Greek life organizations have a long history of incorporating philanthropic work into their missions. That certainly was the case this March, when 13 sororities of the Panhellenic Council at Syracuse University banded together to raise more than $5,700 for people…
SU in the News: Monday, June 20
SU NEWS AND EVENTS COVERAGE
Data from SU’s Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC) is cited in USA Today, Washington Post and Pittsburgh Post-Gazette articles about the Social Security Administration’s processing of appeals on denied disability benefits cases.
A New York Times article on ambition, prominence and the downfall of political careers cites research by Stephanie Ortigue, assistant professor of psychology in The College of Arts and Sciences, on the role of physiology in desire.
The Mohawk Valley Business Journal reported on the expansion of the Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans’ Families (EBV-F) to the Florida State University College of Business. EBV-F was founded in 2010 at the Whitman School of Management. It is part of the EBV portfolio of veteran entrepreneurship programs, founded in 2007 at Whitman.
A Flint Journal (Michigan) story on designing applications for mobile phones includes Syracuse University’s School of Information Studies (iSchool) among colleges offering on-campus courses for developing applications for mobile phones and social media.
The Sunday Post-Standard editorial features Say Yes to Education and its wraparound services for city school children and their families, noting Syracuse University Chancellor Nancy Cantor’s support and the University’s partnership with the program.
Unveiling of the virtual museum of Syracuse’s African American community was reported in the Post-Standard. SU’s South Side Initiative and the Black History Preservation Project Committee worked to develop the online presence for the Our Stories site.
The Sunday Post-Standard reported on personalized video greetings incoming Newhouse School students will receive from alumni Dennis Crowley, co-founder of Foursquare, and MSNBC anchor Contessa Brewer. The messages were recorded through StarGreetz, a marketing startup founded by Newhouse School alumnus Eric Frankel.
Terry Turnipseed, associate professor in the College of Law, is quoted in a Bloomberg article on the market value of stock in Scripps Networks Interactive Inc., owner of Food Channel and HGTV.
Robert Thompson, director of the Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, was interviewed for an ESPN “The Beat” report (watch clip) on delays in production of the “Ballers” comedy film featuring Lebron James. Also, Thompson was quoted in a Sign On San Diego story about “America’s Most Wanted” season finale on Fox after 23 years.
Eric Kingson, professor in the College of Human Ecology’s School of Social Work, was quoted in a YNN report about backlash following a Wall Street Journal story about AARP changing its support of Social Security.
Jeffrey Stonecash, professor of political science in the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs and College of Arts and Sciences, is quoted in a CNY Central (watch clip) news segment on the pending vote in the New York State Senate on same-sex marriage legislation.
David Rubin, professor and dean emeritus at the Newhouse School, authored a Post-Standard guest commentary on road usage and access and mobility on metropolitan streets.
Mary Hudson, Pagan chaplain at SU’s Hendricks Chapel, authored a perspective on solstice in the Sunday Post-Standard.
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