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Gala Hughley G’20: A model teacher in the time of COVID

When the COVID-19 pandemic brought instruction in classrooms to a halt this spring, many educators had to approach their craft in ways they had probably never imagined. For Gala Hughley...
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Counseling partnership raises the bar for child and adolescent mental health services

An innovative partnership with a local agency is helping to support mental health services in Syracuse. Last summer, Melissa Luke, Provost Faculty Fellow at Syracuse University, Associate Dean for Research...
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Allen Berger ’57, G’66: Lifelong Learner

It’s been more than 70 years since Allen Berger ’57, G’66 entered kindergarten in Utica, New York. And he’s still taking classes. “I’m either a slow learner or a lifelong...
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IDD&E Alum Steve Covello G’11 Advocates for Open Education

While many educators are grappling with how to convert their lessons into an online format that is exciting and engaging, Steve Covello G’11 has literally written the book on this...
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Student Spotlight: Michael Fernandes ’20

Michael Fernandes is preserving his Portuguese heritage through music to benefit future educators With support from Syracuse’s new SOURCE grant program, Fernandes traveled to Portugal last December to document traditional Portuguese...
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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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Department of Higher Education: A Legacy of Representation

As one of the oldest student affairs programs in the country, the department of higher education has continued to evolve to meet the needs of a changing student population and...
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Beth Harry G’89 turned loss into opportunity by devoting her life to special education

Special education scholar Beth Harry G’89 responded to the birth of her daughter, Melanie—who had cerebral palsy—by starting a school for children with disabilities in Trinidad and Tobago in 1976....
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Encouraging Youth Writing through Community

The South African humanist philosophy of Ubuntu, loosely translated, means “I am because we are.” Ubuntu, as a framework, has been central to Bryan Ripley Crandall G’12 and his work...
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