Teaching & Leadership News

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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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“And They Were Roommates” student film on inclusion to screen as part of Syracuse International Film Festival

For over a decade, the School of Education has provided support to the Syracuse International Film Festival, and SOE faculty have assisted in the selection and presentation films for the Douglas Biklen Imaging in Disability Film Showcase. Now in its 17th season, the annual festival will have a different feel for its 10 day run,...
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Meet Sibling Students Jack and Ellie Legg

Orange families are a special part of the Syracuse University story. However, until a few years ago, Jack and Ellie Legg, from Skaneateles, NY, may not have had an opportunity to be part of that legacy. Now, Jack is a sophomore at Syracuse, enrolled in InclusiveU. Ellie ’20 is a first year master’s student in...
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Live the Orange Experience Through Our Students: Savannah Stocker ’23

Savannah Stocker ’23, a sophomore in inclusive elementary and special education, talks about her favorite spots on campus, what made her choose Syracuse, her future goals, and all the ways she’s gotten involved in activities and programs on campus! Plus, what she thinks the best kept secret is on campus. Follow her around campus! “Growing...
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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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Faculty Spotlight: Nicole Fonger and Sketchnotes

A visual communication mechanism to strengthen research-practice links “My scholarship and creative activities are driven by a commitment to strengthen the relationships among the broad processes called ‘research’ and ‘practice’,” says Nicole L. Fonger, assistant professor of mathematics and mathematics education. Fonger creates and shares sketchnotes—a textual-visual form of communication—as a mechanism to push the...
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