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The Hill Society Profile: Nancy Schulman ’73

Head of Early Learning Center, Avenues: The World School, New York How did you come to choose Syracuse University? I grew up in a small town in New York state and I was looking for a large university not too far from home for my college experience. I knew that I wanted to be a...
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With A Song In Their Hearts: Malcolm Merriweather ’07

Students in the Setnor School of Music have long pursued knowledge in composition, performance, music education and the music industry, molding the beginnings of remarkable careers in their chosen fields. Conductor Malcolm J. Merriweather ’07 is one of many who have wandered those halls and are taking the lessons learned here to the national and...
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Syracuse University Libraries Faculty Spotlight: Jeffery Mangram ’88 G’89 G’06

This spotlight is from the Spring 2020 issue of Connections, the magazine of Syracuse University Libraries. Jeffery Mangram is an associate professor of social studies education and received both his master’s and doctoral degrees from the School of Education. “With the assistance of SU librarians, as an undergraduate at Syracuse University in the fall of...
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The School of Education at AERA 2020

Due to CDC travel recommendations in light of the expanding impact of COVID-19, paired with the recent State of Emergency declared by the mayor of San Francisco, the American Educational Research Association has elected not to host a place-based Annual Meeting in 2020. Please visit the AERA website to read the official announcement. If and when...
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Hussain G’10 appointed vice president at Hobart and William Smith Colleges

Congratulations! Khuram Hussain G’10 has been named vice president for diversity, equity and inclusion of Hobart and William Smith Colleges in Geneva, NY. He previously served as dean of Hobart College and associate professor of education the Colleges. Hussain received his Ph.D. in cultural foundations of education, and spoke at a recent CFE colloquia on...
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Carol Decker ’68 Speaks Her Truth

Longtime Syracuse City School District teacher Carol Decker ’68 tells her story as the child of German and Italian parents who survived an abusive stepfather in her memoir, Little Carol Speaks Her Truth: Growing Up from the Great Depression through WWII. Decker’s book was one of 40 new CNY publications to be nominated for a...
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Diana Wege ’76: Ending Violence through Art and Education

If you have traveled the streets of New York City during the month of September, it’s likely that you have seen Diana Wege’s artwork.  The bold block letters and lines of contrasting colors on her series of Reject Violence prints may have confronted you with Wege’s mission of ending violence in our lifetime. A recent...
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CLS Faculty Writes on Successful Homework Strategies

Janine L. Nieroda-Madden G’19, assistant professor in the department of reading and language arts, wrote about 6 ways to establish a productive homework routine for The Conversation. Nieroda-Madden, a graduate of the Ph.D. in literacy education program, teaches College Learning Strategies courses for undergraduate students across all schools and majors at Syracuse University, and has...
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Department of Higher Education: A Legacy of Representation

As one of the oldest student affairs programs in the country, the department of higher education has continued to evolve to meet the needs of a changing student population and higher education environment. “There’s this deep legacy of representing those who have historically not been valued or recognized. For decades, we have prepared educators who...
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Beth Harry G’89 turned loss into opportunity by devoting her life to special education

Special education scholar Beth Harry G’89 responded to the birth of her daughter, Melanie—who had cerebral palsy—by starting a school for children with disabilities in Trinidad and Tobago in 1976. When Melanie died unexpectedly in 1981, her mother continued in the school until 1986, when she came to Syracuse to pursue a Ph.D. in special...
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