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Category: Counseling & Human Services

Emertius Professor Honored at InterFaith Works Leadership Award Dinner

Alan Goldberg, professor emeritus in the Department of Counseling and Human Services, will be recognized at the 2019 InterFaith Works Leadership Award Dinner. Goldberg is being honored as a community visionary for his work in Holocaust and genocide education. The dinner will take place Tuesday, April 30 at the SRC Arena at Onondaga Community College....
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School of Education Creates Opportunity for Master’s Students through New Scholarships

The School of Education is providing new funding opportunities for graduate students who begin select master’s degrees in summer or fall 2019. Through a combination of scholarships, grants and other funding, students can receive a 60-75 percent discount on the total tuition cost of a master’s degree in several education and counseling areas. “These scholarships...
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Neal Powless G’08 to Head University Ombuds Office

Neal Powless G’08 has been appointed to the post of University ombuds. In this role, Powless will serve the campus community as a neutral, independent, informal and confidential resource for faculty, staff and graduate students who are seeking assistance to answer questions and resolve concerns. “Neal Powless has the demonstrated vision, wisdom, sensitivity, leadership, skills...
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O’Hara’s Work Highlights the Effects of Social Class Microaggressions on Individuals

Caroline O’Hara, assistant professor in the Department of Counseling and Human Services, co-authored a new study in Counselor Education & Supervision exploring doctoral-level counseling students’ encounters with social class microaggressions (SCMs) during counselor education training Although overt expressions of hostility are considered to be ill-mannered and undesirable behaviors, covert discrimination and degradation continue to be directed...
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Harvey C. Peters Received NARACES Outstanding Graduate Student Award

Harvey Peters, doctoral candidate in Counseling and Counselor Education, was awarded the North Atlantic Region Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (NARACES) Outstanding Graduate Student Award on September 29, 2018. This award recognizes a student in the last year of their graduate study, who has excelled in their program through academic excellence, participation in professional organizations, engagement...
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Counseling Doctoral Student Shana Gelin Awarded Fellowship

The NBCC Foundation has selected Shana J. Gelin, a doctoral student in the counseling and counselor education program in the School of Education, for the National Board for Certified Counselors Minority Fellowship Program. Gelin will receive funding and training to support her education and facilitate her service to underserved minority populations. The foundation will distribute...
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School of Education Offers New Graduate Scholarship Initiative

The Syracuse University School of Education announces a new scholarship initiative that will provide master’s tuition support for the children of Syracuse University employees. The Orange Family Scholarship will offer funding covering 25% of the cost of tuition to children of Syracuse University faculty and staff members who have graduated from their undergraduate degree programs within the...
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Counseling and Human Services Faculty Member Receives National Honors

Melissa Luke, associate professor of counseling and human services and coordinator of school counseling in the School of Education, has been recognized with two honors, adding to an impressive portfolio of recent professional accomplishments. Luke has been selected as the 2017 recipient of the Chi Sigma Iota Thomas J. Sweeney Professional Leadership Award. Named for...
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Michelle Rath receives Fulbright Distinguished Award in Teaching scholarship

Michelle Rath, ’94, Ph.D., Rehabilition Counseling,recently returned from a semester in Israel on a Fulbright Distinguished Award in Teaching scholarship (January-June 2013).  Michelle was housed at Tel Aviv University and the focus of her research was school counseling and school crisis management in high schools in Israel. She was one of 20 Americans chosen to be...
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