October 29 - Author Signings
Author Signings at the Campus Store
On Friday, October 29 from 1 p.m. - 2 p.m., Syracuse University alumna, former astronaut, and retired U.S. Air Force Colonel Eileen Collins will be signing copies of her new book Through the Glass Ceiling to the Stars. Collins was the first woman pilot and first woman commander of a space shuttle. She retired from the Air Force in Jan. 2005 and from NASA in May 2006 after a 28-year distinguished career. Collins is also a member of the Air Force Association, Order of Daedalians, Women Military Aviators, Women in Aviation International, U.S. Space Foundation, the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, and the Ninety-Nines.
Following Eileen, from 3 p.m. - 4 p.m., Syracuse University alumnus Erich Santifer will be signing copies of his book Everyday God Promises Made Promises Kept. Erich Santifer is a Syracuse University alum and former All-American, First-Team All-Big-East and All-East basketball student-athlete. He finished his career at SU as the 2nd all-time leading scorer. Subsequently, he spent more than 15 years in automotive manufacturing with General Motors, Mitsubishi Motors, and with tier one automotive suppliers. Santifer, also spent nearly 15 years in athletics, family, recreational, and youth development administration.
Finishing the event, from 4:15 p.m. - 5:15 p.m., Syracuse University alumna Kelly Swan Taylor will be signing copies of her new young adult novel The Winning Ingredient. Kelly will be joined by local artist and cover illustrator Michael Borkowski. As a competitive runner, racing from sun-drenched Hawaii to frigid Iceland, her first publishing credit was in Simon & Schuster’s best-selling book series, Chicken Soup for the Soul, Running for Good, highlighting her experiences in the historic 2013 and 2014 Boston Marathons. She resides in Providence, Rhode Island with her architect husband, Jonathan, and two spoiled geriatric kitties, Otto & Kona.
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