Supporting Our Community

Dear Orange Friends:

From the hurricane winds and torrential rains that have ravaged Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands to the earthquake that has crumbled buildings in Mexico, we are seeing devastation that is difficult to comprehend.

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First Week

Dear Orange Friends:

This past week has been one of the most uplifting of times for Syracuse University.

I watched a legion of returning students, faculty, staff, parents and alumni help more than 5,000 new students move in and become Orange. On every sidewalk and in every hallway, I saw warmth and welcome to our newcomers from every state, 70 countries on six continents, and 12 Native American nations.

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Lockerbie

Dear Orange Friends:

In June, Ruth and I spent two days on a quiet visit to Lockerbie, Scotland. Thanks to the good counsel of Judy O’Rourke and Professor Larry Mason, we were able to learn about and pay respect to the people affected by the terror attack on Pan Am Flight 103 in 1988.

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