Category: Across the University

Cultural Foundations of Education Among Departments Receiving REDF Fellowships

Peter Vanable, dean of the Graduate School, announced the distribution of $750,000 in new funds to expand doctoral program degree conferrals and strengthen the recruitment and retention of underrepresented students. These funds, through the Research Excellence Doctoral Funding (REDF) program, include partial funding support for a fellowship in the Department of Cultural Foundations of Education. The...
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McNair Scholars Program Applications Open for 2019-2020

The Ronald E. McNair Post Baccalaureate Achievement Program has opened applications for 2019-2020 McNair Scholars. Student with a strong interest in graduate education and a keen interest in research should apply by February 24, 2019. The federally funded McNair Scholars program prepares high-achieving undergraduate students for graduate/doctoral studies with hands-on research, academic services, and scholarly...
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School Of Education Hosts International Cohort of Fulbright Distinguished Teachers

The School of Education joins two other national universities to host recipients of the Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Program for International Teachers (Fulbright DAI), which brings international primary and secondary teachers to the U.S. for a semester-long professional development program. Eighteen teachers from nine countries as far away as the Philippines and Senegal will...
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Meredith Professors Present Results of Their Special Projects for Faculty Colleagues, Academic Leaders

Kelly Chandler-Olcott, professor in the Department of Reading and Language Arts, was one of two Laura J. and L. Douglas Meredith Professors of Teaching Excellence who gave presentations on their Meredith projects during Syracuse University’s annual Meredith Professorship Dinner on Dec. 13 in the Schine Student Center’s Goldstein Auditorium. Chandler-Olcott’s project, “Designing for Ambitious Education...
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Student Veteran Reflects on his Career at Syracuse

Syracuse University Stories profiled Health and Exercise Science senior Ben Brickman ’20, a U.S. Marine Corp veteran and walk-on member of the Syracuse University football team. Ben cites his veteran experience and the support he’s received from Syracuse University as reasons for his success on and off the field.
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Alumni Muoio and Baldanza, Maxwell Professor Discuss Leading Schools and Leading Cities

The School of Education and the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs hosted “A Conversation with an Educator Leading a City” on Saturday, October 20, 2018 as a part of Orange Central 2018. This event brought together Jeri Muoio G’83, mayor of West Palm Beach, Florida; Marcia Baldanza ’86, adjunct professor at Virginia Tech; and...
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Jeffery Mangram Appointed Provost’s Faculty Fellow

Vice Chancellor and Provost Michele G. Wheatly has appointed Jeffery Mangram as a Provost’s Faculty Fellow. In his new role, Mangram will further advance the curriculum for the Inclusive Teaching faculty development workshop, building upon the inclusive teaching workshop delivered this summer and fall for faculty teaching in the First-Year Experience anchor courses. Mangram will...
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James Haywood Rolling Jr. Appointed VPA’s Inaugural Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

James Haywood Rolling Jr., dual professor of art education and teaching and leadership in Syracuse University’s College of Visual and Performing Arts (VPA) and School of Education and the chair of art education, has been appointed VPA’s inaugural director of diversity, equity and inclusion. James H. Rolling, Jr.In this new role, Rolling will lead VPA’s...
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Two SOE Doctoral Students Named 2018-2019 Public Humanities Fellows

A joint initiative between the Syracuse University Humanities Center and the Central New York Humanities Corridor, the Graduate Student Public Humanities Fellowships are supported in partnership with Humanities New York (formerly known as the New York Council for the Humanities) to: encourage emerging humanities scholars to conceive of their work in relation to the public sphere develop skills for doing...
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44 Stars of Excellence Awards Gala Recognizes Student Leaders, Organizations, and Advisors

At the annual 44 Stars of Excellence Awards Gala on April 19, students, registered student organizations and organization advisors were celebrated and recognized for their many contributions to the campus community. Included in the Awards for Diversity and Inclusion was Amanda Spoleti ’18, inclusive elementary and special education major, for her work with the Syracuse Student-Athlete...
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