CRS students meet Ted Koppel G'60 H'82

The Department of Communication and Rhetorical Studies boasts an amazing community of more than 2,000 active alumni. Graduates of our program have gone on to great success in a wide variety of career fields, including education, law/public policy/politics, media, organizational communication/business, and public relations/marketing. Many of them return to campus to speak with and provide valuable mentorship opportunities to current CRS students.

We are equally proud of all our alumni and eager to share their stories. If you are an alumnus with news to share, please connect with us.

Featured Alumni

Danielle Nottingham

Danielle Nottingham

1999

Correspondent, CBS News

Since joining the CBS News as a correspondent in 2011, Danielle Nottingham has reported on several major national and international stories. She traveled across the country covering the 2012 presidential election and crossed the globe for President Obama’s presidential trips to Israel and Jordan, Pope Benedict XVI’s resignation and the 2013 papal conclave. She also covered Nelson Mandela’s funeral in South Africa. She returned to campus in 2014 to deliver the keynote address at SU:VPA's convocation ceremony during Commencement Weekend.

Pete Yorn

Pete Yorn

1996

Singer-Songwriter (Musicforthemorningafter, Pete Yorn)

Pete Yorn is an acclaimed singer-songwriter whose albums include Musicforthemorningafter, 2001; Nightcrawler, 2006; Back & Fourth, 2009; Break Up (with Scarlett Johansson), 2009; and Pete Yorn, 2010. He returned to campus in 2011 to deliver the keynote address at SU:VPA's convocation ceremony during Commencement Weekend.

Emme

Emme

B.S., Syracuse University

1985

Supermodel, Entrepreneur, Author, Lecturer, Women’s Advocate

Emme '85 is not only an iconic supermodel but a TV host; nationally recognized women’s advocate for positive body image and self esteem; adult and children’s book author; sought-after national lecturer; and creative director for her women’s community EmmeNation, EmmeNation Whole You National Tour series, and clothing lines. In 2014 she launched Fashion Without Limits, a fashion design initiative in SU:VPA that promotes the creation of size 12+ designs. She has also participated in CRS alumni panels.

Ted Koppel

Ted Koppel

B.S., Syracuse University

1960

Broadcast Journalist (Nightline, Talk of the Nation)

Renowned broadcast journalist Ted Koppel served as the anchor of ABC News' Nightline from 1980-2005. He is now a commentator for National Public Radio (NPR), occasionally contributing to NPR's midday news and talk show Talk of the Nation. He has returned to campus to meet one-on-one with CRS students and in 2011 agreed to make a donation of videotapes and other items he has prepared or received during his career in broadcast journalism to the Syracuse University Library.

Notable Alumni

Specialization
2014
Zachary Weiss

Contributor, Style/Arts & Culture, New York Observer

2013
George Kingma

Corporate Trainer, LTG Marketing

2013
Juliet Maloff

Communications Associate, Central New York Community Foundation

2013
Ian Dickerson

Product Manager

2013
Suraj Balani

Associate, Mindshare

2013
Lauren Polun

Account Executive, Inside Sales at Monumental Sports & Entertainment

2013
Tali Simon

SWAT* Team Associate (*Service With Accessorizing Talent), BaubleBar Inc.

2013
Stephanie Rose

Publicity Assistant, A&E Network

2013
Devin Redmond

Analyst, Goldman Sachs

2013
John Wolohan

ITC Communications, Pratt & Whitney

2012
Shane Kimmel

Internal Wholesaler, Lincoln Financial Group

2012
Andrew Steinbeiser

Editor, ComicBook.com

2012
Evin Robinson

Co-Founder, Brooklyn On Tech

2011
Priscilla-Marie Ilarraza

Account Executive, Steinreich Communications

2011
Terrence O’Neill

Program Manager, ProAct Inc. Rx

2011
Bethany Devendorf

Account Manager, Jibe, Inc.

2011
Jon Hogan

Assistant Director of Individual Giving, Huntington’s Disease Society of America

2011
Amanda Fishman

Project Manager, ZinePak

2011
Igor Carvalho

Digital Account Manger, 360i

2011
Dan Orlando

Reporter, Real Estate Weekly

2011
Terrance D. Smith

Executive Producer, Simply Terrance Productions

2011
Wei Wong

Brand Planner, mcgarrybowen

2010
Daeya Tarolli Malboeuf

Executive Director of Communications, Syracuse University Enrollment Management/SU Abroad

2010
Candice Celestin

Public Affairs Specialist, United States Department of Agriculture

2010
Sable Alexis Nerette

Musician/Artist

2010
Juanita Ward

Jackson Prep (Mississippi) Women’s Basketball Coach

2010
Alex Redlus

Director, Coldwell Banker Commercial Alliance

2010
Algerson Andre

Marketing Associate, the ExeculSearch Group

2010
Alex Adelson

Sales Coordinator, Zenya.com

2009, 2011
Kevin Kern

Archivist

2009
Cory Ferreira

Manager, Nielsen Catalina Solutions

2009
Andrew Farah

CEO, Density/Partner, Rounded

2009
Arthur Jones

Indianapolis Colts, National Football League

2009
Matthew Sonneborn

Communications Director, Office of U.S. Representative Bill Owens (D-NY 21)

2009
Lauren Thomas

Promotions Coordinator, the Walt Disney Studios

2009
Jenn Vasquez

Owner, JCV Consulting

2009
Kerri Adler

Program Scheduling Coordinator, EpixHD

2008
Donathan Brown

Assistant Professor, Ithaca College

2007
Chelsea Strodel Leveille

Director of Operations, Syracuse University Women’s Lacrosse

2007
Christopher House

Assistant Professor of Communications Studies, Ithaca College

2007
Sharon Clott Kanter

Senior Editor, InStyle Magazine

2007
Yadira Harrison

Director, Civic Entertainment Group, a Seacrest Global Group Company

2005
Bridget Matty

United States Department of Defense, the Pentagon

2005
Matthew Liebman

Account Executive, Television Sales, ESPN

2005
Jeff Skuse

Vice President, Marshall Boxes, Inc.

2005
Jacqueline Smith

Office of U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY)

2004
Jenn Pedde

Lead Community Manager, eModeration Limited

2004
Christine Rose

Vice President of Operations, ContentLEAD

2004
Erin Way

Marketing and Media Relations Associate, International Economic Development Council

2003, 2005
Andrew Lee

Senior Associate, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

2003
Capt. Alvin Phillips

United States Homeland Security

2003
Lisa Wolk

Senior Director, Chiller TV Program Strategy and Research, NBC Universal

2002
Marc Gagnon

Manager, Ernst & Young

2002
Graham Warner

Global Head of Online, Mobile and Desktop Client Access Products, Deutsche Bank

2001
Mohamed Jalloh

Partner, Jalloh & Jalloh LLC

2001
Joe Rocchio

Marketing Leader, MasterCard Advisors

2001
Josh Altman

Realtor and TV Personality (Bravo’s Million Dollar Listing)

1999
Danielle Nottingham

Correspondent, CBS News

1998
Donovan McNabb

National Football League Quarterback; Broadcaster, NFL Network

1998
Matt Caruso

Director, Corporate Communication, Strategic Investments and Innovation, KPMG US

1996
Michelle Lane

Senior Manager, Deloitte Consulting

1996
Pete Yorn

Singer-Songwriter (Musicforthemorningafter, Pete Yorn)

1995
James Janack

Associate Professor of Communication, Eckerd College

1993
Mike Hopkins

Assistant Coach, Syracuse University Men’s Basketball Team

1993
Brian Balthazar

Co-Executive Producer, ABC’s The View

1991
Alison Gutterman

Owner, Jelmar (CLR and Tarn-X Product Brands)

1991
Kevin Chernett

Executive Vice President, Growth Development & Strategic Partnerships, Live Nation

1990
Richard McAuliffe

Chairman, Mayforth Group

1988
Stephanie Goldman

Incoming President, Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey; Board Member, Lighthouse International and Parkinson’s Foundation

1986
David Greenberg

President, Greenberg Capital LLC

1985
Jocelyn Greenky

Brand Architect; Owner, Sider Road Media; Author, The Big Sister’s Guide to the World of Work: The Inside Rules Every Working Girl Must Know

1985
Emme

Supermodel, Entrepreneur, Author, Lecturer, Women’s Advocate

1985
Jake Tanksley

Director of Recruitment and Retention and HR Partner for Syracuse University Advancement and External Affairs

1985
Phil Romain

Chief Human Resources Officer/Associate Executive Director, Health & Home Care

1983
Michelle Paige Patterson

Director of Integrative Wellness, EmblemHealth

1983
Karen Davis

Director of Career Services, Syracuse University’s College of Engineering and Computer Science

1960
Ted Koppel

Broadcast Journalist (Nightline, Talk of the Nation)