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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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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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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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School of Education Faculty and Alum Share High Honors

A professor of school counseling and a Ph.D. graduate of the School of Education are sharing the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision’s Publication in Counselor Education and Supervision Award this fall for their book, Group Counseling with LGBTQI Persons. Longtime friends and collaborators Melissa Luke, associate professor of counseling and human services and coordinator of school...
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Kyle Elizabeth Kellner Receives Military Scholarship From the NBCC Foundation

The NBCC Foundation, an affiliate of the National Board for Certified Counselors, recently awarded a $5,000 2016 NBCC Foundation military scholarship to Kyle Elizabeth Kellner, of Syracuse, New York. The military scholarship is awarded to service members, veterans and their spouses who are pursuing a counseling education and commit to serving fellow military personnel, veterans...
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Faculty Appointed to Leadership Positions

Syracuse University School of Education professors Marcelle Haddix and Linwood Vereen now hold key positions on prestigious boards. Marcelle Haddix, dean’s associate professor and chair of the Reading and Language Arts Center, has been named to serve as Vice President-Elect on the Literacy Research Association (LRA) board for a five-year term. Linwood Vereen, associate professor...
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