March-April 2010 News Archive
Grad Student Samuel Sennott Co-Develops iPhone Application That Allows Communicatively Disabled People to “Speak”
Sennott and software expert David Niemeijer developed Proloquo2Go, a hip new application that runs on portable hand-held devices.
Liza Conyers and her associates collected data from more than 2,500 respondents to help address the employment barriers that face people who are living with HIV/AIDS.
College of Education alumna Paula Donson has pledged $2.4 million to the College to support graduate students in the Department of Education Policy Studies. It is the largest gift ever made to the College.
Two College of Education undergraduates studying special education recently represented Penn State University Park when they presented their research findings at the state capitol in Harrisburg.
Rothenberger, an Elementary and Kindergarten Education major, will be recognized at the Spring 2010 commencement ceremony.
As the AILP celebrates its 40th anniversary, we are examining the impact of the program by profiling some of the people whose life AILP has changed.
The W. LaMarr Kopp International Achievement Award recognizes faculty and staff members who have contributed significantly to the advancement of the international mission of the University.
The College of Education's Cycle-Thon is this tomorrow. Registration begins at 9:00 a.m. in Sunset Park. Proceeds benefit high school students in historically underrepresented groups via the SCOPE program.
Baker will serve as the Society's president in 2012-13.
To provide technical assistance for education professionals in a five-state area, the Regional Educational Lab Mid-Atlantic has scheduled several forums free of charge.
Researchers tested a series of hypotheses that predicted performance on a case reading and reasoning tool and the Law School Admission Test.
Collins, a leading scholars in the field of Learning Sciences, will deliver a talk titled "Rethinking Education in the Age of Technology" April 19 at 11:30 a.m. in 113 IST Building.
The Building Community through Rural Education Award recognizes a rural school district in Pennsylvania that distinguishes itself through innovative practices.
The books aim to prepare counselors, counseling psychologists, counselor educators, and human service professionals to practice in various societal settings.
Donald Heller and Robert Hendrickson are co-principal investigators of the project aimed at helping military veterans who want to return to college to pursue science and engineering degrees.
Notwithstanding her high accomplishment as a Pulitzer Prize winner, Edson has chosen teaching to be her primary vocation. She currently teaches in Atlanta.
JoLynn Carney, James Herbert, and Brandon Hunt contributed to this comprehensive, 17-chapter introduction to the counseling profession.
Carr-Chellman's three-year term begins July 1, 2010. She succeeds Edgar Farmer in that capacity.
Teachers aspiring to write about teaching and life in schools are encouraged to register for the Institute in Professional Writing for Teachers, scheduled June 21–25.
The Penn State Reading Camp is designed for reluctant readers and those who are experiencing some challenges in developing their literacy.
Here's a quick introduction to the people who have joined the College of Education since the last issue of the College's electronic newsletter, Connections.
In a gesture of admirable selflessness, a group of State College Area School District special education students have decided to donate class trip funds to earthquake relief and rebuilding in Haiti.
The Professional Personnel Development Center (PPDC) in the College of Education will hold its annual Penn State Directors’ Academy March 22 and 23, 2010.
The EdLion Program of the Penn State College of Education will be offering in March 2010 a new three-part series of online presentations on "Managing Your Classroom Effectively."