a liaison with neighborhood, community, business, and nonprofit organizations on matters pertaining to campus-community relationships.

Say Yes to Education

Syracuse leads a precedent-setting partnership  that serves as a national model for urban education reform. By providing support to all city school students, the initiative seeks to help more children succeed academically, graduate from high school, and pursue higher education.

Connective Corridor

The Connective Corridor  is a civic engagement initiative led by Syracuse University, working with the City of Syracuse and Onondaga County. With upgrades like new bike lanes, sidewalks, streetlights, benches, curbs, and other streetscape improvements, the project combines research, scholarship, and civic entrepreneurship, in using the City of Syracuse as a “living laboratory” for urban revitalization.

Center of Excellence

From Lab to Market: The Syracuse Center of Excellence  catalyzes research, development, and demonstrations to accelerate innovations for clean energy, healthy buildings, and resilient communities.

Syracuse Stage

Syracuse Stage is a global village square where renowned artists and audiences of all ages gather to celebrate our cultural richness and explore the transformative power of live theatre.