Carrier Dome

October 3, 2012 - 8:48am
DPS, SPD and Carrier Dome security are working together to create a secure environment for the Dalai Lama's visit to Syracuse University next week.

While Syracuse University awaits His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s appearance on campus next week, extensive security planning from campus, local, and state police continue to work to make his trip possible.

“There’s an overall security plan,” said Department of Public Safety Associate Chief John Sardino. “And those who are working it know it and there’s continuity there. But there are different aspects that each agency is taking care of.”

September 17, 2012 - 2:43pm
Syracuse Orange faithful gathered hours before kickoff to grill, bounce and cheer their way to victory later in the Carrier Dome.

Fulfilling the traditions of fall weekend, thousands of Syracuse University football fans made their way Saturday to The Hill to cheer on the Orange. And sometimes what happens outside the Carrier Dome is just as exciting as what happens inside.

An announced crowd of more than 34,000 witnessed SU’s first win of the season against the Stony Brook Seawolves, following hours of music, refreshments and pre-game atmosphere that makes up  Saturdays.

September 10, 2012 - 4:17pm
The Carrier Dome will be home to an exhibition game between the New York Knicks and the Philadelphia 76ers in October.

According to a Syracuse.com article, this fall, Carmelo Anthony will be returning to the friendly, memorable confines of the Carrier Dome. This time, however, he’ll be suited up as a New York Knick, as Anthony’s squad will face the Philadelphia 76ers in a preseason matchup on Mon., Oct. 22.

The game will be a homecoming of sorts for Anthony who led Syracuse to a National Championship in 2003 and has since had the practice facility named after him.

September 6, 2012 - 5:47pm
World-renowned artists such as David Crosby, A.R. Rahman, Nelly Furtado and more slated to perform at concert in Carrier Dome. Advance Student tickets go on-sale Friday, Sept. 7 at 2 p.m.

The artist lineup and Advance Student and general public on-sale ticket dates have been announced for “Common Ground for Peace”, a two-day forum led by the spiritual leader of Tibet, His Holiness the Dalai Lama.  Running Oct. 8-9, the event schedule will include academic panel discussions for students and faculty, a public talk by the Dalai Lama and a festival-style music event dubbed the One World Concert.

August 27, 2012 - 11:48am
The two-day forum and concert in the Carrier Dome is expected to be one of the largest gatherings of international artists including Dave Matthews, Nas and more

Syracuse University will host “Common Ground for Peace”, a two-day forum led by the spiritual leader of Tibet, His Holiness the Dalai Lama.  Running Oct. 8-9, the event schedule will include academic panel discussions for students and faculty, a public talk by the Dalai Lama and a festival-style music event dubbed the One World Concert. 

August 21, 2012 - 4:10pm
It's out with the old and in with the new for many Syracuse buildings, businesses and byways.

With students back at home and many faculty members traveling, the summer is the perfect time for campus upgrades. The last few months have brought about some changes – large and small – for the Syracuse area and for the campus itself.

May 21, 2012 - 12:48am
More than 2,000 students and Syracuse community members helped Relay for Life raise more than $149,000 for cancer research in the Carrier Dome on April 14.

It seems in today’s world, it is nearly impossible to find someone that has not been affected by cancer. Whether it be a family member, a friend or an acquaintance, millions of lives have been touched by the disease. 

Syracuse University students and members of the Syracuse community came out April 14 to fight back against cancer in the 10th annual Relay for Life.

April 28, 2012 - 1:18pm
Review: Kaskade's live electro-house set entertains more than 5,000 students in the Carrier Dome Friday night.

Friday’s diverse Block Party lineup kept fans of all sorts engaged in the show from start to finish in the Carrier Dome.

April 16, 2012 - 8:03am
Hundreds filled the Carrier Dome on Saturday, raising more than $175,000 for the American Cancer Society.

Approximately 2,000 people gathered in the Carrier Dome on Saturday night with a story to share on how cancer has affected their friends and family.

The annual Relay for Life event took place from 7 p.m. on Saturday and ran through the night until Sunday morning. The event is a culmination of fundraising efforts that have been taking place since the end of last year’s Relay.

Though funds are still being collected, this year’s Relay has currently raised $175,000.

March 23, 2012 - 9:50pm
Jenna Caira strikes out 7 in the first home game of the season.

Home plate was near the 50-yard line, field goal posts were used as foul poles, and bases were mounted into the turf of Ernie Davis Legends Field for the first ever softball game in the Carrier Dome. 

"It was so much fun, great energy in here," head coach Leigh Ross said. "The girls were extra excited to have so many fans here."