Advancement & Alumni Relations

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Torin Washington, Assistant Dean for Advancement|315.412.8512
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Five Questions for Nicole Condon-Shih G’02

Named Dean of the Utica, NY-based PrattMWP College of Art and Design in March 2022, Nicole Condon-Shih G’02 holds an M.F.A. in Painting from Hunter College,...
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One University Awards

School of Education Community Members Honored at 2022 One University Awards

Syracuse University School of Education faculty, staff, students, and alumni were well-represented at the 2022 One University Awards held Friday, April 22, in Hendricks Chapel,...
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Van Duyn Principal Eva Williams G’00 Announced as 2022 School of Education Convocation Speaker

Eva Williams G’00, Principal of Van Duyn Elementary School in the Syracuse City School District, will be the 2022 Syracuse University School of Education Convocation...
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“Belonging in Education:” Sarah Gentile G’03, G’22 Looks to Improve Experiences for All Students

Sarah Gentile G’03, G’22 describes herself as passionate about equity, inclusion, dignity, and belonging in education. Already Director of Fine Arts for the West Genesee...
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Shane Nelson G'19 at the 2019 Convocation

Aligning One’s Passion: SOE’s Higher Education Administration Degree Supports Shane Nelson’s G’19 Mission-Driven Work

Shane D. Nelson G’19 says while attending Syracuse University he redefined his personal mission, in large part because the School of Education’s higher education M.S....
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SGM Craig Collins G’20, G’22 Applies IDDE Methods at Ft. Bliss’s Storied Sergeant Major’s Academy

After 28 years of decorated military service—including cavalry and artillery assignments in Germany, Bosnia, and Iraq—Sergeant Major Craig Collins G’20, G’22 has begun to mull...
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From Orange to Black-and-Gold: Athletic Advising Certificate Helps Ella Simkins ’20, G’21 Land at Army Lax

Ella Simkins ’20, G’21 had big plans for the 2020 Syracuse University women’s lacrosse season. A standout defender, in her junior year she had started...
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Micah Shippee G’16 Talks “Instructional Design Superpowers”

Micah Shippee G’16 earned his Ph.D. in Instructional Design, Development and Evaluation (IDDE) and is now an adjunct professor in the Syracuse University School of...
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Syracuse University School of Education Mourns the Passing of Ethel Blatt G’77

The Syracuse University School of Education mourns the passing of Ethel Blatt G’77, wife of former Dean Burton Blatt (1927-1985). Ethel Blatt passed away in...
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56th Annual LetterWinner of Distinction Dinner to Honor SOE Alumnus Reggie Taylor ’93, G’94

School of Education alumnus Reggie Terry ’93, G’94, is among five former student-athletes who Syracuse Athletics will celebrate at the 56th annual LetterWinner of Distinction...
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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...
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Donna DeSiato G’04 Named NYS Superintendent of the Year

Donna DeSiato, superintendent of East Syracuse Minoa (ESM) Central School District, has been named 2021-22 New York State Superintendent of the Year by the New...
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