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Say Yes to Education Receives Commitments From Local Businesses Building up to ‘Say Yes Day’ March 3

Several companies have contributed nearly $500,000 in support of Say Yes Scholarship Endowment fund. On Saturday, March 3, the second annual “Say Yes Day” at the Carrier Dome will celebrate Say Yes to Education and the commitment of its supporters to citywide education transformation. During the men’s basketball game against the University of Louisville at 4 p.m., everything...
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“Black Males/Black Dreams: Climbing to the Mountaintop” Documentary to Premiere During Dream Week

Included in the Martin Luther King Dream Week commemoration at SU will be the premiere of the documentary film, Black Males/Black Dreams: Climbing to the Mountaintop, produced by the School of Education Professor Emerita, Susan Hynds, and Newhouse Professor Larry Elin. The film will be screened on Wednesday, January 25 at 7:30 p.m. in the Hergenhan...
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Syracuse University joins yearlong initiative to promote higher education as agent of democracy

Chancellor Cantor to moderate Jan. 10 White House panel on public scholarship Syracuse University will join with the White House Office of Public Engagement, the U.S. Department of Education and other civic and educational groups tomorrow, Jan. 10, for a White House event to publicly launch the American Commonwealth Partnership (ACP), a yearlong initiative to promote higher education...
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Spear to Posthumously Receive Martin Luther King Jr. Unsung Hero Award

The 2012 Martin Luther King Jr. Unsung Hero Awards will be presented to five members of the Syracuse University or greater Syracuse communities during Syracuse University’s 27th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration, “A Living Legacy: The Fierce Urgency of Now.” The event will be held Saturday, Jan. 21, at 6:30 p.m. in the Carrier...
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Education Professor and Acclaimed Technology Researcher named Burton Blatt Institute Fellow

Alan Foley, associate professor of Instructional Design, Development and Evaluation at Syracuse University’s School of Education, has been selected as a fellow at the Burton Blatt Institute (BBI) at Syracuse University. BBI Fellow appointments provide select and accomplished faculty the opportunity to collaborate with BBI on innovative projects, related to their disciplines, with impact for...
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‘Imaging Disability in Film’ series to be presented as part of SYRFILMFEST’11, Oct. 15

As part of the internationally renowned Syracuse International Film Festival (SYRFILMFEST), the Syracuse University Center on Human Policy, Law and Disability Studies will sponsor a series of disability-themed films and discussions on Saturday, Oct. 15, in the Watson Theater in SU’s Menschel Media Center, and at the Palace Theater in Syracuse’s Eastwood section. Three documentary films and three...
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Nottingham Early College High School Students to Visit SU Campus October 12

A group of 75 ninth-graders from Nottingham High School’s Early College High School program will visit the Syracuse University campus on Oct. 12 to motivate and prepare them for the opportunities associated with higher education. While on campus, the students will hear from faculty and staff who specialize in supporting first-generation college students while they...
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Diane Wiener Appointed Director for new Disability Cultural Center

The Division of Student Affairs has appointed Diane R. Wiener as the first director of SU’s new Disability Cultural Center. Wiener will begin on Oct. 17. “Dr. Wiener is to fill an important role at Syracuse University,” says Thomas V. Wolfe, senior vice president and dean of student affairs. “With the assistance of our partners across campus,...
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‘Wretches & Jabberers’ to screen as part of disability-themed Shared First Year Experience, Sept. 19

As part of Syracuse University’s disability-themed Shared First Year Experience, the documentary film “Wretches & Jabberers: And Stories from the Road” will be shown on Monday, Sept. 19, at 7 p.m. in the Goldstein Auditorium of Schine Student Center. The event is free and open to the public, and the film will be shown in...
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Taishoff Center Hosts PHOTOVOICE Exhibit to Spread Voices of Disabled Community

The Lawrence B. Taishoff Center for Inclusive Higher Education is hosting the photography exhibit “PHOTOVOICE Changing the Image of Disabilities: Reflections and Resolutions,” a national project that gives community groups a voice through photography and poetry. PHOTOVOICE is free and open to the public and will be on display in the Hoople Special Education Building,...
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