Skip to content

Maxwell School News and Commentary

Filtered by: Giving

Three Faculty Members Named O’Hanley Scholars

Each was selected for outstanding teaching, scholarship and other accomplishments, including success with external grant support and service to the institution.
September 17, 2021

Gift Honors Professor, Seeks to Broaden Connections to Asia

Yang Ni ’95 and his wife, Xiaoqing Li ’96 have donated $150,000 to establish a scholarship fund in memory of Manfred Stanley, professor emeritus of sociology. They’ve also given $350,000 to Maxwell to establish the Yang Ni and   Xiaoqing Li Endowment Fund for U.S.-China/Asia Relations to encourage greater connections between Maxwell faculty and scholars in China and Asia. 
July 14, 2021

See related: China, Giving

Internship Brings ‘Full Circle’ Moment

University alumnus and Maxwell Advisory Board member David Kelso ’68 made a gift to support internships in the Syracuse Police Department. 

June 14, 2021

Gift From SU Trustee Launches Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Training

The gift from SU Trustee Christine Larsen and Vincent Dopulos will support training for graduate students at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs over the next five years. 
February 10, 2021

In Memoriam: Sid Lerner '53, Benefactor of Maxwell's Lerner Center, Dies at 90

During his career, the legendary advertising executive represented such well-known brands as Maxwell House and Texaco, and created memorable campaigns including “Please Don’t Squeeze the Charmin” featuring Mr. Whipple.
January 22, 2021

See related: Giving, In Memoriam

Cademartori bequest supports Maxwell School undergraduates

Alumnus Dominick Cademartori ’52 B.A. (Econ) left a $30,000 gift to Maxwell School for undergraduate students majoring in history or economics in his will, which is intended to extend the legacy of his own studies as a first-generation American and first-generation college student for whom college was nearly discontinued owing to financial hardship.

July 14, 2020

See related: Giving

Alumnus’s undergraduate scholarship gift serves as Mother’s Day honor

A bequest arrangement made by Maxwell School alumnus Jonathan R. Hancock ’95 MA (Geog) will honor his mother while providing scholarship assistance to undergraduates in select Maxwell disciplines, who demonstrate an interest in bettering the Syracuse and Central New York region. The bequest commitment, originally formalized on Mother’s Day 2019, is being announced to highlight this year’s occasion of that holiday.
April 15, 2020

See related: Giving

Elliot J. Stamler ’60 makes legacy gift to support academic excellence

Elliot J. Stamler ’60 BA (PSc) has named the University as a beneficiary of a portion of his estate, totaling $5,480,000, to be directed to multiple recipients on campus to support academic and research excellence.
November 6, 2019

See related: Giving

Gift funds research, training on international health care

The Health Management Faculty Development Fund, established from a gift by David Dean '76 M.S.Sc./'78 Ph.D. (SSc), will support research and teaching by a soon-to-be-hired faculty member, who will focus on health care policy and management.

October 31, 2019

See related: Giving, Health Policy

Tenth Decade Fund supports new scholarly projects

The Maxwell School’s Tenth Decade Project provides seed funding for worthy scholarly projects that have the potential to produce significant external research funding and high-impact publications. Since it was created, the Tenth Decade Project has attracted nearly $850,000 in gifts from 267 individual donors, including a lead gift from long-time Maxwell supporters Gerry and Daphna Cramer.

October 2, 2019

See related: Giving, Grant Awards

Explore by:

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3 (current)
  • 4
  • 5
Communications and Media Relations Office
200 Eggers Hall