Friday, July 27, 2012

Plain Dealer, July 9, 2012, Monday

Plain Dealer

July 9, 2012, Monday

Plain Dealer (full article)

Susie Porter, who once ran the Town Fryer restaurant, is heading off to college -- at the age of 54

"It's huge," Porter says. "But even in its enormity it feels like you are just absolutely enveloped in this nurturing environment. It feels like it just wraps itself around you."

In February, she sent in her application.

Weeks later, on a Friday night, she looked down at her cellphone and saw she'd missed a call. She checked voicemail. Ian Schachner, the associate director for admissions for the School of Industrial and Labor Relations, wanted to talk to her.