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The Rise of Kingsley Jonathan ’20, G’22

When Syracuse Orange defensive end Kingsley Jonathan ’20, G’22 crushed Florida State quarterback Jordan Travis earlier this season, he did more than notch the game’s first sack. Jonathan experienced a homecoming of sorts. Three years earlier almost to the day, he famously brought down Travis’ predecessor, Deondre Francois, amid the sweltering heat of the Syracuse University stadium....
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Wendy Coakley-Thompson G’99: Sunshine in Syracuse

Proud of her Bahamian heritage, Wendy Coakley-Thompson G’99 has long puzzled over why Bahamian culture has been overlooked in the United States. Four years ago Coakley-Thompson, now an instructional systems designer for the Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration, started a publishing house, Duho Books, which describes itself as celebrating the vibrant culture, history and...
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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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The School of Education at AERA 2021

The Syracuse University School of Education is well represented by our faculty, students, and alumni at the American Educational Research Association’s 2020 Annual Meeting, held virtually April 7-12. Presentation titles, times, and direct links are listed. The full program including abstracts is available on the AERA website. Wednesday, April 7 Thursday, April 8 Friday, April...
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Cultivating an International Student Community

International students enrich the School of Education’s community by contributing unique global perspectives. 35 countries are represented in the School of Education’s student body. “Being in the same classroom and hallways with the students of different backgrounds, viewpoints, and experiences are cultural and educational wealth,” says Mirjakohn “MJ” Turdiev G’16, G’20. Turdiev has been at...
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Finding the Right Connections: SUSOE Diverse Connections

Debra Hamilton Schoening ’81, G’83, G’98 says she was fortunate to have phenomenal mentors throughout her journey as an undergraduate and graduate student at Syracuse, through teaching, then as a principal, and in district leadership roles until her retirement from the position of the executive director of elementary education for the Syracuse City School District....
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IDD&E Alum Steve Covello G’11 Advocates for Open Education

While many educators are grappling with how to convert their lessons into an online format that is exciting and engaging, Steve Covello G’11 has literally written the book on this topic, and is offering it for free. Covello, a graduate of the master’s program in Instructional Design, Development, and Evaluation (IDD&E), has been with Granite...
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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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