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Category: SOE in the Community

Faculty, Staff & Students honored with Chancellor’s Awards for Public Engagement and Scholarship

Syracuse University honored students, faculty, staff and community partners who exemplify SU’s commitment to engagement with the community and Scholarship in Action with the 2012 Chancellor’s Award for Public Engagement and Scholarship (CAPES). The awards were given at a celebration dinner on Monday, March 26, at 5:30 p.m. in the Hildegarde and J. Myer Schine Student Center’s...
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Say Yes to Education Receives Commitments From Local Businesses Building up to ‘Say Yes Day’ March 3

Several companies have contributed nearly $500,000 in support of Say Yes Scholarship Endowment fund. On Saturday, March 3, the second annual “Say Yes Day” at the Carrier Dome will celebrate Say Yes to Education and the commitment of its supporters to citywide education transformation. During the men’s basketball game against the University of Louisville at 4 p.m., everything...
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Syracuse City Teacher, Alum, Named Local “Super Connector” by Time Warner Cable

Laurie Holtsbery G’97 has been named the local winner from the Central New York market for its Super Connector Search contest. Holtsberry received her master’s degree in Elementary and Special Education from the Syracuse University School of Education. In October, Time Warner Cable launched its Super Connector Search contest, asking its customers to share how...
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Samba Laranja wins Syracuse Area Music Award for ‘Native Orange’

On Nov. 11, Samba Laranja: the Syracuse University Brazilian Ensemble won a 2011 Syracuse Area Music Award (SAMMY) in the category Best Recording, Other Styles, for its second and most recent album “Native Orange.” The SAMMYs celebrate the Syracuse music scene and inspire innovation and creativity. Released in April 2011 by Syracuse University Recordings (SUR),...
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‘Imaging Disability in Film’ series to be presented as part of SYRFILMFEST’11, Oct. 15

As part of the internationally renowned Syracuse International Film Festival (SYRFILMFEST), the Syracuse University Center on Human Policy, Law and Disability Studies will sponsor a series of disability-themed films and discussions on Saturday, Oct. 15, in the Watson Theater in SU’s Menschel Media Center, and at the Palace Theater in Syracuse’s Eastwood section. Three documentary films and three...
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Nottingham Early College High School Students to Visit SU Campus October 12

A group of 75 ninth-graders from Nottingham High School’s Early College High School program will visit the Syracuse University campus on Oct. 12 to motivate and prepare them for the opportunities associated with higher education. While on campus, the students will hear from faculty and staff who specialize in supporting first-generation college students while they...
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Taishoff Center Hosts PHOTOVOICE Exhibit to Spread Voices of Disabled Community

The Lawrence B. Taishoff Center for Inclusive Higher Education is hosting the photography exhibit “PHOTOVOICE Changing the Image of Disabilities: Reflections and Resolutions,” a national project that gives community groups a voice through photography and poetry. PHOTOVOICE is free and open to the public and will be on display in the Hoople Special Education Building,...
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Early College High School Students Plan a Path to Higher Education Through Success in Ccademics

This summer 100 ninth and tenth graders at the Nottingham Early College High School will take part in rigorous writing, math and science institutes led by faculty from Syracuse University’s School of Education and the Syracuse City School District. All three academic programs are the products of year-long collaborative planning between the Syracuse University and Nottingham...
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Near West Side’s 601 Tully Art/Community Space to host open house to reveal 2-year renovation, June 30

601 Tully, a new Near West Side community art space, café, classroom and teaching garden; will open its doors to the public for the first time since its renovation on Thursday, June 30, 2011, from 4:30 – 6:30 pm. The open house, hosted by Marion Wilson, Director of Community Initiatives in the Visual Arts, will...
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More than 300 College Students Begin Training to Work in Say Yes Summer Camps

More than 300 college students, representing 46 colleges and universities, will be on the Syracuse University campus on Monday, June 13, to train at the Say Yes Summer Institute to become summer enrichment specialists for the 2011 Say Yes to Education Summer Camp. The Summer Institute is a weeklong intensive training program that incorporates project-based lesson...
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