Upcoming Events


Check out these upcoming events. You may find a great reason to come back to campus, connect with classmates in your area or participate in executive education programming to develop new skills.

Whitman Alumni Club of CNY Spring Meeting, March 16, 5:30-8:30 pm, Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel and Conference Center: You are invited to join the Whitman Alumni Club of CNY for the Spring Meeting, featuring special guest speaker Melanie Littlejohn, regional executive at National Grid. To RSVO, contact Chip Lewis at by March 13 at clewis9065@aol.com. Learn more.

The Syracuse Symposium Spring Schedule: Syracuse Symposium continues its yearlong examination of “Place” with events through the end of April. Learn more.

The Portraits of Gregory Heisler Reception, March 23, 6:00-8:00 p.m., Lubin House, New York City: A reception to celebrate the run of The Portraits of Gregory Heisler at the Palitz GalleryLearn More. 

Orange Circle Awards, March 23, 4:00-6:00 p.m., Schine 304ABC and Panasci Lounge, Syracuse University: The Orange Circle Award honors individuals who go above and beyond in their daily lives and who possess a deep responsibility for extraordinary philanthropic acts. This year, the Office of Alumni Engagement will be honoring Carrie Lazarus ’80, Ariel Ash-Shakoor G’17 and student organization Camp Kesem with the 2017 Orange Circle Award. In addition, Carrie Lazarus ’80 is the featured as the Phanstiel Lecture Speaker, in which she will discuss the importance of philanthropy and her work with the Carrie Lazarus Fund for Extraordinary TalentLearn More.

ROTC Alumni Breakfast, March 31, 8:00-9:30 am, Goldstein Alumni and Faculty Center, Syracuse University: The Office of Alumni Engagement invites our Air Force and Army ROTC alumni to join us for a buffet breakfast at the Goldstein Alumni and Faculty Center. Program will include remarks by Col. Robert P. Lowell, USA Ret. ’68, President of the Syracuse University Army ROTC Alumni Association. Learn More.

WhitmanNYC Happy Hour Series: The Whitman Alumni Club of NYC invites you to enjoy the Club’s new happy hour series to help connect with your Syracuse University professional network. Happy hours will be held on April 5, May 3 and June 7 with more potential dates to follow at Marshall Street Bar from 6-8pm. Drink specials and wing deals. Learn more.

Orange Advantage Series: The Syracuse University Alumni Association has announced new cities for Orange Advantage Events: Charlotte, N.C. (April 4), Raleigh, N.C. (April 6), Chicago, Ill. (April 11), Detroit, Mich. (April 13), Buffalo, N.Y. (April 17), Rochester, N.Y. (April 18) and Albany, N.Y. (April 19). Learn more/make your reservation.

Whitman Alumni Club of CNY Golf Tournament: Save the date for the 27th Annual Whitman Alumni Club of Central New York Golf Tournament. We look forward to see you on the links at the beautiful Drumlins Golf Course on Monday, June 5.

Coming Back Together (CBT) will be held on campus September 14-17. This event brings African American and Latino alumni back to campus to celebrate their accomplishments and see how Syracuse University has grown and changed over the years. There will be a full itinerary of events and activities. Make your plans today! Learn more.

Orange Central 2017 is set for October 5-7 with a host of homecoming festivities planned across the University. Stay tuned for announcements regarding Whitman’s event in celebration of our alumni returning to campus. Learn more.

Alison Kessler

Alison Kessler is the alumni publications and outreach manager at the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University. She has amassed more than 20 years of experience in integrated marketing communications in the corporate, agency, not-for-profit, higher education and government sectors. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism and mass communication and psychology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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