Shortly after Robert “Robbie” Robinson became the University’s chief of public safety in October 1993, he had a “chance encounter” with James K. Duah-Agyeman, who was then the director of the Center for Academic Achievement in the Division of Student…
Authors to Speak about SU Press Books at JCC
Two books published by Syracuse University Press have deep ties to professional basketball in Syracuse. The authors of these books are coming to the Sam Pomeranz Jewish Community Center of Syracuse to share their insights and stories about the trailblazing ground each of their Hall of Fame subjects made during the National Basketball Association’s infancy.
Dolph Grundman, author of “Dolph Schayes and the Rise of Professional Basketball” (Syracuse University Press, 2014), and Sean Kirst, co-author of “Moonfixer: The Basketball Journey of Earl Lloyd” (Syracuse University Press, 2011), will speak about their books on Wednesday, Nov. 19, at 7 p.m. at the JCC of Syracuse, 5655 Thompson Rd., DeWitt. The event is free and open to the public.