September 17, 2010

Karen Winnick to be Honored with Prestigious Arents Award from Syracuse University

Posted in Philanthropy at 7:47 pm by philanthropynews

Karen Winnick, chairman of the Winnick Family Foundation, will be honored in October by Syracuse University for her work as a children’s book author and illustrator and as a literacy advocate. Winnick, who was graduated from Syracuse University in 1968, will receive the George Arents Award during the University’s Orange Central homecoming celebration on Friday, October 15 on the Syracuse campus.

“I am pleased and honored to be one of the recipients of the George Arents Award,” said Mrs. Winnick. “My experiences at SU set in motion so much of what has followed. I’m truly grateful for those four wonderful years.”

Said Nancy Cantor, President and Chancellor of Syracuse University: “Karen Winnick is an author, artist, and philanthropist who has devoted her life to young people and service in the public arena. Her award-winning words and illustrations have delighted children all over the world, inspiring them to enjoy reading.”

(Read more via PR Web.)

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