say yes http://wrvo.org en Say Yes scholars get head start for college life at OCC http://wrvo.org/post/say-yes-scholars-get-head-start-college-life-occ <p>Twenty-nine students attending Onondaga Community College this fall through the Say Yes to Education program were so excited to hit the books, they started early.</p><p>They wrapped up OCC&#39;s Summer Success Academy yesterday with a small closing ceremony full of encouraging words from Say Yes and OCC staffers. Fri, 10 Aug 2012 14:25:12 +0000 Ryan Delaney 24077 at http://wrvo.org Say Yes scholars get head start for college life at OCC Part II: Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner on the Campbell Conversations http://wrvo.org/post/part-ii-syracuse-mayor-stephanie-miner-campbell-conversations <p>Last week on the Campbell Conversations, we heard Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner talk about the city&#39;s deep financial challenges, and also reflect on the Destiny USA saga.</p><p>In this week&#39;s continuation of the conversation, she discusses suburban and rural views of the city, the Say Yes program, and her relations with the city council. She also talks about her recent experiences as co-chair of the State Democratic Party, and the political futures of Andrew Cuomo, as well as herself.</p><p> Tue, 31 Jul 2012 14:28:20 +0000 Grant Reeher 23287 at http://wrvo.org Pat Driscoll on The Campbell Conversations http://wrvo.org/post/pat-driscoll-campbell-conversations <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d6330fadbd4-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d6330fadbd4-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d6330fadbd4-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wrvo/local-wrvo-979205.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Oswego, NY – Grant Reeher speaks with Pat Driscoll, the operations director for Syracuse's Say Yes to Education Program. Driscoll discusses just what makes the program so different from previous efforts to overcome the educational challenges that disadvantaged students face.</p> Tue, 26 Jul 2011 17:43:31 +0000 Grant Reeher 4228 at http://wrvo.org