Lemoyne College http://wrvo.org en Area film festivals highlight human rights issues http://wrvo.org/post/area-film-festivals-highlight-human-rights-issues <p>Human rights issues -- including the ongoing civil war in Syria -- are being highlighted at different film festivals in Syracuse this fall.<br /><br />Abdulwahab Tahhan left Aleppo, Syria 11 months ago. He was living in a refugee camp in Turkey when the documentary &quot;The Suffering Grasses&quot; was filmed. That film was screened at the <a href="http://artragegallery.org/">ArtRage Gallery</a> in Syracuse Tuesday night and Tahan spoke with the audience via Skype from the U.K. where he now lives.<br /> Sat, 28 Sep 2013 12:34:00 +0000 Tom Magnarelli 44844 at http://wrvo.org Area film festivals highlight human rights issues LeMoyne sees rise in students attending Madden School of Business http://wrvo.org/post/lemoyne-sees-rise-students-attending-madden-school-business <p>LeMoyne's Madden School of Business is seeing a big jump in enrollment. Incoming Dean Jim Joseph says there is a 34 percent increase in enrollment in the business school this semester.<br><br>"The last ten years, the average class size of the business school has been in the 90 plus range," Joseph said. "This year, our incoming class will be 126."<br><br>The goal is to attract 150 students next year. He says the school's global programs and experiential learning are some of the reasons that the Madden school is seeing that enrollment increase.<br> Thu, 25 Jul 2013 12:33:18 +0000 Ellen Abbott 41614 at http://wrvo.org LeMoyne sees rise in students attending Madden School of Business Going green still a challenge for area businesses, governments http://wrvo.org/post/going-green-still-challenge-area-businesses-governments <p>Central New York has a lot to be proud of when it comes to going green. That was the message at the Greening USA annual meeting in Syracuse yesterday. But there are still challenges when it comes to making the investment in green energy. Fri, 19 Apr 2013 13:16:48 +0000 Ellen Abbott 36478 at http://wrvo.org World AIDS Day remembered, activists worry disease is often forgotten http://wrvo.org/post/world-aids-day-remembered-activists-worry-disease-often-forgotten-0 <p>World AIDS Day was remembered in Syracuse this morning during a service of remembrance. Participants say they are worried that the disease, which has been around for over 30 years now, has become forgotten. Fri, 30 Nov 2012 22:07:10 +0000 Ellen Abbott 29895 at http://wrvo.org World AIDS Day remembered, activists worry disease is often forgotten Catholic faith affects voters differently http://wrvo.org/post/catholic-faith-affects-voters-differently <p>As Election Day approaches, is there such a thing as a catholic vote? &nbsp;Catholics make up a quarter of the voting electorate, but they don't vote in lockstep. &nbsp;Roman Catholic teachings can take a Catholic voter to both ends of the political spectrum. Sun, 04 Nov 2012 11:01:00 +0000 Ellen Abbott 28557 at http://wrvo.org