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Maxwell Faculty, Staff and Students Honored at 2022 One University Awards Ceremony

The 2022 One University Awards were held Friday, April 22, in Hendricks Chapel. The annual event honors members of the Syracuse University community who are making a difference through academics, scholarship, creative work and dedicated service.

April 27, 2022

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Maxwell Student Named Class of 2023 Senior Class Marshal

Michael "MP" Geiss has been named one of the University’s Class of 2023 Senior Class Marshals. Geiss will represent his graduating class and lead the student procession during the 2023 Commencement ceremony.

April 20, 2022

Purser Appointed Co-Director of Lender Center for Social Justice

Provost Gretchen Ritter announced that Gretchen W. Purser, associate professor of sociology in the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, has been appointed co-director of the Lender Center for Social Justice.

April 19, 2022

Four Students Selected to Attend Prestigious Public Policy and International Affairs Institutes

Four Maxwell School students have been selected to participate in the highly competitive Public Policy and International Affairs (PPIA) junior summer institutes. PPIA fellows are rising seniors who are committed to pursuing a master’s degree in public policy or international affairs and a professional career in public service. 

April 13, 2022

Student Spotlight: Direct Route to Meaningful Impact

Students in the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs can now apply directly to the school and begin taking Maxwell courses from day one. 

April 7, 2022

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Two Maxwell Students Named 2022 University Scholars

Two Maxwell students, Gretchen Coleman and Thomas Shaw, have been named 2022 University Scholars, the highest undergraduate honor the University bestows.

March 24, 2022

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Man of the People

Using his degrees in political science and broadcast journalism, Jared Kraham '13 rises to become Binghamton’s youngest mayor.

March 15, 2022

Lender Student Fellows Think Globally, Act Locally to Ease Struggles for Underrepresented Population

The current cohort of Lender Center student fellows, which includes two Maxwell students, bring a variety of interests from a diverse educational background. However, they all have one thing in common: a goal of making the Syracuse community and the world a better place to live.
February 25, 2022

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In Memoriam: Charles Willie G’57, H’92, A Champion for Social Justice

The legacy of alumnus Charles Vert Willie G’57, H’92 will forever be tied to that of his friend Martin Luther King Jr., making Willie’s passing a week before MLK Day 2022 especially poignant. 
January 18, 2022

Alumni Spotlight: Joining the Global Conversation

Jen Proch ’21 M.A.I.R. took advantage of an internship with the Council of Europe and the Atlantis Program, which enables students to earn master’s degrees from both Maxwell and the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin. 

December 20, 2021

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