Emmett Van Slyke ’99 is the composer of sidewalk sounds. Sounds are activated when stepping on the red pavers installed outside Syracuse Stage on E. Genesee St.
Photo Credit: David Lassman, The Post-Standard
The School of Education will establish an innovative teacher training pilot program in nine high-need secondary schools in Oswego County, Syracuse and New York City.
The International Center of Syracuse bestowed its International Educator Award on SUNY Oswego’s Shashi Kanbur in November at the Central New York International Citizen Award Banquet at Onondaga Community College.
Five SUNY Oswego students showed off their computer science skills and business savvy in a business-startup competition that brought 146 students and faculty from 10 colleges together with scientists, engineers, software developers, designers and other professional mentors to harness entrepreneurial drive throughout the region.
Civic Ventures honored Virginia “Ginny” Donohue ’88, executive director and founder of On Point for College, as a 2010 Purpose Prize Fellow at a November ceremony in Philadelphia. Purpose Prizes honor Americans over age 60 for making an extraordinary impact in their encore careers.
“He’s 5 and his golfing future’s rosy,” read the headline in 1940 when the Syracuse Herald ran a photo of young Tom Brennan, at the edge of the green at Syracuse’s Sunnycrest Golf Course, pencil in hand. Now Golf Coach Emeritus Brennan, having retired from leading successful golf programs at three schools, can still be seen on the greens most days. But despite the fact that he’s officially retired, nothing much slows down this dynamo who keeps up a busy schedule of golfing, painting, speaking and writing.