Upstate welcomes largest class to its Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program

Twenty-nine students chose to spend their summer working alongside Upstate faculty seeking scientific discoveries.


Nursing student to present research at Australia conference

Taylor Solak, BS, RN, CCRN, a master’s degree student in the College of Nursing, will present her research on efforts to boost the number bachelor’s degree-prepared nurses in the profession.


Mark Schmitt, PhD, to serve as interim vice president for research

While overseeing Upstate’s research mission, Schmitt will continue to serve as dean of the College of Graduate Studies.

A PRESIDENTIAL HONOR: Cleveland Morris, LPN, center, receives the President’s Award for Community Campus Employee of the Year, Clinical Division, from Upstate Medical University President and Health System CEO Danielle Laraque-Arena, MD, FAAP, left, and Chief Nursing Officer Nancy Page, MS, RN, NEA-BC, in recognition of his outstanding care of patients and his development of a team-focused workflow system that has helped enhance the organization of morning responsibilities. Dozens of employees were honored with president awards during ceremonies last month.