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Category: Center on Human Policy

2019 Convocation Offers Wise Words to Graduates

The School of Education celebrated its 43rd Annual Convocation on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at Manley Field House. 336 degree recipients were recognized, including 137 bachelor’s, 135 master’s, 43 Certificates of Advanced Study, and 21 doctoral degrees. Thirteen InclusiveU students were also recognized for completing certificate programs. In her remarks to the class of 2019,...
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Third Annual End of Year Celebration Recognized Student, Faculty, Staff Accomplishments

The 3rd annual School of Education End of Year Celebration was held on Friday, May 3 in the Schine Student Center. This event gives the School of Education community an opportunity to come together and celebrate the end of the academic year, and recognize the awards, scholarships, grants, fellowships, and other honors that students, faculty,...
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End of Year Celebration Honors Faculty, Staff, and Student Awards

At its third annual End of Year Celebration on May 4, 2018, the School of Education recognized the outstanding awards, honors, and accomplishments of its faculty, staff and students from the 2017-18 academic year. Colleagues Retiring or Leaving Dorien Langezaal – Academic and Student Services Suzanne Oliver – Exercise Science Nick Smith, Emeritus – Instructional...
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SUPAC Conference on Transition Planning for Life after High School for Students with Disabilities

The Syracuse University Parent Assistance Center (SUPAC), the Mid-State Regional Special Education Technical Assistance Support Center (RSE-TASC) and Onondaga Community College (OCC) will host a free conference, “Finding Your Way! Understanding Transition Planning In and After High School.” The event, scheduled for Monday, March 13, on the OCC campus in Syracuse, is an exciting opportunity for families, professionals...
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Community 4 All: Digital Toolkits Will Promote Community Inclusion and Participation for Individuals With Intellectual Disabilities

For the past year, School of Education faculty, staff, and students, self-advocates, and experts from around the country have been developing six digital toolkits for people with intellectual disabilities. The toolkits are part of the “Community 4 All” project, a five-year $2.3 million dollar grant awarded to Syracuse University’s Center on Human Policy from the...
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School of Education mourns passing of Steven J. Taylor, Centennial Professor of Disability Studies and Director of the Center on Human Policy

Steven J. Taylor, Ph.D. died at his home in South Onondaga on November 8, 2014. Steve is survived by his wife Betsy Edinger, son Jeff, and daughter Lea. He also leaves behind two sisters, Nancy Black and Kathy Miller, a brother, Ron, and sister-in-law, Janet, and the children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren of his sisters and...
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School of Education’s Center on Human Policy awarded $2.3M grant for “Community for All Project”

The Center on Human Policy (CHP), a Syracuse University-based policy, research and advocacy organization affiliated with Cultural Foundations of Education in the School of Education, has been awarded a 5-year, $2.3 million dollar National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) development project grant to fund the “Community for All Project.” For over four decades, the CHP...
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“FIXED: The Science/Fiction of Human Enhancement” Documentary Screening Looks At the Implications of Human Enhancement Technologies, Tuesday, March 4

The Beyond Compliance Coordinating Committee (BCCC) at Syracuse University will host a screening of the documentary “FIXED: The Science/Fiction of Human Enhancement” at 7 p.m. at Watson Hall Theater on Tuesday, March 4, 2014. The event will also include a Q&A and reception with the filmmaker, Regan Brashear. The screening will be from 7-8 p.m....
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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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School of Education Mourns the Passing of Doctoral Student Cheryl Spear

Cheryl Spear, a long-time graduate student in the School of Education, died in Atlanta, Georgia on December 11, 2011. Ms. Spear received her B.A. in Clinical Psychology from Brooklyn College in 1998 and entered the graduate program at Syracuse University in 1999. She received a Master’s degree in Cultural Foundations of Education and Certificate of...
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