Nancy Cantor

February 23, 2012 - 9:07pm
Representatives from ESPN, The New York Times, Sporting News, The Post-Standard, and The Patriot News discussed covering sports Scandals in Newhouse on Thursday.

Local and national media gathered on Thursday to discuss the rigors and risks of covering sports scandals as part of “When Games Turn Grim,” a daylong sports scandal symposium hosted by the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications.

Moderated by Dean Joel Kaplan, panelists discussed, analyzed and dissected media coverage of the Jerry Sandusky and Bernie Fine scandals which broke last fall.

January 19, 2012 - 10:43pm
A complaint on Facebook prompted the expulsion of a School of Education graduate student

A graduate student in the School of Education was readmitted Wednesday after a five-month expulsion stemming from a complaint he posted on his Facebook page, according to the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education.

Matthew Werenczak was expelled from Syracuse University in September of 2011 for complaining on Facebook about a Concerned Citizens Action Program representative's comment he heard at his student teaching assignment at Danforth Middle School.

September 13, 2011 - 1:09pm
SU slips several spots in the 'U.S. News & World Report' university rankings over the years, prompting response from Chancellor Nancy Cantor.

Syracuse University ranked 62nd in the 2012 U.S. News & World Report National University Rankings, published Tuesday. This is a seven-spot drop from 55th in the World Report's 2011 rankings.

This is not the first time the university has dropped in this list. SU stayed put in the list's 58th spot in 2010 and 2009. In 2008, SU sat at 53rd, three spots lower than it's 50th ranking in 2007. Between 2006 and 2004, the rankings have jumped around between 52 and 50.

July 21, 2010 - 12:14pm
Children of alumni donate $15 million for a new law school building.

Building a new law school just became easier.

Three children of Syracuse University's College of Law alumni Robert Emmet Dineen (class of '24) and Carolyn Bareham Dineen (class of '32) pledged $15 million to SU for a new school in their parents' honor. 

April 9, 2010 - 8:27pm
Chancellor Nancy Cantor responds to opposition against JPMorgan Chase ceo as commencement speaker

Chancellor Nancy Cantor issued a statement to the Syracuse University community today defending the choice of Jamie Dimon, the head of JPMorgan Chase, as this year's commencement speaker. 

April 8, 2010 - 3:36pm
An email message from Chancellor Cantor informed the campus community Thursday about the death of first-year law student James "Jamie" H. Wood

James "Jamie" H. Wood, a law student at Syracuse University, died unexpectedly Wednesday after struggling with an illness, Chancellor Nancy Cantor said Thursday afternoon in an email message to the SU community.

Wood, a first-year law student, was 28-years-old.

The College of Law and Students Affairs are providing support to those who knew Jamie, Cantor said in the email. 

The Counseling Center, Hendrick's Chapel and the Faculty and Staff Assistance Program are also available to those in need of support, said Cantor.



February 25, 2010 - 1:59am
Top-ranked Connecticut sidestepped the best punch Syracuse could throw, defeating the Orange 87-66 behind 38 points and a career-high 20 rebounds from Connecticut forward Maya Moore.

Connecticut junior forward Maya Moore continued her climb toward greatness by scoring 38 points (on 12-for-19 shooting) to go with a career-high 20 rebounds on Feb. 24's matchup against the Syracuse Orange.

“It was just a phenomenal night for her-- she’s unique,” said Connecticut head coach Geno Auriemma after the game.

September 9, 2009 - 7:34pm
About 1,000 students and locals pack Goldstein Auditorium to hear the Vice President discuss college affordability.

At 10:35 a.m., an official looking man came to the podium, rattled around some papers, and walked off. The crowd quieted down and the jazz music coming from the speakers of Goldstein Auditorium became audible. Realizing that the scheduled program was only five minutes behind schedule, the chit-chat in the room resumed.

The Vice President of the United States is allowed to be late.