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Faculty, Staff & Students honored with Chancellor’s Awards for Public Engagement and Scholarship

Syracuse University honored students, faculty, staff and community partners who exemplify SU’s commitment to engagement with the community and Scholarship in Action with the 2012 Chancellor’s Award for Public Engagement and Scholarship (CAPES). The awards were given at a celebration dinner on Monday, March 26, at 5:30 p.m. in the Hildegarde and J. Myer Schine Student Center’s...
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Dean Biklen honored in Kuwait with UNESCO/Emir Jaber al-Ahmed al-Jaber al-Sabah Prize

The Director General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Irina Bokova, has announced Syracuse University’s School of Education Dean Douglas Biklen as the winner of the 2011 UNESCO/Emir Jaber al-Ahmed al-Jaber al-Sabah Prize, in honor of his work promoting quality education and equal opportunity for persons with educational disabilities. Biklen will...
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Center on Human Policy celebrated its 40th anniversary during a two day conference event

On November 11-12, 2011, the Center on Human Policy (CHP) celebrated its 40th anniversary with a two day symposium held at Syracuse’s Crown Plaza Hotel. The Center was established in 1971 in response to widespread abuse of and discrimination against people with disabilities in society. Its philosophy and early activities grew out of the institutional...
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Syracuse City Teacher, Alum, Named Local “Super Connector” by Time Warner Cable

Laurie Holtsbery G’97 has been named the local winner from the Central New York market for its Super Connector Search contest. Holtsberry received her master’s degree in Elementary and Special Education from the Syracuse University School of Education. In October, Time Warner Cable launched its Super Connector Search contest, asking its customers to share how...
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Eatman Receives International Honors for Promoting Democracy, Civic Engagement in University Life

Timothy K. Eatman, assistant professor in Syracuse University’s School of Education and research director of Imagining America, has been invited to serve as a scholar-in-residence at the University of the Free State (UFS) in South Africa from Aug. 10-23. Eatman will also be senior research adviser for “We the People:” The American Commonwealth Project in the upcoming...
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School of Education Distinguished Professor Vincent Tinto to serve on New National Commission to Help Reshape the Future of Community Colleges

For only the third time in their 110-year history, community colleges are preparing to take a holistic look at their broad and continuously evolving mission with the naming this week of the landmark 21st-Century Commission on the Future of Community Colleges. Vincent Tinto, distinguished professor of Higher Education, is one of 36 members of the...
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Cerri Banks ’00, G’04, G’06 Named Dean of Mount Holyoke College

Mount Holyoke President Lynn Pasquerella has announced that author and educator Cerri Banks, currently dean of William Smith College and an education professor at Hobart and William Smith Colleges, will become the new Dean of the College as of July 15. Banks received a bachelor’s degree in inclusive elementary and special education, and master’s in...
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Dotger Receives NSF Award to Design and Test Clinical Simulations for Math and Science Teacher Preparation

Benjamin H. Dotger, assistant professor in Teaching and Leadership Programs in the School of Education, has been awarded a $449,898 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for his project titled “The Science and Mathematics Simulated Interaction Model (SIM).” The SIM will design and clinically test simulations to prepare pre-service and early-career mathematics and science...
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SU Faculty Collaborate with Willow Field Elementary to Host Public Research Lesson

Faculty from the Syracuse University department of Science Teaching have partnered with the teachers and administration of Willow Field Elementary in Liverpool to explore a process called “lesson study.” Their efforts will culminate this Thursday, May 19 at 6 pm in a public research lesson held in the Willow Field Elementary gymnasium. This event is...
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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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