Newhouse to Host Viewing Parties Sept. 29 as Part of Dedication Celebration
The Newhouse School will host viewing parties for students, faculty and staff on Monday, Sept. 29, as part of the dedication of the Newhouse Studio and Innovation Center. Part of an $18 million renovation of Newhouse 2, the new facility will feature Dick Clark Studios and the Alan Gerry Center for Media Innovation.
Viewing parties will be held in the Joyce Hergenhan Auditorium in Newhouse 3 and the Underground in the Hildegarde and J. Myer Schine Student Center starting at 12:30 p.m. Doors open at noon and seats will be filled on a first come, first served basis.
Attendees will be able to watch a live broadcast of the dedication program and the dedication ceremony. Refreshments will be served.
Speakers at the dedication program will include Syracuse University Chancellor Kent Syverud; Newhouse Dean Lorraine Branham; Newhouse student Ali Bauman; Newhouse faculty members Michael Schoonmaker and Dan Pacheco; Newhouse alumna Beth Mowins G’90, play-by-play announcer for ESPN; and special guest Oprah Winfrey.
Syverud and Branham will also make remarks at the dedication ceremony. Additional remarks will be made by lead donors Kari Clark, widow of legendary entertainer Dick Clark ’51, and Alan Gerry, president of Granite Associates, and by Donald Newhouse, president of Advance Publications. Winfrey will also attend the ceremony.
The daylong dedication celebration also includes two symposia: “The Future of Digital Media” at 9 a.m. and “Dick Clark: A Discussion About a Great American Broadcaster” at 3 p.m. Both will be held in the Joyce Hergenhan Auditorium.
For more information about the day’s events, see http://newhouse.syr.edu. Follow on Twitter at #NewhouseStudio.