Our Scholarship Fund is arguably our most significant contribution to our community. Through this Fund, we award eight $1,100 scholarships annually to students from CNY who are studying at SU. Members dues and fundraisers help support the CNY Alumni Scholarship Fund.
National Orange Day
National Orange Day is a an annual celebration of all things orange! Every March 24, our Club, along with alumni across the nation and the world, celebrate the 1870 founding of our beloved alma mater. Like SU Alumni Clubs nationwide, we engage in community service activities surrounding the observation of National Orange Day.
Relay for Life
Ever wish you could “hang out” on the turf of the Carrier Dome? Well, Relay for Life is your chance! Relay is the most prominent fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. It is a 12-hour event that lasts through the night and contains solemn remembrances to loved ones lost to cancer as well as tributes to survivors and those who are currently battling the disease. The event brings together friends, food, and entertainment and ignites the enthusiasm needed to raise money for such a worthwhile cause. The 2017 SU Relay for Life in the Dome will take place on Friday, April 21, 2017, starting at 6:00 p.m.
Light The Night Walk
The Light the Night Walk is the major fall fundraiser for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of CNY. The Walk brings together many community members who are dedicated to raising money for the battle against blood cancers and for the support of those who are fighting these diseases. Please see www.lightthenight.org/cny for more info.
Susan G. Komen for the Cure
Please visit www.komencny.org to support the Susan G. Komen for the Cure in CNY.
Syracuse Poster Project
We encourage you to check out the Syracuse Poster Project, which brings together community poets and Syracuse University artists to create an annual series of illustrated poetry posters. SU art professor Roger DeMuth leads a group of 16 to 20 students each year in creating an illustrated poster using a haiku of the student’s choice. Please see the Poster Project web site for more info and please consider purchasing one of their excellent posters to help sustain this exciting program.