The State College branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) will present “Lunch with the Penn State Humphrey Fellows: International Perspectives on Women in Society” from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Jan. 27 in the Alumni Fireside Lounge at The Nittany Lion Inn. The program will feature two Penn State Humphrey Fellows: Cuba’s Mayda Ramos Alemán and China’s Xinping He.
Rayne A. Sperling, associate professor of educational psychology, and Nicole Wang, a doctoral student in learning, design and technology, have been awarded grants through Penn State’s Center for Online Innovation in Learning's (COIL) Research Initiation Grant program.
For the third year in a row, Erica Frankenberg, associate professor of education and demography, and co-director of the Center for Education and Civil Rights, is on the Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings list of the top 200 U.S.-based university scholars who influence education policy and practice.
College of Education senior Annie Cave has collaborated with her professors to organize “Preparing for the Future: Educating ALL students in ALL Spaces,” a diversity-in-education themed conference scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 11.
That the American Journal of Education rose to fourth in the most recent SCImago Journal & Country Rank is impressive enough. The pace of its meteoric advancement from not being ranked among the top 50 in 2012 to where it is today is what caught the collective eye of its co-editors.
Navigate Education in PA is an online database created by the staff of the Center for Science and the Schools (CSATS) that contains information on more than 4,800 Pennsylvania education agencies, including public, private and charter schools, intermediate units, career and technology centers and higher education institutions.
A new policy brief out of Penn State’s Goodling Institute for Research in Family Literacy has identified a critical need for family literacy programs across the United States and calls for increased funding of these programs nationwide.
The Center for Education and Civil Rights will host a forum from noon to 1:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 21, in 236 Chambers Building, to discuss policy continuity and change in civil rights in post-secondary and professional education in the Trump Administration.
Andrew Grant-Thomas, co-director of EmbraceRace, will speak on “Making ‘America’ Possible: A Conversation about Building Community and Embracing Race” from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 8, in the Greg Sutliff Auditorium of the Lewis Katz Building on the Penn State University Park campus.
Students involved in the Student Pennsylvania State Education Association are used to helping others. Now, their efforts will benefit one of their own, as the group has raised enough money to endow its own award.
Jeanine Staples, associate professor of education and African-American studies, will present "The Scope and Sequence of White Oblivion (and How It Hurts and Kills People): Identifying & Dismantling White Supremacy Through an Endarkened Feminist Epistemological and Ontological Framework" at noon on March 27 in 217 Willard Building as part of the Africana Research Center in the Luncheon Series.
The Penn State Lion Scouts once again will host a conference designed to promote networking and leadership development for undergraduate students. This year's conference will focus on leadership in education.
Nearly 60 Penn State students, including three from the College of Education, will take to the stage for the 11th annual Penn State President’s Concert, to be held March 16 at the National Presbyterian Church in Washington, D.C.
John and Barbara Holder, 1965 alumni of Penn State’s College of Education, have made a $1.2 million estate commitment to be shared equally between the University Libraries and the College of Education. Half of the funds will endow an educational resources collection, and the other half will support an undergraduate scholarship for education majors.
Two distinguished alumni from the College of Education are among the inaugural members of the Provost's Global Advisory Council, which held its first meeting Thursday, March 23, on the University Park campus.
Educators, counselors, school administrators and preservice educators can get a crash course on how the recent executive orders on immigration affect their work at "Immigration in a New Administration: What Educators Need to Know."
Penn State doctoral alumni, including five from the College of Education, celebrated the 10th, 25th and 50th anniversary of receiving their doctorate on March 25 at the Graduate School’s annual Doctoral Alumni Recognition Luncheon.
The Center for Education and Civil Rights will present "Why and How to Talk About Race with Young Children" from noon to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 4, in 111 Chambers Building on the Penn State University Park campus.
While increasing college enrollment and graduate rates is a national priority, targeting the college behaviors of rural students is particularly important, according to Soo-yong Byun, associate professor of educational theory and policy and Social Sciences Research Institute co-funded faculty.