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Sept. 14, 2003 — Benardett Jno-Finn of Frederiksted, a junior at Syracuse University majoring in biochemistry and exercise science, has been named an academic peer adviser for the College of Arts and Sciences for the current academic year.
In cooperation with faculty and staff, student peer advisers help first-year students with academic, social, cultural and emotional transition from high school to college. Peer advisers, who must have a grade point average of at least 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale) to be considered for the position, maintain their relationship with their advisees throughout the academic year.
The College of Arts and Sciences, a liberal arts college at the heart of a national research university, is both the founding college and the largest college of Syracuse University, offering more than 40 majors in the disciplines of the humanities, sciences and the social sciences.
Sept. 9, 2003 — J'Nisha DerWeer of Christiansted is enrolled in Syracuse University's College of Human Services and Health Professions majoring in human services and health professions, according to a release from the university.
She is among 2,800 new first-year and transfer students who have enrolled at the university in Syracuse, N.Y., for the 2003-04 academic year.
The 680-acre campus is home to more than 18,000 full- and part-time undergraduate and graduate students from all 50 states and 90 countries.
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