When international students travel to the United States to learn English, the language barrier is just one of their challenges. Cultural differences like being overwhelmed in the grocery store, being embarrassed about not tipping a server (there is no tipping…
Thursday Morning Roundtable Hosting State Education Commissioner Elia
MaryEllen Elia, commissioner of the New York State Education Department, will speak at Thursday Morning Roundtable (TMR) on Thursday, March 30, at the Rosamond Gifford Zoo, One Conservation Place, Syracuse. The one-hour program begins at 8:15 a.m.
In her presentation, Elia will discuss the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), which includes school assessments and testing, state and federal budgets. Elia’s visit to Syracuse has been arranged by SU alumna Elizabeth Hakanson ’67, G’71, regent of the University of the State of New York for the 5th Judicial District.
TMR is an award-winning public service program sponsored by University College of Syracuse University. The weekly civic forum brings together a mix of citizens to learn about and discuss community issues and problems.