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Spring Commencement


ESF's Class of 2017 joined the ranks of alumni Saturday, May 13, outfitted with their academic degrees and ESF flags to take with them on their adventures. The college conferred approximately 400 degrees during Commencement exercises at the SRC Arena and Events Center in Syracuse.

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Dr. Nosa Egiebor: Provost

new provost

Dr. Nosa Egiebor, who most recently served as chief international officer and professor of chemical engineering at the University of Mississippi in Oxford, Mississippi, joins ESF today (May 15) as provost and executive vice president. ESF President Quentin Wheeler said Egiebor brings to the College a wealth of administrative experience, an impressive background in engineering, and a unique strength and perspective in international collaborations.

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Top 10 New Species

A spider and an ant whose names are drawn from references in popular modern-day literature, a brilliant pink katydid and an omnivorous rat are among the discoveries identified by ESF as the Top 10 New Species for 2017. The 10th annual list, compiled by ESF's International Institute for Species Exploration (IISE), also includes a strikingly colored freshwater stingray and two plants - a bush tomato that appears to "bleed" when it's cut and an orchid with the face of the devil.

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15th Environmental Challenge

Tuesday, May 23, 2017, 8:00 am - 1:30 pm, Gateway Center and SU Carrier Dome, ESF/SCSD Environmental Challenge

Rich Lake Canoe Excursion

Thursday, June 1, 2017, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm, Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5922 State Route 28N Newcomb, NY 12852, AIC Events

ESF Alumni Association Board Meeting

Thursday, June 1, 2017, 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm, Francesca's Cucina, Syracuse, Click Here to Register Online!

Syracuse Campus Accepted Student Reception

Friday, June 2, 2017, 8:30 am - 11:45 am, Gateway Center, Website

ESF Athletics Golf Tournament

Friday, June 2, 2017, 11:30 am - 6:00 pm, The Links @ Erie Village Golf Course, Website

Fly Fishing Weekend Workshop

June 2 - 4, 6:00 pm - 2:00 pm, Adirondack Interpretive Center, 5922 State Route 28N Newcomb, NY 12852, Website

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