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Child and Adolescent Development Class visits “The ABC of It: Why Children’s Books Matter” and Carrie Mae Weems, “Retrospective”

By Grace Western on May 3, 2014

Professor Regenspan’s Child and Adolescent Development (EDUC 204) class took a field trip to New York City to visit The ABC of It: Why Children’s Books Matter exhibit at The New York Public Library and to Carrie Mae Weems, Retrospective, at The Guggenheim Museum.


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EDUC 303 Hosts Women’s Studies Brown Bag

By Grace Western on April 22, 2014

Professor Rios’s Gender, Education, & International Development class hosted a recent Women’s Studies Brown Bag presenting their academic posters.

Focusing on discourses of “development,” these posters inverted contemporary images and ideas to expose how power and American geopolitics play into ideas about “good” education for “developing” countries/economies.

Politics in Education class visits The Harlem Children’s Zone and P.S. 15 in Red Hook, Brooklyn

By Grace Western on February 11, 2014

Professor Stern’s Politics and Education class (EDUC 310) took a trip to investigate contemporary education policy today by visiting with faculty and students at the Promise Charter Academy. They also visited with Julie Cavanagh and other faculty and students at Patrick F. Daly school (P.S. 15) in Red Hook, Brooklyn.  Julie Cavanagh, a teacher-activist and member of the Movement of Rank and File Educators, will be coming to give a keynote at the NYSFEA Conference  hosted at Colgate University on February 28th.



Education for Peace and Nonviolence visits The Farm Sanctuary in Watkins Glen, NY

By Grace Western on February 11, 2014

Prof. Stern’s Education for Peace and Nonviolence (EDUC 210) class visited The Farm Sanctuary in Watkins Glen, NY to learn more about factory farming and the treatment of animals.


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Queering Education Class Trip to New York City

By Grace Western on February 11, 2014

Prof. Stern’s Queering Education class (EDUC/LGBT 241) went on a Beyond Colgate funded trip for two days to New York to visit people from The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender Community Center, The Harvey Milk High School, the Trinity Place Shelter, NYQueer, and to see a performance of The Laramie Project at the Brooklyn Academy of Music.


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Educational studies class blogs

By Contributing Writer on December 15, 2013

The following educational studies classes have utilized blogging platforms in their curricula as a means of generating discussion and spreading the ideas learned in the course: