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SU in the News: Friday, February 4, 2011

February 04, 2011


A Wall Street Journal blog featured the new class, “The Beatles,” being offered this semester through the College of Visual and Performing Arts.

WSYR-TV reported on Wednesday’s blood drive at the Schine Student Center, as part of the bigger competition between SU and UConn to see which school can donate the most pints of blood to the American Red Cross.

YNN News featured the new course, “The Super Bowl and Society,” which debuted in the College of Human Ecology this semester.

The Oswego County Business Magazine highlighted ExportNY, a program presented by the Central New York Technology Development Organization and Syracuse University’s Whitman School of Management.

The Feb./Mar. issue of CNY Business Exchange features articles on several of Syracuse University’s community members and programs. The issue includes:

  • A “Ripped from the Headlines” brief on the U.S. Small Business Administration expansion of the Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities at SU to its seventh school–Louisiana State University–and the SBA launch of two new entrepreneurship programs for female veterans and National Guard and Reserve members and their families;
  • a “Wise Council” first-person account of four business women’s experiences overcoming adversity, featuring Donna Adamo, news manager in the SU Office of News Services;
  • a column by Chancellor Emeritus Kenneth Shaw on adaptive leadership, the state of the economy and the federal debt;
  • a column by Mitch Franklin, assistant professor of accounting in the Whitman School of Management, about web-based communications technology in today’s flexible workplaces; and
  • quotes from the Whitman School’s Martin Butts, Syracuse Community Test Kitchen director, and Thomas Kruczek, executive director of the Falcone Center for Entrepreneurship, on entrepreneurship and the African and Caribbean Central Market on the city’s North Side.

The Post-Standard reported on the death of Maxwell School professor emeritus James Powell.

The Post-Standard reported on the annual nomination process for SU’s Commencement speaker.

Ford marketing executive Matt VanDyke’s upcoming lecture on Feb. 9 at the Newhouse School, as part of the Eric Mower Advertising Forum, was mentioned in the Scotsman Press Pennysaver (Feb. 4-10 edition).

Eagle News mentioned the Upstate Snowdown event being held this weekend at Lipe Art Park. SU’s Near Westside Initiative is one of the organizers.


Harriet Brown, assistant professor of magazine journalism in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, spoke with the “Around Noon” NPR program in Cleveland, in conjunction with her appearance at a gala in Cleveland sponsored by the Cleveland Center for Eating Disorders and arts groups.

The Baltimore Sun published an op-ed co-authored by Eric Kingson, professor of social work in the College of Human Ecology, on the legacy of long-serving Social Security commissioner Robert Ball.

Maria Russell, professor of public relations and director of executive education at the Newhouse School, is quoted in the Post-Standard on public relations issues surrounding the Syracuse Symphony Orchestra.


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