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To support and promote the academic achievement, multicultural competence, social development, civic engagement, and retention of students from historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups at Syracuse University.

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Eric D. Pritchard, Ph.D.


This year’s commemorative speaker is Eric D. Pritchar, Ph.D., He is the author of Fashioning Lives: Black Queers and the Politics of Literacy. The lecture is on Wednesday, Feb. 13, in 304ABC Schine Student Center at 7 p.m.  For more info. contact Cedric T. Bolton.


A Time for Joy and A Time for Sorrow

February 22

A Time for Joy and a Time for Sorrow is an Art Exhibition at the Community Folk Art Center. A Time for Joy and A Time for Sorrow is an exploration of identity, spirituality and the significance of experience.  For more info, contact Spencer Stultz at


Lawrence K. Jackson, '13

February 26

Sankofa Alumni Lecture Series with Lawrence K. Jackson '13

Place: Syracuse University, Watson Theater
Time: 6:00 p.m.-8 p.m.


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"I acknowledge with respect the Onondaga Nation, firekeepers of the Haudenosaunee, the indigenous people on whose ancestral lands Syracuse University now stands.”

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Supporting Undocumented / DACA Students

Visit this website for resources to help DACA/Undocumented students and students with “mixed-status families”, where some family members are undocumented, navigate our campus community. 

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Barack Obama