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Category: Cultural Foundations of Education

Being Fat, Being Disabled and Doing Things That Feel Good

In his research, Mike Gill, associate professor of disability studies in the department of Cultural Foundations of Education in the School of Education, references an episode of the public radio...
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Phillandra Smith named Holmes Scholar of the Month

Phillandra Smith, second-year doctoral student in special education, is highlighted by the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) as Holmes Scholar of the Week. Smith is part 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...
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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...
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Deep Roots in Disability at Syracuse University

Since the 1940s, Syracuse University has been a leader in research, training, and advocacy efforts in disability Rights and Disability Studies. “If we have learned one thing from the civil...
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Joan Burstyn: A Lifetime of Poetry and Purpose

Joan Burstyn surprised herself when she was asked to reflect on how she has spent her life since retiring from the School of Education in 2005. “I was quite amazed...
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Tyrone Shaw: Forever a Fellow

How the Spector/Warren Fellowship and other Syracuse learning experiences forged a path for a passionate educator. Tyrone Shaw always planned to be an educator. He was raised and inspired by...
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Spector/Warren Fellows Continue Their Journey After Syracuse

When Rhiannon Berry G’09 teaches the Holocaust to her English classes at Liverpool High School (NY), she won’t say, “6.1 million Jews were murdered.” After her recent visit to Yad...
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Igniting Imaginations in Kazakhstan

University Professor Stephen Kuusisto has traveled all over the globe, creating opportunities for children with disabilities to demonstrate their talents through inclusive arts workshops. Stephen Kuusisto likes to call himself...
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Alumni Highlights: New Appointments for Cantor, Lisi, Hayman, Austin

School of Education alumni are impacting education every day with their passion, creativity, and skill. Recent appointments and promotions showcase this dedication. Do you have a new job, recent award,...
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