HEOP Student News

HEOP Congratulates Class of 2022

The Arthur O Eve Higher Education Opportunity Program would like to take a moment to acknowledge the accomplishments of our students in the Class of 2022.  At your Summer Start banquet in 2018, Mohamed Kane said, “The words that I will share with you all tonight are to try not to think of leaving your...
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HEOP Alum, Rodney Morocho ’21, Featured on iSchool Website

April 27, 2022 Hard Work Leads to “Smooth Sailing” iSchool grad achieves a long-time goal when he lands a job with IBM   Rodney Morocho ’21 Rodney Morocho arrived at Syracuse University as an undeclared biology major on the pre-med track in the College of Arts and Sciences. He changed his major several times while...
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HEOP Student, Ivana Xie ’22, Published on Syracuse.com

Refugee debate team formed during Covid needs boost in funding to keep going Published: Apr. 27, 2022, 12:13 p.m.   Students from the Northside Learning Center Speech and Debate Team. Photo courtesy of Rayan Mohamed. By Ivana Xie | Contributing Writer Rayan Mohamed, a refugee from Ethiopia, and Ladan Farah, a refugee from Kenya, both...
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SSS Student, Ashanti Hunter ’22, Featured on SU Homepage

Sowing Seeds of Hope An aspiring educator wants to make urban schools more inclusive for students, teachers and administrators. Senior Ashanti Hunter ’22, an inclusive early childhood special education major, is graduating with more than 900 hours of field experience in eight different settings.­ In Brooklyn’s Fort Greene Park, there’s a small garden where Syracuse...
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David Knapp and Joanna Spitzner ’92 named ‘Unsung Heroes’ for work with SENSES Project

University Announces ‘Unsung Heroes’ in Honor of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. ANNUAL REV. DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. CELEBRATION DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION HENDRICKS CHAPEL UNSUNG HEROES The 37th annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Committee has announced the 2022 Unsung Hero Award winners. The Unsung Hero Award is given to community...
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HEOP Student and Barnes Center at The Arch Peer Educator, Yhanelly Ruiz, Mentioned in Article About SoulTalk Wellness Series

Supporting Student Wellness Series: SoulTalk Thursday, October 28, 2021, By Gabrielle Lake Sharing stressors, concerns and more can benefit individuals but for one reason or another, students may find themselves unable to talk to members of their support network. SoulTalk can be a resource for students who are not sure where to start on their internal...
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HEOP Student, Aicha Sacko, Interviews Colin Kaepernick for Cover Story of Ebony

To view full article: https://www.ebony.com/colin-kaepernick/ UNSTOPPABLE Ever since the NFL sidelined Colin Kaepernick for taking a knee during the playing of the “Star-Spangled Banner,” he has continued the fight to effect positive change by any means necessary. Here, he talks with Sunny Hostin about his projects, including a youth camp, publishing and media companies, and a Netflix series based...
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SSS Student, Jazmine Richardson, Highlighted in Syracuse University Story

Being the Change Biotechnology and African American studies major takes an interdisciplinary approach to addressing inequity in health care. Jazmine Richardson ’22 was drawn to biotechnology for its interdisciplinary nature and to African American studies for its context of culture and history. She looks forward to applying her education to addressing issues of inequity in...
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HEOP Junior, Jordan Pierre, Highlighted in Daily Orange

SU junior’s clothing brand uplifts voices of those frustrated by social injustice Meghan Hendricks | Assistant Photo Editor Pierre chose SU because he saw an opportunity to explore new creative horizons, but his friends said he was recognized as a community leader long before he went to college. By Brandon Williams CONTRIBUTING WRITER UPDATED: Sept. 1, 2021...
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HEOP Says Farewell to Dave Peterson After 15 Years of Service

The Arthur O Eve Higher Education Opportunity Program would like to congratulate Dave Peterson on his new career path. Dave has recently accepted a position with the Center for Learning and Student Success (CLASS) as a Senior Academic Learning Specialist after 15 years of service to HEOP. Though this move is bittersweet for us as...
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HEOP Names June Scholar of the Month

The Arthur O. Eve Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP) Scholar of the Month is a student who has achieved academic success, while utilizing resources and being an active member of the campus community and HEOP program. Students are nominated by their counselors and selected by the Social Media Committee monthly. Congratulations, Amanda!
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HEOP & SSS Honors Awardees at Graduation Celebration

The Arthur O Eve Higher Education Opportunity Program and TRiO Student Support Services at Syracuse University are proud to honor the following individuals as part of their 2021 Graduation Celebration.   The Robert L. Boney Service in Perpetuity Award is presented to the Syracuse University Professionals (past or present), alumni and/or community members who consistently provides or provided great...
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