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Student symposium a College-wide day of professional development

The Inaugural Penn State College of Education Student Symposium will be held from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Feb. 29 in Chambers Building on the University Park campus.

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Staples to deliver 2020 Luchinsky Lecture

Staples to deliver 2020 Luchinsky Lecture

eanine Staples, associate professor of education (literacy and language education), African American studies, and women’s, gender and sexuality studies in the colleges of Education and the Liberal Arts at Penn State, will present “… And Justice for All: Advancing Social Justice Through Emotional Justice” as part of the 25th annual Mark Luchinsky Memorial Lecture Series at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 27, in the Palmer Museum of Art's Palmer Lipcon Auditorium.

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Young students show off literacy learning in self-built museum

Young students show off literacy learning in self-built museum

There are many museums in and around State College, but none are curated by a more passionate and enthusiastic group than the museum organized by children each summer in The College of Education's Summer Reading camp.

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Johnson cited as Emerging Scholar

Johnson cited as Emerging Scholar

Royel M. Johnson, assistant professor of higher education within the Department of Education Policy Studies in the College of Education, has been selected as an Emerging Scholar Designee by the American College Personnel Association (ACPA).

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Frankenberg again among RHSU Edu-Scholar Public Influencers

Erica Frankenberg, professor of education (educational leadership) and demography, director of the Center for Education and Civil Rights, and an associate in the University's Population Research Institute, jumped 76 places to rank 87th in this year's RHSU Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings. Frankenberg has been on the list every year since 2015.

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AAUW International Perspectives on Women in Society luncheon Jan. 23

AAUW International Perspectives on Women in Society luncheon Jan. 23

A pair of Humphrey Fellows who specialize in social work training and women’s empowerment/social policy, respectively, will be the featured panelists at the annual luncheon of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) on Jan. 23.

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Next Dean's Symposium on Educational Equity set for Jan. 22

Next Dean's Symposium on Educational Equity set for Jan. 22

Join the College of Education for the second Dean's Symposium on Educational Equity, featuring Camille M. Wilson, professor of educational foundations, leadership and policy at the University of Michigan. The symposium, which is co-sponsored by the College's Department of Education Policy Studies, will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22, in Foster Auditorium in Paterno Library.

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Conference to launch research into policies affecting teacher leadership

The College of Education Department of Education Policy Studies will hold a conference Jan. 30-31 at the Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center on the University Park campus for faculty and students who want to impact policy development as it relates to teacher leadership.

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$1 million grant to fund counselor education master's scholarships

A long-term grant from the Rehabilitation Services Administration will create scholarships for students interested in vocational counseling for people with disabilities.

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Students learn about improving diversity in entrepreneurship

Students learn about improving diversity in entrepreneurship

A course that may contribute to an entrepreneurship and innovation minor in Penn State’s College of Education addressed issues of diversity, inclusion and belonging in entrepreneurship. Undergraduate students created animations with contemporary beats about entrepreneurship for children from non-dominant backgrounds.

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Marimon to be honored by campus sustainability group

Marimon to be honored by campus sustainability group

Efraín Marimon, director of Restorative Justice Initiative and the Social Justice Fellowship in Penn State’s College of Education, is the first faculty member to be honored by the Council of Sustainable Leaders.

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Improving diversity in entrepreneurship is primary goal of The Cape

Since Eric Barron became president of Penn State in 2014, he has made economic development and student career success a University priority. Betsy Campbell is dedicated to building on that commitment by working to diversify the face of entrepreneurship.

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Program endowment funding enables students to focus on helping others

One of the longest-accredited doctoral school psychology programs in the country, Penn State’s School Psychology Program trains students to become scientist-practitioners with interdisciplinary coursework across the fields of psychology and education.

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Experiences as students lead to lasting connections for alumni

Experiences as students lead to lasting connections for alumni

Eighty-one-year-old Ellen Winston graduated from Penn State's College of Education in 1960 and has felt connected ever since.

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Beating the odds, Education freshman is ready to make his mark on the world

Beating the odds, Education freshman is ready to make his mark on the world

Terrance Jefferson said he views every day of his life as a good day. “I could have a really horrible day, but at the end of the day I look at myself and I go ‘well, I’m alive, so this was a good day.’

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Golden Lions have fond memories of their college days

Golden Lions have fond memories of their college days

There are countless reasons why people stay loyal to and give to Penn State, but perhaps one of the most prevalent is that graduates give back because, at one time, someone had given to them.

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       Personalized learning the highlight of Muñiz’s College of Education experience

Personalized learning the highlight of Muñiz’s College of Education experience

Raquel Muñiz decided early in the process of earning her doctorate from Penn State's College of Education that instead of solving problems in the classroom, she’d be better off thinking about those problems at the system level.

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Longtime friends of the college fund new scholarship, honor assistant dean

Longtime friends of the college fund new scholarship, honor assistant dean

Longtime friends of the Penn State College of Education, John and Maryann Gilmartin, have committed $600,000 to the college. The gift will endow a $500,000 Open Doors Scholarship and establish the $100,000 María J. Schmidt Endowed Program Fund, named for the current assistant dean for multicultural programs in the College of Education.

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Assistant dean's dedication to students is the hallmark of her long career

Assistant dean's dedication to students is the hallmark of her long career

A native of Puerto Rico and a longtime resident of Pennsylvania, María Schmidt has dedicated her life to addressing issues of educational equity and college access for under-represented students.

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 College welcomes new director of Development and Alumni Relations

College welcomes new director of Development and Alumni Relations

After a national search, Steve Wilson has been named the new director of Development and Alumni Relations for the College of Education.

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Student delves into Iraqi culture at English language institute

Student delves into Iraqi culture at English language institute

Rafael Prado, a senior majoring in education and public policy, was given the opportunity to forge ties with Iraqis and dispel myths about the culture while participating in the American-Iraqi English for Reconciliation program in summer 2019.

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New class stems from Schussler's Project RESPECT research

New class stems from Schussler's Project RESPECT research

Research-to-practice comes full circle with creation of Emotionally Intelligent Leadership class scheduled for spring 2020.

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College to offer first graduate-level study abroad course

College to offer first graduate-level study abroad course

Rebecca Tarlau would like to buck the trend that study abroad isn’t an integral element of doctoral programs, and she and two colleagues are about to unveil the College of Education’s first-ever graduate-level embedded study abroad course.

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