Orange Central is Syracuse University’s annual reunion and homecoming celebration, and this year’s festivities drew nearly 1,500 attendees from 48 states to campus to celebrate their love of Syracuse. The weekend featured reunion gatherings, the much-anticipated Alumni Awards Celebration, “Back…
SU in the News: Tuesday, July 26
SU NEWS AND EVENTS COVERAGE
The completed renovation of 601 Tully, a multiuse building across from Blodgett School, is highlighted in a Post-Standard feature. Artist Marion Wilson, director of community initiatives in the visual arts at the School of Education, is founder of the economically sustainable gallery enterprise; Syracuse University is one of several sponsors of the project. Art and architecture students in Wilson’s “Social Sculpture: 601 Tully” class helped renovate the building into a community storefront. Fowler high school students also participated. The Near Westside Initiative and Say Yes to Education are also mentioned.
A blog post about the historical synthetic plastic celluloid in The Atlantic, by Smithsonian Institution curator Ann Seeger, references the Syracuse University Library Special Collections Research Center.
A Cazenovia Republican article on the success of “The Art-Quilt Experience: An International Juried Art-Quilt Exhibition” at Stone Quarry Hill Art Park and Cazenovia College notes College of Visual and Performing Arts Dean Anne Clarke’s participation on the three-person jury selecting pieces for the show.
An Orlando Sentinel story on professional basketball player Quentin Richardson notes he is attending the Sportscaster U at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications.
The Eagle featured Sharon Greytak, professor of practice in transmedia studies in the College of Visual and Performing Arts, in a brief interview.
Robert Thompson, director of the Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture in the Newhouse School, is quoted in a Des Moines Register story on the Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa and changes in the celebrity of cyclist Lance Armstrong, who is participating in this year’s race.
SU alumnus Rami Khouri ’70, G’98, director of the Issam Fares Institute of Public Policy and International Affairs at the American University of Beirut and editor-at-large of the Beirut-based Daily Star newspaper, authored a Globe and Mail (Toronto) op-ed on sectarian tensions in the Arab world.
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