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Six SOE students perform at the College Football Playoff National Championship Game

Ten members of the Syracuse University Marching Band (SUMB) performed in the College Band Directors National Association‘s Intercollegiate Marching Band during halftime of the College Football Playoff National Championship Game on January 11, 2021. These “Pride of the Orange” members joined nearly 1,500 performers from 200 bands in 45 states and Puerto Rico. This unique project...
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From the Dean: The struggle for democracy for all

Dear SOE community, On August 3, 1857, Frederick Douglass gave a speech in Canandaigua, New York in which he stated: “If there is no struggle there is no progress. Those who profess to favor freedom and yet deprecate agitation are men who want crops without plowing up the ground; they want rain without thunder and...
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James H. Rolling Jr. named to Everson Museum board

James Haywood Rolling Jr., a dual professor of arts education in the School of Art and the department of teaching and leadership, has been appointed to the board of trustees of the Everson Museum of Art in Syracuse. His term will begin in 2021. Rolling is one of seven new appointees who will join a group...
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Omari Odom: Drawings and dreams come true

Currently on display in the Sharon H Jacquet Education Commons is an installation by InclusiveU student Omari Odom, a senior studying animation. Desires and Harmony: Paintings and Drawings by Omari Odom takes viewers on a journey through Odom’s imagination, from his interest in cartoons, video games, and popular culture as a high school student, to...
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Evan Starling-Davis: A Playwright’s Journey Comes Full Circle

Evan Starling-Davis’ G’20 journey of discovery began when he saw the first play he wrote performed in the Young Playwrights’ Festival at Syracuse Stage. He started to understand the depths of storytelling and the meaning of teaching that spring, when he was a Nottingham High School senior. That journey has taken him from the Writing...
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Mike Wilson, Haley Evans, and Dave Haas after the My Beautiful Stutter screening

Graduate students speak to local news about disability awareness, inclusion

Two master’s students from the School of Education were featured in local Syracuse news stories about their disability journeys and their work to create disability awareness, acceptance, and inclusion. Haley Evans, a master’s student in inclusive special education, was featured on CNYCentral’s “Stuttering Association Syracuse members ‘hopeful’ for awareness from President-elect” along with David Haas,...
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Counseling and Human Services part of new creative arts therapy collaboration

Imagine you are walking through the woods and come upon a wide, deep chasm. Your imaginary self has powers of any nature, so now picture yourself crossing the chasm by whatever means you’d like. If you were to put pen to paper and draw this scene, you’d have the basic building blocks for a conversation...
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Narratio Fellowship Brings Personal Stories to Life

Gemma Cooper-Novack, a literacy education doctoral candidate, continues the School of Education’s commitment to community engagement in her second year as project manager for the The Narratio Fellowship. The Fellowship and it’s associated Artist-in-Residence program brought together local refugee high school students to create biographical films this summer. Fellows will work on their films with...
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Justine Hastings ’21 Wins Outstanding Mentor Award from the College Reading & Learning Association

The College Reading & Learning Association’s (CRLA) International Peer Educator Training Program Certification (IPTPC) committee has awarded Justine Hastings ’21 the 2020 Outstanding Peer Educator Award. Hastings will be recognized at a virtual CRLA conference on Friday, Nov. 13. Originally from Brooklyn, New York, Hastings is an English and textual studies and secondary English education...
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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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