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2020 School of Education End of Year Honors

The School of Education faculty and staff celebrate the accomplishments of all members of our community during this 2019-20 academic year! Below is a listing of some of the most notable honors received by students and faculty during this last year. Student Awards and Honors Faculty/staff Awards and Honors Kelly Chandler-Olcott—Divergent Book Award for Excellence...
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Dawn Johnson, Tiffany Koszalka honored with Excellence in Graduate Education Faculty Recognition Award

The Graduate School annually solicits nominations from graduate students, faculty, staff and alumni for the Excellence in Graduate Education Faculty Recognition Award. This award honors faculty who have made a significant, positive influence on graduate education at Syracuse University through their commitment to superior graduate teaching, dedication to departmental and community presence, and research initiatives....
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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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Department of Higher Education: A Legacy of Representation

As one of the oldest student affairs programs in the country, the department of higher education has continued to evolve to meet the needs of a changing student population and higher education environment. “There’s this deep legacy of representing those who have historically not been valued or recognized. For decades, we have prepared educators who...
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David Perez II, Joon Young Kim, and Sultan Kilinc

School of Education Welcomes Three New Tenured and Tenure-Track Faculty

David Pérez II has joined the department of Higher Education as an Associate Professor. Dr. Pérez’s research focuses on increasing student success in higher education.  In 2014, he launched The National Study on Latino Male Achievement to explore how undergraduates employ different forms of capital to thrive at twenty selective institutions.  This study was supported by...
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Leading the way: Higher Education alumni in institutional leadership roles

Rev. Dr. Thomas V. Wolfe G’02 President and Chief Executive Officer, Iliff School of Theology Before his role at Iliff, Wolfe was senior vice president and dean of the Division of Student Affairs at Syracuse University. Previous to his appointment to lead the Division of Student Affairs, he served as the fifth dean of Hendricks...
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Meghan Miller

Alumni Highlights: New Leadership Roles for Milano, Miller, Faiola

School of Education alumni continue to hold leadership roles at all levels of education, providing culturally responsive leadership in enhancing student learning and experiences. Lisa Milano ’84 is the new principal of St. Mary School in Canandaigua, NY. She has worked in public and private schools across New York State, teaching several elementary grades, leading literacy...
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Spector/Warren Fellows Continue Their Journey After Syracuse

When Rhiannon Berry G’09 teaches the Holocaust to her English classes at Liverpool High School (NY), she won’t say, “6.1 million Jews were murdered.” After her recent visit to Yad Vashem, Israel’s memorial to Holocaust victims, she will say, “One Jew was murdered 6.1 million times.” Berry, who studied at Holocaust Museum Houston as a...
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Ronald Cantor

Alumni Highlights: New Appointments for Cantor, Lisi, Hayman, Austin

School of Education alumni are impacting education every day with their passion, creativity, and skill. Recent appointments and promotions showcase this dedication. Do you have a new job, recent award, exciting project? Let us know! Ronald G. Cantor G’95 (cultural foundations of education) has been named provost and vice president of academic affairs at Cayuga...
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