On Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012, Syracuse University will sponsor a campus wide visiting day for prospective graduate students. The day will include formal presentations on our Falk College graduate programs and an afternoon expo highlighting all of SU’s graduate programs with career and financial aid presentations as well. Falk College’s morning presentation will provide information on our programs in: Addiction Studies CAS, Child and Family Studies, Global Health MS, Global Health CAS, Nutrition Science, Marriage and Family Therapy, Social Work, and Sport Venue and Event Management. Below is the agenda and registration form. Please feel free to contact us if…
Hospitality and food studies instructor, Mary Ann Kiernan, was honored with the Presidential Medallion from the National American Culinary Federation (ACF). ACF President Michael Ty recognized her dedication to the Syracuse ACF chapter and the success of the northeast regional conference, which was held recently at the Turning Stone Casino with over 700 professional chefs in attendance. In 1991, Jack Braun, then national ACF president, introduced the ACF President’s Medallions as tokens of appreciation, and to honor those who exemplify culinary excellence and leadership, and have contributed their knowledge, skills and expertise to the advancement of the culinary profession.
Chef instructor Chris Uyehara, Department of Public Health, Food Studies and Nutrition, is part of a team competing in the 2012 World Ice Art Championships in Fairbanks, Alaska. The event includes 38 teams participating from the U.S. as well as China, Russia, Japan, Portugal and Spain. Uyehara began competing internationally in 2008 and has earned numerous prestigious awards for his ice creations, including a gold medal at the 26th Annual Harbin International Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival in China as well as honors from the World Ice Art Championships, and the Crystal Garden International Ice Carving Competition in Ottawa.
Falk College faculty and current students welcomed potential graduate students interested in long-standing graduate programs in child and family studies, public health, marriage and family therapy, nutrition science and dietetics, and social work during a special Fall Information Session for graduate studies on Saturday, November 5 in Shemin Auditorium, Shaffer Art Building. Detailed information was provided on the College’s newest 36-hour graduate program: the M.S. in Global Health. Admissions was available at the information session to meet with students and provide information on academic programs, scholarships and housing.