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: Monday, September 26
SU NEWS AND EVENTS COVERAGE
The Syracuse University undergraduate entrepreneurship and emerging enterprises program in the Whitman School of Management is highlighted in Entrepreneur Magazine‘s article on the top 25 undergraduate and top 25 graduate programs in the Princeton Review annual ranking. Also, a Post-Standard Dick Case column on Chadwick Residence notes the Whitman School’s arrangement with the nonprofit transitional housing group for students to work with residents.
Marketwire reported on the new social entrepreneurship collaboration between the Whitman School, the Mary Ann Shaw Center for Public and Community Service (CPCS) and AltruHelp, a social media platform, toolbox and online community to support volunteering and corporate social responsibility. The partnership will provide students with an opportunity to experience the real world of social entrepreneurship and support the growth of AltruHelp, co-founded by Whitman alumni Mathew Paisner ’07 and Michael Saris ’07. Tom Lumpkin, the Chris J. Witting Chair in Entrepreneurship at Whitman, and Pamela Heintz, associate vice president and director of CPCS, are quoted.
The Central New York Business Journal reported on a five-year, $500,000 grant from the Commerce Department to expand the Syracuse Student Sandbox incubator at the Syracuse Tech Garden. The Sandbox is a business incubator for student entrepreneurs from several area colleges and universities.
The Central New York Business Journal reported on the announcement that the Syracuse Center of Excellence headquarters has received the highest LEED® rating-Platinum-level certification-established by the U.S. Green Building Council and verified by the Green Building Certification Institute. Also, the Syracuse CoE hosting its 11th annual Symposium on Environmental and Energy Systems at the Oncenter Complex in downtown Syracuse was reported by Syracuse.com.
A Post-Standard feature on the Syracuse Philharmonic Society mentions SU’s new Center for Live Music in the 21st Century and notes the roles of Jeffry Comanici, assistant dean for advancement in the College of Visual and Performing Arts (VPA), and Daniel Hege, VPA professor of practice, in the Philharmonic.
Syracuse.com previewed a Saturday celebration of the new “Peace by Piece” mural at Petit Branch Library created by Syracuse City School District students from Edward Smith School, working with Anne Cofer, art, design and transmedia instructor in the College of Visual and Performing Arts Department of Art.
The Post-Standard reviewed the Syracuse Stage production of “The Turn of the Screw.”
Maxwell School Dean James Steinberg was interviewed by Asahi.com (Japan) about U.S. leadership around the globe following 9/11.
Dana Spiotta, assistant professor of English in The College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed on NPR‘s Fresh Air program about her new novel, “Stone Arabia.” Spiotta will be featured in an upcoming Raymond Carver Reading Series presentation Sept. 28.
David Cay Johnston, distinguished visiting lecturer in the College of Law, was a guest recently on MSNBC‘s “Ed Show” discussing right-wing talk show hosts and taxes. Johnston’s work is also referenced in a St. Louis Post-Dispatch editorial column on the proposed millionaire’s tax.
The Christian Science Monitor and YNN (watch clip) quote Anthony Rotolo, assistant professor of practice in the School of Information Studies (iSchool), on Facebook changes. Also, Rotolo is quoted in a CNY Central story on the role of social media in college admissions.
S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications student Marie Hankinson is quoted in an Associated Press story on American students studying abroad.
Len Burman, Daniel Patrick Moynihan Professor of Public Affairs in the Maxwell School, authored a Forbes blog posting on economic literacy, the deductions cap, and tax exempt bonds; and is quoted in an Evansville Courier & Press (Indiana) article on U.S. income tax rates.
Robert Thompson, director of the Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture in the Newhouse School, authored a Fox News op-ed on the potential for a Charlie Sheen comeback and is quoted in The Observer (U.K.) story on female stars in movies and sitcoms and in a Los Angeles Times story about “Contagion” and other movies featuring killer viruses. Thompson is also quoted in a 9WSYR report (watch clip) on the last TV broadcast of the soap opera “All My Children.”
Horace Campbell, professor of African American Studies and political science in The College of Arts and Sciences, authored an op-ed in Eurasia Review on Africans, Palestinian statehood, and the United Nations.
Huey Hsiao, assistant director of student services in the Whitman School, commented on the uniqueness of the school’s graduate programs and their application in the real world in a Utica Observer Dispatch article on a recent graduate school career fair held at Utica College. Hsiao was also pictured in the article, speaking with UC students.
David Rubin, professor and dean emeritus at the Newhouse School, authored a guest column in the Post-Standard on language usage.
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