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Category: Reading & Language Arts

Narratio Fellowship Brings Personal Stories to Life

Gemma Cooper-Novack, a literacy education doctoral candidate, continues the School of Education’s commitment to community engagement in her second year as project manager for the The Narratio Fellowship. The Fellowship and it’s associated Artist-in-Residence program brought together local refugee high school students to create biographical films this summer. Fellows will work on their films with...
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Justine Hastings ’21 Wins Outstanding Mentor Award from the College Reading & Learning Association

The College Reading & Learning Association’s (CRLA) International Peer Educator Training Program Certification (IPTPC) committee has awarded Justine Hastings ’21 the 2020 Outstanding Peer Educator Award. Hastings will be recognized at a virtual CRLA conference on Friday, Nov. 13. Originally from Brooklyn, New York, Hastings is an English and textual studies and secondary English education...
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Virtual 2020-21 Landscape of Urban Education lecture series kicks off Nov. 12

  The School of Education’s renowned Douglas Biklen Landscape of Urban Education lecture series will return for the 2020-21 academic year with a slate of virtual events, beginning this week. This year’s theme, Leading in Precarious Times kicks off with a panel discussion titled What Makes a Leader, Taking a Stand, and Leadership Needed Now:...
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Writing Our Lives nurtures young writers online

In October 2019 the Writing Our Lives program marked its 10 year anniversary in the Syracuse community. From its early days in the community rooms of libraries with handfuls of students, to recent years’ programming including conferences with hundreds of participants and after school programs from around Central New York, the Writing Our Lives program...
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Kathleen Hinchman Elected to Reading Hall of Fame

Kathleen Hinchman, Professor of Reading and Language Arts in the School of Education has been elected into the Reading Hall of Fame, an independent organization that recognizes lifetime achievements in the field of reading. She is among 6 new living members and 4 deceased members, who will join the Reading Hall of Fame membership in 2020. This honor is another...
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Student Profile: Justine Hastings ’21 and the Blackstone Launchpad

Story by Blackstone LaunchPad Global Media Fellow Krishna Pamidi ’21 Maya Angelous once said, “A hero is any person really intent on making this a better place for all people.”  As a beacon of hope and retribution, she was an important figure in spearheading the civil rights movement in twentieth century America. She did that...
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Four outstanding SOE, InclusiveU students selected as 2020-2021 Remembrance Scholars

Four students from the School of Education and the Taishoff Center’s InclusiveU have been named 2020-21 Remembrance Scholars, one of Syracuse University’s most prestigious honors. Scholars are chosen in their junior year through a rigorous, competitive process. Honorees include: Andrew Benbenek of Cicero, New York, studying broadcast and digital journalism through InclusiveU; Justine Hastings of...
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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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Alumni Profile: Marcus Peterson ’14

Marcus Peterson is a 2014 graduate of the English Education program, and is currently at 6th Grade Reading Teacher at E.L. Haynes Public Charter School. Read the entire profile on the Haynes’ 15 Years, 15 Stories. “Mr. Peterson’s dedication and commitment to excellence is inspiring. In his role as a teacher leader, he led his...
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Evan Starling Davis named 2020-2021 Public Humanities Scholar

Evan Starling-Davis, literacy education Ph.D. student in the department of reading and language arts, has been named a 2020-2021 Graduate Student Public Humanities Fellow. A joint initiative between the Syracuse University Humanities Center and the Central New York Humanities Corridor, these fellowships are supported in partnership with Humanities New York to: encourage emerging humanities scholars to...
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