Monthly Archives: April 2018

10th Annual NYS Biotechnology Symposium

Biotech 3The 10th Annual NYS NYS Biotechnology Symposium is May 17th & 18th here in Syracuse, on the ESF Campus. Along with concurrent sessions, poster sessions, and opportunities to interact with exhibitors, this year’s keynote Speakers include Dr. Judith Albers (VanArsdale Chair in Entrepreneurship, SUNY Geneseo), Dr. Avery August (HHMI Professor and Associate Vice Provost, Cornell University), and Dr. Elizabeth Henaff (Assistant Professor, New York University). Registration and sponsorship details are available here

Join me in recognizing ESF graduate students

dsc_5992I am very pleased to let you know that

Dan Collins will continue as the ESF Open Academy Graduate Assistant for the 2018-19 academic year (his third!).  Dan is a Ph.D. student in Environmental and Forest Biology (Dr. Lee Newman, Major Professor).

The following graduate students were selected to serve as Teaching Fellows for the 26th Annual College-wide Graduate Assistant Colloquium on Teaching and Learning. Thanks to our entire graduate student community and to our faculty mentors for your longstanding support and active involvement. 

  • Dominique Derminio, Ph.D. student, Chemistry (Dr. Greg Boyer, Major Professor)
  • Xue Dong, Ph.D. student, Environmental & Forest Biology (Drs. Melissa Fierke and ElizabethFolta, Major Professors)
  • Katie Fee, M.S. student, Graduate Program in Environmental Science (Dr. Sharon Moran, Major Professor)
  • Kyungsun Lee, Ph.D. student, Graduate Program in Environmental Science (Dr. David Sonnenfeld, Major Professor)
  • Justine Weber, Ph.D. student, Environmental & Forest Biology (Dr. Don Leopold, Major Professor)

Please join me in recognizing and appreciating these graduate students. Thank you. Sincerely,

To learn more about the ESF Open Academy, visit us on the web or contact us today.

Chuck Spuches, Dean, ESF Open Academy

ESF Online Education: The whole world and more…

OA Gilr on Rock original webPlease share with colleagues the following opportunities to work here at ESF as part of our transformative online education initiative.  Two positons have been announced:

For more information about each of these positions visit  ESF Human Resources.

Learn more about ESF’s online education initiative here: ESF Online Education Plan excerpt

To learn more about the ESF Open Academy, visit us on the web or contact us today.

Chuck Spuches, Dean, ESF Open Academy