Earlier this year, at the Adirondack Bank Center in Utica, New York, Alpha North Esports and Entertainment hosted the “Battle of the Colleges” esports tournament. Syracuse University’s Rocket League team competed in the tournament and had reached the third-place match….
SU in the News: Thursday, July 14
SU NEWS AND EVENTS COVERAGE
The Huffington Post features SU’s efforts, as part of the “I Otto Know This” financial literacy program, to reduce student loan debt and teach students about making wise financial decisions. Youlonda Copeland-Morgan, associate vice president for enrollment management, is quoted.
Data Center Knowledge highlights SU’s Green Data Center and its use of gas-powered microturbines.
YNN News reports on the progress of the Connective Corridor construction and the installment of new pedestrian-friendly features-sidewalks, medians, bike lanes, lighting, road markings, and extensive landscaping-that will be a part of University Avenue, which will again be a two-way street.
The Say Yes Summer Camp was featured in the Post-Standard. The month-long summer camp has 2,700 students from the Syracuse City School District working on academics and hands-on projects in music, art, theater and sports, all of which will culminate in the annual Say Yes Festival at Thornden Park.
The Post-Standard reported on the National Society of Black Engineers summer camp at SU, for high school students interested in math, science, engineering and technology.
Shaquille O’Neal, graduate of Sportscaster U at the Newhouse School, will use his broadcast training to become an NBA analyst with Turner Sports, according to the Post-Standard.
The Syracuse City Eagle featured Science Horizons, the summer science program sponsored by Bristol-Myers Squibb and hosted by University College.
The Post-Standard previewed the CenterState CEO meeting in Syracuse to discuss business opportunities in Africa. Pierre Yourougou, managing director of the Africa Business Program at the Whitman School of Management, will speak.
David M. Crane L’80, professor of practice in the College of Law, is quoted in the Associated Press on the CIA’s unsanctioned “ghosting” program for interrogations of war criminals.
Len Burman, Daniel Patrick Moynihan Professor of Public Affairs in the Maxwell School, is quoted in the Philadelphia Daily News on federal tax-raising talk by politicians.
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 Montreal Gazette on the “doughnut burger” and the popularity of deep-fried foods.
The Real Deal New York quotes Stuart Rosenthal, Melvin A. Eggers Economics Faculty Scholar in the Maxwell School, on the normality of declining home ownership.
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