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InclusiveU Students Continue Advocacy Work for Inclusive Higher Education

Students in Syracuse University’s InclusiveU program spent this year advocating for inclusion for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities beginning with a visit to Capitol Hill last fall and ending with a visit to campus from U.S. Representative John Katko. InclusiveU junior Cleo Hamilton, senior Gabby Iannotti and sophomore Ian Coe joined Taishoff Center for...
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High School, TELL Students Celebrate Diversity at “We Are Syracuse” Event

Students and faculty from the Teaching English Language Learners M.S. program organized “We Are Syracuse,” a gallery-style event dedicated to celebrating the cultures of refugee students at Nottingham High School. Students from Nepal, Thailand, Cuba, Yemen, Liberia and Eritrea shared their experiences through written and spoken narratives, PowerPoint presentations, artwork and song. This is the...
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Alumna Uses Her Experience as Teacher, Author for School Visits

Alexis O’Neill G’74 G’86 will be working with parents, students, and teachers at Blackduck Elementary School in Blackduck, Minnesota as part of an enrichment visit. She is the award-winning author of several children’s books including The Recess Queen, The Worst Best Friend, and Estela’s Swap, and currently teaches writing at the UCLA Extension Writer’s program. Alexis...
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Emeritus Professor Honored at InterFaith Works Leadership Award Dinner

Alan Goldberg, professor emeritus in the Department of Counseling and Human Services, will be recognized at the 2019 InterFaith Works Leadership Award Dinner. Goldberg is being honored as a community visionary for his work in Holocaust and genocide education. The dinner will take place Tuesday, April 30 at the SRC Arena at Onondaga Community College....
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Alumni Spotlight: Jordan Max Feldman

The School of Education produces future educators who care about their students holistically. Feldman is carrying out that legacy in the classroom at Leadership and Public Service High School. Jordan Max Feldman ’16 G’17 teaches history with a special education component at New York City’s Leadership and Public Service High School (LPSHS). Feldman chose to...
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Elisa Dekaney, Music Education Students of Samba Laranja win SAMMY Award

On March 8, 2019, Samba Laranja: the Syracuse University Brazilian Ensemble, received the 2019 Syracuse Area Music Awards (SAMMY) for Best Recording Other Styles for the recording “Guaraná.” The ensemble is led by Elisa Dekany, professor of music education in the Department of Teaching and Leadership, and Joshua Dekaney, adjunct faculty in the Setnor School...
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Music in Community Project Aims to Connect Student Teachers to Area Youth

Making music builds communities. And nowhere is that more important to David Knapp, an assistant professor of music education, than in the refugee population in Syracuse. Knapp is the founder of the New American All-Stars, a rock band of refugee students from the Catholic Youth Organization’s Refugee Youth Program. It’s the first phase of his...
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School Of Education Hosts International Cohort of Fulbright Distinguished Teachers

The School of Education joins two other national universities to host recipients of the Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Program for International Teachers (Fulbright DAI), which brings international primary and secondary teachers to the U.S. for a semester-long professional development program. Eighteen teachers from nine countries as far away as the Philippines and Senegal will...
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Lesson Study: Experimenting with Science Education for Students and Teachers

Professor Sharon Dotger brings professional development opportunities to area science teachers using “lesson study” method When Sharon Dotger, associate professor of science teaching in the School of Education, says the methods she’s teaching work, she speaks from experience. For more than a decade, Dotger has taken part of her summer to teach in local elementary...
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HEOP Students Volunteer with the Syracuse Rose Society

On July 13, students and staff from the Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP) volunteered trimming, watering, and weeding with the Syracuse Rose Society at the Mills Rose Garden at Thornden Park.
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