Eighty alumni and donors attended the CBT Martha’s Vineyard reunion, August 11-13, 2019. Participants enjoyed variety of events, including a welcome clambake, a walking tour, a luncheon by the sea and a movie screening and panel discussion.
Join the Office of Multicultural Advancement at a benefit reception for the Our Time Has Come Scholarship program. Continue Reading
In celebration of their academic success, 24 seniors were honored at the 23rd annual Our Time Has Come (OTHC) Scholars Ceremony and Reception at the Chancellor’s home on April 11. Continue Reading
Three highly accomplished alumnae of color shared their wisdom with the Class of 2019, delivering speeches at graduation ceremonies during Commencement weekend in May:
It was an evening for the memory books April 24 at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem when Vanessa Williams performed for an enthusiastic audience of Syracuse University alumni and friends at the Langston Hughes Auditorium. Continue Reading
When Melanie Littlejohn ’97, vice president for New York Customer and Community Engagement at National Grid, was approached about her interest in participating as a presenter for the Our Time Has Come (OTHC) leadership program, she responded with enthusiasm. “I see it as a part of my responsibility. It’s my commitment to the future—to come in and share my journey,” she says.
The Our Time Has Come (OTHC) mentor program pairs professionals with OTHC Scholars to help the students prepare to navigate their careers after college. Mentors have the opportunity to share their knowledge and experiences, facilitate networking and serve as positive role models.
The Our Time Has Come (OTHC) scholarship program began with the mindfulness that no one understood the challenges of students of color better than alumni of color. That shared experience inspires alumni to support the scholarship each year. The Office of Multicultural Advancement created a new venture—the leadership program—to provide monthly professional development programming to help black and Latino students flourish on their career paths before graduation and enter the workforce with a strong community behind them. Continue Reading
The Office of Program Development has a new name: the Office of Multicultural Advancement. Simultaneously, the office has announced the formation of a new alumni advisory council. Both moves are intended to further the Office of Multicultural Advancement’s mission fostering diverse alumni involvement with the University and supporting Black and Latino students.
On November 2, Our Time Has Come Scholars headed to New York City for a career immersion at global media company Turner.