July - August 2008
Exploring the Indigenous Ways of Knowing the Ojibwe program receives 2008 Rose Dohan-Sells Program Award.
President Graham Spanier has named Baker to a three-year term as a member of the Commission.
Andreadis, a freshman in the College of Education, played the lead role in his high school’s production of Bye Bye Birdie last spring—an effort that won him a Freddy Award for Featured Performance by an Actor.
About 80 alumni of Penn State’s Higher Education program came together in June to participate in the program’s first alumni symposium.
Christopher Hoadley plans to spend the 2008–2009 academic year supporting research in the Almora region of India and in the Kathmandu Valley in Nepal.
Thirty-nine Penn State undergraduates were among more than 450 college students from across Pennsylvania who got a close-up look at urban teaching issues.
Dr. Cynthia Pellock has been named the 2008 Outstanding Career and Technical Educator by the Pennsylvania Association for Career and Technical Education.
Brent W. Hurley is the new alumni relations director after working as an academic counselor and advising programs coordinator for Penn State.
The $960,000-plus initiative, titled Principals for Student Success (PSS), allows participants to earn a master’s degree in Educational Leadership with principalship certification.
Dr. John Nworie, '04 will receive the 2008 EDUCAUSE Quarterly Contribution of the Year Award at its annual conference in Orlando, Fl. this October.
The four-year project examines a tutoring strategy that was developed by a College of Education research team on an earlier grant that ends this summer.
The conference addressed a wide range of issues often faced by professionals in the schools.
Leila Bradaschia will replace Syedur Rahman on July 1.
Felicia Wilson, a Fulbright Scholar, received funding by the United Nations Foundation to work on international education issues during her service as a UNESCO Fellow in Paris.