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Counseling and Human Services part of new creative arts therapy collaboration

Imagine you are walking through the woods and come upon a wide, deep chasm. Your imaginary self has powers of any nature, so now picture yourself crossing the chasm by whatever means you’d like. If you were to put pen to paper and draw this scene, you’d have the basic building blocks for a conversation...
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Narratio Fellowship Brings Personal Stories to Life

Gemma Cooper-Novack, a literacy education doctoral candidate, continues the School of Education’s commitment to community engagement in her second year as project manager for the The Narratio Fellowship. The Fellowship and it’s associated Artist-in-Residence program brought together local refugee high school students to create biographical films this summer. Fellows will work on their films with...
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Virtual 2020-21 Landscape of Urban Education lecture series kicks off Nov. 12

  The School of Education’s renowned Douglas Biklen Landscape of Urban Education lecture series will return for the 2020-21 academic year with a slate of virtual events, beginning this week. This year’s theme, Leading in Precarious Times kicks off with a panel discussion titled What Makes a Leader, Taking a Stand, and Leadership Needed Now:...
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School of Education Announces New Center on Disability and Inclusion

Bringing together decades of leadership into one collaborative center, the School of Education has announced the new Center on Disability and Inclusion (CDI). Formed to advance inclusive education and disability rights, and promote the inclusion of people with disabilities in all aspects of school and society, the center is a strategic collaboration between the Lawrence B. Taishoff...
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Student Support Services Awarded $2 Million in Federal Funding to Help Students Succeed

The U.S. Department of Education has announced that Syracuse University will receive a federal Student Support Services (SSS) grant of $2,059,465 over five years to help more students succeed in and graduate from college. SSS at Syracuse University is one of the longest running SSS programs in the country and has been in existence since...
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SummerStart Goes Virtual This Year to Support 100 Incoming Students

Like many other educators and student support professionals, the staff of the Arthur O. Eve Higher Education Program (HEOP) and Student Support Services (SSS) faced unique challenges this summer of 2020. All incoming HEOP and SSS students typically attend a mandatory, six-week residential summer bridge program, SummerStart, and this year the hallmark transition program had...
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OPRD’s Mary Welker And Family Bleed Orange

Mary Welker ’20 is a mom, a role model to her four daughters, a full-time Syracuse University staff member, an Alumni Scholar and a recipient of the Nancy Gelling Award given to a student for high academic achievement. In May, the University College Class of 2020 graduate shared the significant accomplishment of graduating from Syracuse...
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Orange Opportunity Scholarship provides scholarship for recent master’s graduates

During these difficult times, we do not want to forget to stop and enjoy the successes and congratulate the accomplishments of the Syracuse University master’s degree class of 2020. We look forward to gathering to celebrate you in the future and we are dedicated to continue to support your educational and career goals. We understand...
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Student Profile: Justine Hastings ’21 and the Blackstone Launchpad

Story by Blackstone LaunchPad Global Media Fellow Krishna Pamidi ’21 Maya Angelous once said, “A hero is any person really intent on making this a better place for all people.”  As a beacon of hope and retribution, she was an important figure in spearheading the civil rights movement in twentieth century America. She did that...
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Inclusive Entrepreneurship Program offered by Blackstone Launchpad and Taishoff Center

An innovative, interdisciplinary program focused on inclusive entrepreneurship and design is being offered for the 2020-2021 academic year in partnership with the Blackstone LaunchPad powered by Techstars (LaunchPad) at Syracuse University Libraries, the Taishoff Center for Inclusive Higher Education (InclusiveU), and the College of Visual and Performing Arts (VPA) through the generous donation from Gianfranco...
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