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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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School of Education Urban Education Lecture Series Continues with ‘Waiting for Superman’ and Panel Discussion April 26

The Syracuse University School of Education‘s next installment in its Landscape of Urban Education lecture series will be a screening and discussion of “Waiting for Superman,” the powerful 2010 documentary about urban education reform. “Who Are We Waiting For?: Profiling ‘Superman’ in Syracuse” begins at 4 p.m., April 26 in the Joyce Hergenhan Auditorium in Newhouse...
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School of Education Launches Free Mobile App to Assist Parents, Advocates

Syracuse University School of Education professor Alan Foley has designed and launched a new iPhone app to help parents better advocate for their children with disabilities. iAdvocate is a free application available through iTunes that provides information on advocacy strategies for parents to help ensure school-aged children with disabilities are provided appropriate services and resources...
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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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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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Syracuse City Elementary School Receives Recognition for Inclusive Practices

Salem Hyde Elementary School in Syracuse has received a state grant and recognition as one of just 23 model schools in the state for inclusive special education. School staff and administration will celebrate their new honor with a banner-raising ceremony at 3:15 p.m., March 10 in the Salem Hyde library. The New York State Education...
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Columna to be Honored with National Social Justice and Diversity Award

Luis Columna, associate professor of physical education and exercise science in the School of Education, has been selected to receive the 2011 Social Justice and Diversity Young Professional Award from the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD).  Columna will be presented with the award at the organization’s national convention in San...
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