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2017: 04-06 images

The TeleConsult researchers review and evaluate each consultation session with the student consultants as part of their training.
Megan and Rebecca interview
Student consultants Rebecca Bertuccio (left) and Megan Runion practice a mock interview before a virtual meeting with clients.
Kalkidan Streit
While interning in South Sudan, Africa, senior Kalkidan Streit works with patients at a local government hospital to provide basic care and health education.
Group Therapy
Group Therapy, which includes Professor of Rehabilitation and Human Services Jim Herbert, will headline a benefit concert on April 17 to support the citizens of South Sudan
Kalkidan Streit
Kalkidan Streit has spent the past four months in South Sudan, Africa, interning for In Deed Truth and Ministries. She will graduate in May and return to Africa in August, this time to Mozambique, where she will work as a child activist/advocate.
Kathleen Hill
College award recipients
Dean David H. Monk, left, with award winners Joshua Miller, Cathy Hipple, Courtney Lynch, Richard Hazler and Jerry Henry.
PDS interns at Gray's Woods Elementary School who participated in the National Brain Tumor Society 5K are, left to right, Chris Lutz, Lucy Ruzzini, Jessica Riben, Gray's Woods Principal Kris Dewitt, Olivia Guthoff, Mary Kearney and Haley Hassinger.
PDS interns at Radio Park Elementary School in State College conducted a Penny Wrangle to raise money for THON, and nearly $1,000 worth of pennies was collected.
Abigail Cottrell, Michael Moresi and Danelle Del Corso participate in the higher education Preview Days program.
Kristen Wong, Victoria Yu and Shameika Friasand took part in Preview Days with the higher education program.
Coleman Keith, Russ Norris and Kari Jo Freudigmann helped staff the Preview Days program.
Doctoral candidate Rachel Montgomery was awarded a $35,000 fellowship from the American Bar Foundation and AccessLex Institute.
Malawi classroom
A group of students in Malawi sit on the floor of their classroom because there are no chairs or desks, an issue many students in African countries face.
Julianne Arcamone
Julianne Arcamone shares what she has learned this semester during her final presentation about lesson planning and classroom strategies during her study abroad experience at Umbra Institute in Perugia, Italy.
Natalie Roberts left Penn State in 2014 with degrees in history and political science and has returned to pursue a teaching certificate and a master's of education degree.
Jane Harstad
Jane Harstad, a member of the Red Cliff band of the Ojibwe tribe, has dedicated her career to the education of American Indian students.
2017 student marshals
Shelby, left, and Shannon Wright are the student marshals for the College of Education’s spring 2017 commencement.
Thomas J. Gentzel
Thomas J. Gentzel, executive director and CEO of the National School Boards Association (NSBA), spring 2017 commencement speaker
Rebecca Burns earned three degrees at Penn State and is the driving force behind a Professional Development School program between the University of South Florida and a Tampa, Florida, school district.
Kenan Zekic
Hubert H. Humphrey Fellow Kenan Zekic collaborates with students during a class session. (Image courtesy of the Penn State School of Visual Arts)
game characters
The characters in the game evolved throughout the semester until the students created the final version. (Image courtesy of the Penn State School of Visual Arts)
A mandala by Penn State doctoral student Fernanda Bonafini. (Image by Fernanda Bonafini)
The village of Pallata, in the region of Cusco, is roughly 334 miles east of the capital city of Lima. Because Pallata is a remote village in the mountains and Lima is on the coast, a trip between the two places can take between 19 and 20 hours by car. (Photo: Joe Levitan)
The Peru project is named for where it got its start — in the Sacred Valley of the Peruvian Andes. (Photo: Kayla Johnson)
Graduate student Kayla Johnson teaches at Centro Educativo Pallata Ayllu (CEPA), or Pallata Community Education Center. (Photo: Joe Levitan)
Joe Levitan and Kayla Johnson spend about three months a year living and working in rural communities in Peru. (Photo: Joe Levitan and Kayla Johnson)
Brian Bondiskey conducted his research on student participation in his French classes.
Anntoinette 'Toni' Bonitz explored how to make her students become better writers by providing feedback in a more efficient manner.
Mary Kearney's research explored emotions in a kindergarten classroom.
Meghan McMahon explored teachers' implicit biases in the classroom.
Twins Shelby (left) and Shannon Wright were named College of Education student marshals for the May 7 commencement ceremony.
Leigh Boggs is hopeful that her chances of securing a teaching job will be on an upward trend.
Usep Syaripudin helps run an Indonesian Student Association and conducts a cultural night for Penn State students and others who might be interested in learning about Indonesia.
Danielle Joliet
Dean David H. Monk congratulates Rehabilitation and Human Services Program Marshal Danielle Nicole Joliet during the College of Education commencement reception, May 7, 2017.
Danielle Joliet
RHS Program Marshal Danielle Nicole Joliet selected faculty member Pia Smal as her escort for the 2017 spring commencement ceremony.
Jinhee Choi
Jinhee Choi, talks about her experiences working as a barista alongside North Korean defectors in South Korea, as part of her doctoral research.
South Korean barista sketch
Jinhee Choi could not take pictures of her experiences working as a barista alongside North Korean refugees in South Korea, because she needs to protect their identity for her research. Instead, she drew sketches including this one.
Jamie Myers will retire on June 30 after 40 years with Penn State's College of Education.
Not only will Jamie Myers retire from the College of Education, his beard will as well.
Jamie Myers holds court at the 2017 Professional Development School Inquiry Conference.
Jamie Myers will retire at the end of June after 40 years with Penn State's College of Education.
Elijah Armstrong, right, has a candid moment with former Secretary of Education John King.
Project TEAM
Project TEAM is a school-wide program that assists students with social skills, career education, anti-bullying strategies, friendship and relational skills.
Student teacher Ericka Sinicrope views the handiwork of her kindergarten class that helped her pack 1,300 books in 21 boxes to be shipped to Malawi, Africa.
Student teacher Ericka Sinicrope views the handiwork of her kindergarten class that helped her pack 1,300 books in 21 boxes to be shipped to Malawi, Africa.
Here is a look at some of the questions Ericka Sinicrope's kindergarten students asked her about the African Library Book Project.
Summit presentation
Stephen Bagnato is one of the co-chairs of the 2017 PSU-Pitt Education Summit, Re-Inventing Tomorrow’s Schools: Innovations in Pennsylvania through Community-University Partnerships, held June 15-16 at the Nittany Lion Inn on the Penn State University Park campus.