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September 2012
The students are back and so is the ’Cuse Chronicle! As the fall semester begins, the SU campus is alive with excitement and activity once again. We hope you’ll be able to join us in the coming year for one or all of the many special events we have planned! 
Alumni News

Taye Diggs ’93 honored by Southern California Alumni Club

VPA alumnus Taye Diggs will receive the Distinguished Alumnus Award from the Southern California Alumni Club next month.

Taye Diggs ’93 honored by Southern California Alumni Club

Award-winning actor and author Taye Diggs ’93, a drama alumnus of Syracuse University’s College of Visual and Performing Arts (VPA), is being honored by the Syracuse University Alumni Club of Southern California on October 20, 2012. Read more...

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What made SU special for you? We’re asking alumni to share their favorite memories of being an SU student by reflecting on the moments, places, or people that made their experience special.
Share your memory...

The Denver Alumni Club has offered support to Stephen Barton ’12, the recent SU grad injured in the shooting in Aurora, Colorado.

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

Upcoming Events

“Common Ground for Peace” to be led by His Holiness the Dalai Lama

His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1989.

“Common Ground for Peace” to be led by His Holiness the Dalai Lama

“Common Ground for Peace,” a landmark two-day forum led by His Holiness the Dalai Lama, spiritual leader of Tibet, will be held on Monday, October 8, and Tuesday, October 9, at Syracuse University.

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Boston Reception for Generation Orange Alumni (graduates of the past 10 years) is September 27, 7:30-9 p.m., at the Harpoon Brewery. Event is sold out!

Get Social, Chicago! Thursday, October 4, 6:30 p.m., at the Chicago Cultural Center. To get more information and R.S.V.P., click here.

SU Alumni Club Events (click the club name for more info):
>>Minnesota Alumni Club is selling tickets and sponsoring a tailgate for the SU–University of Minnesota game on September 22.
>>Central New Jersey Alumni Club is selling tickets for the SU–Rutgers game on October 13.
>>Philladelphia Alumni Club is selling tickets and sponsoring a tailgate for the SU–Temple game on November 23.

Orange Central Weekend is November 8-10! Keep checking for event updates. Refer to the list of area hotels to make your hotel reservations today!  

View the regional calendar for more events around the country.

SU News

Work begins on refurbishing Place of Remembrance

The Place of Remembrance was dedicated in 1990 as a memorial to forever honor the victims of Pan Am Flight 103.

Work begins on refurbishing Place of Remembrance

One of Syracuse University’s most symbolic and cherished campus locations—the wall honoring the 35 students killed in the crash of Pan Am Flight 103—is being refurbished, along with the staircase leading to it. Read more...

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Approximately 3,800 first-year and transfer students arrived at Syracuse University and joined the entire campus community in kicking off the 2012-13 academic year. Welcome to all!
See photos of Syracuse Welcome 2012...

Memo of understanding brings iSchool education for Rwandans closer to fruition

Maxwell School Dean James Steinberg co-authors Washington Post op-ed on military policy and strategy

SU researchers use nanotechnology to harness power of fireflies

Athletics News

SU to face USC Saturday, September 8, in new Meadowlands

The Battle in The Apple pits SU against USC, September 8 at 3:30 p.m. (ET)

SU to face USC Saturday, September 8, in new Meadowlands

Join the SU faithful in New York City for the Battle of the Apple—SU vs USC in the Meadowlands. Get more info...

More Athletics News...

Fans going to a game in the Carrier Dome will notice the “Summer of Improvements” that have taken place

Men’s and women’s cross country ranked in preseason poll

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