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Inclusive Entrepreneurship Program offered by Blackstone Launchpad and Taishoff Center

An innovative, interdisciplinary program focused on inclusive entrepreneurship and design is being offered for the 2020-2021 academic year in partnership with the Blackstone LaunchPad powered by Techstars (LaunchPad) at Syracuse University Libraries, the Taishoff Center for Inclusive Higher Education (InclusiveU), and the College of Visual and Performing Arts (VPA) through the generous donation from Gianfranco...
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Chandler-Olcott, Haddix honored with Divergent Awards for writing and advocacy

Marcelle Haddix and Kelly Chandler-Olcott, faculty in the department of reading and language arts, were both honored with 2021 Divergent Awards by the Initiative for 21st Century Literacies Research. Marcelle Haddix, Dean’s professor, is a recipient of The Divergent Award for Excellence in Literacy Advocacy. This award recognizes the indelible contributions of educators and scholars...
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Dean Masingila discusses extended remote learning with WSYR

Dean Joanna Masingila spoke to Syracuse’s WSYR NewsChannel 9 on “How students learn virtually now that distance learning is the rule the rest of the academic year.” On Friday, May 1, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced all K-12 schools and colleges in the state would continue to provide distance learning through the end of...
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Dawn Johnson, Tiffany Koszalka honored with Excellence in Graduate Education Faculty Recognition Award

The Graduate School annually solicits nominations from graduate students, faculty, staff and alumni for the Excellence in Graduate Education Faculty Recognition Award. This award honors faculty who have made a significant, positive influence on graduate education at Syracuse University through their commitment to superior graduate teaching, dedication to departmental and community presence, and research initiatives....
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Kristen Konkol on Flourishing as an Athlete During COVID-19

Kristen Konkol, assistant professor of exercise science and I-MOVE coordinator, wrote an article on “Keeping Your Drive: Flourishing as an Athlete During COVID-19” for the Chopra Center. A canceled season, club, or activity does not need to lead to a canceled identity as an athlete or active individual. Athletes and active individuals can experience a...
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Prof. Tiffany Kozalka talks student learning while social distancing.

Tiffany A. Koszalka, professor of instructional design, development and evaluation, talked with Jennifer Sanders and Dan Cummings of WSYR News Channel 9 in Syracuse about how families can support students learning at home while schools are closed and communities are social distancing. Her tips included: Set and schedule or routine for the day, but be...
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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 show “This American Life” titled “Own Worst Enemy” featuring stories of people that “can’t get out of their own way” to the point of sabotaging...
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Beth Myers speaks to NBC News about the ADA’s 30th Anniversary

Assistant professor Beth Myers spoke to NBC News about the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the progress made, and the work still to be done. The ADA was landmark civil rights legislation when passed in 1990, prohibiting discrimination against people with disabilities in all areas of public life, including education, employment,...
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Prof. Marcelle Haddix honored with 2020 Orange Circle Award

Transforming people’s lives through access to affordable housing, improving literacy in some of Syracuse’s most impoverished communities, using the art of step to give back, increasing public health awareness at an area high school, and providing essential medical supplies to a hospital at the epicenter of the coronavirus—five unique endeavors that highlight the Syracuse University...
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Syracuse University Libraries Faculty Spotlight: Jeffery Mangram ’88 G’89 G’06

This spotlight is from the Spring 2020 issue of Connections, the magazine of Syracuse University Libraries. Jeffery Mangram is an associate professor of social studies education and received both his master’s and doctoral degrees from the School of Education. “With the assistance of SU librarians, as an undergraduate at Syracuse University in the fall of...
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