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Leopold to Present on Onondaga Lake Restoration

The March 5 session of Institute for Retired People will feature Dr. Donald Leopold, an ESF Distinguished Teaching Professor and chair of the Department of Environmental and Forestry Biology. He will discuss the many vegetation-based restoration projects at various stages near Onondaga Lake.

Campus Presidents Ask State Legislature to Invest in SUNY

The leadership from every State University of New York (SUNY) campus in the Central New York area gathered at ESF Feb. 25 to call on local legislative leaders to continue their bold leadership in supporting New York's public higher education sector by creating a new Investment Fund and extending NYSUNY 2020 – including the broadly successful rational tuition policy – in the 2015-16 New York State Budget.

Career Fair Links Students, Prospective Employers

With more than 85 potential employers on hand, Taylor Della Rocco went into ESF's Environmental Career Fair with a plan.

ESF Senior Honored at National STEM Conference

ESF senior and Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program (CSTEP) student Danielle Berry won second place for her poster presentation in the chemistry and chemical sciences category at the Emerging Researchers National (ERN) Conference in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics conference in Washington, D.C.

Freshman Shines at Deneault Memorial Invitational

Freshman phenom Shannon Gordinier continued her high level of performance in the 60-meter dash at the Marc Deneault Memorial Invitational at Cornell University Feb. 21.

Basketball Team Falls to Canton in Season Finale

The Mighty Oaks men's basketball team fell to the SUNY Canton Roos, 74-57, in its season finale on the road at the Roos House.

Meet Peace Corps Volunteer Leah Davis

Leah Davis, a 2014 graduate of ESF, is a Peace Corps volunteer in Nicaragua. She is from Arlington, Virginia, and began serving with the Peace Corps Nov. 14, 2014.

ESF among Peace Corps’ Top Volunteer-Producing Schools

The Peace Corps has released its 2015 rankings of the top volunteer-producing colleges and universities across the country. ESF ranked No. 8 among small schools, with 12 alumni currently volunteering worldwide.

Seniors Lead ESF Over Davis College

Before the start of the season's final basketball game, ESF bid farewell to seniors Couri Leuschner (Carmel, N.Y., natural resources management), Matt Kowalski (Depew, N.Y., construction management), Danny MacElrath (Milton, N.Y., environmental resources engineering) and Suthod Young (Moosup, Conn., construction management). Those seniors then came up big as the Mighty Oaks defeated the Davis College Falcons 83-78 at Allyn Hall on the Onondaga Community College campus.

Environmental Career Fair Comes to Campus

More than 85 potential employers are expected to visit the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) to showcase what they do and discuss career opportunities with ESF students at the 14th Annual Environmental Career Fair Feb. 25.