Category Archives: education

Upstate ranks near top for undergraduate career earnings in latest College Scorecard

Upstate Medical University ranks as one of the top institutions in the country for undergraduate career earnings, according to the College Scorecard, recently released by the U.S. Department of Education. Students graduating from Upstate’s  undergraduate programs earned the third highest … Continue reading

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TOPS receives excellence in philanthropic service award

Upstate Medical University presented 16 awards at its fall convocation Sept. 16. The President’s Award for Excellence in Philanthropic Service, Corporate, was given to TOPS Friendly Markets. Below is the company’s profile, as it appears in the convocation program. By … Continue reading

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Baldwin Fund receives award for exemplary support of biomedical research

Upstate Medical University presented 16 awards at its fall convocation Sept. 16. The President’s Award for Exemplary Support of Biomedical Research was given to Carol M. Baldwin Breast Cancer Research Fund of Central New York. Below is a profile of the … Continue reading

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‘Diabetes: Across the Lifespan’ forum set for Nov. 4

The 15th annual CNY Diabetes Forum is scheduled for 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 4. It’s a free event, with limited seating. Reserve your spot today by calling 315-464-8668 or 1-800-464-8668. The forum takes place in the cafeteria at … Continue reading

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Boeheims receive Upstate’s Distinguished Service award

Upstate Medical University presented 16 awards at its fall convocation Sept. 16. The President’s Award for Distinguished  Service was given to James A. and Juli G. Boeheim. Below is their biography, as it appears in the convocation program. By Stephanie … Continue reading

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Making music helps kids with autism connect with others

Zachary Cottell, 4, often wears earphones to muffle outside noise, which can be agitating and disruptive for children on the autism spectrum. But on a recent Friday night, Zachary put down his earphones, picked up plastic noise makers (boom whackers) … Continue reading

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Ronald Angona, Jr. receives President’s Award

Upstate Medical University presented 16 awards at its fall convocation Sept. 16. The President’s Award for Outstanding Voluntary Faculty Service, College of Health Professions, was given to Ronald E. Angona, Jr. Below is his biography, as it appears in the … Continue reading

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Micah Lissy, MD, receives President’s Award

Upstate Medical University presented 16 awards at its fall convocation Sept. 16. The President’s Award for Outstanding Volunteer Faculty Service, Binghamton campus, was given to Micah Lissy, MD. Below is his biography, as it appears in the convocation program. By … Continue reading

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Kevin Neville received President’s Award

Upstate Medical University presented 16 awards at its fall convocation Sept. 16. The President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, College of Health Professions, was given to Kevin Neville. Below is his biography, as it appears in the convocation program. By … Continue reading

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6 ways a dietitian can help with cancer treatment

Registered dietitians play an important role in cancer care. The Upstate Cancer Center’s Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Maria Erdman gives six examples: * Patients in treatment for cancer do better when they are well nourished. Erdman said, “a well-nourished patient will … Continue reading

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