We encourage 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.

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Alumni 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.

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Bruce Fowle receives an Arents Award from Chancellor Shaw at a separate ceremony in New York City.




hree alumni club presidents recently completed their terms of office.
We thank them for their continuing commitment.
Chicago: Alison Hough ’95
Hilton Head: Ed Braunsdorf ’55
Washington, D.C.: Rick Sauter ’91

U honored five distinguished alumni in June with the George Arents Pioneer Medal for outstanding career achievement. Those honored were:
• Lansing G. Baker G’64, G’72, former SU senior vice president for university relations, who recently retired after an illustrious 40-year career in education;
• 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 Human Services;
• 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 City.

The 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.

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