Counseling & Human Services News

Maria Armas '22 with fellow Kappa Delta Pi members at initiation in Fall 2019

Professional Organizations Bring Leadership and Mentorship Opportunities to SOE Students

School of Education students are encouraged to participate in professional organizations which can help them further engage in scholarship, make connections with colleagues and mentors and explore opportunities for career development. Meet two students who have served in leadership roles for their organizations’ local chapters: Maria Armas ’22, Kappa Delta Pi Fundraising Chair (2020-2021) The...
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Beth Ferri

Beth Ferri Named Associate Dean for Research in the School of Education

Beth Ferri, professor of inclusive education and disability studies, has been named associate dean for research in the School of Education. “Professor Ferri is an internationally and nationally respected scholar whose work is influential in inclusive education and disability studies. Her stellar research record, including securing external funding for research and doctoral training, makes her...
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Seybold and her daughter Lauren at Lauren's high school graduation in 2018

Center on Disability and Inclusion Launches Program to Support Degree-seeking Autistic Students

Funded by a contribution from Karen Colapietro Seybold G’92, a pilot project in the Center on Disability and Inclusion will create research opportunities and direct support for matriculated autistic students at Syracuse University. Seybold graduated from Syracuse University’s School of Education in 1992 with a master’s degree in counselor education. She received financial assistance as...
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two graduate students talking in class

Counseling News: Luke and Zhu G’20 on podcast; CHS joins HRSA grant

New from the Department of Counseling and Human Services: Melissa Luke and Peitao Zhu G’20 appeared on the latest episode of Supervision Time. They spoke about “Cultural Humility in Counselor Education,” including their recent scholarly work interviewing counselor educators on the development of cultural humility. Cultural humility emphasizes both having an accurate view of self,...
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SOE Alumni & Graduate Highlights: Finishing the Semester Strong

Eva Williams G’00 was named the New York State Principal of the Year by the School Administrators Association of New York State (SAANYS). Williams has been principal of Van Duyn Elementary in the Syracuse City School District for the past eight years, and is a graduate of the school counseling master’s program. SAANYS selects their principal...
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linzy andre and cassaundra guzman

Linzy Andre and Cassaundra Guzman named Orange Holmes Scholars

Linzy Andre, doctoral student in counseling and counselor education, and Cassaundra Guzman G’21, incoming doctoral student in cultural foundations of education, have been named as the third cohort of Orange Holmes Scholars with the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education. The AACTE Holmes Scholars program supports students from historically underrepresented communities enrolled in doctoral programs...
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Master's students pose for a selfie at graduation

School of Education 2021 End of Year Celebration

The School of Education is recognizing the many accomplishments of its students, faculty, and staff during this unprecedented and ever-changing year at our annual End of Year Celebration on Friday, May 14, 2021. We are proud of our amazing community and the awards, honors, grants, scholarships, and milestones they achieved. Student Awards and Honors Abdulilah...
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Mike Wilson, Haley Evans, and Dave Haas after the My Beautiful Stutter screening

Graduate students speak to local news about disability awareness, inclusion

Two master’s students from the School of Education were featured in local Syracuse news stories about their disability journeys and their work to create disability awareness, acceptance, and inclusion. Haley Evans, a master’s student in inclusive special education, was featured on CNYCentral’s “Stuttering Association Syracuse members ‘hopeful’ for awareness from President-elect” along with David Haas,...
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Counseling and Human Services part of new creative arts therapy collaboration

Imagine you are walking through the woods and come upon a wide, deep chasm. Your imaginary self has powers of any nature, so now picture yourself crossing the chasm by whatever means you’d like. If you were to put pen to paper and draw this scene, you’d have the basic building blocks for a conversation...
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