Story Archive: 2019

Becoming a Global Citizen

Alessandro Pugliese ’19 | By Kathleen Haley

Syracuse Abroad alumnus Alessandro Pugliese ’19 immerses himself in culture, language of Italy during three semesters abroad.

A Mechanical Engineer on a Mission

Alexandria McDonnell-Flanagin ’19 | By Shaina M. Hill

Armed with engineering skills and a passion for the sustainability movement, Alexandria McDonnell-Flanagin is turning her dynamic learning experiences at Syracuse into a career.

Inspired Explorations

By Jay Cox

Young Research Fellows Program fuels original research and creative projects for Syracuse University students.

Four Honors Courses That Can Change the World

By Sarah H. Griffin

Explore four small and discussion-based honors courses that cover subjects close to the professors’ intellectual pursuits and are often shaped by student input. It’s in these classes where community is truly forged.

Leading On and Off the Ice

Allie Munroe '19 | By Kelly Homan Rodoski

After leading Syracuse University to its first NCAA tournament, Allie Munroe charts a course to play professional ice hockey.

Becoming an Educator

Sylvia Montijo ’19 | By Jay Cox

Sylvia Montijo worked as a Syracuse University Literacy Corps tutor, studied abroad in Latin America and will soon be in front of a classroom with Teach For America.

Around the Globe and Into Space

Dan Egert '19 | By Kelly Homan Rodoski

Student veteran Dan Egert became an ROTC cadet at Syracuse after traveling the world and now he will be putting rockets into orbit.

The Opportunity to Excel

Steve Barnes '82 | By Jay Cox

Steve Barnes sees Syracuse University as a place where students can discover their potential and change their lives.

A Family Affair: The Flanagans at Syracuse

By Mary Beth Horsington

Valerie Flanagan dreamed of a Syracuse University degree but passed away before it was completed. Now her family is living up to her legacy by getting degrees of their own.

Alumnus Finds Sobriety and New Life as a Writer

Seamus Kirst G'15 | By Mary Beth Horsington

On the heels of an alcohol fueled near-death experience, Seamus Kirst made a decision to pursue a career in journalism. With the help of a master’s degree from Syracuse University, he has rewritten his story by acknowledging the past.

A Transformative Trip

Daniel Jiang '19 | By Sarah Griffin

Silicon Valley isn't the first place that comes to mind when thinking of spring break destinations, but for a group of Syracuse students it served as the perfect backdrop for a different kind of vacation.

Alumni Tap into Portland's Enthusiasm for Craft Brews

Alumni Connections | By Jim Murez

Portland, Oregon, is a thirsty market, and two Syracuse alumni are more than happy to help quench that thirst, having cracked into the craft brewing industry when it was on the brink of its latest stout growth spurt.

Ethan Russell-Benoit on Building Positive Change

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Architecture major Ethan Russell-Benoit ’19 crafted his student experience to include community engagement, global experiences, and rigorous academics, all so he would have the tools to design for the greater good.

​Student-Athletes Participate in Summer Study Abroad

By Jennifer Horvath and Meghan Stark

Thanks to an intense push from Marie Kulikowsky G’00, Syracuse Abroad assistant director of summer programs, and Rick Burton ’80, the David B. Falk Endowed Professor of Sport Management, student-athletes have begun to populate Syracuse Abroad summer programs.