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About Syracuse

The City of Syracuse, located in Onondaga County, is the region's major metropolitan center. It has been appropriately called the Crossroads of New York State, due to its central location and the fact that the State's two major interstates intersect here. Some notable attractions include:

  • The Eric Canal Museum, tracing the waterway's history in the 1850 Weighlock Building
  • In the old state armory, the Milton J. Rubenstein Museum of Science & Technology (MOST) offers interactive exhibits and a planetarium
  • Designed by I.M.  Pei, the Everson Museum of Art Focuses on American artwork
  • The opulent 1920s Landmark Theatre hosts Broadway hits and concerts

Fun Facts about Syracuse

  • National Geographic's Green Guide named Syracuse "One of America's Top 20 Green Cities"
  • Our State Fair is the longest running State Fair in the country, beginning in 1848.
  • The first woman to argue a case before the Supreme Court was a Syracuse University graduate, Belva Lockwood.
  • 27 antennae located on the moon were made in Syracuse by Sims.
  • More fun facts

About ESF(SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry)

The College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) is the premier college in the nation focused on the science, design, engineering and management of natural resources and the environment. ESF offers 24 undergraduate and 30 graduate degree programs, and is consistently ranked among the nation's top universities based on value, class size and student engagement. ESF faculty come from impressive backgrounds and conduct research at the forefront of solving many of the world's environmental problems. For more information please visit: