Why Study the Liberal Arts?


William Deresiewicz, an award-winning higher education essayist and critic, delivered this year's Milton First-Year Lecture, where he discussed the tremendous value of a liberal arts education. The Lecture is part of the College’s First-Year Experience, and is open to first-year and transfer students.

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Pursuit of Academic Excellence

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Some of the best and brightest undergraduates in the nation choose Syracuse University based on the opportunity to enroll in the Renée Crown University Honors Program, an elite and compelling educational experience, steeped in the pursuit of liberal arts. Learn more about the Honors Program by visiting: http://honors.syr.edu. Or click here to hear from current Honors students.


Visit Advising & Career Services


The College of Arts and Sciences recently launched the new and improved Office of Advising and Career Services. The roughly 20-person team has been trained in all facets of the field, including career exploration, major and minor degree completion, and pre-law and pre-health advising.

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Award Winning Student


Melisa Abernathy, a graduate student in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, has received the Minority Student Leadership Program Award from the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association. She is a second-year student in the M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology Program. 

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