Bridges: Research into Practice - November 2009
November 2009 Issue
Jeff Hayes and colleagues in the Center for the Study of Collegiate Mental Health recently released a report of issues identified by college students who seek counseling.
A study headed by Esther Prins indicates that literacy programs provide low-income women a space to interact with empathetic and supportive peers and teachers.
Deborah Smith headed a study that shows how teachers can create opportunities for children to take up scientific discourses and practices in their classroom work.
Poor children in America’s schools are more likely than poor students in other nations to receive instruction from teachers who are working outside their subject area, according to Gerry LeTendre.
The Batschelet Chair is one of five faculty endowments in the College of Education.
A number of events are taking place throughout the year to recognize the achievements of the program, its faculty, current students, and alumni.
The Humphrey Program brings accomplished mid-career professionals from around the world to pursue public service, advanced study, professional training, and work-related experiences.
The Dean’s Graduate Assistantships for Engaged Scholarship and Research in Education will support highly qualified doctoral students in any of the College’s full complement of graduate programs.
Andrea Lee, IHM, ’75 M.Ed., ’80 Ph.D., president of St. Catherine University, was honored as an Alumni Fellow by the Penn State Alumni Association.
The award honors an individual or couple who, through a lifetime of service, has contributed greatly to the Penn State and State College communities.
AILP alumnus Bruce Ramirez is featured for his contributions and achievements concerning special education.
Alumni, learn about what your Penn State classmates are up to, and let them know what you are doing now.
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