Hendricks Chapel

November 2, 2013 - 3:20pm
The WellsLink Leadership Program, celebrating 10 years since its creation, is an organization that strives to help students of color in academic, social, emotional and cultural ways.

The WellsLink Leadership Program is not for the average student. It is an organization that strives to help students of color in academic, social, emotional and cultural ways.

September 20, 2013 - 12:00am
Hundreds packed Hendricks Chapel to remember the longtime SU Athletics staffer and Onondaga Community College athletic director who passed away suddenly.

The air was still inside Hendricks Chapel Thursday, just before the memorial service for Rob Edson began. There was scuffing of soft-soles and dress shoes on granite steps; exhaling of charter buses, signaling the arrival of dozens from the Syracuse community to pay respects.

Hendricks Chapel dean Tiffany Steinwert described Edson as “a man of great integrity, loyalty and love,” adding that longtime  Syracuse University Athletics staffer and Onondaga Community College's athletic director since 2011 “exemplified the type of person we all strive to be.”

September 12, 2013 - 4:38pm
Kent D. Syverud, dean of the School of Law at Washington University in St. Louis, brings experience and local perspective to chancellor position.

Heavy clouds hung down from the sky, coating the Syracuse University campus in a layer of shady gray. The rain was falling from them fast and hard. The air was filled with an invisible thickness; its warmth coating the skin of students huddled underneath their umbrellas. In the midst of all this meteorological misery, Kent D. Syverud, who had just been announced hours earlier to the Syracuse community as the next chancellor of the university, stood at the podium in Hendricks Chapel, clad in a tie emblazoned with a bright printed SU logo.

April 20, 2013 - 3:11pm
A reverend, rabbi and Muslim comic walked into Hendricks Chapel on Friday, filling it with laughter.

There was nothing but laughter and smiling faces in Hendricks Chapel Friday afternoon as the Lutheran Campus Ministry at Syracuse University and SUNY ESF partnered with Hillel and the Muslim Student Union to bring The Laugh in Peace Comedy Tour.

February 28, 2013 - 11:16am
The 2010 National Geographic "Adventurer of the Year" spoke in Hendricks Chapel about the 103-day journey at sea.

Life can seem pretty bleak when you’re in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean and all four of your rowing oars are broken.  And you’re alone.  And you don’t have a motor. 

That happened to Roz Savage, an environmentalist and the first woman to row across the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian oceans.

December 3, 2012 - 3:03am
"Holidays at Hendricks" featured several well-known holiday songs including "O Holy Night," "Hark the Herald Angels Sing" and "Winter Wonderland."

The chapel lights darkened as both choir and audience members held onto lit candlesticks. It was the beginning of the concert’s final song, “Silent Night,” and a favorite of Emily Cirillo.

"The lights are turned out and the chapel glows," said Cirillo, director of the Hendricks Chapel Handbell Ringers. "To me, this is when the holiday season officially begins."

October 10, 2012 - 8:48pm
350.org founder Bill McKibben spoke at Hendricks Chapel Wednesday night about global climate change.

Bill McKibben started his lecture with a joke.

“The Dalai Lama is a hard act to follow,” he said, garnering some laughter from the crowd.

But McKibben was greeted with a sea of audience members who packed into Hendricks Chapel Wednesday night at 7:30 p.m. to see him speak as part of the first Syracuse University 2012-13 University Lectures series.

October 10, 2012 - 12:54am
Preview: The Syracuse International Film Festival to screen local and international films in various city locations.

Featuring the central New York premiere of a variety of films from all around the world, the ninth annual Syracuse International Film Festival will deliver four days of cinema bliss for casual movie lovers and film aficionados alike.

April 23, 2012 - 3:00pm
Hillary Clinton addressed a packed Hendricks Chapel on Monday afternoon with her speech on foreign policy.

It was a busy Monday morning for the top leaders at the White House. Vice President Joe Biden gave a speech on restoration on the Everglades. President Barack Obama delivered a speech at the Holocaust Museum.

And Secretary of State Hillary Clinton visited Syracuse University.

Clinton was on campus to speak to political science students and participate in a foreign policy discussion in speech titled “America and the World” at Hendricks Chapel.

April 20, 2012 - 4:06pm
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will talk policy at Hendricks Chapel on Monday.

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will visit Syracuse University and speak at Hendricks Chapel on Monday.

The midday event will be free and open to the public. Doors to Hendricks will open at 9:45 a.m. and seating is first-come, first-serve, according to an email sent by James Steinberg to the SU community. All guests must be seated by 11:15 a.m. The event will also be available via live webstream.