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Syracuse University, College of Arts and Sciences

STEMming the Gap at Syracuse

A look at some of the STEM initiatives changing the game on campus. (VIDEO)

Oct. 23, 2015, by Amy Manley

The IT Girl program at the iSchool

As part of Syracuse’s Orange Central homecoming celebration, leaders from four Syracuse University schools and colleges will address what the University is doing to address the gap in STEM education, highlighting some of campus initiatives in place that target both current students, as well as prospective admits.

The panel discussion, will take place today, October 23, from 2–3 p.m. in the Life Sciences Complex auditorium. 

Moderated by Alland Leandre ’88, a graduate of the College of Engineering and Computer Science (ECS), and a member of the School of Information Studies (iSchool) Board of Advisors, the panel will feature: Teresa Dahlberg, ECS Dean and Professor; Joanna Masingila, School of Education Dean and Professor; Karin Ruhlandt, College of Arts and Sciences Dean and Distinguished Professor; and Jeffrey Stanton, iSchool Interim Dean and Professor. 

The event is open to the entire Syracuse University community – faculty, staff, and students are encouraged to attend. 

For attendees not able to attend in person, the panel will be livestreamed online. Participants are also encouraged to follow the discussion live on Twitter and submit their questions using the hashtag #SUSTEM

For more information, contact Jennifer Russo at the School of Education at