ESF Hosts NYS Education’s Smart Scholars Regional Meeting

ESF proudly hosted the recent New York State Education Department’s Smart Scholars Early College High School Western-Central Regional Meeting

Organized and hosted by Evelyn Maclutsky, Smart Scholars ECHS Program, NYSED, along with Lynanne DeTore, Vice Principal at Nottingham High School (Syracuse City School District), and Dr. Valerie Luzadis, Interim Provost and Executive Vice President at SUNY ESF.

Along with Evelyn Maclutsky, Jill Lansing, Assistant Vice Chancellor of SUNY, and teams from Buffalo NYSED2.jpgCity School District,  Buffalo State College, Erie Community College, Niagara Falls City School District, Niagara University,  Rochester City School District, Monroe Community College, St. John Fisher College, Syracuse City School District, SUNY College of Environmental Science & Forestry, and Onondaga Community College gathered to share program highlights, best practices, and next steps in this incredibly important and successful initiative.

As part of the program, Dr. Tom Amidon, Professor of Paper and Bioprocess Engineering at ESF discussed biofuels and biotechnology, and Fil Larosa, Plant Utilities Engineer at ESF, provided a tour and discussion of the Gateway Center’s innovative combined heat and power system.

All of us at ESF are proud of our partnership with the Syracuse City School District and of all our Smart Scholars colleagues.  Thanks and congratulations to everyone involved and to Katherina Searing and the ESF Outreach staff for their leadership and support!

Dr. Chuck Spuches, ESF Outreach

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