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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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SOE and IVMF Receive University Support for their work with Simulations and Student Veterans

The School of Education (SOE), the Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF), along with the Office for Veterans and Military Affairs (OVMA) has received financial support through the Collaboration for Unprecedented Success and Excellence (CUSE) Grant Program at Syracuse University. The project, entitled “VET-SIM: Full Design & Implementation” will receive $29,943 over two years. VET-SIM,...
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Hamilton, Washburn Named 2019-20 Remembrance Scholars

Two members of the School of Education community were named 2019-20 Syracuse University Remembrance Scholars. The scholarships were founded as a tribute to—and means of remembering—the 35 students who were killed in the Dec. 21, 1988, bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland. Those students, who were returning from a semester of study...
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School of Education Students Appointed to Student of Color Advisory Committee Members

Syracuse University announced the creation of the Student of Color Advisory Committee that will collaborate with the Department of Public Safety (DPS) and other staff members to provide feedback and dialogue to ensure the safety and well-being of students on and off campus. Committee members include two graduate students from the School of Education Obi...
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