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College of Education alumnus earns Alumni Achievement Award

College of Education alumnus earns Alumni Achievement Award

Brian Patchcoski, a 2010 graduate of the College of Education with a master's degree in college student affairs/higher education, is one of 15 prominent young alumni to be honored by the Penn State Alumni Association with the Alumni Achievement Award.

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Interdisciplinary team delivers intensive education leadership program

Interdisciplinary team delivers intensive education leadership program

An interdisciplinary team of faculty from the College of Education and the Smeal College of Business, hosted by Penn State Executive Programs, is sharing its collective expertise with 26 officials from 15 higher education institutions in India who are at University Park for a weeklong immersion program.

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Faculty member honored with national association's First Book Award

Faculty member honored with national association's First Book Award

"Racialized Identities in Second Language Learning: Speaking Blackness in Brazil," a book written by Uju Anya, assistant professor of education (second language learning) and research affiliate for the Center for the Study of Higher Education, has been awarded the First Book Award by the American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL).

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New course to allow students to tune into diversity, entrepreneurship

This innovative new course is designed to make entrepreneurship relevant to people who traditionally have been outside of entrepreneurial careers, and also to create "Schoolhouse Rock" types of educational videos on the topic.

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Dawn Crim: Sharing her passion for education

Dawn Crim: Sharing her passion for education

The Alumni Spotlight is a monthly feature in Bridges, highlighting College of Education alumni who are making a difference in the lives of the people around them. This edition features Dawn Crim, who started her professional career in sales before finding a passion for education.

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 Joseph Glace: Helping clients achieve favorable outcomes

Joseph Glace: Helping clients achieve favorable outcomes

The Alumni Spotlight is a monthly feature in Bridges, highlighting College of Education alumni who are making a difference in the lives of the people around them. This edition features Joseph Glace, who's love of education led to a career as a lawyer.

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Grant to aid students' grasp of science behind natural disasters

Grant to aid students' grasp of science behind natural disasters

Scott McDonald, College of Education associate professor of science education, and The Concord Consortium in Massachusetts are using a four-year, $2.8 million National Science Foundation grant to develop data visualizations and simulations that help middle-school students understand big, system-level science ideas.

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National search underway for new dean of the College of Education

Penn State has launched a national search and is seeking candidates for the next dean of the College of Education. David H. Monk, who has led the college since 1999, announced in October 2018 that he will step down as dean on June 30 to pursue a phased retirement as a faculty member in the Department of Education Policy Studies.

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Events planned to mark Brown vs. Board of Education anniversary

Events planned to mark Brown vs. Board of Education anniversary

The Center for Education and Civil Rights (CECR) is co-hosting a series of events leading up to the 65th anniversary of the Brown vs. Board of Education decision in May 2019.

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Active-duty service members' children to benefit from new partnership

In conjunction with the Clearinghouse for Military Family Readiness, Cristin Hall, assistant professor of education (school psychology), has partnered with the U.S. Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) to revise policies, procedures and training to better address social-emotional and behavioral threats among students.

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Children’s race, not disability status, may predict more frequent suspension

New research, led by Paul L. Morgan, Harry and Marion Eberly Fellow, professor of education and demography, and director of Penn State’s Center for Educational Disparities Research, has found that, among students in kindergarten through eighth grade, students who are black are more frequently suspended than white students of similar behavioral, academic and socioeconomic backgrounds.

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Class on sustainability sparked major interest for education and public policy student

Class on sustainability sparked major interest for education and public policy student

A junior from Austin, Texas, Claire Talley took a course on sustainability in education course in spring 2017 with Peter Buckland, the academic programs manager for Penn State's Sustainability Institute, and her interest in the subject escalated from there.

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Frankenberg again among RHSU Edu-Scholar Public Influencers

Erica Frankenberg, associate professor of education (educational leadership) and demography, and an associate in the University's Population Research Institute, once again is included among the 2019 RHSU Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings.

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