July - August 2007 News Archive
August 2007 News Archive
Education Department Head Receives Eminent Career Award
Spencer "Skip" Niles, professor of counselor education and department head of Counselor Education, Counseling Psychology and Rehabilitation Services, recently received the Eminent Career Award from the National Career Development Association (NCDA). The NCDA is a division of the American Counseling Association (ACA).
Alum Gwen Smith Takes Her Teaching Profession to War-Ravaged Sierra Leone
The missionary work of a selfless Penn State College of Education alumna is helping a third-world West African nation rebound.
Graduate students enrolled in last spring's INSYS 594 course have been particularly successful at having their work accepted at major conferences.
Higgins, an Elementary and Kindergarten Education major, will be honored at commencement ceremonies for the 2007 summer session.
The Commonwealth made public a proposal to drastically change Chapter 49, the regulation guiding teacher certification, starting with the class of 2013.
The online certificate carries approval of the Pennsylvania Department of Education.
The project is the longest-running K–12 effort in NASA's education history.
U.S. Secretary of Commerce Carlos Gutierrez selected Tippeconnic to advise on ways to more accurately count the AI/AN population in the 2010 Census.
July 2007 News Archive
The award is the National Career Development Association's highest honor, given to a person who has impacted the field of career development.
The highly competitive award will help fund Yeh's travel to the 2007 APA Convention in San Francisco.
Heller has earned a national reputation for his studies of higher education finance, tuition pricing, financial aid, and student access.
Beall will teach English to elementary school students from Oct. 1, 2007 until June 30, 2008.
Badiali was recognized for his ongoing leadership in several areas of scholarly work.
Faculty Recognized for 25 Years of Service
Lutz, external relations assistant in College of Education
The Association for Institutional Research awarded 12 of its 30 prestigious fellowships to graduate students of Penn State's College of Education.