Category: Education Exchange

Simulations Guide Student Veterans Facing Unique Challenges in Higher Education

Members of the Syracuse University community join forces on a new project from Teaching and Leadership professor Benjamin Dotger that gives student veterans an opportunity to talk openly about their nontraditional experiences and challenges on campus. Student veterans Katherine Quartaro and Daniel Cordial say they were both “simply curious” when they first read about a...
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School of Education launches interdisciplinary minor in Atrocity Studies and the Practices of Social Justice

The School of Education has created a new minor in Atrocity Studies and the Practices of Social Justice that prepares students to be engaged citizens, advocates, scholars, and leaders in a changing global society. This interdisciplinary minor, open to all Syracuse University undergraduate students, provides a background in the Holocaust, other global atrocities and human...
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Health and Exercise Science Delivers Hands-On Research Opportunities

A growing number of undergraduates are choosing Health and Exercise Science as a major as the programs offer diverse opportunities for learning. At the beginning of her sophomore year, Jessica Pascolla ’19 began conducting research in the Muscle Biology Laboratory on South Campus. A year ago, as a junior, the health and exercise science major...
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Public Humanities Fellows Advance Student-Centered Research

The 2018-2019 Public Humanities Fellows both represent the School of Education: Camilla Bell ’14 G’18 and Gemma Cooper-Novack. The fellowship supports graduate student public scholarship, helping them conceive of and develop their work in relation to the local community, and develop skills for doing public work beyond graduation. Collective Writing with Refugee and Immigrant Youth Gemma Cooper-Novack,...
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Martín Gonzalez: Inspiring Change in His Community and Beyond

The pursuit of social justice propels Martín Alberto Gonzalez—in his writing, his teaching, and his research. On campus and off, Gonzalez, a Ph.D. student in Cultural Foundations of Education in the School of Education and Syracuse University’s first Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellow, seeks to empower people like him—the youngest of seven children in a first-generation...
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Card and Slutzky named LetterWinners of Distinction

This year’s Syracuse Athletics LetterWinners of Distinction include two School of Education Alumni: Herman Card ’68 (baseball) and Richard Slutzky ’64 (wrestling). Herman Card is a three-year varsity letterwinner in baseball and received an M.S. in English Education from the School of Education. Richard Slutzky is a two-time All-American and EIWA champion in wrestling. He received...
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Lesson Study: Experimenting with Science Education for Students and Teachers

Professor Sharon Dotger brings professional development opportunities to area science teachers using “lesson study” method When Sharon Dotger, associate professor of science teaching in the School of Education, says the methods she’s teaching work, she speaks from experience. For more than a decade, Dotger has taken part of her summer to teach in local elementary...
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Jeffery Mangram Appointed Provost’s Faculty Fellow

Vice Chancellor and Provost Michele G. Wheatly has appointed Jeffery Mangram as a Provost’s Faculty Fellow. In his new role, Mangram will further advance the curriculum for the Inclusive Teaching faculty development workshop, building upon the inclusive teaching workshop delivered this summer and fall for faculty teaching in the First-Year Experience anchor courses. Mangram will...
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Professor Emerita Marlene Blumin honored with Tolley Medal

Former students recall lasting life lessons from in and outside the classroom On the first day of her CLS 105 course, College Learning Strategies, Professor Emerita Marlene Blumin ’67 G’70 would ask the 100 or more students to put their name and an interesting fact about themselves on an index card. On the second day...
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