We encourage you to get involved with your local alumni club. By being involved, alumni have the chance to gather together and share their spirit and pride in Syracuse University. Our clubs participate in a variety of activities, including game-watching events, networking opportunities, new student recruiting, and community service projects.

Please check the Office of Alumni Relations web site at:

The Programs link on our home page will take you to the club pages. There you will find a complete listing of all our regional and specialty clubs, as well as the club contact person’s name, phone number, and e-mail address. For more information on the club nearest you, contact the person listed or call the Office of Alumni Relations at 1-800-782-5867.

Second in a Series
The Syracuse University School of Management Alumni Association of New York City takes the art of networking to the extreme. As a member of the New York City Business Club Group, it participates in a variety of joint activities with other N.Y.C.-based alumni clubs from Columbia, NYU Harvard, Yale, NorthWestern, Chicago, UCLA, and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. This unique alliance gives SU management alumni access to a broad network of business contacts from coast to coast.
      The SU Management Alumni Association was created in the late 1980s to give School of Management graduates living in metropolitan New York a way to reconnect with former classmates, strengthen their professional network, and keep up on the latest business trends. “Our group is less social and more business-issues oriented,” says Bob Pearlman ’64, association president. “In the past year we offered seminars on Internet investing, venture capital, and new rules of job hunting on the Internet.” The group also co-sponsored a career development seminar series with the Wharton School and helped the School of Management host a fall get-together with recent grads working in the New York City area.
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      The group’s home base is SU’s historic Lubin House in New York City. Lubin House staff help Pearlman and officers Leon Sickles ’76, Scott Bloom ’88, Stan Dlugozima ’92, Mark Feldstein ’91, and Mike Ellison ’94 plan and organize events. “We welcome new program ideas from our members,” says Pearlman. “We encourage them to stay in touch with each other through our electronic listserv. Quite often these online discussions spark lively debate about the business news of the day.”
      If you are a School of Management graduate looking to reconnect with old friends and eager to make new business contacts in metropolitan New York and beyond, call Pearlman at 212-476-5855, e-mail bpearlman@nb.comor visit the School of Management Alumni Association web site at

Several alumni club presidents recently completed their terms of office. We thank them for their continuing commitment.
Arizona: Mark Lederman ’70, Auburn Alumnae: Esther Stoker ’52, Boston: Will Cunningham ’89, Central NJ: Tom D’Amico ’77, Cleveland: Brad Glazer ’76, CNY: Eleanor Ludwig ’43, Fort Myers: R. Bruce MacGregor ’54, Sarasota: Diane Feit ’62, Seattle: Mark Peterson ’92, Western PA: Judith Press ’67

Beginning this fall, undergraduate student athletes will benefit from the Mitzi and Sidney Grossman Endowed Prize Fund for Athletics, established to recognize student athletes for academic excellence.
      Mitzi Kornblite Grossman ’27 is a long-time supporter of SU initiatives designed to further the University’s mission, as was her late husband, Sidney Grossman ’28. Mitzi Grossman served on the Syracuse University Alumni Association’s Board of Directors from 1979 to 1983 and is a former president of the Central New York Alumni Club. The couple also were active on the national committee for the Schine Student Center campaign. The Grossmans were honored with Outstanding Alumni awards in 1979.

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SU board chairman Joseph O. Lampe '53, G'55, far left, and Chancellor Kenneth A. Shaw, far right, congratulate Arents Award winners Antje Lemke G'56, second from left, Charles V. Willie G'57, and Renee Schine Crown '50.

Our congratulations to the alumni clubs in Albany and Binghamton, New York; Fort Myers, Florida; Las Vegas; and Kansas for successfully completing the SU Alumni Association’s chartering and bylaws process and becoming officially recognized alumni clubs of the association. The Office of Alumni Relations thanks the club leadership for working diligently to complete the process and looks forward to working with other clubs in the future.

Homecoming Weekend: November 17-19, 2000

Yes friends, Homecoming Weekend 2000 fast approaches, which means it will soon be time to don your favorite SU sweatshirts, sweaters, and scarves and make your way back to campus.
      Homecoming 2000 features an array of activities, including exhibitions, campus tours, classroom programs, sporting events, mini-reunions, dean’s receptions, and alumni parties you’ll talk about for months. Plus, this year we welcome back the classes of 1960, ’70, ’75, ’80, and ’90—all of which are celebrating special anniversaries. If you are a member of one of these honored classes, be sure to check your special web site at and become part of our expanded fall Reunion Weekend.
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      And don’t forget about the big game: SU vs. Miami! We’ve reserved seats in a special alumni section in the Carrier Dome, with discount tickets available only to SU alumni. Details can be found on the Homecoming registration form below, on our web site, or by phoning 1-800-SUALUMS (782-5867).
      Concerned about travel? Don’t be—SU has arranged special airline rates through USAirways and discount train rates through Amtrak. Wondering about where to stay? Complete lodging and travel details can also be found at the alumni web site or by calling the number above.
      So be sure to mark the weekend of November 17-19 on your calendar now, fill out and mail the registration form (in Fall issue of SU Magazine), and get ready to reconnect with the people and places that meant so much to you during your years on the Hill.

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