Jean L. Bowering, Ph.D., retired Syracuse University, Professor of nutrition, passed away April 1 in Ithaca, New York. Born in 1939 in Yonkers, New York, Dr. Bowering completed her undergraduate degree at Cornell University in 1960. There, she was a member of the sorority Chi Gamma.
On May 1, Falk College held its annual recognition of academic excellence with its Faculty of the Year Awards. These awards, selected by members of Falk Faculty Council based upon peer nominations and documentary evidence, recognize faculty excellence in the academic year.
Falk College is a natural fit to house the Mindfulness and Contemplative Studies minor, as the program’s courses complement the work of Falk students, many of whom plan to enter professions where they will be working directly with children and families.
Distinguished members of the Class of 2020 were recently honored with Convocation Awards. The award process began early this semester, well before the disruption of Covid-19. Awardees were nominated by faculty and staff and selected by a faculty/staff committee, which reviewed transcript evidence, field evaluations, and the nomination letters themselves.
Montiniquë McEachern, Ph.D. realized that activism and relational therapy are not separate matters. McEachern says her approach to therapy—and the reason why she gravitated towards becoming a therapist—is that queer women of color, specifically activists, need representation in the psychological world.
The Zeta Gamma Chapter of the Phi Alpha Honor Society for Social Work inducted 30 new student members and two honorary faculty members on Wednesday, April 29, 2020. Phi Alpha was formed in 1962 and recognized as a member of the Association of College Honors Societies (ACHS) in 2019.
Going to college is an adjustment for any student, especially for a student that is moving to a new country. If you are coming to Syracuse as an international graduate or undergraduate student, here are some things that other international students wish they knew before they came to Syracuse University.
In 2010, one of the fastest-growing fields of study in North America was food studies. At that time, Falk College Dean, Diane Lyden Murphy, had a vision for future academic programs related to food focused on maximizing student opportunities in this area. In 2014, the college announced its new Bachelor of Science in Food Studies, which leveraged resources of the former hospitality management program, as well as intuitive academic collaborations with the nutrition and public health programs in Falk.
Dear Falk College Students, A global pandemic impacted your college experience in ways we’ve never faced here at Syracuse University. When the University first transitioned to remote course delivery, we all had to make big changes quickly. It was not what we wanted or what we planned. It was sad. It was frightening. It was really, really hard. Today, nearly two months into social distancing, we ac…
Every year the Graduate School solicits nominations from graduate students, faculty, staff, and alumni for the Excellence in Graduate Education Faculty Recognition Award. This award honors faculty who have made a significant, positive influence on graduate education at Syracuse University through their commitment to superior graduate teaching, dedication to departmental and community presence, and research initiatives.