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Letter to School of Education students from Dean Douglas Biklen

Dear Undergraduate and Graduate Students in the School of Education, On this past Friday, the School of Education Assembly discussed the recent events related to the charges of sexual abuse that have been levied against former assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine. At the Assembly, the faculty and staff passed a resolution that states: We realize...
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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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SU student-athlete Jenna Caira to represent Canada in 2011 Pan American Games

Jenna Caira, a physical education major in the School of Education and softball pitcher at Syracuse University, will represent Canada in the 2011 Pan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico. The entire Canadian team will travel to Mexico on Oct. 12 and participate in the games until Oct. 24. Caira will be required to provide bi-weekly...
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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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Taishoff Center to Host First Leadership Conference for College Students With Disabilities

The Taishoff Center for Inclusive Higher Education at Syracuse University continues to promote leadership opportunities for students with disabilities with its first national conference, “DisAbled & Proud: A Call to Lead,” to be held Aug. 5-7 on the SU campus. “DisAbled & Proud” is the first conference of its kind in the country to focus on empowering...
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Katie Hursey, Physical Education Senior, Named Second Team All-American in the 3,000m steeplechase

Katie Hursey, senior in the physical education undergraduate program, became Syracuse’s fourth student-athlete to earn U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-America status this week at the 2011 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships, hosted by Drake University. She recorded a 14th-place finish in the 3,000 meter steeplechase to garner second-team...
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Disability Cultural Center to open on SU campus in Fall 2011

Syracuse University continues to be a national leader in higher education as it will open the doors to a Disability Cultural Center in the fall of 2011. This groundbreaking center will be the only one of its kind across the nation that is operated by permanent staff members. The Disability Cultural Center will function as...
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SU Faculty Collaborate with Willow Field Elementary to Host Public Research Lesson

Faculty from the Syracuse University department of Science Teaching have partnered with the teachers and administration of Willow Field Elementary in Liverpool to explore a process called “lesson study.” Their efforts will culminate this Thursday, May 19 at 6 pm in a public research lesson held in the Willow Field Elementary gymnasium. This event is...
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The Beyond Compliance Coordinating Committee Honors Five Individuals with the Beyond Compliance Award

On April 15, 2011, the Beyond Compliance Coordinating Committee of Syracuse University awarded five members of the SU community the 2011 Beyond Compliance Award, in recognition of their continuing efforts in building an inclusive, respectful community and climate on the SU campus. Maryann Barker, Office Coordinator for the Department of Cultural Foundations of Education, was...
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Academy Award-Winning Filmmaker, SU Honorary Degree Candidate to Teach Maymester course

Academy Award-winning filmmaker Gerardine Wurzburg, one of six individuals of exceptional achievement to receive Syracuse University honorary degree at its 157th Commencement exercises on Sunday, May 15, will remain in Syracuse to teach a MayMester course, CFE 600, “Documentary Films in Education: The Director’s Cut.” In her most recent work, “Wretches & Jabberers,” two men...
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