Bravo to Rosie Perez who continues to use her platform as a celebrity to bring HIV/AIDS awareness across the country. She spoke last night during a program at the Southwest Community Center for Fighting AIDS/HIV thru Case Management, Education and Support (F.A.C.E.S.).
Archive for September, 2011
Rufus and Chaka Khan were recently nominated for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame class of 2012.
“The Syracuse Network has deep roots.”
Coming Back Together X (Ten) featured a forum on social networking featuring various communications professionals. The panel was moderated by Ben Green, SU ’85 and dedicated to the memory of Lee Keitt ’76.
The discussion focused on mentoring, generosity, improvements in delivery systems and social media limitations (not 100% marketing, not 100% personal).
Below hear a comment by co-moderator Dr. Rick Wright.
Syracuse University alumni returned to campus this weekend for Coming Back Together (CBT) X. Today’s CBT X schedule featured a panel discussion about “Saving Our Black and Latino Boys” at the Schol of Education that featured Syracuse Police Chief Frank Fowler, former SU Football player A. Alif Muhammad, Keith Alford, Dalia Rodriguez and Jeff Mangram. Muhammad (standing in photo above) stressed education with cultural sensitivity and warned against misrepresenting the behavior of black and Latino young men. Here’s an article written about Muhammad by Syracuse-based journalist Saundra Smokes.
Photographer Mike Greenlar recently self-published a book titled Remnants of a Secret War, which documents the post-war landscape and cultural traditions in Laos.
The photographs from this personal project were a decade in the making for Greenlar, who also works for the Syracuse Newspapers.
Greenlar talked about his travels and the project last night at Art Rage. He gave some good advice to a photographer in the audience: “Photo editors always like to look at good pictures, so always be working on a personal project.”
“Lazy people want much but get little, but those who work hard will prosper” –King Solomon
In her recent blog post, humorist, author and corporate consultant Yvonne Conte provides great advice for business people/entrepreneurs to expand their value and generate income.