you to get involved with your local alumni club. 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’s name, phone number, and e-mail
address. For information on the club nearest you,
contact the person listed or call the Office of Alumni
Relations at 1-800-782-5867.
| Steve Sartori
Association president Deborah Fritsche, far left, and Chancellor
Shaw, far right, with Arents Award recipients, left to right,
Walter Broadnax, Elsa Reichmanis, Lansing Baker, and Bob Costas.
Fowle receives an Arents Award from Chancellor Shaw at a
separate ceremony in New York City.
alumni club presidents recently completed their terms of office.
We thank them for their continuing commitment.
Alison Hough ’95
Hilton Head: Ed Braunsdorf ’55
Washington, D.C.: Rick Sauter ’91
honored five distinguished alumni in June with the George Arents
Pioneer Medal for outstanding career achievement. Those honored
G. Baker G’64, G’72, former SU senior vice president for university
relations, who recently retired after an illustrious 40-year career
• Walter D. Broadnax G’75, SU trustee and dean of the School
of Public Affairs at American University and former deputy secretary
and chief operating officer of the U.S. Department of Health and
• Bob Costas ’74, Emmy Award-winning broadcaster with NBC
and HBO, who has been named “National Sportscaster of the Year”
an unprecedented eight times;
• Bruce S. Fowle ’60, senior principal with Fox & Fowle
Architects, a leading New York City design firm; and
• Elsa Reichmanis ’72, G’75, director of the polymers and
organic materials research department at Lucent Technologies,
whose research has resulted in 17 patents and recently earned
her the Society of Chemical Industry’s Perkin Medal, one of the
industry’s highest honors.
Baker, Broadnax, Costas, and Reichmanis received their awards
at a ceremony in Syracuse, while Fowle was honored in New York
Melvin A. Eggers
Senior Alumni Award Recipients for 2001:
Miriam Decker Alsever ’37
Yvonne Miller Phillips ’41, G’70
George Stafford ’48, G’72
The honorees received their awards at the Half Century
Dinner in Syracuse in June.