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Lavishly Illustrated ‘Forever Orange’ Commemorative Book Presents 150-Year History of Syracuse University
To coincide with the celebration of Syracuse University’s sesquicentennial in 2020, Syracuse University Press is publishing “Forever Orange: The Story of Syracuse University” in fall 2019. This monumental 10-inch by 12-inch book, lavishly illustrated with 300 photographs, provides a unique look at the diverse people, places and events that have helped Syracuse University become an internationally renowned research university.
To kick off the publication, the press is offering the University community a pre-publication discount of 44 percent off the list price of $99.95 until July 10.
“Forever Orange” illuminates Syracuse University’s chronological history, with special focus on how Syracuse led the way in numerous important matters—gender, race, military veterans and science—going far beyond the parameters of a traditional institutional history. Through narrative and hundreds of photos, “Forever Orange” presents Syracuse’s glorious 150-year history in a lively, distinctive, informative manner, appealing to alumni and University friends, young and old.
The foreword is written by astronaut and retired U.S. Air Force Col. Eileen Collins ’78, with the afterword by Pro Football Hall of Famer Floyd Little ’67.
Authors Scott Pitoniak ’77, a nationally honored columnist and best-selling author, and Rick Burton ’80, a coauthor of numerous books and the David B. Falk Endowed Professor of Sport Management in the Falk College, have utilized exhaustive research, scores of interviews and their own Syracuse University experiences to craft a book that explores what it has meant to be Orange since the institution’s founding as a small liberal arts college in 1870.
To pre-order “Forever Orange” visit www.syracuseuniversitypress.syr.edu or call 800.848.6224. To receive the special 44 percent discount, make sure to use code 05SAVE44 and order before the code expires on July 10, 2019.