Newhouse Emerging Leaders

Mission Statement:

The Newhouse Emerging Leaders (NEL) are ambassadors to the Newhouse school by mentoring students, building alumni engagement in their communities, and offering current industry perspective and graduating student feedback to Newhouse leadership. The NEL demonstrates their commitment to Newhouse through active participation and annual giving. 


The Newhouse Emerging Leaders exists to support the Dean of the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. It is a volunteer leadership group composed of Syracuse University graduates and supporters of the University who believe in the power of volunteerism and philanthropy. This volunteer board consists of individuals working in various facets of the communications industry. Members are highly engaged and attuned to the ever-changing industry landscape. Members work with Newhouse School leadership, faculty, and staff to create solutions for students and alumni by advancing professional networking, educational growth and innovation opportunities. Members embody the ideals of the Newhouse School and proudly represent the school within their chosen career fields. 


Amanda Quick

Annemarie Norris

Chelsea Brown-Ferguson

Chris Marino

David DeRobbio

Jaime Fraser

Jessica Mendelson

Jose Lopez

Julia Haber

Kevin Belbey

Leah Davies

Mark McClennan

Matt Cohn

Michael Gursha

Mindy Stockfield

Nick Cicero

Perry Russom

Rachael Gallodoro