When international students travel to the United States to learn English, the language barrier is just one of their challenges. Cultural differences like being overwhelmed in the grocery store, being embarrassed about not tipping a server (there is no tipping…
SU in the News: Thursday, September 23
SU NEWS AND EVENTS COVERAGE
American Libraries featured a photo of Flossie Turner Lewis recording voiceovers at Syracuse University Library’s Belfer Audio Archive. She is co-author, with Paula Meseroll, director of marketing and communications at SU, of the new book, “Little Hot Mama: The Flossie Turner Lewis Story.” Lewis and Meseroll were also featured in Literacy Coalition News of Onondaga County.
Dan Klamm, outreach and marketing coordinator in SU’s Center for Career Services, and Kelly Lux, social media manager at the iSchool, provided a Mashable column about how universities are using location-based services like Foursquare and Gowalla to build relationships with students, prospective students and parents.
Main Justice reported on the appointment of Menachem Z. Rosensaft, distinguished visiting lecturer at Syracuse University College of Law, to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Council.
David Cay Johnston, distinguished visiting lecturer in the College of Law and Whitman School of Management, appeared on MSNBC’s Countdown with Keith Olbermann (watch clip) to speak about tax benefits for small businesses.
John Torrens, assistant professor of entrepreneurial practice in the Whitman School of Management, is quoted in Business News Daily on the art of the elevator pitch.
Robert Thompson, director of the Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, is quoted by the Associated Press on the NFL’s recent off-field player issues.
Len Burman, Daniel Patrick Moynihan Professor of Public Affairs in the Maxwell School, was quoted in Forbes on tax breaks for the wealthy.
Eric Kingson, professor of social work in the College of Human Ecology’s School of Social Work, is quoted in a Medical News Today article on Social Security and the upcoming annual conference of the National Hispanic Council on Aging. Kingson is scheduled to speak at the conference.
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