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Falk College Magazine 2014

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  • Ellie Prather
  • How sports can lead to a healthier society
  • Moments in time make history
  • Exploring community health, social policy
  • MoveAlong disabilities group posed
  • Smantha Maristany shares the love for Cuse
  • BMW Students with Butterflies
  • Archbol Gym Exterior
  • Students posed during study abroad
  • Students picking grapes
  • Students posed during study abroad
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Falk Faculty Dessa Bergen-Cico, Nancy Mudrick Named Fulbright Scholars

Falk College today announced associate professor of public health, Dessa Bergen-Cico, and professor of social work, Nancy Mudrick have received Fulbright Scholarship Awards.

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Aging Studies Institute hosts Aging Families/Changing Families International Conference

Aging studies scholars from around the world convened at Syracuse University for the Aging Families/Changing Families International Conference hosted by the Aging Studies Institute and the International Sociological Association (ISA) Research Committees on Aging and Family. Conference attendees represented colleges and universities from four continents and nearly two dozen countries, with topics addressing a shared commitment to the research, teaching, and advancement of the field of aging studies. More than 120 attendees participated in the three-day event that included daily keynote speakers, 17 sessions and 78 presentations of original research focused on aging in the context of family life. (Photo above courtesy of Professor Alejandro Garcia.)

Front cover of Healthy You Fall 2014

Crazy for kale, stress reduction and more in Healthy You Magazine

Lead Study Researcher with Child

Syracuse Lead Study adds new zip codes to expand participation

A study funded by the National Institutes of Health is seeking participants who are 9, 10 or 11 years old, reside in 13057, 13202, 13203, 13204, 13205, 13206, 13207, 13208, 13209, 13210, 13211, 13212, 13214, 13215, 13219 & 13224 and consider their race as either African-American or Caucasian.

Dessa Bergin Cico, Eunjoo Jung, Kamala Ramadoss, Rachel Razza

Four Falk College faculty promoted, tenured

Falk College is pleased to announce four faculty members from its Departments of Child and Family Studies and Public Health, Food Studies and Nutrition were recently promoted and tenured, including: Dr. Dessa Bergen Cico, Associate Professor, Public Health; Dr. Eunjoo Jung, Associate Professor, Child and Family Studies; Dr. Kamala Ramadoss, Associate Professor, Child and Family Studies, and; Dr. Rachel Razza, Associate Professor, Child and Family Studies.

Falk College welcomes new alumni from Class of 2015

Falk College celebrated the Class of 2015 and its accomplishments on Saturday, May 9 at Manley Field House. Falk College’s Class of 2015—now our newest alumni—included 312 undergraduates, 142 master’s candidates and 27 students earning Certificates of Advanced Study. Four Ph.D. students received their hoods. Student speakers included a graduate student reflection by Ethan Lewis (Social Work) and remarks from Falk College undergraduate marshals Aziza Mustefa (Public Health) and Sam Rodgers (Nutrition).

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Falk College Settles into New Home

Within hours of the opening of a student lounge—one of several community spaces—in the new Falk Complex earlier this semester, students were making it their own.

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Falk College graduate students lay groundwork for bringing adaptive sport competition to Central New York

Seventeen sport management graduate students in Dr. Gina Pauline’s advanced sport event management course spent the spring semester, in collaboration with the Syracuse Sports Corporation, laying the foundation to not only produce the 2nd Annual Syracuse Sport Summit which took place April 30 but also to explore the possibility of bringing a multi-sport statewide competition for athletes with physical disabilities—including wounded military veterans—to Syracuse. On April 30th, the students will showcased their efforts and dedication to adaptive sports.

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Falk College honored with 2015 Chancellor's Awards for Public Engagement & Scholarship

Students and their faculty-staff advisors in Falk College were recognized with three 2015 Chancellor's Awards for Public Engagement and Scholarship during a ceremony April 22. The Chancellor's Awards for Public Engagement and Scholarship are given each year to Syracuse University students and groups who exemplify the highest ideal of sustained, quality engagement with citizens in our community.

Remembrance Ceremony

Three Falk College Students Named 2015-16 Remembrance Scholars

Each year, 35 Syracuse University Remembrance Scholarships are awarded to undergraduate students on the basis of distinguished academic achievement, citizenship, and service. Three Falk College students have been awarded this prestigious honor for the 2015-16 academic year.

Food Studies Students Work with International Chefs to Expand Cultural Competencies, Give Back to Local Community

Falk College food studies students, led by assistant professor Evan Weissman, recently hosted chefs from Burma, Eritrea, Japan, South Sudan, and Somalia in the Falk College teaching kitchens in preparation for a recent My Lucky Tummy community dinner, which celebrates the local refugee and new American communities in Syracuse through food.

Best For Babies National Parenting Publications Awards Silver Winner

Best for Babies named NAPPA Silver Award winner

Best for Babies, written by professor emerita of child and family studies, Alice Sterling Honig, was recently named a Silver Award Winner by the National Parenting Publications Awards (NAPPA).

Gregory Ackerman presents at the SABR conference

SPM students, faculty participate in 2015 Society of American Baseball Research Analytics Conference

Three sport management majors and Professor Rodney Paul attended the conference, with an additional sport management major contributing to research. The group was joined by a sport management minor and a graduate student in the College of Arts and Sciences. Gregory Ackerman, representing the Class of 2015, along with Colby Conetta and Joey Weinberg, members of the Class of 2017, attended the conference and took part in the Diamond Dollars Case Competition. The two other members of their team were Justin Mattingly, a sophomore newspaper and journalism and political science major and sport management minor, and Raymond Garzia, a graduate student studying mathematics.

Class on the quad in summer

Falk College announces classes for 2015 summer sessions

Beginning with Maymester and spanning Summer Session I and II, Falk College will offer numerous courses for students on campus, as well as some online.

Keith Alford and Michele Galvin

Tatiana Williams ’16 named Senior Class Marshal

Tatiana Williams, a social work major with a minor in psychology, was announced as one of two Syracuse University Senior Class Marshals who will represent the Class of 2016.

Eric Kingson with Grandson

Because Social Security is a legacy for all generations

a sign outside of Professor Eric Kingson’s campus office reads, hands off our children & grandchildren’s Social Security, which is one of several key messages found in the book he recently co-authored with attorney, author and long-time colleague Nancy Altman entitled, “Social Security Works! Why Social Security Isn’t Going Broke and How Expanding It Will Help Us All.” A book signing and short presentation, with question and answer session, was held at Barnes and Noble, Erie Blvd. location, on Thursday, March 19.

Music students with BMW child

Music Education Majors, BMW Preschoolers Create Music and More

An ongoing creative collaboration involving BMW teachers and music education faculty members recently connected college-aged and preschool students for a unique and valuable learning experience.

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Get The Lead Out

Falk nutrition students in Orange Wrap recently partnered with the Onondaga County Health Department in giving nutrition tours in local grocery stores to educate families on how to eat healthy to prevent lead poisoning. Foods high in iron, calcium, and vitamin C can protect against lead poisoning, which is a high risk for children residing in older homes within Syracuse. Orange Wrap students provide nutrition education to their peers across campus as well as the local community at-large.

person sitting alone head in hands

Falk College Announces New Master of Arts in Addiction Studies

To address a growing need for more counselors, healthcare professionals and social services professionals with adequate training and credentialing in alcohol, other drugs and behavioral addictions, Falk College announced the creation of a 36-credit Master of Arts in Addiction Studies degree.

MFT students organize donations

Clothing Drive Fills Unmet Need in Local Transgender Community

Table after table lined with hundreds of donated shirts, pants, sweaters, skirts, jackets and other clothing items were visible in one Peck Hall classroom because MFT graduate students Amy Goss and Megan O’Brien recognized an unmet need within Syracuse’s transgender community.

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Led by Dean Diane Lyden Murphy, the College brings together a rich history of academic programs whose signatures of social responsibility and justice join new and evolving majors reflective of educating global citizens.

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College Events

Summer Campus Days for High School Students

The Syracuse University Office of Admissions is hosting Summer Campus Days for prospective undergraduate students.

Dates:    July 24th, 31st
August 7th, 14th
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BMW Child Development Lab School now accepting applications for 2015-16 academic year

Spaces are available in the toddler and preschool classrooms.

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Fall Information Session

Meet with Falk College faculty and staff to find out more about our programs.

Date/Time: Friday, November 6th
Location: Grant Auditorium

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