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Marion Wilson to be honored with Chancellor’s Citation for Excellence

Marion Wilson, associate professor and director of community initiatives in the visual arts, is one of five Syracuse University community members who will receive the Chancellor’s Citation for Excellence at a campus ceremony and reception in their honor on Monday, April 1. The Chancellor’s Citation awards were first presented in 1979 in recognition of outstanding...
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Student Produces Free Instrumental and Dance Performance to Raise Awareness About Bullying and Ally Involvement

“Uncommon Action” to premiere on February 3 at CNY Jazz, 2 pm and 4 pm. Syracuse University Music Education Senior Rachel Dentinger has enlisted sixteen student musicians and a team of production assistants to produce an interdisciplinary program about bullying and ally involvement that is over a year and a half in the making.  Titled...
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Gretchen Lopez honored with Racial Justice Award

Gretchen Lopez, assistant professor of Cultural Foundations of Education at Syracuse University’s School of Education, is the recipient of the 2013 Racial Justice Award given by InterFaith Works/Community Wide Dialogue to End Racism (IFW/CWD) of Central New York. She will be honored, along with one other recipient, at a reception, awards ceremony and theatre event...
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Marion Wilson’s ‘Artists and Social Profit’ class trades art for social good in traveling exhibit

In time for the holiday season, a weeklong community art show will explore the value of creativity and culture as a commodity, versus the value of commercial gifts of exchange. The MLAB (Mobile Literacy Arts Bus) and 601 Tully, in collaboration with School of Education Professor Marion Wilson’s “Artists for Social Profit” class, have created...
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Writing Our Lives Gives Voice

Professors, teaching artists, graduate teaching fellows and community supporters connected with 98 students for the third Writing Our Lives conference held Nov. 3 at Nottingham High School. Students were led into 16 writing sessions ranging in topics from political-writing and academic writing to poetry, self-reflection and graphic novels. “What a great opportunity to have [the...
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School of Education’s Dean Biklen to speak at the Conference of State Parties for the Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities

Syracuse University School of Education Dean Douglas Biklen has been invited to speak at The United Nations Convention on the Right of People with Disabilities 5th Conference of State Parties at United Nations headquarters in New York City on September 12. Biklen will be speaking on the panel “Working Together to Implement Inclusive Education” about the...
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‘Smart Kids Visual Stories’ Student-Produced Films about Urban Education to Premiere June 15

The “Smart Kids: Visual Stories” project will hold a red carpet premiere of student documentaries on Friday, June 15, at 7 p.m. in the Joyce N. Hergenhan Auditorium in Newhouse 3. The event, sponsored by the Syracuse University School of Education and the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, is free and open to the public. Light refreshments...
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World Premiere of ‘Crooked Arrows’ to Take Place in Syracuse May 9

The red carpet will go down on Montgomery Street on Wednesday, May 9, as Syracuse prepares for the world premiere of “Crooked Arrows,” the first mainstream film featuring the sport of lacrosse. Neal Powless G’08, a School Counseling alum from the School of Education , former All American lacrosse player, Onondaga Nation citizen and staff...
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‘Cuse in Kenya works to give new technology to Kenyan teachers

Two School of Education professors have spearheaded an effort to equip faculty and students at Kenyatta University (KU) in Kenya with the latest tools in educational technology, iPads and iPods. As part of the ‘Cuse in Kenya project, a partnership between the Schools of Education at Syracuse University and Kenyatta University (KU), Alan Foley, associate...
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Early College High School Students Visit Syracuse to Discover Opportunities in Higher Education

On Wednesday, March 28, seventy tenth-graders from Nottingham High School on Syracuse’s east side visited Syracuse University to learn about and get a feel for the campus where they could live and study at in the future. The School of Education’s Early College High School program at Nottingham (NECHS) brought its scholars to visit the...
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