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The Hill Society Profile: Nancy Schulman ’73

Head of Early Learning Center, Avenues: The World School, New York How did you come to choose Syracuse University? I grew up in a small town in New York state and I was looking for a large university not too far from home for my college experience. I knew that I wanted to be a...
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Mike Gill

Being Fat, Being Disabled and Doing Things That Feel Good

In his research, Mike Gill, associate professor of disability studies in the department of Cultural Foundations of Education in the School of Education, references an episode of the public radio show “This American Life” titled “Own Worst Enemy” featuring stories of people that “can’t get out of their own way” to the point of sabotaging...
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Beth Myers

Beth Myers speaks to NBC News about the ADA’s 30th Anniversary

Assistant professor Beth Myers spoke to NBC News about the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the progress made, and the work still to be done. The ADA was landmark civil rights legislation when passed in 1990, prohibiting discrimination against people with disabilities in all areas of public life, including education, employment,...
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Marcelle Haddix

Prof. Marcelle Haddix honored with 2020 Orange Circle Award

Transforming people’s lives through access to affordable housing, improving literacy in some of Syracuse’s most impoverished communities, using the art of step to give back, increasing public health awareness at an area high school, and providing essential medical supplies to a hospital at the epicenter of the coronavirus—five unique endeavors that highlight the Syracuse University...
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InclusiveU students and mentors walking in Huntington Hall

SOE student support is key ingredient to InclusiveU success

Jared Khan-Bagley is an inclusive elementary education major in the School of Education and a peer trainer for InclusiveU, a program of the Taishoff Center for Inclusive Higher Education that provides higher education opportunities for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities. He plans events, seminars, and other activities that connect InclusiveU students with the larger campus...
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Phillandra Smith

Phillandra Smith named Holmes Scholar of the Month

Phillandra Smith, second-year doctoral student in special education, is highlighted by the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) as Holmes Scholar of the Week. Smith is part of the first cohort of Holmes Scholars at Syracuse University; the program supports students from historically underrepresented communities enrolled in doctoral programs in education. Smith is...
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Malcolm J Merriweather

With A Song In Their Hearts: Malcolm Merriweather ’07

Students in the Setnor School of Music have long pursued knowledge in composition, performance, music education and the music industry, molding the beginnings of remarkable careers in their chosen fields. Conductor Malcolm J. Merriweather ’07 is one of many who have wandered those halls and are taking the lessons learned here to the national and...
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Mike Wilson, Haley Evans, and Dave Haas after the My Beautiful Stutter screening

Haley Evans: Speaking up about stuttering

It was standing room only in the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons on the night of January 23. Over 100 people, including Syracuse university students, families, and medical professionals were there to see the screening of a new documentary film about a common but often misunderstood speech disorder – stuttering.  According to the National Stuttering Association,...
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USASMA Fellow shares online IDD&E experience

U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy Fellows shared their experiences with the NCO Leadership Center of Excellence, where fellows can earn a master’s degree in instructional design, development and evaluation through the program’s fully online format. Graduates of the fellowship often go on to teach in the Sergeants Major Course at Fort Bliss, Texas. Sgt. Maj....
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Jeffery Mangram

Syracuse University Libraries Faculty Spotlight: Jeffery Mangram ’88 G’89 G’06

This spotlight is from the Spring 2020 issue of Connections, the magazine of Syracuse University Libraries. Jeffery Mangram is an associate professor of social studies education and received both his master’s and doctoral degrees from the School of Education. “With the assistance of SU librarians, as an undergraduate at Syracuse University in the fall of...
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