Archive for January, 2011

Cyber Security Education Prepares Students for Challenges of Cyber World

Cyber Security Education Prepares Students for Challenges of Cyber World

| January 20, 2011

By Jennifer Balog The “cyber world” touches our lives every day, as we purchase products and services on the Internet, communicate via email, navigate social networking sites, seek information and perform our jobs. The cyber world is now and is here to stay. While cyber attacks by viruses, the vulnerabilities of computer networks, and the […]

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Guardian Angel Society Puts Catholic School Students On Track for Success

Guardian Angel Society Puts Catholic School Students On Track for Success

| January 20, 2011

By Claudia Mathis Melanie George and Lawrence Denson have many things in common, but the most important factor is that their success has been determined by the high quality Catholic education they have received in the Diocese of Syracuse. Both were educated in Syracuse Catholic schools and benefited from scholarships provided by the Guardian Angel […]

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Class of ’10 Receives $26 Million in College Scholarships

Class of ’10 Receives $26 Million in College Scholarships

| January 20, 2011

Last year, seniors from the five Catholic high schools who made up the Class of ’10 received more than $26 million in scholarships to attend over 200 colleges and universities across the nation. This figure does not only include financial aid but also merit based scholarship funds that reflect the outstanding achievement of our Catholic […]

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Teacher Uses Dell Camp Training to Better Communicate with Digital Natives

Teacher Uses Dell Camp Training to Better Communicate with Digital Natives

| January 20, 2011

By Camille Muscatello According to About.com, “Digital natives are people who have grown up in the digital world using technology as a way of communicating, recording, educating, and understanding society. Digital natives speak the language of technology and are as comfortable with technology as past generations have been with pen and paper.” Teacher and Integrated […]

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Christian Service A Way of Life in Catholic Schools

Christian Service A Way of Life in Catholic Schools

| January 20, 2011

Schools in the Diocese of Syracuse perform countless hours of Christian Service each year. Here are some of the outstanding projects some of our students are working on: St. Mary’s School, Cortland: It was a sweet holiday season at St. Mary’s School in Cortland, as students and faculty participated in the annual Catholic Charities Cookie […]

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Christian Service at Samaritan Center More Than a Meal for 7th Grader

Christian Service at Samaritan Center More Than a Meal for 7th Grader

| January 20, 2011

By Caroline K. Reff Ian Quinn doesn’t really like to talk about his volunteer work at the Samaritan Center. It’s not that he isn’t proud of his weekly commitment to the downtown Syracuse soup kitchen, but, at his young age, the 7th grader at Bishop Ludden Junior/Senior High School considers talk of his work to […]

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End of an Era: Last Dwyer Graduates, Marks 50-Year Family Connection

End of an Era: Last Dwyer Graduates, Marks 50-Year Family Connection

| January 20, 2011

By Jennika Baines Next year will bring an end to one family’s connection to a Catholic school that stretches back over 50 years. Since 1956, the Dwyer family has continually had at least one student — and often several — enrolled at Blessed Sacrament school in Syracuse. The last Dwyer will graduate in 2011. This […]

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Vocation, Lessons in Life Born of Catholic Education

Vocation, Lessons in Life Born of Catholic Education

| January 20, 2011

By the Most Rev­erend Robert J. Cunningham In 1990, the Servant of God, Pope John Paul II, issued a document entitled “Ex Corde Ecclesiae,” which spoke of Catholic education, especially at the university level, as being born “from the heart of the Church.” Long before that document was written and published and on a much smaller scale, I knew […]

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