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Alumni and Friends

Liberal arts has been important in my success. It taught me to think and write creatively, and to look at different patterns.

Winston Fisher '96

As an A&S | Maxwell graduate or friend of the College, you are part of a worldwide community of 70,000 alumni who are professionally accomplished and socially engaged.

Your liberal arts education was built on exploration and discovery. It nurtured your curiosity and helped you develop critical thinking and communication skills, ethics and intercultural understanding. You gained the flexibility and focus to pursue your ambitions.

While no two alumni have followed the same path post-graduation, each has this in common: You are not afraid to take a stand and make a difference in ways big or small.

We are proud of the accomplishments of all our alumni and friends, and how you are shaping the world by living the liberal arts.

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Jon Bowman '81 may have the distinction of being the only alumnus to graduate on skates.
Recent Alumni News
Graphic with text that reads A&S Welcomes: with photos of Julie Albertson and John Nehme.

(May 17, 2024)

A&S Advancement Welcomes Two Directors of Development

Julie Albertson and John Nehme ’08, G ’10, G’12 bring more than 40 years of combined fundraising experience to the College of Arts and Sciences.

Bob Mankoff portrait.

(May 2, 2024)

‘How About Never?’ Capturing the Essence of Life in Cartoons

A&S alumnus Bob Mankoff’s liberal arts experience at Syracuse was a launchpad for a successful career in the cartoon industry.

Packrats in a midden nest.

(April 30, 2024)

A&S Biologist Calls for Protection and More Studies of Natural Time Capsules of Climate Change

Ancient rodent nests—or middens—offer critical ecological and evolutionary archives of the last 50,000 years. Katie Becklin helps lead an effort for midden preservation and study.

Karma Sawyer portrait.

(April 11, 2024)

Syracuse Alumna Recognized as Emerging Leader in Sustainable Energy

Karma Sawyer selected to join prestigious New Voices cohort at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.

Maggie FitzPatrick portrait.

(Feb. 28, 2024)

A&S | Maxwell Alumna Margaret FitzPatrick Nominated by President Biden for Role on National Council on the Humanities

FitzPatrick, who majored in English and policy studies, has been designated to serve on a national council that helps set policy and funding priorities for humanities-related research and scholarship across the country.

Behzad Mortazavi

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