Date Topic / Speaker / Description
November 2, 2017

Candidates for Syracuse Mayor Face Off

The four Syracuse mayoral candidates—Juanita Perez Williams, Ben Walsh, Howie Hawkins, and Laura Lavine—will discuss their viewpoints, plans for the City, and the issues they consider most important. Grant Reeher, director of the Campbell Public Affairs Institute and a professor of political science at SU’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, will moderate.

November 9, 2017

The Changing Face of TV

What is the future of how we will view programs? How does competition among networks, Netflix, Hulu, cable, and online viewing impact customer service, pricing, and access? Bob Thompson, director of the Bleier Center for Television and Popular Culture and a trustee professor at SU’s Newhouse School, will discuss the future of television and media in the United States.

November 16, 2017

Why Young Leaders Are Active in Our Community

Melissa Forsyth, Comptroller for the 174th Attack Wing; Gus Hernandez, Salvation Army Young Leaders Advisory Council; Andrew Lunetta, executive director of Tiny Homes for Good; and Juhanna Rogers, co-founder of CNY Roots, will talk about their commitment to community engagement, why they became involved, and who/what inspired them to become active citizens.

November 30, 2017

SU’s Impact on the Local Economy

Dr. Mike Haynie, Vice Chancellor for Strategic Initiatives and Innovation at Syracuse University and the founder and executive director of the Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) and Bea González, vice-president of community engagement, discuss how Syracuse University provides a significant impact on the local economy through taxes, fees, and payment for local services, as well as operating vital projects and programs that benefit the community.

You are invited to join the conversation!

TMR meets from 8:15-9:15 a.m. at Rosamond Gifford Zoo, One Conservation Place, Syracuse, NY 13204. Dress is business or business casual.

TMR can be heard on WCNY-FM, 91.3, on Sundays at 8 p.m. and at