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: Thursday, October 27
SU NEWS AND EVENTS COVERAGE
Yahoo! Finance, Market Watch, Boston Globe, Houston Chronicle, Miami Herald, Columbus Dispatch, Cincinnati Enquirer, NY Daily News, Charlotte Observer, San Jose Mercury News, United Press International and Black Enterprise reported on Whitman School Dean Melvin T. Stith’s appointment as an inaugural inductee into the PhD Project Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame recognizes a select few who have inspired many with a sustained and unwavering commitment to the PhD Project’s mission of increasing diversity in management, and positive leadership that has resulted in significant encouragement and impact within the project’s network of minority business doctoral students and faculty.
Campus Technology featured the LA Semester program located at SU’s West Coast-Los Angeles campus and its real-time, real-world educational benefits.
The arts journal CVNC reviewed the recent performance in Greenville, N.C. by Kola Owolabi, assistant professor of organ in the College of Visual and Performing Arts and University organist.
DCvelocity.com reported on the 62nd anniversary of the Harry E. Salzberg Memorial Program, an annual celebration of achievements in supply chain management established in 1949 at the Whitman School by alumnus Murray M. Salzberg ’37. The article notes the recipients of this year’s Salzberg Medallion, C&S Wholesale Grocers Inc. (accepted by Scott Charlton, executive vice president of operations), for leadership in the field of logistics and supply chain management and being a role model for social responsibility, and Yossi Sheffi, the Elisha Gray II Professor of Engineering Systems and director of MIT’s Center for Transportation and Logistics, for lifetime achievement in the field.
A Post-Standard story about the Buglisi Dance Theatre and dancer Terese Capucilli noted the troupe’s three-week residency at the College of Visual and Performing Arts. A 9WSYR “Bridge Street” segment also featured the troupe for their local residency and upcoming performance.
The upcoming Pulse performance by Step Afrika! was previewed by the Post-Standard.
The Post-Standard highlighted a Sunday performance by the Syracuse University Marching Band as part of the New York State Field Band Conference Championship Show.
David Cay Johnston, distinguished visiting lecturer in the College of Law, is quoted in the Christian Science Monitor on the effect of the GOP proposed flat tax plans.
Robert Thompson, director of the Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, is quoted in American Public Media’s “Marketplace” program on cable companies losing customers.
The York Daily Record (Pa.) quotes Eric Kingson, professor in the Falk College’s School of Social Work, in an article on the impact of Social Security benefits to Pennsylvania residents. Kingson is also quoted in a Washington Post opinion piece, speaking about cuts to Social Security entitlements.
A. Randall Wenner, adjunct professor at the Newhouse School and coordinator of broadcast journalism facilities, is quoted in a Post-Standard report on the loss of local radio programming.
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