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Luis Columna featured in “Faculty in Focus”

Associate Professor Luis Columna (Department of Exercise Science) is featured in SU New’s new “Faculty in Focus” video series, as part of the #BeOrange campaign. Luis talked about the Syracuse University Fit Families Program, which promotes physical activity for children with disabilities, and how vital Syracuse University students are to the success of the program.
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2018-19 Remembrance Scholars Include Three School of Education Students

Syracuse University’s Remembrance Scholar Selection Committee has chosen the 35 students who will be the 2018-19 Remembrance Scholars. The scholarships were founded as a tribute to—and means of remembering—the 35 students who were killed in the Dec. 21, 1988, bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland. The students, who were returning from a...
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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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Luis Columna Honored with the Trailblazer Award at Fiesta Latina

Each year during Latino Hispanic Heritage Month (LHHM), the University hosts Fiesta Latina, a celebration of Latino culture that features Latino cuisine, live music, and dancing.  The event also includes the presentation of the Distinguished Alumni Excellence Award and Trailblazer Award to two distinguished community members.  This year’s honorees were Jose E. Perez, Esq. and...
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Tom Brutsaert is Taking the Exercise Science Program to New Heights

Study Abroad students will ascend to new heights—18,000 feet—next spring when Tom Brutsaert, professor and chair of the Department of Exercise Science, leads a three-week trek to Base Camp Everest in Nepal. Brutsaert calls the course, to begin after the 2018 Commencement, an “expedition” combining classroom experience and cutting-edge research in altitude physiology by physiology...
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Donovin Darius ’98 to speak to School of Education Convocation

Donovin Darius ’98 will be the School of Education’s convocation speaker. Darius graduated from the health and exercise science program in the school and was a member of the Syracuse University football team. He was selected 25th overall in the 1998 NFL draft by the Jacksonville Jaguars and played for them for nine years. He...
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School of Education Presentations at the 2017 AERA Annual Meeting

The Syracuse University School of Education is well represented by our faculty, students, and alumni at the American Educational Research Association’s 2017 Annual Meeting in San Antonio, TX, April 27-May 1. Presentation titles, locations, and times are listed below. The full program including abstracts is available on the AERA website. Reception for Faculty, Students, Alumni, Colleagues,...
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Researcher Examines Effect of Exercise on Breast Cancer Survivors Taking Aromatase Inhibitors

Gwendolyn Thomas confirms resistance, aerobic exercise mitigates side-effects of AIs, improves health outcomes A researcher in the School of Education has simple advice for breast cancer survivors struggling with the side effects of Aromatase Inhibitors (AIs): exercise. Gwendolyn Thomas, assistant professor of exercise science, is the co-author of a groundbreaking article in the Obesity Journal...
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Neuroscience Expert Shares her Love for Dance with People with Parkinson’s Disease

When asked about her dance classes for people with Parkinson’s disease (PD), Tumay Tunur is clear, “It is a dance class, not dance therapy,” she says. She feels dance helps people with PD escape from their world of problems, medication and illness. Her program is called Moving Through Possibilities and is designed to help people...
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