Mike Grannis

Office of Advancement

Associate Director of Development and Alumni Relations

Mike Grannis portrait.

215 Crouse College
Syracuse, NY 13244-1010


Mike Grannis plans and manages local, regional, and national alumni events and designs the annual alumni communications program. He also develops, plans, and implements alumni relations and annual giving programs to increase alumni participation and giving to the College of Visual and Performing Arts.

Grannis joined VPA in 2017 after working at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications. Before working at Syracuse University, he worked as director of communications and advancement for four years at Mizzentop Day School, an independent day school in New York’s Hudson Valley, and as an art teacher for an additional four years.


  • B.S., State University of New York at New Paltz