• Scholarship Golf Tournament: Return to Bellevue – Friday, September 8

    Our 22nd Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament returns to Bellevue Country Club on Friday, September 8, 2017!

    Here is an outline of the schedule:

    11:30 a.m. Registration Opens
    11:30 a.m. Lunch catered by Phat Cat Food Truck
    12:30 p.m. Golf Shotgun Start
    4:30 p.m. Happy Hour
    5:30 p.m. Dinner and Awards

    All proceeds from this event support the SU Alumni Club of CNY’s Scholarship Fund, which provides scholarships for students from CNY who are attending SU.

    We hope you will join us!  You may register as an individual golfer ($140) or you may register as a foursome ($560).  You may also register as a foursome with a Team Sponsor ($650).  If you’re not a golfer, we hope you will join us for the cocktail hour and dinner ($50)!  Please complete our online registration form to sign up for any of these options.

    See the list of prizes that will be up for grabs in our auction!

    Questions? Please contact Jen Barclay at 617-413-5621 or

    If you’d like to register “off line,” you may complete and print the registration form and send it with a check payable to “SU Alumni Club of CNY” to:

    CNY Orange Scholarship Events
    c/o Jennifer Barclay
    3393 Stiles Road
    Syracuse, NY 13209

    If you or your business would like to be SPONSOR for our Tournament, please review the options below.  Please send a check payable to “SU Alumni Club of CNY” to the address above.  Here are the SPONSORSHIP options:

    Naming Sponsor ($2000): One sponsor at this level can name this year’s event! Imagine your name in the headline of all communications. Sponsor is granted four entries to the event.
    Platinum Sponsor ($700): Sponsorship at this level earns special recognition in all dinner and golf documentation and is granted four entries to the event.
    Team Sponsor ($650): Sponsorship provides recognition on a tee or green during golf, along with four entries to the event.  (You may use the online registration form linked above.)
    Cocktail Hour ($300): Sponsorship at this level provide the cocktail hour. Signage will be displayed during the hour along with one entry to the cocktail hour, dinner & auction.
    Tee or Green Sponsor ($100): Sponsors are recognized during the golf event with a signs placed at a tee or green and in event documents.
    Beverage Cart ($150): Sponsors are recognized during the golf event with signs placed on the beverage cart and in event documents.

    Questions? Please contact Jen Barclay at 617-413-5621 or


    Thanks to AXA for being a sponsor of our Golf Tournament.


  • Orange Exchange Breakfast – Friday, Sept. 8- Travel & Drone Photography

    What: Orange Exchange Breakfast
    When: Friday, Sept. 8, 8:00-9:30 a.m.
    Where: Barnes Hiscock Mansion, 930 James St.
    Who: SU Alumni & Friends
    Cost: $15

    Presenter: Chase Gutman, Award Winning Travel and Drone Photographer


    Chase Guttman is an award-winning travel photographer, drone photography expert, author, writer, lecturer and social media influencer. Three-time recipient and first American to win Young Travel Photographer of the Year, a prestigious international competition judged by museum curators and magazine editors, Guttman was named a World’s Top Travel Photographer by Condé Nast Traveler, a Rising Star by Instagram and won the 2017 Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Storytelling and Exploration—a lifetime achievement level honor. His recent book, The Handbook of Drone Photography, was one of the first written on the topic and received critical acclaim from publications such as Travel + Leisure, The Telegraph, Business Insider, The Daily Mail and the New York Post, among others.

    Named a 3 Best Travel Photography Blogger by USA Today, Guttman is a frequent contributor to the New York Daily News, The Huffington Post, Family Travel and Light Stalking. He has been published in National Geographic Publications, Condé Nast Traveler, Travel + Leisure, Lonely Planet, Photo District News, The Guardian, CNN, BBC, ESPN and more. The Manhattan Borough President opened his solo exhibition in New York City when he was just 16 years old and he since had his work shown at the esteemed Royal Geographical Society as well as Photo Beijing, Saint James Cavalier and Calumet Gallery to name a few.

    With over 60,000 engaged followers in his social media community, Guttman is an influencer who was named an Emerging Voice by Instagram and placed on the platform’s exclusive Suggested Users List.

    Chief of Photography for a cutting-edge drone research and development lab, Guttman’s client list includes Procter & Gamble, Intel, GoPro, The Dallas Morning News, The New York Institute of Photography, Fodor’s Travel Publications, Tauck Tours, The Kingdom of Swaziland, Relais & Châteaux and Luxury Collection properties.

    RSVP to with the number of people in your party if you plan to attend.

    Breakfast will be ready at 8:00 a.m. and the presentation will begin at 8:30 a.m.  Pre-and post-talk gives plenty of time to meet your fellow alumni, connect, and network.

    Price for the event is $15 at the door and includes breakfast, event, and gratuities. There is ample free parking.

  • Bill Leaf Memorial Kickball Tournament – Saturday, September 23

    The SU Alumni Club of CNY is hosting the 12th Annual Bill Leaf Memorial Kickball Tournament on Saturday, September 23, at the Syracuse Kickball Park on Rt. 57 in Liverpool starting at 9:30 a.m. This event seeks to raise awareness of the dangers of DWI while supporting two memorial scholarship funds: the Bill Leaf Fund at SU and the Samantha Reynolds Fund at Liverpool High School. Bill and Samantha were killed by drunk drivers in separate incidents in 2006 and 2008, respectively.

    The Kickball Tournament is a fun day for great causes. The cost is $26/person and includes a team T-shirt, breakfast, and lunch. The tournament is double elimination. We encourage you to pull together a team of friends, family, neighbors, or coworkers and enter the tournament. No kickball expertise is required! Only a positive attitude is necessary!

    Please see details and registration at or contact Brian Drake at or 315-529-7231 with any questions.