Maxwell alumna Phaedra Stewart ’91 finds it difficult to look at the world without seeing opportunities to connect with people, raise their spirits and empower them to make their lives better. A self-described serial entrepreneur (some might say a serial…
Remembering Frank McCourt
Remembering Frank McCourtJuly 20, 2009SU News ServicesSUnews@syr.edu
Frank McCourt, the former New York City school teacher and Pulitzer Prize-winning author of “Angela’s Ashes,” died Sunday in New York City. He was 78. In 2007, he was the Commencement speaker for Syracuse University and the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry.
The text of his address can be read at http://sunews.syr.edu/story_details.cfm?id=4130.
The College of Arts and Sciences’ Rob Enslin also did an enlightening interview with McCourt that can be viewed at http://www-hl.syr.edu/frankmccourt.htm.