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Faculty Holding Leadership and Editorial Roles for Fall 2019

School of Education faculty deepen their commitments to research and teaching through leadership positions in regional and national professional organizations, and serving in editor positions at prestigious publications. Leadership Positions Marcelle Haddix, Dean’s Professor, Reading and Language Arts President, Literacy Research Association Kevin Heffernan, Dean’s Associate Professor, Exercise Science President, Mid-Atlantic Regional Chapter, American College...
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Cleo Hamilton Exemplifies Student Leadership and Commitment

If you ask his friends what makes Cleo Hamilton an outstanding example of Orange spirit, his dedication and determination are two characteristics that stand out. Hamilton is entering his senior year at Syracuse University this fall with one of the highest honors a student can receive, being named a Remembrance Scholar, defying odds along the...
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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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2019 Convocation Offers Wise Words to Graduates

The School of Education celebrated its 43rd Annual Convocation on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at Manley Field House. 336 degree recipients were recognized, including 137 bachelor’s, 135 master’s, 43 Certificates of Advanced Study, and 21 doctoral degrees. Thirteen InclusiveU students were also recognized for completing certificate programs. In her remarks to the class of 2019,...
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Third Annual End of Year Celebration Recognized Student, Faculty, Staff Accomplishments

The 3rd annual School of Education End of Year Celebration was held on Friday, May 3 in the Schine Student Center. This event gives the School of Education community an opportunity to come together and celebrate the end of the academic year, and recognize the awards, scholarships, grants, fellowships, and other honors that students, faculty,...
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Cleo Hamilton Recognized with 44 Stars of Excellence Award

The 44 Stars of Excellence Awards acknowledge students, advisors and recognized student organizations (RSOs) who demonstrate outstanding dedication and commitment to their organization and its mission. The Gala honoring the 2019 nominees was hosted April 18. Cleo Hamilton ’20, a junior with InclusiveU in the Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics, received the SU...
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State of the Art Conference on Postsecondary Education & Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities

The ninth annual State of the Art Conference on Postsecondary Education and Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities runs Wednesday and Thursday at the Sheraton Syracuse University Hotel and Conference Center and the Schine Student Center. Including a first-time parallel Student Leadership Conference, the event will draw more than 300 participants, providing opportunities for colleges and universities,...
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Teacher candidates Gain Insights and Experience Through NYC program

This article originally appeared in the Summer 2017 issue of Syracuse University Magazine Last September, at Community Roots Charter School in Brooklyn, Nancy Ivanovic ’17 got to know a lively group of fifth-graders who helped her on her path to becoming a teacher. For weeks Ivanovic was a student teacher in their classroom, which was co-taught...
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University to host “Redefining Inclusion” events in San Francisco, Los Angeles

Syracuse University’s Lawrence B. Taishoff Center for Inclusive Higher Education will be on the road next week, bringing their message of lifelong inclusion to San Francisco and Los Angeles on January 25 and 26 respectively, to kick off a series of events called “Redefining Inclusion.” Colleges and Universities across the United States are placing more emphasis on disability...
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State Sen. David Valesky visits InclusiveU at Syracuse University

The School of Education’s Taishoff Center for Inclusive Higher Education welcomed State Sen. David Valesky to campus recently, where he attended an InclusiveU/Peer-2-Peer Pizza Party in Schine Student Center. Valesky secured support in the 2016 New York State Budget for the program, which provides an opportunity for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities to attend the University. The funding...
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