2017: 04-06 news

Peck receives 2017 Kopp International Achievement Award
Kyle L. Peck, professor of education and research fellow in the Department of Learning and Performance Systems, and co-director for the Center for Online Innovation in Learning, is one of two recipients of the 2017 W. LaMarr Kopp International Achievement Award.
Student's humanitarian work inspires professor
After reading the weekly internship logs of senior Kalkidan Streit, who is interning in South Sudan, Professor Jim Herbert was motivated to help those in the war-stricken nation by hosting a benefit concert.
Concert to benefit the people of South Sudan
Local band Group Therapy, which includes Jim Herbert, professor of rehabilitation and human services, will headline a benefit concert on April 17 to support the citizens of South Sudan, an area rampant with poverty and famine as a result of a 22-year civil war.
Hill awarded $25,000 seed grant
Kathleen Hill, assistant professor of education in Curriculum and Instruction and the Center for Science and the Schools (CSATS), is one of 20 faculty recipients of 2017 ICS Seed Grant Program awards from the Institute for CyberScience (ICS).
College recognizes five at annual awards ceremony
The College of Education recognized five of its own at its annual awards ceremony on April 17.
Interns in Professional Development School take time to give back to community
Prospective teachers in Penn State's PDS program enjoy a variety of philanthropic interests.
Preview Days matches higher education master's students with graduate assistantships
New graduate students say College of Education program is most helpful in their decision-making process.
Doctoral candidate earns American Bar Foundation fellowship
Rachel Montgomery awarded $35,000 to assist emerging scholars studying a variety of higher education topics.
Research focuses on training needs of African teachers
Penn State faculty member Elizabeth Hughes and a colleague are collaborating with professors at African universities to identify the special education professional development needs of teachers in four African nations.
Hudock earns award for outstanding teaching
Laura Hudock, doctoral student in Curriculum and Instruction, is one of 10 Penn State graduate students to receive the 2017 Harold F. Martin Graduate Assistant Outstanding Teaching Award.
College of Education well-represented at national conference
A large number of faculty and students are authors or co-authors of papers being presented in symposia, paper sessions or poster sessions at the American Education Research Association (AERA) meeting April 27 through May 1 in San Antonio, Texas.