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O’Rourke Named to CASE Commission on Philanthropy

May 23, 2008 | Press Releases

O’Rourke Named to CASE Commission on Philanthropy Friday, May 16, 2008 Lil Breul O’Rourke ’77, G’04 has been named to the Commission on Philanthropy for the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE). O’Rourke is vice president and chief development officer for Syracuse University. For a three-year term beginning July 1, O’Rourke will serve on the Philanthropy Commission, which Read more

John and Elaine Couri Contribute Funding for New Visitor Center

May 19, 2008 | Press Releases

Syracuse University’s Board of Trustees Chairman Emeritus John A. Couri and Wife, Elaine, Contribute Name, Funding to New Campus Visitor Center and Museum Wednesday, May 14, 2008 The many thousands of individuals who visit the Syracuse University campus each year will soon be greeted by a beautiful new visitor center and museum recollecting the University’s remarkable history, showcasing the dynamic Read more

Renowned Genomic Researcher to Be Keynote Speaker

May 19, 2008 | Press Releases

Internationally Renowned Genomic Researcher J. Craig Venter to Be Keynote Speaker at Dedication of Life Sciences Complex Tuesday, May 6, 2008 J. Craig Venter, a pioneer in decoding the human genome, will be the keynote speaker at the dedication of Syracuse University’s Life Sciences Complex Nov. 7. Venter’s address will highlight a daylong celebration that will include building tours, laboratory Read more

Developer Abdallah Yabroudi Pledges $5 Million to LCS

May 13, 2008 | Press Releases

International developer Abdallah Yabroudi Pledges $5 million to Syracuse University’s L.C. Smith College of Engineering and Computer Science Tuesday, May 6, 2008 Nearly 30 years after graduating from Syracuse University’s L.C. Smith College of Engineering and Computer Science (LCS), Abdallah Yabroudi, chairman of the internationally known Dubai Contracting Company (DCC) in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has become involved again Read more

School of Education’s Taylor Named SDS’s First Senior Scholar

May 13, 2008 | Press Releases

School of Education’s Steven Taylor Named Society for Disability Studies’ First Senior Scholar Monday, May 5, 2008 The Senior Scholar Award Committee of Society for Disability Studies (SDS) has selected Steven Taylor, professor of cultural foundations of education in Syracuse University’s School of Education and director of SU’s Center on Human Policy, Law and Disability Studies, as the first recipient Read more

Gift Helps LCS Establish College’s First Faculty Excellence Award

May 13, 2008 | Press Releases

Gift Helps LCS Establish College’s First Faculty Excellence Award Thursday, May 1, 2008 In Utpal Roy’s “Engineering Graphics and Computer Aided Design” (MAE 184) course, first-year students work collaboratively to create the inner gear mechanisms for a working clock. Students design component pieces on the computer, and their designs are then used to make components on a rapid prototyping machine Read more