The Extra Mile
The Extra Mile: Six profs' journeys from Asia to Syracuse
Syracuse University‘s motto “knowledge crowns those who seek her” is best reflected in its population of professors who’ve immigrated from Asia. These professors, eager for more knowledge about their fields of study, moved all the way across the globe to find it, and have flourished with their numerous accolades in their respective industries from computer animation to chemistry to sociology.
Here are the stories of immigrants from Asia who teach at SU and SUNY-ESF. Why they journeyed to the United States, their reflection on the rise of hate incidents on SU’s campus and across the country and what universities can do to better support international professors and students.