Join us for events on campus and across the country. Events are being added continuously; visit often to see the latest!


CBT Martha’s Vineyard

Week of August 12, 2018

Join us for a summertime Coming Back Together reunion on the Vineyard! Connect with SU alumni, family and friends during a week of cultural activities, including three special Syracuse events. Register now and plan your trip.

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month event with Anish Shroff, ESPN

April 13, 2018
6 p.m.
Peter Graham Scholarly Commons
Bird Library, room 114

This commemorative lecture will focus on ethnic identity and the power of being undefined. Anish Shroff is an ESPN studio host, anchor and play-by-play commentator for college sports

Our Time Has Come Scholar Ceremony and Reception

April 17, 2018
5:30-7:30 p.m.
Chancellor’s House, 300 Comstock Avenue
RSVP by April 10.

RSVP to Angela Morales-Patterson, assistant director of alumni and donor engagement, at

Book presentation and signing with Taye Diggs ’93 and Shane Evans ’93

April 19, 2018
11 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Coca-Cola Headquarters, 1 Coca-Cola Plaza NW, Atlanta
RSVP by April 13

Details: Join author and actor Taye Diggs ’93 and illustrator Shane Evans ’93 for a special presentation and book signing of their popular children’s stories, Mixed Me! and Chocolate Me!

Register now

Words That Inspire: An Evening with Alumni Authors

May 3, 2018
6:30-8:30 p.m.
National Union Building

Please join us for an evening of conversation featuring a panel of three Syracuse University alumni authors who have chosen to use writing to share their personal experience as a pathway for hope and inspiration for others.

Soar: A Memoir was written by Gail Campbell Wooley in the last two years of her life before losing her battle with sickle cell disease in 2015.

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Black Graduation

Friday, May 11, 2018
8:30 pm
Goldstein Auditorium

You are cordially invited to the 14th annual Itanwa Orinwa ceremony with this year’s theme: “Black by Popular Demand: Be Celebrated, Not Tolerated!” Join us as we celebrate all degree candidates of class of 2018 who identify as being part of the African Diaspora. Our 2018 keynote speaker is Barry L. Wells, special assistant to the Chancellor. In addition, we have student speakers and performances paying homage to the graduating class and reminiscing our time over the last four years. Overall, this ceremony acknowledges the historical plight of our people’s pursuit to and through higher education systems and to provide a historical voice and story that can be a legacy for generations to come.

Multicultural Graduation Reception

Sunday, May 13, 2018
Noon-2 p.m.
Panasci Lounge, Schine Student Center

Open to all students and their families

Register now

Save the date

New York City and New Jersey Alumni Picnic
June 3, 2018
Liberty State Park, NJ

More details coming soon