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October 2012
This fall brings a number of exciting events to Syracuse University, including the ultimate Orange lover’s weekend—Orange Central. We hope you have a chance to come back to campus and celebrate with us!
Alumni News

2012 Arents Recipients Announced

The George Arents Award will be conferred at a dinner on November 8 in Goldstein Auditorium.

2012 Arents Recipients Announced

During one of the highlights of Orange Central 2012, Syracuse University will confer the George Arents Award, SU’s highest alumni honor, on four illustrious alums: Foursquare founder Dennis P. Crowley ’98, interior designer Thom Filicia ’93, Pro Football Hall of Famer James Arthur Monk Sr. ’80, and philanthropist Jane Werner Present ’56.

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The sitcom Modern Family received the Emmy Award for best comedy on September 23. The show’s executive producer is Danny Zuker ’86.

Russ Patrick ’71 and his son, Chris Patrick ’02, have created The Presidential Game, a political board game that takes players inside the world of the electoral college process.

Generation Orange alumnus Graham Douglass ’09 is launching a web series for theater enthusiasts. Read more...

Check out SU is US, a blog written by National Alumni Board President Brian Spector ’78.

Upcoming Events

Have you registered for Orange Central?

Orange Central 2012 kicks off on Thursday, November 8.

Have you registered for Orange Central?

Orange Central 2012 begins on Thursday, November 8, with a dinner honoring this year’s George Arents Award recipients. Friday programming includes a party for alumni and students to watch the historic “Battle on the Midway,” featuring the SU and San Diego State men's basketball teams. But these events are just the beginning. Be sure to join us for a full schedule of activities celebrating Orange. For registration and more information, visit the

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Taye Diggs ’93 to receive the Distinguished Alumnus Award from Southern CA Alumni Club. Read more...

Warren Kimble ’57 will be the guest speaker at Central New York Alumni Club’s Orange Network Breakfast on November 9. Get more info...

Interested in a graduate degree? The graduate school will hold informational expos this fall on campus, in N.Y.C., and in D.C.

View the regional calendar for more events around the country.

SU News

Campaign Exceeds Goal Early Thanks to Generous Alumni Support

After the announcement of the campaign total on September 13, students, faculty, and staff were treated to a cookout on the Quad.

Campaign Exceeds Goal Early Thanks to Generous Alumni Support

The Campaign for Syracuse University, the most ambitious fundraising effort in SU’s history, surpassed its $1 billion goal more than three months before the official end of the campaign, leading to a campus-wide celebration on the Quad. Read more about it, then visit for an interactive map showing the impact of the campaign so far.

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Shall we play a game? Merging citizen science and video games

Humphrey Fellowship Program empowers the next generation of leaders

New Design Gallery examines the history of hand tools, woodworking

Athletics News

SU Basketball Team Participates in Historic Event on USS Midway

The historic Battle on the Midway on November 9 will pit the SU men's team against San Diego State.

SU Basketball Team Participates in Historic Event on USS Midway
Alumni around the country will be gathering to cheer for the SU men’s basketball team as they participate in a “once in a lifetime” event in San Diego. Read more...

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Women’s field hockey ranked #1 in the country

SU freshman Kayla Treanor one of the top 15 rookies to watch in 2013 according to Lacrosse Magazine

Jordan Vale, freshman on the men’s soccer team, named to Big East honor roll

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