Brian Konkol, new dean of Hendricks Chapel, plans to strengthen SU’s spiritual roots
Brian Konkol was beginning to explain his new role at Syracuse University when the 6-year-old in his office approached him.
“Can I use those scissors?” he asked. Konkol’s son, Khaya, had […]
SU’s Muslim Chaplain: Muhammad Ali Lived Core Values of Islam
The Muslim Chaplain at Syracuse University’s Hendricks Chapel says Muhammad Ali was one of history’s most influential and inspiring individuals who was strongly committed to bringing about change in the world. WAER brings this perspective […]
Muslims Fight Stereotypes And Misconceptions After Terrorist Attacks
By Hunter Sáenz SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — With hashtags like #stopIslam trending on social media moments after the terrorist attacks in Paris, many Muslims once again find themselves having to […]
Local Muslim Leaders Denounce Extremists, Look to Dispel Misconceptions
SYRACUSE, N.Y. — As the Chaplain of Syracuse University’s Muslim Students Association, Ahmed Malik wants people to know not all Muslims are alike.
“Just because I have a beard, or just because […]
Syracuse University Funds Prayer Room Renovations
Syracuse University recently undertook renovation work inside the Muslim Student Association prayer room at Hendricks Chapel. A small ceremony was held to mark the opening of the newly renovated room. […]