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Community

Community Involvement

All members of the Syracuse Academy Family are encouraged to donate their time, talent and treasure to the Central New York community and beyond. An emphasis on community stewardship is imperative to developing successful global citizens and ensuring future generations a positive and productive environment.

  • Food Bank of Central New York
  • Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts
  • Onondaga County Parks
  • Toys for Tots
  • Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital
  • V.A. Hospital

Community Partnerships

Syracuse Academy partners with organizations to provide students with an educational experience that goes well beyond the classroom. Through experiences with higher-ed institutions, corporate institutions and nonprofit organizations, students gain knowledge that complements and intensifies the academic experience. 

  • Empower Federal Credit Union 
  • Partners for Education in Business
  • SUNY Oswego
  • Syracuse University

Notable Guests

Syracuse Academy invites influential members of the community and beyond to be a part of the social and academic fabric throughout the year. Special guests are appreciated for their inspiring stories, and professional experience.

Academia

  • Bill Smullen, Professor, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University
  • James B. Steinberg, Dean, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University
  • Dr. Timothy Eatman, Assistant Professor, Syracuse University School of Education

Business and Media

  • Evelyn Carter, Director of Community Relations, Wegmans Food Markets
  • Christie Casciano, Anchor, NewsChannel 9 and Author
  • Mary Kate Intaglietta, Executive Director, Baltimore Woods
  • Melanie Littlejohn, Regional Executive of Central New York, National Grid
  • Ted Long and Amy Robbins, Radio Personalities, 93Q
  • Jennifer Sanders, Reporter, NewsChannel 9 
  • Wayne Mahar, Chief Meteorologist, CNY Central
  • Matt Stevens, Meteorologist, CNY Central
  • Paul Tremont, President, SRC, Inc.

Government

  • Anthony S. Bottar, Vice Chancellor, New York State Board of Regents
  • Ann Marie Buerkle, Former Representative
  • John DeFrancisco, New York State Senator
  • Bob Dougherty, Syracuse Common Councilor
  • William Fitzpatrick, Onondaga County District Attorney
  • Helen Hudson, Syracuse Common Councilor
  • Dr. John B. King, Jr., Commissioner of Education and President of the University of the State of New York
  • Dan Maffei, Representative
  • Joanie Mahoney, County Executive
  • Stephanie Miner, Mayor, City of Syracuse
  • Bill Phillips, President, Northeast Charter Schools Network
  • David J. Valesky, New York State Senator

Service

  • David Barrette, 1st
  • Frank Fowler, Chief of Police, Syracuse Police Department
  • Ret. Major General Robert A. Knauff
  • Onondaga County Resource Recovery Agency (OCRRA)
  • Onondaga County Sheriff’s Department
  • Syracuse Fire Department
  • Deputy Chief, Syracuse Police Department
  • Google Educational Tools
  • Renaissance Learning
  • Study Island
  • Naviance