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SU in the News: Wednesday, July 21, 2010

July 21, 2010


Bloomberg/BusinessWeek highlighted the work of the Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities in reaching out to veterans to provide new educational opportunities and training.

USA Today reported on the news by Syracuse University’s Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC) that U.S. federal criminal immigration prosecutions have soared in recent months.

The Post-Standard featured the announcement of the $15 million gift from the Dineen family to support the construction of a new College of Law building.

The Eagle Bulletin reported on the Near Westside Initiative’s small business development program. Maarten Walls, director of the Near Westside Initiative and Michael Short, an SU Engagement Fellow and Near Westside Initiative deputy director, were quoted.

Syracuse University’s Say Yes Summer Festival in Thornden Park was mentioned in a City Eagle story about “Syracuse Stories.” Jan Cohen-Cruz, director of Imagining America and a University Professor at SU, and Rachel Gazdick, Say Yes Syracuse executive director, are mentioned.

WSYR-TV mentioned Syracuse University’s Office of Financial Aid in a story on the status of the state’s Tuition Assistant Program (TAP) program.


Rick Burton, David B. Falk Professor of Sport Management in the College of Human Ecology, is quoted in the New York Times about the new “Let’s Move” public service messages, coordinated by First Lady Michelle Obama and featuring Major League Baseball players.


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