Kathleen Iles, Heather Nelson honored with Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence

The award recognizes top SUNY students for academic excellence, leadership and service.


From the Ukraine to Upstate, a decade of hard work pays off

Juggling a young family, language barrier and a job, Andriy Heryak graduates from the College of Health Professions Sunday.


Upstate celebrates International Clinical Trials Day

More than 200 active clinical trials are underway at Upstate, testing treatments for numerous diseases, including HIV, Parkinson’s disease and stroke.

COMMENCEMENT TRIO: Carolyn Jones, a documentary filmmaker specializing in stories about the human element of caring; Jean William Pape, MD, a Haitian-born physician known internationally for his work in infectious diseases; and Tracy Shenandoah, the faithkeeper for the Onondaga Nation and Iroquois Confederacy, will speak to graduates and receive honorary degrees at the Upstate Medical University Commencement Sunday, May 20. Degrees will be awarded to 462 students in four separate ceremonies to be held at the John H. Mulory Civic Center: The College of Health Professions will graduate 148 students at a ceremony to be held at 9 a.m; the College of Nursing will graduate 119 students at a ceremony to be held at 11:30 a.m.; the College of Graduate Studies will graduate 23 students at a ceremony to be held at 1:30 p.m.; and the College of Medicine will graduate 172 students (146 MD, 18 MPH, three MD/PhD, three MD/MPH, three Certificate of Public Health) in a ceremony to be held at 3 p.m.