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College recognizes five at annual awards ceremony

College recognizes five at annual awards ceremony

The College of Education recognized five of its own at its annual awards ceremony on April 17.

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Hill awarded $25,000 seed grant

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).

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Concert to benefit the people of South Sudan

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.

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Student's humanitarian work inspires professor

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.

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Peck receives 2017 Kopp International Achievement Award

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.

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Research first of its kind to study attendance patterns of rural students

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.

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Presentation supports discussions of race with young children

Presentation supports discussions of race with young children

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.

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College doctoral alumni among those honored during reunion weekend

College doctoral alumni among those honored during reunion weekend

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.

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Presentation to explain how immigration orders impact K-12 education

Presentation to explain how immigration orders impact K-12 education

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."

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Study explores impacts of school choice on segregation

Associate Professor of Education Erica Frankenberg is leading a study that explores how school choice is affecting racial composition and segregation in Pennsylvania schools.

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College of Education distinguished alumni among members of Provost’s Global Advisory Council

College of Education distinguished alumni among members of Provost’s Global Advisory Council

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.

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Alumni Achievement Award honorees boast early returns

Alumni Achievement Award honorees boast early returns

The Penn State Alumni Association will honor nine outstanding graduates, including two from the College of Education, with the Alumni Achievement Award during an official ceremony in late March.

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Workforce Education Graduate Student Association offers three speakers in April

The WEGSA (Workforce Education Graduate Student Association) will be hosting three speaker events in April. Attendance is free and the events will be livestreamed via Zoom and recorded.

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Education student receives scholarship from LGBTQA Student Resource Center

David Falk, a students studying secondary mathematics education, is one of five Penn State students to receive a scholarship from the LGBTQA Student Resource Center.

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Holders' $1.2M donation funds educational resources, education scholarship

Holders' $1.2M donation funds educational resources, education scholarship

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.

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Jim Johnson, Jane Keat receive distinguished career awards

The longtime Penn State faculty members have been named as winners of the Pennsylvania Association for the Education of Young Children (PennAEYC) VOICE for Children Distinguished Career award.

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Heard on Campus: Andrew Grant-Thomas, co-director of EmbraceRace

Heard on Campus: Andrew Grant-Thomas, co-director of EmbraceRace

"We still have a way to go to have a truly inclusive democracy and race is probably the most important piece of that. ..."

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College of Education students to perform in President’s Concert

College of Education students to perform in President’s Concert

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.

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Student leadership conference to focus on education

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.

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Education faculty member to speak at the Africana Research Center's Luncheon Series

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.

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Student group endows award

Student group endows award

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.

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