Our Continued Commitment to Access and Inclusion

Dear Orange Friends:

Last fall, I reaffirmed our commitment to embracing the disability community as One University. At that time, I approved adoption of the Phase One recommendations of the Disability External Review Committee. Over the course of the 2020-21 academic year, we began implementation of initiatives designed to ensure that our diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility efforts embrace the disability community that includes our colleagues, students and friends here at Syracuse University.

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Honoring Dr. King’s Legacy

Dear Orange Friends,

So much has changed in the world since we last observed the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday. This year, we recognize his impact and celebrate his dream against a backdrop of troubling events. Anti-Black racism continues to divide us. Continue Reading

Reimagining Our Holiday Traditions

Dear Orange Friends:

Like many of you, I look forward to the holiday season every year. It is a time to enjoy our beloved traditions with family and friends and discover new ones. The pandemic has forced us to do everything differently, including how we celebrate this time of year. I am so very proud of our creative faculty, staff and students who are reimagining ways for the Orange family to experience our cherished traditions in the era of social distancing.

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Rising to the Occasion

Dear Orange Friends:

Three weeks of the Fall 2020 semester are now behind us. We have learned so much in those weeks, including about the grit and grace of our Orange community.

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