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Elisa Dekaney, Music Education Students of Samba Laranja win SAMMY Award

On March 8, 2019, Samba Laranja: the Syracuse University Brazilian Ensemble, received the 2019 Syracuse Area Music Awards (SAMMY) for Best Recording Other Styles for the recording “Guaraná.” The ensemble is led by Elisa Dekany, professor of music education in the Department of Teaching and Leadership, and Joshua Dekaney, adjunct faculty in the Setnor School...
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Peter H Reynolds March 19-20

School of Education’s Keith Distinguished Speaker Series Brings Peter H. Reynolds to Syracuse

The School of Education and the Jo-Linda and Dennis Keith Distinguished Speaker Series is pleased to announce the 2019 speaker, acclaimed author and illustrator Peter H. Reynolds. He will visit Syracuse for a two-day residency on Tuesday, March 19 and Wednesday, March 20. This is the second annual Keith Speaker Series residency. Reynolds will present...
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Master's students smile at graduation

School of Education Creates Opportunity for Master’s Students through New Scholarships

The School of Education is providing new funding opportunities for graduate students who begin select master’s degrees in summer or fall 2019. Through a combination of scholarships, grants and other funding, students can receive a 60-75 percent discount on the total tuition cost of a master’s degree in several education and counseling areas. “These scholarships...
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The School of Education at AERA 2019

The Syracuse University School of Education is well represented by our faculty, students, and alumni at the American Educational Research Association’s 2019 Annual Meeting in Toronto, Ontario April 5-9. Presentation titles, locations, and times are listed below. The full program including abstracts is available on the AERA website. Reception for Faculty, Students, Alumni, Colleagues, and...
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Thomas Talks to Cancer Network on Exercise Research

Gwendolyn Thomas, assistant professor in the Department of Exercise Science and director of the Exercise Prescription Lab, and Maggie Bedillion, graduate student in the lab, spoke with Cancer Network about their research on exercise and its effect on depression and anxiety in cancer patients. Previous research has shown that there is a link between cognitive...
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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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Upcoming Events

Wed 20
Wed 20

Study Council Conversation with Faculty

Wednesday, March 20, 8:30 am - 9:30 am
Wed 20

Community Library Event with Peter H. Reynolds

Wednesday, March 20, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Central Branch Library KidSpace
447 South Salina Street