Teaching & Leadership News

Doctoral student, alumni honored for dissertations on diverse student experiences

Three School of Education doctoral students and alumni were recently honored for their dissertation research and writing. Phillandra Smith, a doctoral student in special education, was awarded second place in the 2021 Holmes Program Dissertation Funding Competition in the. She received $1,250 to support her continuing her dissertation work, entitled “W(h)ite Out: An Analysis of...
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Faculty talk with Jabbedu podcast, The Newshouse

Joanna Masingila, dean and professor, and Christy Ashby, associate professor, spoke to The NewHouse’s Wheelchair Quarterback Joey Pagano for “Analyzing SU’s Universal Design for Learning technique.” Universal Design for Learning, or UDL, is a framework for designing flexible instructional materials that allow for multiple methods of representing information, assessing student learning, and engaging and motivating...
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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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Julie Coggiola, Lily Wolfer selected as 2021 Syracuse University Scholars

Twelve seniors have been named as the 2021 Syracuse University Scholars, the highest undergraduate honor that the University bestows. Among them are two School of Education students: Julie Coggiola, a music education major (dual with the College of Visual and Performing Arts) Lily Wolfer, an inclusive elementary and special education major The Syracuse University Scholars...
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James Haywood Rolling Jr. Appointed Co-Director of Lender Center for Social Justice

James Haywood Rolling Jr. walked into the Museum of Modern Art in New York City wearing faded jeans, old sneakers and a backpack, just like the rest of his classmates from Cooper Union, a private college in the city. Rolling, still not much older than 16 after having started college a year early, was at...
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Six SOE students perform at the College Football Playoff National Championship Game

Ten members of the Syracuse University Marching Band (SUMB) performed in the College Band Directors National Association‘s Intercollegiate Marching Band during halftime of the College Football Playoff National Championship Game on January 11, 2021. These “Pride of the Orange” members joined nearly 1,500 performers from 200 bands in 45 states and Puerto Rico. This unique project...
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James H. Rolling Jr. named to Everson Museum board

James Haywood Rolling Jr., a dual professor of arts education in the School of Art and the department of teaching and leadership, has been appointed to the board of trustees of the Everson Museum of Art in Syracuse. His term will begin in 2021. Rolling is one of seven new appointees who will join a group...
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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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Virtual 2020-21 Landscape of Urban Education lecture series kicks off Nov. 12

  The School of Education’s renowned Douglas Biklen Landscape of Urban Education lecture series will return for the 2020-21 academic year with a slate of virtual events, beginning this week. This year’s theme, Leading in Precarious Times kicks off with a panel discussion titled What Makes a Leader, Taking a Stand, and Leadership Needed Now:...
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