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Doctoral Students Selected as Orange Holmes Scholars

Tiffany Hamm, first-year doctoral student in Science Education, and Phillandra Smith, first-year doctoral student in Special Education were selected as Orange Holmes Scholars with the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education. Both will serve for three years and receive mentoring as a teacher/leader/counselor educator, and financial support to participate in the annual AACTE meeting and...
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Qiu Wang and Nicole Fonger Contribute to New Book on Contemplative Practice

Several Syracuse University professors, representing a number of different disciplines, have contributed to a new book, Empirical Studies of Contemplative Practices (Nova Publishers, 2018) that explores the question of how to research contemplative practice to better illustrate its value. Qiu Wang, associate professor in the Department of Higher Education, co-edited the book along with Diane...
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Nicole Fonger and Charlotte Sharpe Named STaR Fellows

Nicole Fonger and Charlotte Sharpe, both assistant professors in the Department of Teaching and Leadership, have been selected as 2018 STaR Fellows by the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators. The Service, Teaching and Research (STaR) Program is an early career induction program for faculty in mathematics education designed to address common challenges related to developing leadership...
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Teaching with Dignity: Friends, colleagues reflect on legacy of education pioneer Robert “Bob” Newman

Soon after retiring from public teaching, Thelma Bonzek ’43 treated her former Syracuse professor Robert “Bob” Newman to lunch. The duo (along with their respective spouses, Joe Bonzek and Katherine Hughes ’91, ‘07) rekindled their affiliation over coffee and sandwiches, while espousing the merits of individualized education—a contrast to the more prevalent one-size-fits-all model. “I...
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James H. Rolling, Jr. Voted President-Elect of National Art Education Association

James Haywood Rolling Jr., dual professor and chair of art education and teaching and leadership in the College of Visual and Performing Arts (VPA) and School of Education and director of diversity, equity and inclusion in VPA, has been elected by his peers for the office of president-elect of the National Art Education Association (NAEA)....
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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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Christine Ashby, Julia White co-edit relaunched teacher education journal

Two faculty members from the Syracuse University School of Education have relaunched Excelsior: Leadership in Teaching and Learning, the journal of the New York Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, as an online, open-access clearinghouse on the preparation and professional development of educators. Associate professor Christine Ashby and assistant professor Julia White, both in the...
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School of Education launches interdisciplinary minor in Atrocity Studies and the Practices of Social Justice

The School of Education has created a new minor in Atrocity Studies and the Practices of Social Justice that prepares students to be engaged citizens, advocates, scholars, and leaders in a changing global society. This interdisciplinary minor, open to all Syracuse University undergraduate students, provides a background in the Holocaust, other global atrocities and human...
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Katie Berrell: A Scholar’s Special Journey Through Remembrance

Original story for SU News by Kelly Homan Rodoski Even though he passed away nearly a decade before she was born, Steven Russell Berrell has always been a strong presence in the life of his niece, Katie, a Syracuse University senior. His smile radiates from the family pictures in her home, and from the pin...
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Alumni Spotlight – Tyler Bell ’12 G’12

This article originally appeared in the Fall 2018 HEOP newsletter. Being a student at Syracuse University for my entire academic career can be simply put as a dream come true. Words are not enough to express my gratitude that being a part of the HEOP Program has had on me for the last eleven years....
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