steve sartori
photo Leaders of the Class of 1950 received special service citations in May from University officials for establishing the Class of 1950 Continuing Education Scholarship Fund. Pictured, from left to right, are: George R. Burns Jr., the Rev. Irving Hill, Marcia C. Hill, Bea Gonzalez, assistant dean of University College, Chancellor Kenneth A. Shaw, Robert E. Sturge, and Charles K. Barletta, interim dean of SU Continuing Education/University College.
The Class of 1950 was one of the largest classes to graduate from Syracuse University. Many were World War II veterans who attended SU on the GI Bill. Their experiences of holding jobs, supporting families, and paying bills while studying for degrees as adult students were the motivation behind their decision to establish a $200,000 endowed scholarship fund to provide financial support for part-time students attending University College.
      In its Golden Anniversary reunion last June, the class established the Class of 1950 Continuing Education Scholarship Fund to support eight three-credit courses at University College each year. “I consider this endowment fund an opportunity to support the visions and hopes of people needing the tools of education to forge their future and, by extension, the future of the country and the world,” says class spokesperson Robert Sturge. “Every donation, no matter what the amount,
will make a difference in helping deserving
steve sartori
Receiving the Melvin A. Eggers Senior Alumni Award for 2000 were: Irving "Whitey" Holz '43, left, Beverly Blaney Martin '48, '60, G'70, and Martin Dembo '35. Irwin Guttag '37 and Marjorie Vogel Guttag '38 also received the award, but were unable to attend the ceremony.
      In grateful acknowledgment to the Class of 1950 for establishing this living legacy, University College officials presented special service citations to members of the class gift committee during the Continuing Education/University College 52nd annual graduation dinner.
      Other classes interested in making 50th reunion class gifts should contact Elaine Cardone, associate director of alumni relations, at 315-443-3516 or e-mail

Summer at the Seashore: The Artist Colonies at East Hampton, Gloucester, and Provincetown opened the fall season of the Syracuse University Lubin House Gallery. The exhibition, which featured work from the Syracuse University Art Collection and Guild Hall, East Hampton's historic art museum, was dedicated to the memory of Enez Whipple '32, who was the driving force behind Guild Hall for 38 years.

Winslow Homer
Gloucester Harbor, 1873
wood engraving on wove paper
Courtesy of University Art Collection


Back to page 3
Back to page 2
Back to page 1

Main Home Page Contents Chancellor's Message Opening Remarks
InBasket Shared Rewards Synergetic Strength A World Away
In Loving Memory Quad Angles University Place Student Center
Staff Circle Faculty Focus Alumni News/Notes Cover To Cover
View From The Hill

E-mail the magazine editor
E-mail the web guy
820 Comstock Ave., Rm. 308
Syracuse, NY 13244-5040