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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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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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Solvay-SOE partnership not derailed by pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced the education system to pivot and adapt. Every function of schools has been drastically affected, including special education and resource services, extra-curricular and enrichment activities, and community programming. Life during the pandemic has forced many educators to break from familiar and successful routine, becoming innovators in technology and communication in...
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CAS in Intercollegiate Athletic Advising and Support Addresses Unique Needs of College Student-Athletes

The Department of Higher Education in the School of Education is expanding their curriculum offerings to prepare current and future higher education professionals (e.g., advisors, administrators and coaches) to learn how to support and advocate for the success of intercollegiate student-athletes. A certificate of advanced study (CAS) in Intercollegiate Athletic Advising and Support (IAAS) was...
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A League of Their Own: RLA alumni band together to offer top-tier professional development

In 2015, Maria Murray G’96, G’09 was on the precipice of giving up her 20-year career in education to move to Kentucky to pursue a new life as an alpaca farmer. “I decided I was going to leave the whole education world because it was too discouraging,” she says. However, Murray stumbled upon a book...
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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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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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