Joan Dater, 1942-2016

Athletic and ebullient, Gretchen Dater was an extraordinarily talented artist who could work with virtually any medium. Gretchen, a junior at the prestigious Maryland Institute College of Art, enrolled in Syracuse University’s Division of International Programs Abroad in the fall of 1988, joining several hundred fellow students at S.U.’s center in Notting Hill. While in…

Egypt Air Flight 804

Search crews have located wreckage from Egypt Air Flight 804; though the investigation is in its nascent phase, Egyptian officials believe that the aircraft’s destruction is likely due to terrorist activity. We hold the 66 victims and their loved ones in our thoughts.