Austin Peña doesn’t like boundaries. He chose Syracuse University for graduate school because he wouldn’t be forced into a single educational track. “I question the traditional boundaries of architecture and it’s a very forward-thinking program. The faculty give us a…
Honoring the 2021 Orange Circle Award Winners
Transforming people’s lives through access to affordable housing, improving literacy in some of Syracuse’s most impoverished communities, using the art of step to give back, increasing public health awareness at an area high school and providing essential medical supplies to a hospital at the epicenter of the coronavirus—five unique endeavors that highlight the Syracuse University community’s commitment to make the world a better place.
This year’s Orange Circle Awards recipients are Lisa Y. Gordon G’90, president and chief executive officer of Atlanta Habitat for Humanity; Marcelle Haddix, chair of reading and language arts and a dean’s professor in the School of Education; and student organizations Black Reign Step Team, Food Busters and a Hand for Wuhan.
They will be honored during the Orange Circle Awards ceremony from 2-4 p.m. on Sept. 9 as part of Syracuse University’s Coming Back Together celebration.
For more information, visit the Alumni Association website.