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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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School of Education Community Remembers Margaret Charters

The School of Education Board of Visitors and community fondly remembers Emeritus Board Member Margaret Anne Charters G’71 G’04 (1925-2019). “Margaret will be remembered as a champion for education and young readers in Syracuse, and her expertise and experience was valued on our SOE Board of Visitors. We will honor Margaret at our next meeting...
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David Perez II, Joon Young Kim, and Sultan Kilinc

School of Education Welcomes Three New Tenured and Tenure-Track Faculty

David Pérez II has joined the department of Higher Education as an Associate Professor. Dr. Pérez’s research focuses on increasing student success in higher education.  In 2014, he launched The National Study on Latino Male Achievement to explore how undergraduates employ different forms of capital to thrive at twenty selective institutions.  This study was supported by...
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Kayla Alexander ’13 writes and illustrates children’s book on the “Magic of Basketball”

In addition to being a  WNBA star and a former Syracuse University scholar-athlete, Kayla Alexander ’13 is now a published author. Kayla co-wrote and illustrated The Magic of Basketball, with her sister Kesia. The book is primarily for children, and tells the story of a young girl who learns that there is more to the...
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Kelly Chandler-Olcott

Kelly Chandler-Olcott on Importance of Inclusion in Writing Instruction

Kelly Chandler-Olcott, Laura J. & L. Douglas Meredith Professor for Teaching Excellence in Reading and Language Arts, wrote about the benefit of classrooms that include all students for the Harvard Education Publishing Group Voices in Education blog. In “Why Writing Instruction Works Best in Inclusive Settings”, Chandler-Olcott says: A commitment to educating students with and without...
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Sergeants Majors at Fort Bliss pose with a cutout of Otto The Orange in their Syracuse-themed remote distance education classroom

School of Education Partners with IVMF and University College to Offer Online Degree to U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy Fellows

As thousands of students began classes at Syracuse University this week, 10 sergeants majors stationed at the academy at Fort Bliss, Texas, also joined the Orange Family. They are part of the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy Fellowship Program, and through a partnership with Syracuse University, the fellows will complete master’s degrees in instructional design,...
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Meghan Miller

Alumni Highlights: New Leadership Roles for Milano, Miller, Faiola

School of Education alumni continue to hold leadership roles at all levels of education, providing culturally responsive leadership in enhancing student learning and experiences. Lisa Milano ’84 is the new principal of St. Mary School in Canandaigua, NY. She has worked in public and private schools across New York State, teaching several elementary grades, leading literacy...
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Professor Emeritus Shares Impact of Spector/Warren Fellowship

Alan Goldberg, professor emeritus in counseling and human services and inaugral director of Holocaust and Genocide Education at the School of Education, penned an op-ed to Syracuse.com in response to an August article about holocaust education. Goldberg highlights the importance of teacher knowledge and understanding in teaching about the Holocaust and other atrocities. The School...
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Steve Kuusisto with students in Kazakhstan

Igniting Imaginations in Kazakhstan

University Professor Stephen Kuusisto has traveled all over the globe, creating opportunities for children with disabilities to demonstrate their talents through inclusive arts workshops. Stephen Kuusisto likes to call himself a “blind poet with some razzle dazzle.” And he relishes sparking others’ imaginations to unleash their own creative flair. In May, as part of a...
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