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Ability to 'Be Prepared' broadly helpful in Josh Kirby's career

Ability to 'Be Prepared' broadly helpful in Josh Kirby's career

Jul 11, 2019

It was through the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) that Josh Kirby found education, and the Penn State assistant professor of education remains devoted to making things better for others in both of those fundamentally vital facets of his life. Ability to 'Be Prepared' broadly helpful in Josh Kirby's career - Read More…

Partnership between College of Education, South African universities flourishes

Partnership between College of Education, South African universities flourishes

Jun 13, 2019

A project to dramatically bolster the number of doctoral degrees awarded in South Africa is in full swing, and administrators from three of that country's universities are working with Penn State higher education faculty members to ensure its success. Partnership between College of Education, South African universities flourishes - Read More…

Waterbury Summit sparks discussions about the Learning Sciences

Waterbury Summit sparks discussions about the Learning Sciences

May 23, 2019

How the Learning Sciences play out in our work, our learning and our analyzing learning as well as having an impact on the world are topics that some of the country's top learning scientists broached at the recent Penn State College of Education Waterbury Summit. Waterbury Summit sparks discussions about the Learning Sciences - Read More…

Mentoring roundtables find new home in College of Education

Mentoring roundtables find new home in College of Education

May 16, 2019

Penn State is deepening its commitment to mentoring emerging scholars in the areas of higher education law, finance, economics and governance. Mentoring roundtables find new home in College of Education - Read More…

Penn State higher education program has ample reason to celebrate

Penn State higher education program has ample reason to celebrate

May 14, 2019

The Center for the Study of Higher Education is marking its 50th anniversary and is honoring College of Education faculty past and present who have helped create and maintain one of the country's largest such research centers. Penn State higher education program has ample reason to celebrate - Read More…

Heard on Campus: Nikole Hannah-Jones at the Brown@65 National Symposium

Heard on Campus: Nikole Hannah-Jones at the Brown@65 National Symposium

May 13, 2019

Nikole Hannah-Jones, an award-winning investigative reporter for The New York Times Magazine whose work focuses on civil rights and racial injustices, served as the keynote speaker at "Brown@65: National Symposium for the 65th Anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education" held Friday, May 10 at the Nittany Lion Inn. Heard on Campus: Nikole Hannah-Jones at the Brown@65 National Symposium - Read More…

Brown at 65: New research details increasing segregation in a transformed school population

Brown at 65: New research details increasing segregation in a transformed school population

May 09, 2019

As the nation prepares to mark the 65th anniversary of the landmark Brown v. Board of Education ruling declaring segregation in public schools unconstitutional, the UCLA Civil Rights Project and the Penn State Center for Education and Civil Rights today (May 10) published new research detailing school enrollment patterns and segregation in the nation’s schools. The findings are not cause for celebration. Brown at 65: New research details increasing segregation in a transformed school population - Read More…

Around the College: May 8, 2019

Around the College: May 8, 2019

May 08, 2019

Students, staff and faculty members from Penn State's College of Education share recent research and career achievements. Around the College: May 8, 2019 - Read More…

Staff members balance roles of parent, employee and student

Staff members balance roles of parent, employee and student

May 07, 2019

It's not easy balancing the roles of parent, spouse and employee. Add being a student to the mix and the demands become even more challenging. But for five College of Education staff members, it is a challenge they face head-on. Staff members balance roles of parent, employee and student - Read More…

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