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National Television Premiere of “Intelligent Lives”

The film Intelligent Lives by award-winning filmmaker Dan Habib, which features Taishoff Center staff member Micah Fialka-Feldman and Syracuse University, will premiere  on America ReFramed on Public TV’s WORLD Channel on Tuesday, October 22 at 8pm. Learn more about Intelligent Lives.
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State of the Art Conference is heading to Reno November 13-14

In an effort to engage West Coast attendees in the conversation around inclusive higher education, Taishoff Center’s State of the Art Conference on Inclusive Postsecondary Education and Individuals with Intellectual Disability is moving to Reno, NV for 2019. This popular conference of 300+ participants provides opportunities for colleges of all sizes, universities, researchers, program staff,...
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New Advisory Council for Taishoff Center Announced in Education Exchange

The Taishoff Center is pleased to announce the formation and founding members of the Lawrence B. Taishoff Center for Inclusive Higher Education Advisory Council, Captain Robert P. Taishoff, JAGC, USN (ret) ’86, Amy G. Allyn, and Doug Cramer ’87. The Taishoff Center Advisory Council will assist with and guide key Center programs and initiatives, including...
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Beth Myers founds academic journal of Inclusive Postsecondary Education

Beth Myers, executive director of the Taishoff Center for Inclusive Higher Education, founded JIPE (Journal of Inclusive Postsecondary Education). This is the first academic Journal of Inclusive Postsecondary Education and is launched by The Taishoff Center and The Helen A. Kellar Institute for Human disAbilities at George Mason University. The journal aims to fill the...
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Dee Katovitch named Fulbright Specialist

Diana “Dee” Katovitch, assistant director of the Taishoff Center, will travel to the University of Iceland this April as a Fulbright Specialist. Katovich will spend three weeks in Reykjavik working with the university to develop new opportunities for inclusive coursework and more robust involvement with matriculated undergraduates. Read full story on Syracuse University News  
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New Blog from InclusiveU Students

A new blog from InclusiveU students has launched as part of their “Writing for College” Seminar. The blog will feature fan fiction, original stories, photos and other submissions from InclusiveU students. Check it out here.
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Beth Myers guest edits special issue of TASH Connections

Beth Myers, executive director of the Taishoff Center for Inclusive Higher Education, recently guest edited a special issue of TASH Connections on Post-Secondary Education and Self-Advocacy. This issue of TASH Connections highlights the voices of self-advocates, sometimes alongside their friends and colleagues, who share their stories of attending college across the world. Over the past several...
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InclusiveU featured in Education Life section of the New York Times

Half a dozen students, some in Syracuse University T-shirts, sat around a conference table joking about appropriate job interview outfits. No bathing suits, pajamas or Halloween costumes. Added their instructor, not joking: “No tank tops.” Then Brianna Shults, leading the workshop with a kindhearted but no-nonsense approach, launched into the Q. and A. section. “So...
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Taishoff Center partners with SULA to Bring Celebrities and Expert Panel to Discuss Inclusion

Syracuse University hosted “Redefining Inclusion” events in Los Angeles and San Francisco last month, featuring an engaging panel of educators, advocates and celebrities connected to the field of disability studies. Syracuse University’s Lawrence B. Taishoff Center for Inclusive Higher Education brought their message of lifelong inclusion to San Francisco (January 25) and Los Angeles (January...
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