First-year students and transfer students in their first year who have already achieved academic success at the University were honored at the Success Scholars reception Feb. 23. The Success Scholars program recognizes new students who earned a GPA of 3.75…
SU in the News: Monday, October 10
SU NEWS AND EVENTS COVERAGE
A Sunday Post-Standard feature on the Whitman School of Management fall 2011 Entrepreneurship Bootcamp includes profiles of recent graduates of the six week intensive course. Tom Lumpkin, the Chris J. Witting Chair in Entrepreneurship at Whitman, is quoted.
YNN reported on the South Campus groundbreaking for the new Syracuse University Library storage facility.
A Legal Times blog posting about the number of Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) cases filings nationwide cites information from SU’s Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC ) and notes the FOIA Project at TRAC.
The Post-Standard reported on New York State awarding College Access Challenge Grants, including a grant to SU on behalf of Say Yes to Education for college coordinators in four city high schools.
A Monday Post-Standard look at revitalization efforts in the Near Westside neighborhood features profiles of Near Westside Initiative (NWSI) board members Carole Horan and Isaac Rothwell. The articles also quote Marilyn Higgins, vice president of community engagement and economic development at SU, and mention the 601 Tully multi-use building renovated by artist Marion Wilson, director of community initiatives in the visual arts at the School of Education, as an economically sustainable gallery enterprise.
Maarten Jacobs, NWSI director, is quoted in a Friday Post-Standard report on Signature Music, a nonprofit music education program recently moved to the Delavan Center on the Near West Side as part of the neighborhood’s revitalization.
Robert Thompson, director of the Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, is quoted in a Forbes article on the Oprah Winfrey Network and its new fall programming; in Reuters on the televised manslaughter trial of Dr. Conrad Murray, physician to Michael Jackson; in a Montreal Gazette story on journalism, newscasters and celebrity; and in the Bergen Record (N.J.) on new female-centric television shows.
John Wolohan, professor in the Department of Sport Management in the Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics, authored a blog post in Athletic Business discussing the Americans with Disabilities Act and alleged discrimination in the case of a Fulton, N.Y., high school student with Tourette syndrome who was prevented from trying out for the varsity football team.
Don Dutkowsky, professor of economics at the Maxwell School, is quoted in a YNN report on unemployment and unfilled jobs.
Christy Ashby, assistant professor of teaching and leadership in the School of Education, is quoted in a Post-Standard story about Japanese teachers visiting New York’s Sandy Creek school district to learn about inclusive special education.
David Rubin, professor and dean emeritus at the Newhouse School, authored a guest column in Saturday’s Post-Standard on the academic advantages of SU’s move to the Atlantic Coast Conference.
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