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School of Education Statement on Acts of Hate

Dear School of Education community, The School of Education is in solidarity with students in opposing racism and other acts of hate at Syracuse University. We join with them in calling for transparent communication and responsive action to address such acts, and we commit to being active in working to prevent acts of hate in...
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Jared Khan-Bagley

Jared Khan-Bagley ’22 on peer partnerships and plans for the future

Anybody walking through Huntington Hall or attending a School of Education event this year has probably seen or met Jared Khan-Bagley ‘22. His presence and demeanor is a model for any student and future educator. He’s friendly, approachable, and finds joy in supporting and mentoring other students. As well as these qualities will serve him...
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Doctoral student being hooded at graduation

Syracuse University joins FIU and ASU in 7.5 million dollar federal grant focusing on preparing doctoral students in special education

Syracuse University joins Florida International University (FIU) and Arizona State University (ASU) in securing a $7.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to support students pursuing doctoral degrees in special education. The grant, along with matching funds, will support a total of 26 doctoral students in Project INCLUDE (INclusive Consortium of Leaders in...
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Melissa Luke

Associate Dean, Dean’s Professor Melissa Luke named Provost Faculty Fellow

Vice Chancellor and Provost Michele G. Wheatly has announced the appointments of faculty members Dennis Kinsey, Brian Lonsway and Melissa Luke to serve as Provost Faculty Fellows. Luke is associate dean for research and a Dean’s Professor in the Department of Counseling and Human Services in the School of Education. Her area of focus will...
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Harry Dydo in the Barnes Center at the Arch

InclusiveU’s Harry Dydo is Right Where He Belongs #BeOrange

Harry is a Syracuse University senior, and like his peers, he’s looking forward to what lies ahead: graduation, getting a job, owning a home and getting married to his girlfriend, Gabby. He was born with Down syndrome, and despite the obstacles in his path, has fully embraced life. The highlight so far has been the...
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Joan Burstyn: A Lifetime of Poetry and Purpose

Joan Burstyn surprised herself when she was asked to reflect on how she has spent her life since retiring from the School of Education in 2005. “I was quite amazed at all the things that I have been involved with when I came to think about it all,” she said. Burstyn was School of Education...
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Exercise science banner hung on the women's building fence

Department of Exercise Science to Transition to a New Home

With its academic and research focus on improving the health and well-being of individuals and communities, the David B. Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics will soon be the new “home” for the Department of Exercise Science, currently housed in the School of Education. This move, which becomes effective in July 2020, is intended...
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CLS Faculty Writes on Successful Homework Strategies

Janine L. Nieroda-Madden G’19, assistant professor in the department of reading and language arts, wrote about 6 ways to establish a productive homework routine for The Conversation. Nieroda-Madden, a graduate of the Ph.D. in literacy education program, teaches College Learning Strategies courses for undergraduate students across all schools and majors at Syracuse University, and has...
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Department of Higher Education: A Legacy of Representation

As one of the oldest student affairs programs in the country, the department of Higher Education has continued to evolve to meet the needs of a changing student population and higher education environment. “There’s this deep legacy of representing those who have historically not been valued or recognized. For decades, we have prepared educators who...
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Beth Harry G’89 turned loss into opportunity by devoting her life to special education

Special education scholar Beth Harry G’89 responded to the birth of her daughter, Melanie—who had cerebral palsy—by starting a school for children with disabilities in Trinidad and Tobago in 1976. When Melanie died unexpectedly in 1981, her mother continued in the school until 1986, when she came to Syracuse to pursue a Ph.D. in special...
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