A gift from Newhouse School alumnus and Syracuse University Trustee Howard Woolley ’80 will support students studying in Washington, D.C.
Woolley, who is based in Washington, is president and CEO of the Howard Woolley Group, a strategic business and public policy advisory firm for the telecommunications and technology industries. He is a member of the Newhouse Advisory Board and sits on the DEI subcommittee.
The gift will support students with demonstrated financial need who are studying in the school’s Newhouse DC program, based at the new Syracuse University Institute for Democracy, Journalism and Citizenship. Preference will be given to students who advance the University’s interest in promoting the educational benefits of a diverse student body. Students may begin benefiting from the fund as early as this spring.
“The academic work and professional internships will be invaluable to the students’ careers,” says Woolley. “Their participation in the Institute for Democracy, Journalism, and Citizenship will be invaluable to society.”
Newhouse dean Mark J. Lodato says support from Woolley and other alumni will play a key role in the success of the school’s D.C.-based initiatives. “We are grateful for alumni like Howard, who share our vision for an expanded presence in Washington and who understand the myriad ways our students will benefit from educational and hands-on experiences in the nation’s capital.”
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