Chancellor Kent Syverud has appointed Bethaida “Bea” González, former vice president for community engagement, special assistant to the chancellor and dean of University College, as the next Syracuse University mace bearer. González succeeds John Palmer, University Professor and dean emeritus…
SU in the News: Wednesday, July 20
SU NEWS AND EVENTS COVERAGE
U.S. News & World Report highlights the Whitman School of Management as being among the least expensive private business schools in the country.
A Marketwatch article on JPMorgan Chase’s support of veterans highlighted the recently created Institute for Veterans and Military Families at SU.
Syracuse University is featured in the Summer 2011 Independent Sector magazine, published by the Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities. Among the highlights is an article on SU’s Office of Engagement Program’s “smART” after-school program, offering hands-on, interdisciplinary learning for students at Syracuse’s Grant Middle School. Additionally, Independent Sector highlighted the charrette made up of cross-disciplinary teams of SU students majoring in advertising design, fashion design, industrial and interaction design and interior design. The intense design project was facilitated by COLAB, the College of Visual and Performing Arts’ interdisciplinary initiative.
Mike Haynie, Barnes Professor of Entrepreneurship in the Whitman School of Management and executive director of SU’s Institute for Veterans and Military Families, contributed an article to The Atlantic that suggests the U.S. should create a national microlending program to provide readily accessible capital to small businesses, in order to jumpstart job creation in our nation.
Robert Thompson, director of the Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, authored a Fox News column on the final “Harry Potter” film and the cultural impact of the book series.
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