Alice Sterling Honig Featured Speaker at Eighth Annual Jack Reilly Distinguished Lecture

April 29, 2014

Alice S. HonigThe eighth annual Jack Reilly Distinguished Lecture will feature Alice Sterling Honig, at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 13, at Peck Hall, 601 E. Genesee St. Presented by the Jack Reilly Institute for Early Childhood and Provider Education at Syracuse University, along with Child Care Solutions, the event is free and open to the public.

In addition to Honig’s presentation, titled “Nurturing Early Language,” this annual event presents an opportunity to ask questions, and to network with parents, providers and educators. The program qualifies for one NYSOCFS training hours.

Honig has done extensive research and written books and articles on infants and toddlers, language development, child-care practices, preschooler social development, fathering and the effects of divorce on children. She teaches workshops for caregivers of infants and toddlers, and she has lectured widely. Honig is a licensed psychologist and a fellow of both the American Psychological Association and the Society for Research in Child Development.

The Jack Reilly Distinguished Lecture Series in Infant and Toddler Caregiving was launched in 2007 thanks to the support of SU alumnus John D. Reilly III ’69, G’70 and his wife, Patricia M. Reilly. The Jack Reilly Distinguished Lecture Series is part of the Jack Reilly Institute for Early Childhood and Provider Education, which the Reillys established in perpetuity in honor of their son Jack (John D. Reilly IV).

For more information, call the Department of Child and Family Studies at 315-443-1715.