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Mentoring roundtables find new home in College of Education

Mentoring roundtables find new home in College of Education

Penn State is deepening its commitment to mentoring emerging scholars in the areas of higher education law, finance, economics and governance.

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Penn State higher education program has ample reason to celebrate

Penn State higher education program has ample reason to celebrate

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.

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

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

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.

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School security chief topic at Penn State Directors Academy

School security chief topic at Penn State Directors Academy

Campus/school safety takes time, involves multiple stakeholders and requires many people to engage to develop an effective safety and emergency plan that is brief, specific and flexible, members of the Penn State Personnel Professional Development Center (PPDC) learned at a recent conference in State College.

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Supercomputer cluster donation helps turn high school class into research lab

Supercomputer cluster donation helps turn high school class into research lab

After participating in professional development opportunity through CSATS, a Bald Eagle Area High School physics teacher teamed up with Penn State's Institute for CyberScience and used a supercomputer cluster to explore the world as real climate scientists.

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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

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.

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College of Education host of Waterbury Summit May 14-16

Penn State's College of Education will welcome some of the country's top luminaries in the field of the Learning Sciences at its Waterbury Summit scheduled for May 14-16 at Krause Learning Space in 221 Chambers Building on campus.

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Teachers' strikes a new social movement, researcher says

Teachers' strikes a new social movement, researcher says

With every social movement, there is a moment — an event or instance that sparks a time for change. The death of Michael Brown propelled #BlackLivesMatter and #MeToo accelerated following the allegations against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein. Now for the first time in decades, public education is seeing its own moment that's prompted a new movement.

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Around the College: May 8, 2019

Around the College: May 8, 2019

Students, staff and faculty members from Penn State's College of Education share recent research and career achievements.

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College establishes Staff Advisory Council, accepting applications

College establishes Staff Advisory Council, accepting applications

The College of Education is establishing a Staff Advisory Council (SAC) that will serve staff members in the College's departments, administrative units, and centers and institutes. Throughout the spring semester, a work group consisting of eight staff members worked together to develop guidelines for the SAC, which were shared with the College via email on May 4.

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Staff members balance roles of parent, employee and student

Staff members balance roles of parent, employee and student

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.

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Probing question about online learners leads student to develop app

Probing question about online learners leads student to develop app

In an effort to address the low retention rates of online learners, education student Nicole Wang developed SPOT, a web-based application that allows for students to interact in an online classroom while remaining anonymous.

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PDS Inquiry Conference highlights interns' research

PDS Inquiry Conference highlights interns' research

Penn State's Professional Development School interns are tasked to ask intriguing questions and find enlightening, research-based answers. Prospective teachers Leah Higbee, Krishawna Goins and dozens of their PDS classmates put their queries and subsequent findings on display at the program's annual Inquiry Conference.

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Pair of education students learn a lot by doing -- and they're doing a lot

Pair of education students learn a lot by doing -- and they're doing a lot

If the time-worn adage that job seekers should limit their resume to a single page remains true, then Penn State students Taylor Young and Carly Siegle are out of luck. Those two prospective educators in just four semesters have participated in enough educational activities to start to fill a university bulletin.

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Park Smith: Enhancing education at Jersey College

Park Smith: Enhancing education at Jersey College

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 Park Smith, whose career as a financial aid planner led him to the college's learning, design and technology online graduate program.

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RHS student named recipient of Outstanding Adult Student Award

Kimisse King, a single mother of four and survivor of domestic violence, is one of two Penn State students to receive the Outstanding Adult Student Award presented by Penn State World Campus.

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New RHS/LER course emphasizes needs of workers with disabilities

New RHS/LER course emphasizes needs of workers with disabilities

A new course developed by College of Education faculty member Wendy Coduti is the first of its kind to merge the fields of vocational rehabilitation and human resources.

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Penn Staters represent 'All In' at education abroad conference

Penn Staters represent 'All In' at education abroad conference

Wendy Coduti, assistant professor of education (rehabilitation and human services), and Brian Brubaker, director of education abroad in Penn State Global Programs, held a session at the Forum on Education Abroad that examined best practices in recruiting, preparing and supporting students with disabilities in education abroad.

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New process of teaching literacy to future teachers gets rave reviews

New process of teaching literacy to future teachers gets rave reviews

Instead of listening to lectures, prospective elementary-level instructors underwent literacy training that included first watching a lesson being taught to students and then immediately teaching that same lesson to other students.

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Multicultural Resource Center honors 3 in College of Education

The University's Multicultural Resource Center (MRC) has recognized one College of Education staff member and two students in its annual awards presentation. Brenda Martinez, administrative support assistant in the College's Office of Multicultural Programs, is the inaugural recipient of the MRC Faculty and Staff Diversity Recognition Award. Students Krishawna Goins and Rabiyatu Jalloh won the Student Leadership Award and Volunteer Service Award, respectively.

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College of Education senior wins Fulbright

College of Education senior wins Fulbright

The J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board selected Rachel Shriver, a senior secondary English education major from Manassas, Virginia, for a Fulbright award to Colombia.

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Outstanding faculty, staff, students recognized

Outstanding faculty, staff, students recognized

Once again this year, the College of Education has recognized faculty, staff and students who have made significant contributions to their fields, the College and the University.

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Puppet shows teach students to put classroom learning into practice

Puppet shows teach students to put classroom learning into practice

Teachers-in-training need to learn a lot of different skills, but Jordan Gardner never imagined sewing would be one of them. The culminating project in one of her classes is the performance of The Happy Valley Show puppet show, with puppets made by students in the class.

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Anna Gabriel named spring 2019 Education student marshal

Anna Gabriel named spring 2019 Education student marshal

Anna Gabriel has been selected as the College of Education's student marshal for Penn State's spring 2019 Commencement ceremony, which will be held at 12:30 p.m. Sunday, May 5, 2019, in the Bryce Jordan Center.

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Secretary of education to deliver commencement address

Secretary of education to deliver commencement address

State Secretary of Education Pedro A. Rivera will deliver the keynote address at the College of Education ceremony scheduled for 12:30 p.m. Sunday, April 5, in the Bryce Jordan Center on Penn State's University Park campus.

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Symposium to mark 65th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education

Symposium to mark 65th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education

To commemorate the 65th anniversary of the landmark Brown v. Board of Education decision, the Center for Education and Civil Rights (CECR) and the Africana Research Center (ARC) are convening Brown@65, a national symposium of education, law and policy scholars and practitioners, May 10 at the Nittany Lion Inn on the Penn State University Park campus.

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50 College of Education students earn University-wide awards

Fifty students in the College of Education are among the recipients of Penn State's most prestigious University-wide student awards for this academic year.

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Prison Education Summit to help inform growing program in College of Education

Prison Education Summit to help inform growing program in College of Education

Diversity, inclusion and social justice all have an articulated importance in the Penn State College of Education. That is increasingly evident through the actions of the College's faculty, staff and students, who are working hard to bring about social change and realize more student success in diverse populations. The most recent example of this commitment is the Prison Education and Reentry Summit, held March 29-30 on the University Park campus.

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Marimon is 2019 recipient of emerging faculty award for engaged scholarship

Marimon is 2019 recipient of emerging faculty award for engaged scholarship

Efrain Marimon, assistant professor of education in the College of Education, has received Penn State's 2019 Outreach and Online Education Emerging Faculty Award for Engaged Scholarship.

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Prins a recipient of 2019 Graduate Faculty Teaching Award

Prins a recipient of 2019 Graduate Faculty Teaching Award

Esther Prins, professor of education in the College of Education, is one of two recipients of Penn State's 2019 Graduate Faculty Teaching Award.

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College of Education well-represented at annual AERA conference

College of Education well-represented at annual AERA conference

A large number of University Park faculty, graduate students and staff are authors or co-authors of papers being presented in symposia, paper sessions, poster sessions or roundtable discussions at the American Education Research Association (AERA) meeting April 5-9 in Toronto, Canada.

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Heard on campus – Abdulla Puckett, doctoral student at UCLA

Heard on campus – Abdulla Puckett, doctoral student at UCLA

Abdulla Puckett, a doctoral student at the University of California at Los Angeles, addressing a group of nearly 140 individuals who gathered for the Penn State Prison Education and Reentry Summit on March 29-30 at the Nittany Lion Inn.

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'Education House' helps students connect with resources, each other

'Education House' helps students connect with resources, each other

The College of Education's Special Living Option (SLO), the First-Year in Education "Education House," addresses the needs of the students who choose to live there and offers experiences that help shape their first year.

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