Full Name
Pamela Kirwin Heintz
Associate Vice President & Director, Mary Ann Shaw Center for Public and Community Service
Syracuse University
Speaker Bio
Pamela Kirwin Heintz is the founding director (1994) of the Mary Ann Shaw Center for Public and Community Service (Shaw Center) and associate vice president for engagement at Syracuse University (SU). As part of academic affairs, the Shaw Center collaborates with multiple campus, community, and higher education stakeholders to develop and sustain complex reciprocal partnerships that meet the learning outcomes/research goals of the academy and the needs of the community.
Under Pamela’s direction, Syracuse University was nationally designated with Carnegie’s Community Engagement Classification in Curricular and Outreach – Partnerships in 2006. Syracuse University has been recognized on the President’s Higher Education Honor Roll with Distinction for Community Service and received one of three Presidential Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll Special Focus Area Awards. She is a founding member of the New York Campus Compact, the state affiliate for higher education’s national coalition, Campus Compact.
Pamela has experience as an elected and appointed public official. She received her Master’s in Public Administration from the Maxwell School for Citizenship and Public Policy at Syracuse University.