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News: April - June 2010

Holding place for all April-June 2010 News Items
Niles and Colleagues Produce Two New Books on Professional Counseling
Article about Spencer Niles and colleagues releasing two new books
CREC Announces Smethport Area School District Winner of Rural Education Award
News release about the 2010 Building Community through Rural Education Award
Learning Sciences Pioneer Allan Collins to Deliver Waterbury Lecture
On April 19, 2010 at 11:30 a.m. in 133 IST Building, Allan Collins will deliver the lecture "Rethinking Education in the Age of Technology."
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Evensen Research Looks at Case Reading and Reasoning Skills of Law Students
Article about Dorie Evensen's research on reading skills of law students
Regional Forums Highlight REL Mid-Atlantic Activities in Pennsylvania
News release about REL Mid-Atlantic's spring 2010 forums
Staff Changes: Spring 2010
New staff in the College of Education
Cycle-Thon is Saturday, Benefits the SCOPE Program
The College of Education's Cycle-Thon is this Saturday. Registration begins at 9:00 a.m. in Sunset Park.
AILP Student Profile: Bernard Chimoni
Profile of student Bernard Chimoni from Penn State's American Indian Leadership Program
Baker Elected to Lead Comparative and International Education Society
News release about David Baker's election as president of CIES
College of Education Rankings
2011 U.S. News and World Report Rankings for the College of Education
College Alumni Society Board Changes
The College of Education alumni society board is welcoming several new members and saying "Thank you!" to a long-time board member.
College of Education Students Present Research Findings at Capitol
Students in the College of Education's special education program, Krista Farace and Liz Nolan, recently presented their undergraduate research findings about POW+WWW and POW+TREE, respectively, at the state capitol in Harrisburg.
Allie Rothenberger Named Spring 2010 Student Marshal for Penn State College of Education
News release that Allie L. Rothenberger has been named the College of Education Student Marshal for Spring 2010
Semali, Morais Share International Achievement Award
News release about the W. LaMarr Kopp International Achievement Award for faculty
Vocational Development Needs of People Living with HIV/AIDS is Focus of Conyers Research
Article about Liza Conyers' research of people living with HIV/AIDS
$2.4 Million Commitment from Alumna to Foster Innovative Thinking
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.
Education Student Council Provides Student Voice, Volunteer Opportunities
An enthusiastic group of students in the College of Education is providing new avenues for student leadership.
Sennott Co-Develops iPhone Application That Allows Communicatively Disabled People to “Speak”
People with communication disabilities now have the power to “speak” clearly, thanks to a new iPhone application created by College of Education doctoral candidate Samuel Sennott and David Niemeijer, a software expert in the Netherlands.
2010 Outstanding Faculty, Staff, and Students Honored
Monk Serves on NRC Committee that Recommends Comprehensive Data Network to Improve Teacher Preparation Programs
News release about Dean Monk's work on the NRC Committee
Article in American Journal of Education Questions Validity of Published Rankings of Graduate Schools
News release about an article in the American Journal of Education about college rankings
New Ideas for Supporting Research and Outreach in the College
Dean Monk's column for Connections, May 2010
Congratulations Students (compiled May 2010)
An article acknowledging College of Education students for their accomplishments
Congratulations Faculty (compiled May 2010)
An acknowledgment of College of Education faculty for their accomplishments
Student Research - Compiled May 2010
A listing of presentations by students from the College
New Era in Early Childhood Education Stresses Family Dynamics
Recent changes in early childhood education requirements bring together an increasingly wide array of disciplines.
Recent Faculty Research - Compiled May 2010
A listing of recent faculty presentations, publications, grants, and proposals
SCOPE Program Benefits from Cycle-Thon
The College of Education's annual Cycle-Thon helps rising high school juniors from historically underrepresented groups.
$2.4 Million Commitment from Donson to Foster Innovative Thinking
News release about Paula Donson's $2.4 million gift
Multicultural Advancement Alumni Council Seeks New Members
The Multicultural Advancement Alumni Council is a great way to impact the College of Education.
Seven Faculty Members Receive Promotion/Tenure
News release announcing the seven faculty members who will receive promotion and/or tenure in 2010
Penn State Awarded $1 Million Science Education Grant by Howard Hughes Medical Institute
The Howard Hughes Medical Institute has announced that Penn State is among 50 research-focused universities selected to receive new grants to help strengthen undergraduate and precollege science education nationwide.
College of Education Graduate Students Publish Seventh Volume of Higher Education in Review
Graduate students in Penn State's College of Education have published the seventh edition of the peer-reviewed academic journal Higher Education in Review.
Ten Graduate Students Receive Fellowships to National Summer Data Policy Institute
News release about Institutional Policy students receiving 2010 fellowships
Carlsen, Berger Begin Sabbatical by Canal Boat to Study Environmental Sustainability
Article about Bill Carlsen and Cynthia Berger taking a ten-month sabbatical aboard a canal boat
PEPP Celebrates 20 Years of Preparing Urban Youth for College
News release about the 20-year anniversary of PEPP
Learning So He Can Teach in the Workforce: The Driving Aspiration of Philip Acheampong
Article about international doctoral student Philip Acheampong
Edmondson to Chair University’s Administrative Council on Undergraduate Education
News release about Jackie Edmondson's election to chair the ACUE
Weekend Celebrations to Mark Program Milestones
Arts Festival events will celebrate 60 years of the Higher Education Program and 40 years for the Center for the Study of Higher Education.
College Staff Visit Grounds of Carlisle Indian Industrial School
College of Education Staff visited the grounds of the Carlisle Indian Industrial School to learn about the history of the boarding school policies of the federal government in the late 1800's.
Science Teachers Invited to Join NASA Educators Online Network
News release announcing the new NASA Educators Online Network
Clariana Develops New Grading System
Article about Roy Clariana's ALA-Reader grading system
NASA Selects AESP to Help Implement Summer of Innovation Project
Article about AESP's involvement in the NASA Summer of Innovation project
Rocco Cambria’s Work Ethic Gives Promise to Persons with Disabilities
Article about alumnus Rocco Cambria