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Category: Teaching & Leadership

The Hill Society Profile: Nancy Schulman ’73

Head of Early Learning Center, Avenues: The World School, New York How did you come to choose Syracuse University? I grew up in a small town in New York state and I was looking for a large university not too far from home for my college experience. I knew that I wanted to be a...
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Beth Myers speaks to NBC News about the ADA’s 30th Anniversary

Assistant professor Beth Myers spoke to NBC News about the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the progress made, and the work still to be done. The ADA was landmark civil rights legislation when passed in 1990, prohibiting discrimination against people with disabilities in all areas of public life, including education, employment,...
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SOE student support is key ingredient to InclusiveU success

Jared Khan-Bagley is an inclusive elementary education major in the School of Education and a peer trainer for InclusiveU, a program of the Taishoff Center for Inclusive Higher Education that provides higher education opportunities for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities. He plans events, seminars, and other activities that connect InclusiveU students with the larger campus...
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Phillandra Smith named Holmes Scholar of the Month

Phillandra Smith, second-year doctoral student in special education, is highlighted by the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) as Holmes Scholar of the Week. Smith is part of the first cohort of Holmes Scholars at Syracuse University; the program supports students from historically underrepresented communities enrolled in doctoral programs in education. Smith is...
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With A Song In Their Hearts: Malcolm Merriweather ’07

Students in the Setnor School of Music have long pursued knowledge in composition, performance, music education and the music industry, molding the beginnings of remarkable careers in their chosen fields. Conductor Malcolm J. Merriweather ’07 is one of many who have wandered those halls and are taking the lessons learned here to the national and...
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Haley Evans: Speaking up about stuttering

It was standing room only in the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons on the night of January 23. Over 100 people, including Syracuse university students, families, and medical professionals were there to see the screening of a new documentary film about a common but often misunderstood speech disorder – stuttering.  According to the National Stuttering Association,...
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Syracuse University Libraries Faculty Spotlight: Jeffery Mangram ’88 G’89 G’06

This spotlight is from the Spring 2020 issue of Connections, the magazine of Syracuse University Libraries. Jeffery Mangram is an associate professor of social studies education and received both his master’s and doctoral degrees from the School of Education. “With the assistance of SU librarians, as an undergraduate at Syracuse University in the fall of...
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SOE Holmes Scholar to present at TEDx Syracuse University Conference, Feb. 7

Tiffany Hamm, a Ph.D. student in science education will represent the School of Education at the 2020 TEDx Syracuse University conference on Feb. 7. This year’s event, titled “A Seat at the Table” and will feature an all-student lineup, each of the eleven presenting undergraduate and graduate students representing one of Syracuse University’s schools and...
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The School of Education at AERA 2020

Due to CDC travel recommendations in light of the expanding impact of COVID-19, paired with the recent State of Emergency declared by the mayor of San Francisco, the American Educational Research Association has elected not to host a place-based Annual Meeting in 2020. Please visit the AERA website to read the official announcement. If and when...
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Dean Masingila Appointed to NYS Professional Standards and Practices Board for Teaching

School of Education Dean Joanna Masingila has been appointed to the New York State Professional Standards and Practices Board for Teaching (PSPB). The 31-member board serves in an advisory capacity to the Board of Regents and the commissioner of education on matters related to teaching in New York state. The board is composed of K-12...
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