Greek life organizations have a long history of incorporating philanthropic work into their missions. That certainly was the case this March, when 13 sororities of the Panhellenic Council at Syracuse University banded together to raise more than $5,700 for people…
SU in the News: Wednesday, August 15
SU NEWS AND EVENTS COVERAGE
Articles in the Watertown Daily Times, North Country Now (Potsdam, N.Y.) and the Central New York Business Journal reported on Clarkson University joining Syracuse University as a satellite campus of the SU Industrial Assessment Center (IAC), housed in L.C. Smith College of Engineering and Computer Science and funded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The IAC provides area manufacturers with energy and efficiency audits.
Media coverage of the week-long SU football training camp leadership and team building exercises at Fort Drum includes reports by YNN, 9WSYR, CNY Central, WWNY-TV (Watertown, N.Y.), and articles in the Sunday and Tuesday editions of the Post-Standard and the Watertown Daily Times. Also, a Post-Standard sidebar featured Hall of Famer Floyd Little ’67, special assistant to the athletics director in SU Athletics.
9WSYR reported on NASA selecting Kelly Lux, iSchool online communication and relationship manager, to attend NASA Social, which connects people through social media to discuss NASA’s explorations, including the landing of the Mars rover.
David Cay Johnston, distinguished visiting lecturer in the College of Law, appeared on the CNN “Your Money” show discussing the U.S. economy and tax codes.
Nutrition recommendations by Sarah Short, professor of nutrition science and dietetics at the Falk College, were referenced in a Fox News report about healthier food options at fast food restaurants.
Robert Thompson, director of the Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, is quoted on the influence of Helen Gurley Brown and Cosmopolitan magazine in a WTOP Radio segment (listen to clip) on the longtime editor’s passing.
Michael Wasylenko, senior associate dean at the Maxwell School and professor of economics, spoke on municipal bankruptcy for a WWTI (Watertown, N.Y.) report.
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