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Julie Padilla ’11, G’12: Helping Others Succeed During the COVID-19 Crisis

Syracuse University created Current Use Scholarships to meet the needs of students who experienced loss—both financially and in other ways—due to COVID-19. Donors make a $5,000 gift for each of five years that the University immediately uses to assist students with their scholarship and financial aid.  The success story of her father, an immigrant from South...
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#ProudToBeSOE At The 2020 Tokyo Olympics

As the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games kick off, the School of Education will be well represented. Of the six former Syracuse University student-athletes that will compete for gold this summer, three are SOE alumni. “Having our alumni compete in the Olympic Games brings great pride for all of us in Orange Nation,” says Syracuse University...
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SOE Highlights: New roles for Rwanda, Norris, and Gentile

School of Education alumni, students, and faculty continue to be leaders in their fields, promoting inclusive practices, mental and physical wellness, and the arts. Three members of the SOE community were recently appointed to new roles. Stella Rwanda G’19 has been named director of the Healthcare Advancement Resource Center (HARC) at Le Moyne College in...
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Kayla Treanor ’16 to lead Syracuse Women’s Lacrosse

Four-time All-American Kayla Treanor ’16 has been named the new head coach of the Syracuse Orange women’s lacrosse team, replacing Gary Gait after he was named men’s lacrosse head coach. She has a bachelor’s degree from the School of Education in selected studies in education. After starring for the Orange from 2013-16, Treanor started her...
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SOE Alumni & Graduate Highlights: Finishing the Semester Strong

Eva Williams G’00 was named the New York State Principal of the Year by the School Administrators Association of New York State (SAANYS). Williams has been principal of Van Duyn Elementary in the Syracuse City School District for the past eight years, and is a graduate of the school counseling master’s program. SAANYS selects their principal...
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Cerri A. Banks Joins Syracuse University’s Student Experience Team

The national search for new leadership to oversee Student Experience has resulted in the appointment of two highly experienced, dynamic and innovative individuals who will work as a team to guide the division in building a best-in-class, outside-of-the-classroom experience. Chancellor Kent Syverud has appointed Allen W. Groves as senior vice president, Student Experience, and Cerri...
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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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One University Awards

Outstanding faculty, staff and students shine at One University Awards

The School of Education was well represented at the 2021 Syracuse University One University Awards on May 7, 2021. This daylong celebration of excellence by members of the Syracuse University community in academics, scholarship, creative work and dedicated service. The awards are available to watch online. Don McPherson ’87 received the William Pearson Tolley Medal...
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Don McPherson ’87 awarded the Tolley Medal for Adult Education

Don McPherson ’87 will be honored with the William Pearson Tolley Medal for Adult Education and Lifelong Learning at the 2021 One University Awards on Friday, May 7. This daylong celebration of excellence by members of the Syracuse University community in academics, scholarship, creative work and dedicated service. McPherson is the author of You Throw...
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