SU in the News: Friday, May 18
SU NEWS AND EVENTS COVERAGE
Contact Music highlighted the 2012 Syracuse University Commencement address delivered by College of Visual and Performing Arts alumnus Aaron Sorkin ’83.
YNN reported on the unveiling of the Paul Seymour Playground at Skiddy Park. The playground on the Near West Side is named in honor of Syracuse basketball legend Paul Seymour. Participating in the ceremony was Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner; Syracuse Commissioner of Parks, Recreation and Youth Programs Baye Muhammad; Syracuse University Vice President of Community Engagement and Economic Development Marilyn Higgins; Syracuse sports legend Dolph Schayes; and family and friends of Paul Seymour.
Lana Hijazi, a graduate film student in VPA, authored a Post-Standard commentary on her father and his story of living in the Israeli State and his eventual exile to Lebanon.
Robert Thompson, director of the Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, is quoted in the Huffington Post on why certain television programs are being cancelled. He is also quoted in an Associated Press article on the televising of the Niagara Falls tightrope attempt.
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