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City and County Mark April 22 as SUNY ESF Day

In 2020 the City of Syracuse and Onondaga County issued a joint proclamation marking the 50th anniversary of Earth Day and the contributions ESF has made to local, state, and national environmental and sustainability efforts. In recognition, it was proclaimed that Earth Day in the City of Syracuse and Onondaga County would also be known as SUNY ESF Day.

Spring Awards Presented

USA/Student Involvement and Leadership held their annual Spring Awards Banquet at SKY Armory April 17 to celebrate graduating seniors with dinner and an awards presentation. Approximately 100 students attended and awards were presented to a number of ESF students and employees. Senior Eddie Ward, environmental studies, was the featured speaker.

ESF Students Honored with Chancellor's Award for Student Excellence

Two students, Timothy Webb-Horvath and Molly Mulhar, from the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry were named 2021 SUNY Chancellor's Award for Student Excellence recipients.

Ramadan Observance Begin April 12

Ramadan is from Monday, April 12 to Wednesday, May 12. During the holy month, Muslims fast and do not consume food or drink during the daytime hours, but instead wake up early to eat a pre-dawn meal called suhoor and break their fast after sunset with a meal called iftar.

Choose Action Network Plans Events to Honor Survivors of Sexual Assault

ESF's Choose Action Network is sponsoring several events throughout April to honor survivors of sexual assault. Individuals can participate in the #30DaysofAction through the National Sexual Violence Resource Center on Instagram. Individuals who choose to participate may be entered to win Etsy gift cards.

Verostek Awarded Grant to Digitize, Create Metadata for Photos

Jane Verostek, associate librarian at Moon Library and overseer of the ESF Archives & Special Collections, has been awarded a $5,000 Central New York Library Resources Council Access and Digitization grant for 2021.

ESF Announces Plans for Fall 2021 Semester

The SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) is planning for a return to full in-person instruction for the fall 2021 semester.

Dr. Rundell Named Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Molluscs

Rundell, who teaches invertebrate zoology and evolution, focuses her research on Pacific island land snail evolution, conservation, and biogeography. She also heads a large collaborative project on the conservation of the Chittenango ovate amber snail, an endangered species found in Onondaga County.

ESF Receives SUNY Grant for Food Pantry

Marshall Hall Site Work Ramps Up

With the arrival of better weather, contractors The Pike Company, Inc. will be starting the heavy excavation work associated with the Marshall hall renovation within the next two weeks.