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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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Waterman Receives Award from NASPA

Stephanie J. Waterman, Ph.D. ’83, G’04 (Higher Education) received the Outstanding Contribution to Higher Education Award from NASPA: Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education. This award is presented to an individual or organization that has provided dedicated service, consistent advocacy, and outstanding leadership to the higher education community on the national or international level. Stephanie is currently...
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Meagen Donoghue appointed to Fitchburg Redevelopment Authority

Meagen Donoghue G’01 (Higher Education) has been named the new Executive Director of the Fitchburg, Massachusetts Redevelopment Authority. Donoghue also teaches part time in the Urban Studies and History departments at Worcester State University.
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School of Education at the 2018 AERA Annual Meeting

The Syracuse University School of Education is well represented by our faculty, students, and alumni at the American Educational Research Association’s 2018 Annual Meeting in New York, NY, April 13-17. Presentation titles, locations, and times are listed below. The full program including abstracts is available on the AERA website. Reception for Faculty, Students, Alumni, Colleagues, and...
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Tamara Durant G’15 receives honors for her dissertation

Tamara Durant G’15 is the runner-up recipient of the NASPA (National Association of Student Personnel Administrators) Melvene D. Hardee dissertation of the Year Award. Durant’s dissertation titled, “Is Faith On the Campus Tour? Rural, Public College Students’ Exploration of Spiritual and Religious Identity,” was one of top four dissertations reviewed by a committee of faculty...
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