Syracuse University put on a big welcome back for alumni and friends during Orange Central over the weekend. The annual homecoming and reunion event featured more than 50 engaging programs for alumni to reconnect with friends and the University, and…
SU in the News: Monday, July 16
SU NEWS AND EVENTS COVERAGE
Media reporting on the launch of Operation Boots to Business: From Service to Startup, a program to help transitioning service members and veterans become entrepreneurs, includes McClatchy Newspapers, Washington Post, Washington Times (fifth item), Oregonian, Long Island Business News, Stars and Stripes, Buffalo News and YNN (watch clip). The pilot program was launched by the Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF), U.S. Small Business Administration, and U.S Marine Corps on four USMC bases and goes nationwide in 2013.
The Caswell Messenger (Yanceyville, N.C.) mentions data released by the IVMF on the benefits of hiring a veteran in a piece written by Maj. Gen. Gregory A. Lusk, Adjutant General of North Carolina, asking N.C. employers with openings to think strongly about hiring veterans. Additionally, The Liberty Tribune (Liberty, Mo.) features an article on a local resident, entrepreneur and U.S. Army veteran who attended the national Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV) program at Florida State University. The EBV, operated by IVMF, was founded at the Whitman School of Management in 2007.
The New York Daily Record (subscription required) reported on the construction of Dineen Hall, the landmark building that will become the home of the Syracuse University College of Law.
Leonard Burman, the Daniel Patrick Moynihan Professor of Public Affairs at the Maxwell School, is quoted in aSan Francisco Chroniclearticle on taxes and simplifying the U.S. tax code.
William Smullen, director of the National Security Studies program in the Maxwell School, is quoted in a Washington Times story about the Transportation Security Administration and airport screening procedures.
Robert Thompson, director of the Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, is quoted in U.S. News & World Report on the public’s trust in TV news; in the New York Daily News on Jennifer Lopez’ departure from “American Idol;” and in the Christian Science Monitor on the Viacom-DirecTV feud.
Thomas Dennison, professor of practice in public administration in the Maxwell School, recently appeared on the WCNY “Insight” program, discussing health care reform.
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