News & Events

Doctoral Students Selected as Orange Holmes Scholars

Tiffany Hamm, first-year doctoral student in Science Education, and Phillandra Smith, first-year doctoral student in Special Education were selected as Orange Holmes Scholars with the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education. Both will serve for three years and receive mentoring as a teacher/leader/counselor educator, and financial support to participate in the annual AACTE meeting and...
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Qiu Wang and Nicole Fonger Contribute to New Book on Contemplative Practice

Several Syracuse University professors, representing a number of different disciplines, have contributed to a new book, Empirical Studies of Contemplative Practices (Nova Publishers, 2018) that explores the question of how to research contemplative practice to better illustrate its value. Qiu Wang, associate professor in the Department of Higher Education, co-edited the book along with Diane...
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Cultural Foundations of Education Among Departments Receiving REDF Fellowships

Peter Vanable, dean of the Graduate School, announced the distribution of $750,000 in new funds to expand doctoral program degree conferrals and strengthen the recruitment and retention of underrepresented students. These funds, through the Research Excellence Doctoral Funding (REDF) program, include partial funding support for a fellowship in the Department of Cultural Foundations of Education. The...
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Waterman Receives Award from NASPA

Stephanie J. Waterman, Ph.D. ’83, G’04 (Higher Education) received the Outstanding Contribution to Higher Education Award from NASPA: Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education. This award is presented to an individual or organization that has provided dedicated service, consistent advocacy, and outstanding leadership to the higher education community on the national or international level. Stephanie is currently...
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Dawn Johnson

Dawn Johnson Named ACPA Senior Scholar

Dawn Johnson, associate professor in the Department of Higher Education, has been named a Senior Scholar by the American College Personnel Association: College Student Educators International. This award goes to faculty members who advocate for integration of scholarship into the practice of student affairs. “ACPA has long been my professional home, so I am humbled and honored...
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RLA Faculty, Staff Co-author Article for Science Direct

Yinan Liu, doctoral candidate in Literacy Education, Bong Gee Jang, assistant professor, and Zaline Roy-Campbell, associate professor, all from the Department of Reading and Language Arts, have published an article in the top-tier Journal Computers and Education. This article, titled “Optimum input mode in the modality and redundancy principles for university ESL students’ multimedia learning”, finds...
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Dean’s List – Fall 2018

The following students have been named to the School of Education Dean’s List for this semester. To be eligible, students must receive a minimum semester grade point average of 3.40 or higher and have earned a minimum of 12 graded credits. Rhiannon Abrams—Health and Exercise Science Jacqueline Abrams—Inclusive Early Childhood and Special Education Maggie Alexander—Music Education...
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Nicole Fonger and Charlotte Sharpe Named STaR Fellows

Nicole Fonger and Charlotte Sharpe, both assistant professors in the Department of Teaching and Leadership, have been selected as 2018 STaR Fellows by the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators. The Service, Teaching and Research (STaR) Program is an early career induction program for faculty in mathematics education designed to address common challenges related to developing leadership...
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2018 McNair Scholars

McNair Scholars Program Applications Open for 2019-2020

The Ronald E. McNair Post Baccalaureate Achievement Program has opened applications for 2019-2020 McNair Scholars. Student with a strong interest in graduate education and a keen interest in research should apply by February 24, 2019. The federally funded McNair Scholars program prepares high-achieving undergraduate students for graduate/doctoral studies with hands-on research, academic services, and scholarly...
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Newman and Katherine Hughes '91, '07

Teaching with Dignity: Friends, colleagues reflect on legacy of education pioneer Robert “Bob” Newman

Soon after retiring from public teaching, Thelma Bonzek ’43 treated her former Syracuse professor Robert “Bob” Newman to lunch. The duo (along with their respective spouses, Joe Bonzek and Katherine Hughes ’91, ‘07) rekindled their affiliation over coffee and sandwiches, while espousing the merits of individualized education—a contrast to the more prevalent one-size-fits-all model. “I...
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Upcoming Events

Tue 19

Spring 2019 Intra-University Transfer Fair

Tuesday, February 19, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Atrium, Schine Student Center
303 University Place
Wed 20

Second Annual Great SOE Bakeoff

Wednesday, February 20, 4:00 pm
Sharon Jacquet Education Commons
Huntington Hall, 800 University Avenue
Wed 20

Interview Prep Workshops

Wednesday, February 20, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Office of Academic and Student Services
Suite 230, 111 Waverly Avenue
Tue 26

Higher Education Candidate Presentation – David Perez II

Tuesday, February 26, 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Ganders Conference Room
220 Huntington Hall, 800 University Avenue
Tue 26

Harlem Children’s Zone Recruiting Session

Tuesday, February 26, 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Office of Academic and Student Services
Suite 230, 111 Waverly Avenue