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School of Education Statement on Acts of Hate

Dear School of Education community, The School of Education is in solidarity with students in opposing racism and other acts of hate at Syracuse University. We join with them in calling for transparent communication and responsive action to address such acts, and we commit to being active in working to prevent acts of hate in...
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Associate Dean, Dean’s Professor Melissa Luke named Provost Faculty Fellow

Vice Chancellor and Provost Michele G. Wheatly has announced the appointments of faculty members Dennis Kinsey, Brian Lonsway and Melissa Luke to serve as Provost Faculty Fellows. Luke is associate dean for research and a Dean’s Professor in the Department of Counseling and Human Services in the School of Education. Her area of focus will...
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InclusiveU’s Harry Dydo is Right Where He Belongs #BeOrange

Harry is a Syracuse University senior, and like his peers, he’s looking forward to what lies ahead: graduation, getting a job, owning a home and getting married to his girlfriend, Gabby. He was born with Down syndrome, and despite the obstacles in his path, has fully embraced life. The highlight so far has been the...
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School of Education Partners with IVMF and University College to Offer Online Degree to U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy Fellows

As thousands of students began classes at Syracuse University this week, 10 sergeants majors stationed at the academy at Fort Bliss, Texas, also joined the Orange Family. They are part of the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy Fellowship Program, and through a partnership with Syracuse University, the fellows will complete master’s degrees in instructional design,...
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Igniting Imaginations in Kazakhstan

University Professor Stephen Kuusisto has traveled all over the globe, creating opportunities for children with disabilities to demonstrate their talents through inclusive arts workshops. Stephen Kuusisto likes to call himself a “blind poet with some razzle dazzle.” And he relishes sparking others’ imaginations to unleash their own creative flair. In May, as part of a...
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HEOP Celebrates 50 Years of Helping Students; Receives $9.5 Million in Funding

New York state recently awarded Syracuse University $9.5 million to support both the full-time Higher Education Opportunity Program, housed within the School of Education, and part-time HEOP program in University College, for another five years (2019-2024). The funding will make it possible to continue to offer academic support services, tuition assistance, supplemental financial assistance and...
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Campus Community Invited to Wacheva’s 10th Anniversary Open House July 20

Wacheva Cultural Arts is holding an open house fundraiser to celebrate their 10th anniversary on Saturday, July 20, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event will include classes in dance, drumming, mindful movement, and more. Roberto Perez ’07, an instructor in the School of Education’s I-MOVE program will lead Cardio Salsa. “I want to...
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Summer Fellowships Help Doctoral Candidates Focus on Finishing Dissertation

50 Syracuse University doctoral candidates were awarded Summer Disseratation Fellowship for summer 2019. Each student received $4,000 in Invest Syracuse funding to help them focus on their dissertations instead of having to work extra hours—away from their research—to support themselves. To apply for the fellowship, doctoral students must be in good standing, have completed all...
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Teaching Art as a Tool for Transformation

Sharif Bey, professor of art education in the Department of Teaching and Leadership and the College of Visual and Performing Arts, spoke to Syracuse University Magazine about how art changed his life, and how he now uses it to shape the lives of his students and communities. “Making art makes for a more fierce, more...
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Sharing a Graduation Story (Nataliya Kolesova G’19)

Syracuse University Chancellor Kent Syverud periodically shares stories of Syracuse people on his Orange Friends blog. A recent entry from featured Nataliya Kolesova, who received her master’s degree in teaching and curriculum this past weekend. Nataliya says: I am surprised but very proud that my story serves as an example of continuous determination and enormous...
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