Campus Briefs : Alumnus selected by SU as national annual giving chair
Alumnus selected by SU as national annual giving chair
Syracuse University announced Larry Bashe as its national annual giving chair on Oct. 2. Bashe, a 1966 graduate, inherits the position from Wally Bobkiewicz, the first annual giving chair for SU. Bashe will be responsible for garnering support behind The Campaign for Syracuse University and its main project, The Fund for Syracuse, an initiative aimed at raising $75 million worth of gifts for the school. He also will serve as spokesman on the importance of making annual gifts to provide flexible and immediate financial resources in support of university-wide priorities, according to the campaign’s Web site. The Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs alumnus is currently president-elect of Syracuse University’s National Alumni Association Board.
Tulane professor to speak at SU’s School of Architecture
Byron Mouton, a professor at Tulane University’s School of Architecture, will speak at Syracuse University Tuesday at 5 p.m. Mouton, one of the co-directors of Tulane’s URBANbuild program in New Orleans, will speak in the auditorium in Slocum Hall. His lecture, titled ‘URBANbuild,’ is named for the program that helps with redesign efforts in neighborhoods damaged by Hurricane Katrina.
American Idol finalist to star in Syracuse Stage production
Anwar Robinson, a top 10 finalist on the fourth season of FOX’s ‘American Idol,’ will star in Syracuse Stage’s upcoming production of ‘Godspell,’ the university announced Friday. Robinson, a recording artist who has acted on Broadway and in films, won the seventh-place spot during his ‘American Idol’ season. He will assume the role of Jesus in the theater’s holiday production. The show is a joint effort between Syracuse Stage and Syracuse University’s department of drama in the College of Visual and Performing Arts. Performances will run from Nov. 25 through Dec. 28 at Syracuse Stage, located downtown on East Genesee Street.
Johnson & Johnson executive to lecture at Whitman
Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management will host a lecture by John Phillips, of Johnson & Johnson, Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. Phillips, who received his M.B.A. from the Whitman school in 1997, serves as the director of strategic planning for the Pharmaceuticals Group Strategic Marketing for Johnson & Johnson. His lecture is called ‘How Different Are Emerging Markets from Developed Economies – Considerations for the Pharmaceutical Industry’ and is open to the public.
iSchool professor to host workshops on conserving black history
Kenneth Lavender, a professor in Syracuse University’s School of Information Studies, will direct two workshops this fall in conjunction with SU’s South Side Initiative. The workshops will focus on conserving the history of Syracuse’s black population. The first, to be held Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. at the Dunbar Center on South State Street, will concentrate on teaching organizations how to build archives. The second, planned for Nov. 11 at 5:30 p.m., will teach residents and families how to preserve their family history collections.
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IRS form shows SU's legal fees almost doubled from 2010-11; increase coincides with year of Bernie Fine allegations
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