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A Time to Celebrate

The College of Arts and Sciences congratulates its newly admitted students and graduating seniors! It is a privilege to be part of so many lives. The A&S connection unites faculty, students, and alumni across disciplines and across the country. Through the transformative power of the liberal arts, students and alumni at every point of their academic journeys gain the intellectual foundation for a life well-lived.

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Welcome, new students!

Congratulations on being accepted into the accomplished Arts and Sciences family. Faculty, staff, students, and alumni can't wait to meet you. Eager to jump into the A&S experience? Watch student videos for a glimpse into their lives. Don't forget to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, and YouTube... and see you in August!

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2019 Commencement Information

Graduating students, you’ve earned this public recognition of your accomplishments. Don’t miss your moment of Commencement Weekend!

  • Doctoral hooding ceremony Friday, May 10 at 5 p.m., Goldstein Auditorium
  • Bachelor’s degree convocation (A&S and Maxwell) Saturday, May 11 at 8:30 a.m., Carrier Dome
  • Master’s degree convocation May 11 at 2 p.m., Setnor Auditorium


Top News

Ph.D. student Jane Pascar is using an NSF fellowship to help stop the spread of mosquito-borne diseases.

Check out a few recent media highlights featuring our faculty from a broad range of disciplines. Bravo!

Student Brett McKnight was part of a Marine Recon unit. Now he's a 4.0 student studying biology in A&S. See how he came to choose Syracuse.

Our red-tailed hawk eggs are beginning to hatch! Don't miss a moment with the new camera system donated by Anne Marie Patti Higgins ’76, G’90. Then, check out our page’s other hawk-related items.

Ally Peyton '21 shares the corporate experience she gained as part of the Winston Fisher seminar.

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Upcoming Events

12:00 AM

Discover Atlanta Immersion Trip

Atlanta, GA

Expenses-paid, three-day immersion trip enabling students to meet with industry leaders and alumni from various companies in Atlanta. For more information, email Kristen Aust,, or call ...

3:30 PM

TBD by Mark Trodden

Room: 202/204 Physics Bldg.


Read our noteworthy page for more information about these and other accomplishments from the Arts and Sciences community.

Student Shines in National Problem-Solving Competition (posted 05-16-2019)

Psychology major Sayem Sinha proposes ways to improve the accuracy of presidential election polling.

Alumna to Join Teach for America (posted 05-16-2019)

Sylvia Montijo '19 will begin a two-year appointment at a New York City middle school.

Exploring Gender Stereotypes in Robots (posted 05-16-2019)

Triple major wins Max Kade Prize for best paper.

Physics Alumna Awarded Postdoctoral Fellowship in Prague (posted 05-13-2019)

Gizem Şengör G’18 is part of the new Central European Institute for Cosmology and Fundamental Physics.