Category: Higher Education

Syracuse University joins yearlong initiative to promote higher education as agent of democracy

Chancellor Cantor to moderate Jan. 10 White House panel on public scholarship Syracuse University will join with the White House Office of Public Engagement, the U.S. Department of Education and other civic and educational groups tomorrow, Jan. 10, for a White House event to publicly launch the American Commonwealth Partnership (ACP), a yearlong initiative to promote higher education...
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Spector/Warren Fellows head to Houston, blog about experience at Holocaust Museum

The School of Education announces its seventh class of Spector/Warren Fellows, who will be traveling to Houston for a six-day learning intensive Jan. 6-13. The Spector/Warren Fellowship for Future Educators was launched in 2008 in conjunction with the School of Education and the Holocaust Museum Houston and is designed to help future teachers bring the lessons of...
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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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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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