Connections - Fall 2014
Dean David H. Monk reflects on the fund raising process after a remarkable success of a recent campaign that raised more than $32.8 million in new commitments over a 7 year period.
The College of Education is pleased to announce the appointment of eight faculty members for this academic year.
The PK-4 option in the College's CEAED program was recently recognized with NCATE's highest rating.
A group of 10 international education professionals comprise the 2014–15 cohort of the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship program.
Alumna Ronyelle Ricard has spent her professional life advancing the cause of historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs).
The Academic Leadership Academy, hosted by the College of Education's Center for the Study of Higher Education, provided practical administrative knowledge and skills to participants from across the U.S. and around the world.
After 20 years as a publishing lawyer, Janette Payne of Long Island, N.Y., is now pursuing her long-standing interest in literacy and adult basic education.
Dean David H. Monk recently announced the implementation of a refined administrative model along with the appointments of new program and department leadership within the College for the 2014-15 academic year.
Faculty and Staff News
A study by Esther Prins, co-director of the Goodling Institute and the Institute for the Study of Adult Literacy, and her colleagues Cathy Kassab and Kimeka Campbell, challenges educators, researchers, and policy makers to recalibrate their understanding of who college students are.
David Passmore and Patrick Shannon were named as distinguished professors in the College of Education.
Two Faculty Members Evaluating Penn State Pilot Program that Seeks to Increase Diversity in Science, Engineering
Leticia Oseguera and Jeanine Staples are evaluating the Penn State Millennium Scholars Program, which aims to increase the number of women, students of color, and low-income students in STEM fields.
William Hartman, professor of education, received the Lifetime Achievement award at the National Education Finance Conference (NEFC) in Louisville, Kentucky, in April 2014. The Lifetime Achievement award recognizes an exceptional individual who has devoted his or her professional career to enhancing the funding of education.
Seven students from the University of Tokyo visited leaders from Penn State to learn about higher education.
Please welcome Lindsay Hayes, Amity Maines and Amanda Smith to the College.
The latest faculty presentations, publications, grants and proposals.
A compilation of awards and honors won by faculty and staff.
Shannon and Kelly Lechner are students in the College of Education and members of the women's lacrosse team who love being at Penn State together.
Anna Prince, a junior majoring in rehabilitation human services, learned what it takes to work with a special needs population when she served as a counselor this summer at Camp Ramapo, an outdoor camp for children with social, emotional or learning challenges in Rhinebeck, New York.
Julie Kirk, a College of Education master’s student, supplemented her master’s degree in higher education (student affairs emphasis) by interning with the Office of Orientation Services at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, Illinois, this summer.
A pair of College of Education grad students have translated a MOOC into Chinese, the first dual-language MOOC Penn State has offered.
Michelle Hart received the Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grant to help fund her trip to Ecuador where she traveled, studied and taught.
The College of Education announced the 2014–15 cohort for the Dean's Graduate Assistantships.
Alyssa Helen Scala was named the summer 2014 student marshal.
Review the latest research by our students.
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