*Southern’s Lyman Center for the Performing Arts was prominently mentioned in a July 27column written by Joe Amarante of the New Haven Register. The play, “Pericles,” was being rehearsed at Lyman in preparation for its run at Edgerton Park in New Haven starting on Aug. 14.
*Jay Moran, who was recently named the new athletic director at Southern, was profiled in two newspaper pieces. Chip Malafronte, a columnist with the New Haven Register, wrote a columnthat ran in the July 25 paper. The piece talked about the passion and energy that Jay possesses and will bring to Southern. The Hartford Courant ran a story on Jay that ran on July 18.
*Channel 61 ran a July 25 segment on men’s basketball player Deshawn Murphy, who is participating in the Greater Hartford Pro Am summer basketball program.
*A story and video about men’s basketball player Michael Mallory appeared July 20 in theWaterbury Republican-American regarding his participation in the Greater Hartford Pro Am summer basketball program.
*Southern was mentioned in a positive light in a July 15 story that appeared Tuesday in the New Haven Register. In the article, U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy referred to the Southern course offerings in design as an example of colleges and universities meeting the needs of businesses.
*An article about Police Chief Joe Dooley’s selection as the 2014-15 president of the Connecticut Police Chiefs Association appeared in the July 11 edition of the Milford Mirror. It marks the first time the chief of police at a college or university has been chosen for that post.
*President Mary Papazian was interviewed on July 7 about on the value of public higher education,Southern’s initiatives to support Student Success, and more Monday on WCAP’s (Boston) Mara Dolan Radio Show.
*Armen Marsoobian, chairman of the Philosophy Department, was interviewed on July 7 by Civilnet, an Armenian news and information site about the Armenian Genocide and about the current relationship between Armenians and Turks.
*The Connecticut Health I-Team — an online news site that focuses on health, safety and medical issues — published an article on July 5 about female veterans returning home from Iraq with injuries from the war. Cheryl Eberg, who just graduated from Southern in May, was interviewed in the article.