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Kelly Flannery becomes CFO of Charlotte, N.C.

Flannery ’00 B.A. (IR) was named the new chief financial officer of the City of Charlotte, North Carolina. In her new role, she oversees the accounting of all funds, totaling $2.6 billion, and directs day-to-day financial operations for the city.

June 14, 2019

Maxwell School expands connection with Kazakhstan

“We enjoy working with students from Kazakhstan because they are so appreciative of their opportunity to study at the Maxwell School,” says Steve Lux, director of the Executive Education program. “Every one of them are eager to apply what they have learned to the challenges facing their country."

June 13, 2019

First Class

Maxwell always served undergraduate social science students. But, for this fall’s incoming class, admission to Maxwell is direct and the “Maxwell freshman” is official.

June 1, 2019

Maxwell students named 2019-20 Remembrance Scholars

The scholarships were founded as a tribute to—and means of remembering—the 35 students who were killed in the Dec. 21, 1988, bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, and are funded through an endowment supported by gifts from alumni, friends, parents and corporations. 

April 30, 2019

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Maxwell faculty, students honored at One University Awards ceremony

Syracuse University held the third annual One University Awards Ceremony on Friday, April 12, 2019, in Hendricks Chapel, honoring dozens of members of the University community for their scholarship, teaching, academic achievement, leadership and service.

April 26, 2019

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Derek Slap sworn in as Connecticut State Senator

Derek Slap ’95 B.A. (IR) was recently sworn in as a Democratic state senator for the 5th State Senate District of Connecticut. Slap is also the vice president of marketing and communications at the UConn Foundation and a lecturer in political science at Yale University.

April 17, 2019

Four Maxwell students named 2019 Syracuse University Scholars

Dina Eldawy, Crystal Letona, Danielle Schaf and Nathan Shearn were among the twelve seniors named as the 2019 Syracuse University Scholars, the highest undergraduate honor that the University bestows.

April 11, 2019

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Conti joins Meridian International to help build global programs

Katie Conti ’18 B.A. (IR) is a special assistant for the GlobalConnect Division of the Meridian International Center, a nonprofit, nonpartisan diplomatic and global leadership institution. Conti was previously a staff assistant at the Brookings Institution and a summer intern at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.

April 2, 2019

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