Category: Research

Gwendolyn Thomas Speaks to CNN About Exercise Study

Gwendoyn Thomas, Assistant Professor in the Department of Exercise Science and Director of the Exercise Prescription Lab, spoke with CNN Health about a new study in the American Journal of Epidemilogy. Gwendolyn Thomas, an exercise physiologist and director of the Exercise Prescription Lab at Syracuse University in New York, called the new study “exciting…” “…In this article,...
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O’Hara’s Work Highlights the Effects of Social Class Microaggressions on Individuals

Caroline O’Hara, assistant professor in the Department of Counseling and Human Services, co-authored a new study in Counselor Education & Supervision exploring doctoral-level counseling students’ encounters with social class microaggressions (SCMs) during counselor education training Although overt expressions of hostility are considered to be ill-mannered and undesirable behaviors, covert discrimination and degradation continue to be directed...
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Christine Ashby, Julia White co-edit relaunched teacher education journal

Two faculty members from the Syracuse University School of Education have relaunched Excelsior: Leadership in Teaching and Learning, the journal of the New York Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, as an online, open-access clearinghouse on the preparation and professional development of educators. Associate professor Christine Ashby and assistant professor Julia White, both in the...
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Meredith Professors Present Results of Their Special Projects for Faculty Colleagues, Academic Leaders

Kelly Chandler-Olcott, professor in the Department of Reading and Language Arts, was one of two Laura J. and L. Douglas Meredith Professors of Teaching Excellence who gave presentations on their Meredith projects during Syracuse University’s annual Meredith Professorship Dinner on Dec. 13 in the Schine Student Center’s Goldstein Auditorium. Chandler-Olcott’s project, “Designing for Ambitious Education...
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Public Humanities Fellows Advance Student-Centered Research

The 2018-2019 Public Humanities Fellows both represent the School of Education: Camilla Bell ’14 G’18 and Gemma Cooper-Novack. The fellowship supports graduate student public scholarship, helping them conceive of and develop their work in relation to the local community, and develop skills for doing public work beyond graduation. Collective Writing with Refugee and Immigrant Youth Gemma Cooper-Novack,...
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Faculty, Students & Alumni Presenting at Literacy Research Association Conference

The 68th Annual Conference of the Literacy Research Association will be held in Indian Wells, CA November 28th-December 1st, 2018.  This year’s conference is chaired by Dean’s Associate Professor and Chair of Reading and Language Arts, Marcelle Haddix. Faculty slated to participate include: Rachel Brown, Associate Professor Bong Gee Jang, Assistant Professor Kelly Chandler-Olcott, Meredith Professor Kathleen Hinchman,...
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Keller Receives Student Research Award at ACSM

Graduate students from the Department of Exercise Science presented at the regional conference of the American College of Sports Medicine: Allie Keller, Winner, M.S. student research award The Relationship Between Body Mass Index and Aortic Stiffness in Women Across the Lifespan (co-authors Lefferts, Augustine, DeBlois and Heffernan) Patricia Pagan Lassalle, Finalist, graduate student research award...
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Luis Columna featured in “Faculty in Focus”

Associate Professor Luis Columna (Department of Exercise Science) is featured in SU New’s new “Faculty in Focus” video series, as part of the #BeOrange campaign. Luis talked about the Syracuse University Fit Families Program, which promotes physical activity for children with disabilities, and how vital Syracuse University students are to the success of the program.
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Marvin ’63 and Helaine ’65 Lender Establish Multidisciplinary Center for Social Justice with $5 Million Gift

Syracuse University alumnus Marvin Lender ’63 and his wife Helaine (Gold) ’65 have turned their lifelong commitment to social justice and greater understanding among people into the establishment of a multidisciplinary center, managed and housed in the School of Education. The couple is providing a generous $4.8 million gift in support of the creation of...
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Counseling Doctoral Student Shana Gelin Awarded Fellowship

The NBCC Foundation has selected Shana J. Gelin, a doctoral student in the counseling and counselor education program in the School of Education, for the National Board for Certified Counselors Minority Fellowship Program. Gelin will receive funding and training to support her education and facilitate her service to underserved minority populations. The foundation will distribute...
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