Falk College Department of Sport Management Premieres "Sport for Life" Documentary May 4
On Wednesday, May 4, Falk College and its Department of Sport Management will host "Sport for Life," a multimedia symposium examining the positive benefits of sports and exercise for senior citizens. The event will include the premiere of the documentary "Sport for Life," produced by Emmy award-winning professor of practice, Dennis Deninger. The symposium, which is free and open to the public, begins at 4:00 p.m. in Grant Auditorium, with a reception to follow in Grant Rotunda.
SPM graduate students host charity golf tournament to benefit Vera House May 9
The Sport Venue and Event Management Graduate Program in Falk College is hosting a charity golf tournament to benefit Vera House on May 9 at Timber Banks Golf Club in Baldwinsville, NY beginning at 12:30 p.m. Monies raised will support Vera House's comprehensive domestic and sexual violence programs. The goal of the event is to raise $10,000-while raising awareness-for Vera House. The Inaugural Sport Venue and Event Management Golf Classic includes 18 holes of golf, lunch, and a dinner reception for the $150 entry fee
Raising Awareness for Child Abuse Prevention Awareness Month
Falk College Ambassadors and peer advisors are raising awareness for Child Abuse Prevention Awareness Month and the McMahon/Ryan Child Advocacy Site. Students planted a pinwheel garden on campus on April 9 and are selling blue rubber wristbands for $1 each in support of Child Abuse Prevention Month, as well as soliciting donations for paper pinwheels, which also are $1 each. The bracelets are available in the Schine Student Center from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. on April 12-13, and in the the Falk Complex (second floor, near room 229) on April 14-15 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Falk College Announces new Master of Science (MS) degree in Food Studies
Syracuse University's Falk College is now offering a new Master of Science (MS) in Food Studies. This 36-credit hour Food Studies MS program provides students with a foundation in the political economy of food systems, including human rights, food governance, and food justice and health.
Veterans sought for paid online study on stress, well-being
As part of the Research Education for Undergraduates (REU) program, a collaborative venture between Syracuse University's Falk College, SUNY Oswego, and SUNY Upstate Medical University, volunteers are sought for a research study regarding veterans. Participants (18-64 years old) who are veterans are needed to answer online questionnaires and provide small samples of hair and saliva for testing. The purpose of this study is to find links between genetic biomarkers and measures of stress and well-being in veterans.
Falk College Hosts Inaugural Ann Selkowitz Litt Distinguished Speaker Series
"Food and Fear: How Therapists and Dietitians Collaborate in Understanding and Treating Eating Disordersâ€ was the featured topic for the Inaugural Ann Selkowitz Litt Distinguished Speaker Series held Thursday, November 5 in Grant Auditorium. Sandra Pinney, RDN, and Laura K. Ratner, LICSW, LCSW-C, BCD, addressed the difference between normal and problematic eating, and the importance of a collaborative relationship between dietitians and therapists in eating disorder recovery.
Syracuse Lead Study adds new zip codes to expand participation
A study funded by the National Institutes of Health is seeking participants who are 9, 10 or 11 years old, reside in 13057, 13202, 13203, 13204, 13205, 13206, 13207, 13208, 13209, 13210, 13211, 13212, 13214, 13215, 13219 & 13224 and consider their race as either African-American or Caucasian.
Falk College opens Nutrition ACE Center
Falk celebrated the opening of its Nutrition Assessment, Consultation and Education (ACE) Center, a new hands-on learning laboratory to prepare students with traditional and emerging professional competencies critical to effective nutrition practice. The ribbon cutting ceremony, tours and a reception took place September 25th. A generous and visionary gift from Falk College alumna, Rhoda Dearman Morrisroe '69, made the ACE Center possible. It includes two lecture halls, one with a demonstration kitchen and one with a teaching station; two small private consultation rooms; a physical assessment room, and; a small conference room with a large media screen.