LGS Blog

  1. Envisioning the Future

    By Christianne Radziewicz, Marketing Manager, VIP Structures It all began with a single theme, “We the People” – a day to Educate, Inspire and Empower us all to write our future as it is up to us to help shape it. What better way to start the day than on top of the city with More…

  2. Commit to Lead Day 2016

    By Dan Malay, Project Manager, SUNY Upstate Medical University – This year marked the first day that an LGS class participated in a “Commit to Lead” day.  While saddened that it was our last day, the Design Team quickly realized that we needed to emphasize the incredible tools we’ve been given this year.   A class More…

  3. Discover CNY Day 2016

    By Rick Peirson, Medical Administrative Officer, 174th Attack Wing Discover CNY Day started early on an unusually sunny, warm, and EPIC day; during a frustrating cold and wet spring to date. As the sun shined upon us and took the chill out of the air; LGSers began to arrive in the NBT Bank Stadium parking More…

  4. Community Service Day 2016

    By Aida Byrne, vice president of community development, VNA Homecare Blood. Sweat. Volun-Tears. It was nothing shy of that on Wednesday, July 13 as the Leadership Class of 2016 (the best class EVER) took to the streets listening to the down-home radio show created just for them by the design team that set the tone More…

  5. Health & Human Services Day

    Health & Human Services Day Unspoken Health Issues – It’s time to talk about it Where can you get help? How can you give help? June 8th, 2016 By Design Team Member, Marty Byrne It must have been all of the excitement surrounding Leadership Greater Syracuse’s very first Health & Human Services Day which caused More…

  6. Envisioning the Future Day

    Envisioning the Future Day March 9th, 2016 By Design Team Member, Lisa Alexander We boarded Flight Syracuse 2040 traveling to envision the future on March 9, 2016 following a welcome to the SU Warehouse by Maarten Jacobs, Director of Near Westside Initiative of Syracuse University, and encouragement and support from our very generous sponsor, David More…

  7. Pay It Forward Day

    Pay It Forward Day November, 11 2015 By Design Team members Jennifer Condon and Melissa Piper And so it was, on Pay It Forward Day, November 11, 2015, that the Class of 2015 came full circle. It all began in January at our opening Retreat when we received the 25th anniversary edition of Dr. Seuss’ More…

  8. Government Day

    Government Day October 14, 2015 By: Lindsay Wickham, Class of 2015 Design Team Member   Government in Action. As the design team set a goal of making government visible (more so than just the political candidates you see on TV), we wanted to create a day that showcased many different layers and aspects of government—and More…

  9. Economic Development Day

    By Natalia J. Cagide Elmer, class of 2015 design team member Well, there went yet another successful and exciting day at Leadership Greater Syracuse, this time all focused around the theme of the day: Launching Local, Growing Global! The day began with the usual breakfast panic (who knew that transporting 100 cups of boiling coffee could More…

  10. Embracing & Celebrating Diversity Day

    By Sarah Miller-Locke Class of 2015 design team member September 9, 2015 Heading to the South Side Thank you the South Side Innovation Center (SSIC) for hosting our day. Two of the main goals of the SSIC are to encourage and support potential entrepreneurs and to increase the vitality of one of the poorest zip codes More…