Category: Cultural Foundations of Education

Acclaimed Poet, Disability Rights Advocate Named Director of SU’s Renée Crown University Honors Program, SOE Faculty Member

The Renée Crown University Honors Program, an all-University program administered by Syracuse University’s College of Arts and Sciences, announces the appointment of Stephen Kuusisto as its new director. Kuusisto is an accomplished poet, scholar and disability rights advocate who comes to SU from the University of Iowa, where he has served as professor of English and...
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The Beyond Compliance Coordinating Committee Honors Five Individuals with the Beyond Compliance Award

On April 15, 2011, the Beyond Compliance Coordinating Committee of Syracuse University awarded five members of the SU community the 2011 Beyond Compliance Award, in recognition of their continuing efforts in building an inclusive, respectful community and climate on the SU campus. Maryann Barker, Office Coordinator for the Department of Cultural Foundations of Education, was...
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Academy Award-Winning Filmmaker, SU Honorary Degree Candidate to Teach Maymester course

Academy Award-winning filmmaker Gerardine Wurzburg, one of six individuals of exceptional achievement to receive Syracuse University honorary degree at its 157th Commencement exercises on Sunday, May 15, will remain in Syracuse to teach a MayMester course, CFE 600, “Documentary Films in Education: The Director’s Cut.” In her most recent work, “Wretches & Jabberers,” two men...
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Haddix, Rolling, and Applebaum to be Honored for Teaching Excellence

Three faculty in the School of Education will be honored by Syracuse University on April 13. Barbara Applebaum, associate professor of cultural foundations of education, will receive the Syracuse University Scholar/Teacher of the Year Award. Also being honored are Marcelle Haddix, assistant professor of reading and language arts, and James Haywood Rolling, Jr., associate professor of...
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Biklen to deliver Keynote at CNY Graduate Student Conference on Publicly-Engaged Scholarship, April 15

Graduate students from Syracuse University, Cornell University and the University of Rochester will gather in Syracuse for the 4th Annual Central New York Conference on Publicly-Engaged Graduate Education. The conference will run from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. April 15 at The Warehouse, 350 W. Fayette St., Syracuse. Registration is free and includes breakfast and...
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Queering Education Research Institute to host “A Day of Art, Education and Action”

The Queering Education Research Institute (QuERI) will offer a half-day workshop on April 1 for area K-12 educators on improving school climate for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning or queer (LGBTQ) students. Pre-service teachers, students and allies are also welcome to attend. “Queer Students CNY: A Day of Art, Education and Action” will run...
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The School of Education Mourns the Passing of Professor Emeritus Wolf Wolfensberger

Wolf Wolfensberger, Professor Emeritus at Syracuse University, died on February 27, 2011. Hired by Burton Blatt in 1973, Wolf founded the Training Institute on Human Service Planning, Leadership and Change Agentry and was best known for popularizing the principle of normalization in North America and developing the concept of social role valorization. He is widely...
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