This Spring 2020, the Falk College nutrition program achieved a 100% match rate, with all 16 graduate and undergraduate students in the accredited dietetics major matching to dietetic internships. These supervised dietetic internship positions are the final step before students take the national exam to become a registered dietitian. Since the establishment of pass rates more than 10 years ago, Fa…
Three generations of Bregman women live separately in the Syracuse community. Yet, they each wake up every morning looking forward to their work ahead and go to bed each night knowing they have made a difference in their community. Ona Cohn Bregman ’58, her daughter Randi Bregman ’90 and granddaughter Sonja Gottbrecht ’10 will tell you it’s because they have each found their calling in the profession of social work
In a world where embracing differences and understanding diversity is more important than ever before, Professor Xiafei Wang wants students to embrace others’ differences and take a stance on social justice. But her first goal for students is to gain a deeper understanding of their individual self and presumptions they hold so they can have an open conversation.
When Cate Willing has questions about public health issues, she can consult with any of her professors at Syracuse University, where she’s studying public health and policy. But since her sophomore year on campus was cut short by the novel coronavirus pandemic, she’s been consulting with another knowledgeable source at her home in McLean, Virginia: Jayne O’Donnell, her mother.
Senior food studies major Sierra Endreny ’20 plans to take her career path in many different directions. “I am passionate about the environment, social justice, health, and food. The food studies program allows me to combine all my interests, and also gives me a broad array of skills and experience when looking for prospective employment,” she says.
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), alcohol-based hand sanitizers are effective against a broad spectrum of microbials and are the best option in places where hand washing and sinks aren’t readily accessible. Since the outbreak of COVID-19 in the U.S., hand sanitizers are nearly impossible to find in stores.
Tyler Ashley Smith ’20 thought Syracuse University was the perfect fit—but not for the reasons she was expecting. “When I was applying to colleges, I wanted to be close to a big city and figured that Syracuse University would be close to New York City,” says Smith. “When I finally visited campus, I discovered two things: One, it was definitely not close to the big city. And two, the spirit on campus was completely infectious and I knew I wanted to spend my four years here.”
Falk College Scholars from the Class of 2020 represent undergraduate students in the College who display academic excellence, exceptional campus and community engagement, independent research and creative work, evidence of intellectual growth and/or innovation in their disciplinary field, and personal integrity. “Congratulations to our students named Falk College Scholars. Their outstanding accomp…
When David Larsen first learned of the novel coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan, China, he hoped it would be contained. Larsen, an environmental epidemiologist and associate professor of public health at Falk College, says that region of the world had previously experienced SARS-1 and MERS epidemics...
Doing your schoolwork from home can be difficult. It’s hard to find the right balance between academics and personal life and it can be very challenging to stay on task. Here are four tips to help you hit your stride.