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Archive for December 2014

Photography Students Win Scholarships for Work at Fall Workshop

December 19, 2014 | Press Releases

Two graduate students in the multimedia photography and design department at the Newhouse School were awarded scholarships for their work during The Fall Workshop at Newhouse. Jake Herrle and Alec Erlebacher were recognized for their work during the annual program, which took place Oct. 16-19, according to the Newhouse School, Momenta Workshops and the National Press Photographers Association (NPPA). The Read more

Strike up the Brand!

December 18, 2014 | Press Releases

The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra is known for setting the tempo for the times. (Just ask its Maestro Marin Alsop, the first female conductor of a major American orchestra.) So when the BSO recently unveiled plans to hire professional journalists to help tell its story, the arts world listened. A brilliant career move or a sign of the Apocalypse? Only time Read more

Carrier Dome Runoff Now Being Put to Use

December 16, 2014 | Press Releases

With a seven-month-long project complete, rain and snow falling on a portion of the Carrier Dome roof is now being put to good use. The storm water is being used to help flush toilets in the stadium, rather than the storm water going directly to the Metro Sewage Treatment Facility. “This is one of those projects you become very proud Read more

ODEP Grant to Assist Job Training Programs at SU and OCC for People With Disabilities

December 16, 2014 | Press Releases

Syracuse University, Onondaga Community College (OCC), the Syracuse City School District, the public workforce system and regional economic development and disability service agents are partnering with employers in high-growth industries to prepare youths and young adults with disabilities for skilled careers. The Onondaga Pathways to Careers (OPC) Project is funded by a five-year cooperative agreement with the U.S. Department of Read more

Design Students to Present Safer Campus Solutions, Rust Belt Projects

December 8, 2014 | Press Releases

Industrial and interaction design (IID) students in the College of Visual and Performing Arts’ Department of Design will give final presentations this week for two semester-long assignments: designing a safer campus and transforming the Rust Belt. Both presentations are open to the public and will be held at the Nancy Cantor Warehouse, 350 W. Fayette St., Syracuse. On Monday, Dec. Read more

University Appoints Matt Ter Molen Chief Advancement Officer

December 4, 2014 | Press Releases

Chancellor Kent Syverud today announced the appointment of Matt Ter Molen to the position of Chief Advancement Officer and Senior Vice President following a comprehensive national search. The appointment was confirmed by vote of the Board of Trustees’ Executive Committee earlier today. Ter Molen comes to Syracuse from Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill., where he currently serves as associate vice Read more

Power In Numbers Reaches out to Those on the Streets

December 3, 2014 | Press Releases

It all started with a box of pastries. A group of students participating in last spring’s Alternative Spring Break, organized yearly by the Office of Residence Life, had just finished their volunteer work at a Washington, D.C., community kitchen when the grateful staff gave the students a box of pastries. Instead of indulging and calling it a night, the students Read more

Cold Case Justice Initiative to Hold Panel at National Press Club Dec. 9

December 3, 2014 | Press Releases

The Cold Case Justice Initiative (CCJI) at the College of Law will delve into the current state of the Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crimes Act during a panel at the National Press Club (NPC) on Dec. 9. For this signature event, which is part of the ongoing Greenberg Speaker Series, a group of experts, and families affected by the Read more