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News: July - September 2013

New Scholarship for Education Students
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.
Research Shows Paraeducators Need More Training in Speech Language Services
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.
New Model for Science Education Leadership Seeks Collaboration Between Scientists and Science Educators
Stephanie Knight, professor of education, co-edited a new book that considers how educators can design, develop, and implement an effective science leadership program.
Join the College for Cycle-Thon and 5k Fun Run/Walk in October
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
New Book Outlines Successful Academic Leadership Principles
Robert Hendrickson, 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.
Research Shows Fewer Minority Children Diagnosed with ADHD
A study by Paul Morgan, 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.
College of Education planning alumni tour to England, France
Penn State’s College of Education and the Penn State Alumni Association are inviting alumni to take part in a tour of England and France, May 13-22, 2014.
Track and Field Athlete Emily Giannotti Named Summer 2013 Student Marshal
Emily Giannotti was named the College of Education's student marshal for summer 2013.
Staff Changes Summer 2013
Changes to the College of Education staff.
Student Congratulations (Compiled August 2013)
The College of Education recognizes its students who have achieved success.
Student Publications (Compiled August 2013)
A compilation of published student work.
Childhood Tragedy Prompts Student to Advocate for Suicide Prevention
Maggie Cardin, a College of Education senior and Presidential Leadership Academy student, has been working create a mental health training requirement for educators.
Congratulations Faculty - Summer 2013
Congratulations to Liza Conyers, Beverly Lindsay, Karen Murphy and Deirdre O'Sullivan.
Recent Faculty Research - Compiled August 2013
Review the latest faculty/staff presentations, publications, grants, and grant proposals.
2013 AERA Presentations
Presentations made at the American Educational Research Association 2013 Annual Meeting from April 27 to May 1 in San Francisco, CA.
Dean's Message: Some Thoughts About 2012-2013 and Future Directions
New Hubert H. Humphrey Fellows Come to Penn State
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.
Students Explore Brazilian Educational Systems
A group of seven students spent two weeks in Brazil studying the country's educational system as part of EDUC 497C.
PSU in Brazil 1.1
A group of students traveled to Brazil as part of the College of Education class EDUC 497C.
College Welcomes 15 New Faculty Members
The College of Education announces 15 new faculty members will join the college.
College of Education Summit Discusses STEM Education
The Waterbury Summit brought education leaders and researchers to University Park to explore the challenges of the Next Generation Science Standards.
Stephanie Knight Named New Associate Dean
The College of Education named Stephanie Knight as the new associate dean of undergraduate and graduate studies.
CEDAR Clinic provides services to clients and training for Penn State students
For nearly 70 years, the College of Education’s CEDAR Clinic has served two important purposes at Penn State: as a facility that provides services to clients as well as a supervised training center for graduate students.
Web-based Tutoring System Helps Students with Reading
Research from Professor Bonnie Meyer shares how a web-based tutoring tool is helping improve reading comprehension among fourth and fifth graders.
Krause Receives the Alumni Fellow Award
College alumna Gay Krause is among 22 Penn State alumni who will be honored Oct. 16 with the title of Alumni Fellow.
Allen Honored with Alumni Fellow Award
Cheryl Allen is among 22 Penn State alumni who will be honored Oct. 16 as an Alumni Fellow.