graduation http://wrvo.org en Cornell wrestler named Sports Illustrated male College Athlete of the Year http://wrvo.org/post/cornell-wrestler-named-sports-illustrated-male-college-athlete-year <p>Upstate New York&#39;s plethora of colleges and universities means that this month, thousands of students are graduating, reflecting on their time in college in the region and then moving on to the next phase of their lives. One outstanding graduating senior, Cornell University&#39;s Kyle Dake, who was just named Sports Illustrated&#39;s male College Athlete of the Year.</p><p></p><p><br />&nbsp;</p><p></p> Sat, 25 May 2013 12:34:00 +0000 WRVO News 38422 at http://wrvo.org Cornell wrestler named Sports Illustrated male College Athlete of the Year Students remain unprepared even though graduation rates are on the rise http://wrvo.org/post/students-remain-unprepared-even-though-graduation-rates-are-rise <p>New York state&#39;s overall high school graduation rate continues to rise slowly over time. But one-quarter of students statewide don&rsquo;t graduate high school after four years. These statistics are according to the New York State Education Department&rsquo;s release of high school graduation rates for 2011.</p><p> Mon, 11 Jun 2012 18:50:33 +0000 Catherine Loper 20748 at http://wrvo.org Students remain unprepared even though graduation rates are on the rise 25 plastic bottles: SU students wear recycled materials on graduation day http://wrvo.org/post/25-plastic-bottles-su-students-wear-recycled-materials-graduation-day <p>The gowns may be blue, and Syracuse University&#39;s color may be orange, but commencement at the Carrier Dome this weekend will definitely have a green feel to it.&nbsp; Commencement gowns are the latest environmental initiative on graduation day.</p><p> Fri, 11 May 2012 15:18:39 +0000 Ellen Abbott 19104 at http://wrvo.org 25 plastic bottles: SU students wear recycled materials on graduation day Sharon Contreras on The Campbell Conversations http://wrvo.org/post/sharon-contreras-campbell-conversations <p>A little over 100 days ago, Sharon Contreras began her appointment as the superintendent of the Syracuse City School District.&nbsp; She inherited deep challenges--low test scores and graduation rates, and an austere budget climate.&nbsp; Following her &quot;first 100 days&quot; period of listening and assessment, she is issuing a strategic plan to improve the city&#39;s educational system.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 09 Dec 2011 15:40:38 +0000 Grant Reeher 10812 at http://wrvo.org