July August 2013 News Archive
A College of Education class gave seven students a unique opportunity to not only experience Brazilian culture but, more importantly, also its educational system.
Penn State’s College of Education welcomes 15 new tenure-line faculty members this semester.
The Waterbury Summit brought education leaders and researchers to University Park to explore the challenges of the Next Generation Science Standards.
The international professionals participating in this year's Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program, housed in Penn State’s College of Education, look forward to an enriching year of professional development.
Maggie Cardin, a College of Education senior and Presidential Leadership Academy student, has been working create a mental health training requirement for educators.
Changes to the College of Education staff.
Emily Giannotti will serve as the College of Education's student marshal for summer 2013.
A study by, associate professor of special education, indicates that minority children are far less likely than white children to be diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in the U.S.
A study by, professor of education, reveals that feedback given to certain types of learners actually erodes their standardized test scores. Those schools that provide test preparation for their students and then provide feedback may be undermining the efficacy of those tests for some students.
Come to University Park on October 5 to participate in this great event that supports SCOPE, a program that promotes the increase, the recruitment, participation and success rates of underrepresented students in higher education.
Upgrades to two of the College of Education's buildings, Chambers and CEDAR, will create new math lab and clinic.
A recent study and journal article featuring work by Jeff Hayes, professor of counseling psychology, explores how friends and relatives can positively influence students who binge drink.
, professor of education and senior scientist in Penn State’s College of Education, has co-authored a new book that offers guidance to higher education managers and leaders — from department chairs to trustees — on how to effectively discharge their responsibilities and how to develop their skills for managing their relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
The Marcellus Shale gas boom has produced uneven results for career and technology centers and K-12 school districts in the Marcellus footprint.
Sarah Douglas, an assistant professor of special education, found that paraeducators do not typically receive training that helps them support children with cognitive, motor, or communications needs.
Stephanie Knight, professor of education, co-edited a new book that considers how educators can design, develop, and implement an effective science leadership program.
One Laurel Haven Endowment Scholarship for $960 will be awarded to an undergraduate or graduate student in the College of Education or the College of Agriculture who has demonstrated a commitment to conservation education.
Gail Boldt, associate professor of education, co-edited a new book that discusses how the arts play an important role in the classroom.
The Center for the Study of Higher Education in the College of Education hosted the fourth Academic Leadership Academy (ALA) on June 23 – 27.The ALA also included participants from India as part of the "Obama-Singh Knowledge Initiative of the 21st Century" program.
The Penn State College of Education and Penn State Alumni Association are teaming up to offer alumni a chance to go on a 10-day trip to England and France.