Syracuse University today announced that Kathleen Walters ’73, a distinguished member of the international business community, has been selected to lead Syracuse University’s Board of Trustees, succeeding current Board Chair Steve W. Barnes ’82, whose term ends in May 2019….
SU in the News: Thursday, August 18
SU NEWS AND EVENTS COVERAGE
The Post-Standard reported on Demo Day startup business pitches by area students and recent graduates yesterday at the Syracuse Student Sandbox incubator at the Syracuse Tech Garden. Seventeen teams of students and recent graduates from nine colleges across Upstate New York. Three Syracuse University schools are involved in sponsoring the Sandbox and the Demo Day event. The Stampede.It web-based business concept took honors. The Rochester Democrat and Chronicle also reported on Stamped.It’s residency in the Student Sandbox.
The second annual Multicultural Block Party held by the Near Westside Initiative (NWI) at Skiddy Park is highlighted in today’s Post-Standard.
Participation by Silvio Torres-Saillant, English professor in The College of Arts and Sciences, in the 1985 establishment of an annual midtown Manhattan parade honoring the Dominican Republic, is noted in a Manhattan Times article.
SU’s role in the genesis of SUNY Upstate Medical University 75 years ago is noted in today’s Dick Case column in the Post-Standard.
Syracuse.com reported on the announcement of Avicii and B.o.B as co-headliners for the eighth Annual Juice Jam on the SU campus.
Jeffrey Mayer, associate professor of fashion design in the College of Visual and Performing Arts’ Department of Design, authored an article on “must-have” fall accessories in the September 2011 issue of CNY Woman Magazine.
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