Steve Kuusisto Writes Tribute to Corky, His First Guide Dog

When poet Stephen Kuusisto decided to train with a guide dog at age 39 he had no idea the decision would change every aspect of his life. “It was amazing to find out what a dog can do,” he says. “That’s why I wanted to describe the experience in a new memoir.” The book, titled “Have Dog, Will Travel: A Poet’s Journey” will be published by Simon & Schuster in March 2018.

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‘Paris Noir’ Information Meeting Nov. 30

An informational meeting for “Paris Noir: Literature, Art and Contemporary Life in Diaspora” will be held Thursday, Nov. 30, at 6:30 p.m. in 219 Sims Hall.

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Pusch Appointed Interim Director of LGBT Resource Center

Rob Pusch, associate director for Project Advance, has been appointed interim director of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Resource Center. Pusch’s appointment comes on the heels of Director Tiffany Gray’s departure to West Chester University.

Pusch is a longtime educator, advocate and activist who has been part of the Syracuse University community for more than 20 years. After earning a Ph.D. in instructional design, development and evaluation, Pusch joined the Project Advance staff. From 1999-2015, Pusch served on the University Senate Committee on LGBT Concerns, helping with the original formation of the LGBT Resource Center.

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Black Feminist Trio to Headline Syracuse Symposium Keynote Event Nov. 27

Syracuse Symposium continues its yearlong look at “Belonging” with a keynote event featuring a trio of acclaimed Black feminist scholars. On Monday, Nov. 27, Johnnetta Betsch Cole, Paula J. Giddings and Beverly Guy-Sheftall will convene a dialogue titled “Black Feminists and the Transformation of American Public Life” from 6-7:30 p.m. in the Joyce Hergenhan Auditorium, 140 Newhouse 3. Read more at SU News.

University Launches Search for Associate Vice President, Chief Equal Opportunity Officer and Title IX Coordinator

The search process for the University’s associate vice president, chief equal opportunity officer and Title IX coordinator is now underway. A strategic partner with University leadership, the associate vice president, chief equal opportunity officer and Title IX coordinator will develop strategies to further foster a culture of inclusion and a safe and supportive learning and living environment for all University students, faculty and staff.

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