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A Day to Celebrate Public Service

May 2, 2022

The Maxwell School celebrated four champions of public service at the inaugural Awards of Excellence in Washington, D.C. 

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Maxwell Alums to Receive Honorary Degrees at 2022 Commencement

April 29, 2022

Howard “Howie” Phanstiel ’70 B.A. (PSc)/’71 M.P.A. and Gloria Somolekae ’94 Ph.D. (PA), will be awarded honorary degrees during Commencement exercises for their distinguished accomplishments in their professional careers and in service to others.

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Moynihan Honoree Simon Weschle to Give Remarks at Convocation

April 28, 2022

Simon Weschle, assistant professor of political science, is this year’s recipient of the Daniel Patrick Moynihan Award for Teaching and Research. The award will be presented at the Maxwell School’s Graduate Convocation on Friday, May 13. 

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

April 27, 2022

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.

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Michael Tirico ’88 to Deliver Alumni Address at CAS | Maxwell Undergraduate Convocation

April 26, 2022

Celebrated broadcaster Michael T. Tirico, one of the most recognizable faces and voices in television sports coverage, will deliver the alumni keynote address at the 2022 College of Arts and Sciences | Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs Undergraduate Convocation Ceremony.

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Maxwell Student Named Class of 2023 Senior Class Marshal

April 20, 2022

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.

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

April 13, 2022

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. 

Maxwell School Honors Public Health Champion Helene Gayle for Impactful Career

April 1, 2022

She will receive the Maxwell Spirit of Public Service Award at the inaugural Awards of Excellence on April 7 in Washington, D.C.

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Maxwell School Ranks #1 for Public Affairs in 2023 U.S. News Rankings

March 29, 2022

Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs ranks #1 in the 2023 U.S. News & World Report Best Public Affairs Schools rankings. This year, Maxwell shares the top ranking with Indiana University’s O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs. 

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Maxwell Advocate Award Posthumously Honors Sociologist, Champion of Equity

March 25, 2022
The work of the late Charles V. Willie extended well beyond academia, as he applied his scholarship to issues of equity and social justice. 

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