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Rabiyatu Jalloh's impactful work leaves long-lasting legacy

Rabiyatu Jalloh's impactful work leaves long-lasting legacy

Whether she was performing in a poetry slam or heading new initiatives on campus, recent College of Education graduate Rabiyatu Jalloh left a lasting impact on the College and the community.

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Happy Valley Improv fuses artform with pedagogy

Happy Valley Improv fuses artform with pedagogy

Penn State education faculty Andrea McCloskey and Sam Tanner are quite serious about the often comedic artform of improv. They are two of the four founders of Happy Valley Improv, and behind the performative emotions the two are whittling away at how their artform can serve to transform teaching in the classroom.

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Kimberly Lawless appointed dean of the College of Education

Kimberly Lawless appointed dean of the College of Education

Kimberly Lawless, associate dean for research in the College of Education at the University of Illinois at Chicago, has been named dean of Penn State’s College of Education, following a national search. Lawless will begin her appointment on Sept. 1.

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Join the College of Education for We Are Weekend events

Join the College of Education for We Are Weekend events

We Are Weekend, scheduled for May 31 through June 2, includes events in the College of Education.

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Network including CSATS selected to join global STEM ecosystem

Network including CSATS selected to join global STEM ecosystem

A central Pennsylvania collaborative network that includes the Penn State College of Education's Center for Science and the Schools (CSATS) is one of 15 organizations selected to join the STEM Learning Ecosystems Community of Practice (SLECoP).

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Waterbury Summit sparks discussions about the Learning Sciences

Waterbury Summit sparks discussions about the Learning Sciences

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.

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Success through the years: Alumni distinguish themselves in their fields

Success through the years: Alumni distinguish themselves in their fields

The College of Education boasts 35 Distinguished Alumni — outstanding alumni whose “personal lives, professional achievements and community service exemplify the objectives of their alma mater.” The Distinguished Alumni Award, authorized by the Penn State Board of Trustees in 1951, is the highest honor bestowed by Penn State. Following are introductions to some of our Distinguished Alumni.

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What can you do with a College of Education degree?

Based on the careers our graduates have pursued, the answer is “almost anything.” At Penn State alone, there are approximately 300 College alumni working in various capacities across multiple campuses, colleges and administrative units.

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Education faculty member named Belfer Fellow

Education faculty member named Belfer Fellow

Gabriela Richard, assistant professor of education (learning, design, and technology) at Penn State, is one of four scholars from across the United States to be named a Belfer Fellow (second cohort) by the Anti-Defamation League's (ADL) Center for Technology and Society.

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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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