2011 Press Coverage

"SCSU students, faculty express merger concerns" -- New Haven Register, Feb. 24, 2011
"Merger Proposal Worries SCSU Faculty, Students, Administrators" -- Hartford Courant, Feb. 23, 2011
Campus meetings between a new co-chairwoman of the General Assembly's Higher Education and Employment Advancement Committee and the university community were covered by the New Haven Register and Hartford Courant.  State Sen. Beth Bye met on campus with faculty, staff, students and administrators as part of her "listening tour." During the sessions, the campus community asked questions, expressed its concerns, and discussed points of pride about Southern. The proposed restructuring of the state's higher education system and budget cuts proposed by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy were among the topics of conversation.


"Valentine's Day History: February 14 was like any other day in the Colonies" -- New Haven Register, Feb. 14, 2011
Marie McDaniel, assistant professor of history, was featured in a Valentine's Day story about romance in colonial America. It was the main story on the Life/Styles page and the article was accompanied by a photo and video clip of McDaniel.

"College professors struggle to keep classes on schedule" -- CT Post, Feb. 13, 2011
Scott Ellis, associate professor of English, was quoted in a Connecticut Post story about college professors using creative ways to help their students catch up after repeated class cancellations due to recurring snowstorms. Ellis had assigned readings to students via e-mail and an online message board in an effort to catch up. He was the first person quoted in the article that included faculty from colleges and universities throughout the area.


"An Orphan Helps Orphans" -- Hartford Courant, Feb. 10, 2011
An editorial praising the efforts of Daniel Ndamwizeye, a survivor of the Rwandan genocide and a business administration student at Southern. The Courant previously ran a story about Daniel creating a foundation to help orphans worldwide. His parents and two sisters were brutally killed when he was 5 years old. 


"Community leaders, students to be honored at Carroll E. Brown scholarship and awards dinner" -- New Haven Register, Feb. 8, 2011
A story about the Carroll E. Brown Scholarship & Community Awards, scheduled for Feb. 26. The article mentions that the social hour will be dedicated to President Battle to welcome him to the Greater New Haven community.