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Campus Community Invited to Wacheva’s 10th Anniversary Open House July 20

Wacheva Cultural Arts is holding an open house fundraiser to celebrate their 10th anniversary on Saturday, July 20, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event will include classes in dance, drumming, mindful movement, and more. Roberto Perez ’07, an instructor in the School of Education’s I-MOVE program will lead Cardio Salsa. “I want to...
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Summer Fellowships Help Doctoral Candidates Focus on Finishing Dissertation

50 Syracuse University doctoral candidates were awarded Summer Disseratation Fellowship for summer 2019. Each student received $4,000 in Invest Syracuse funding to help them focus on their dissertations instead of having to work extra hours—away from their research—to support themselves. To apply for the fellowship, doctoral students must be in good standing, have completed all...
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School of Education Welcomes Two inaugural Holmes Scholars

The School of Education has welcomed two new doctoral students from the prestigious AACTE Holmes Scholars program. Tiffany Hamm and Phillandra Smith will pursue their doctoral studies at Syracuse for the next three years while participating in mentorship, leadership, research and policy activities on a national scale through AACTE (the American Association of Colleges for...
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Educational Leadership Alum Brings Drone Racing Team to Syracuse Schools

Bryan English G’17 is making waves with a new drone technology course at several high schools in the Syracuse City School District. English, an alumnus of the C.A.S. in Educational Leadership and a current educational leadership doctoral student, received a grant through the SCSD Educational Foundation to start drone racing teams and a competition at...
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Teaching Art as a Tool for Transformation

Sharif Bey, professor of art education in the Department of Teaching and Leadership and the College of Visual and Performing Arts, spoke to Syracuse University Magazine about how art changed his life, and how he now uses it to shape the lives of his students and communities. “Making art makes for a more fierce, more...
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Exploring Education in Kenya

After two decades of teaching, learning, research, and mentoring, the ‘Cuse in Kenya program has evolved into a study abroad course, EDU 400/600 Experiencing Education in Rural and Urban Settings in Kenya. Led by Joanna Masingila, School of Education Dean and Professor, and Jeffery Mangram, Associate Professor of Teaching and Leadership and Provost’s Faculty Fellow,...
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Sapon-Shevin Talks LGBTQ Curriculum with The 74

Nationally, most states don’t have explicit rules around if and how teachers discuss gender and sexuality in the classroom. But the impact of LGBTQ-inclusive course content can be powerful, advocates say. Mara Sapon Shevin, professor of inclusive education in the Department of Teaching and Leadership, spoke to The 74 for “The State of LGBTQ Curriculum: Tide Is...
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Kelly Chandler-Olcott on Summer Learning Loss

Kelly Chandler-Olcott, Laura J. & L. Douglas Meredith Professor for Teaching Excellence in the Department of Reading and Language Arts, wrote about summer learning loss, common advice, and what research really shows for The Conversation. In “What advice articles miss about ‘summer loss'” Chandler-Olcott draws on her work with the Syracuse University Summer Literacy Clinic,...
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Mara Sapon-Shevin Addresses Recent Mock Slave Auction Controversy

Mara Sapon Shevin, professor of inclusive education in the Department of Teaching and Leadership, spoke to Spectrum news about allegations last month that a fourth grade teacher in the Watertown City School District had students participate in a mock slave auction. Sapon-Shevin spoke about the district and community response to the allegations, as well as...
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