Robert Thompson, Trustee Professor and director of the Bleier Center for Televsion and Popular Cultures in the school of Newhouse, had a few words to say regarding Roseanne Barr’s racial tweets that lead to the cancellation of her ABC show,…
SU students invited to attend ‘Open Mic With Bob Costas ’74’ Sept. 21 at Newhouse III
SU students invited to attend ‘Open Mic With Bob Costas ’74’ Sept. 21 at Newhouse IIISeptember 16, 2007Jaime Winne Alvarez email@example.com
S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications alumnus Bob Costas ’74 will speak to Syracuse University students about his career in sportscasting on Friday, Sept. 21, at 2 p.m. in Newhouse III’s Joyce Hergenhan Auditorium. “Open Mic with Bob Costas ’74” is part of the Newhouse School’s yearlong celebration of the First Amendment.
As one of America’s most recognized and accomplished sports broadcasters, Costas has covered sports for nearly 30 years. He has won 14 Emmy Awards and has been honored as the National Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association “Sportscaster of the Year” a record eight times. His book, “Fair Ball: A Fan’s Case for Baseball” (Broadway Books, 2000), spent several weeks on The New York Times Bestseller List. In 2001, Costas received SU’s George Arents Pioneer Medal, the highest alumni honor the University bestows.
The event is open to SU students only. For more information, contact Lynn Vanderhoek, assistant dean for advancement at the Newhouse School, at (315) 443-9236 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information on the Newhouse School’s yearlong celebration of the First Amendment or how to get involved, contact Newhouse Professor Charlotte Grimes at 443-2366 or email@example.com or visithttp://newhouse.syr.edu/nh3/first_amendment.cfm.