Chinonso Obokoh to reportedly transfer from Syracuse

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first_img Related Stories Kaleb Joseph to transfer from SyracuseSyracuse walk-on guard Christian White will transfer to PaceChinonso Obokoh turns in career game with 11 points against Montana StateSyracuse redshirt freshman center Obokoh loses year of eligibility Published on April 6, 2016 at 2:38 pm Contact Paul: pmschwed@syr.edu | @pschweds Facebook Twitter Google+center_img Syracuse center Chinonso Obokoh will transfer from SU, according to Syracuse.com. He will have one year left of eligibility after graduating in May one year ahead of his class.As a grad transfer, Obokoh would not have to sit out a year after transferring. He didn’t appear in any games during his freshman season and has played sparingly over the past two. A year of eligibility was taken away from him as a freshman so after playing in just two seasons, he only has one left.Obokoh appeared in 11 games this past season, scored 12 points and recorded 18 rebounds. The best game of his career came on Dec. 22, 2015 against Montana State when he scored 11 points and grabbed six rebounds in 12 minutes of play.The departure of Obokoh marks the third SU player to leave the team with eligibility remaining since the season ended. Obokoh joins point guard Kaleb Joseph and walk-on guard Christian White.Entering the 2016-17 season, SU returns centers Dajuan Coleman, a senior, and sophomore transfer Paschal Chukwu.AdvertisementThis is placeholder text Commentslast_img read more


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first_imgCaribbean American Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke NEW YORK, CMC – Caribbean American Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke and former New York City Mayor David N. Dinkins were among six honorees during Jamaica’s 57th Independence Anniversary Ball held in New York recently.According to the Jamaican Independence Celebration Foundation, Inc., which hosted the event, the other honorees were Barbadian-born Justice Sylvia Hinds-Radix, lawyer Hettie Powell, Justine Skye, and Gregory Smiley. The Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB), which was among the sponsors of the annual gala, said it “continues to work closely with the Diaspora community.”  Congresswoman Clarke, the daughter of Jamaican immigrants, who represents the 9th Congressional District in Brooklyn, attended New York City public schools, graduated from Oberlin College, and is a recipient of the prestigious APPAM/Sloan Fellowship in Public Policy and Policy Analysis. Prior to being elected to the US House of Representatives, Clarke followed in the footsteps of her trailblazing mother, Dr. Una S.T. Clarke, in serving on the New York City Council, representing the 40th District in Brooklyn. In succeeding her mother in the City Council, the Clarkes became the first mother-daughter succession in the history of the City Council. As the representative of the 9th Congressional District of New York, congresswoman said she has dedicated herself to “continuing the legacy of excellence established by the late Shirley Chisholm,” the first African American woman and Caribbean American elected to the US Congress. The late Chisholm was the daughter of a Barbadian mother and a Guyanese father. David Norman Dinkins, is a lawyer and author who served as the 106th Mayor of New York City, from 1990 to 1993. He was the first and, to date, the only African American to hold that office.On November 7, 1989, Dinkins was elected mayor of New York City, defeating three-term incumbent mayor Ed Koch and two others in the Democratic primary and Republican nominee Rudy Giuliani in the general election. Dinkins was born in Trenton, New Jersey, graduated cum laude from Howard University, in Washington, D.C., with a degree in mathematics in 1950. Justice Hinds-Radix was appointed as an Associate Justice of the New York State Appellate Division, Second Department, by Governor Andrew Cuomo, in November of 2012.  Prior to her appointment,   Hinds-Radix served as Administrative Judge for Civil Matters in the Second Judicial District for three and a half years.  She was elected to the Supreme Court, Kings County (Brooklyn) in November of 2004 and served as a New York City Civil Court Judge, from 2002 through 2004, spending her first year in the Criminal Court of Kings County.  Hinds-Radix is the recipient of many awards, including The Gold Crown of Merit, which was conferred on her by the Governor-General of Barbados on that nation’s celebration of its 39th anniversary of its independence, one of the nation’s highest honors.last_img read more