For Joe Levitan and Kayla Johnson, their research quite literally has become their life’s work. What started as Levitan’s research has expanded to include Johnson’s area of expertise, and it has been life-changing for both of them, as well as for the indigenous people in rural communities in Peru with whom they are working.
For the first time in at least 20 years, and possibly ever, the Penn State College of Education has two student marshals for its spring commencement ceremony — and they're twins in more ways than just their perfect 4.0 GPAs.
Thomas J. Gentzel, the executive director and CEO of the National School Boards Association (NSBA), is the speaker for the College of Education's spring commencement ceremony, scheduled for 12:30 p.m. Sunday, May 7, in the Bryce Jordan Center on Penn State's University Park campus.
The College of Education recognized five of its own at its annual awards ceremony April 17.
Two distinguished alumni from the College of Education are among the inaugural members of the Provost's Global Advisory Council, which held its first meeting March 23 on the University Park campus.
"Alumni Updates" highlights career achievements by College of Education alumni.
For the third year in a row, Erica Frankenberg, associate professor of education and demography at Penn State, and co-director of the Center for Education and Civil Rights, is on the Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings list of the top 200 U.S.-based university scholars who influence education policy and practice.
The College of Education’s scholarship committee is accepting applications for college-specific scholarships available for the 2017-18 academic year.
Penn State’s College of Education recognized nine alumni for their career achievements at a banquet held this fall at The Nittany Lion Inn.
The number of collegiate international branch campuses (IBCs) has risen 26 percent between 2011 and 2016, with China overtaking the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as the top host country, according to a report authored by the world's two leading authorities on the subject.
Jeanine Staples’ Philadelphia Urban Seminar transcends a two-week Maymester course that offers a pre-service teaching experience in an urban setting; it’s ongoing research on how to teach students to identify and intercept racist, sexist and ableist ideologies in their own souls, in school and in society.
Rehabilitation and human services majors at Penn State Abington completed their final course, a 600-hour required internship, this summer. “The experience showed me that my mind and my heart made the right choice,” one new graduate said.
Morgan Pecile is the College of Education’s student marshal for Penn State’s summer commencement ceremony, scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Aug. 13 at the Bryce Jordan Center.
David Lee will serve as the acting head of the Department of Educational Psychology, Counseling, and Special Education (EPCSE) in the College of Education through June 30, 2017. He accepted the role effective July 1 to fill the vacancy created when former Department Head Kathy Bieschke was named interim dean of the Schreyer Honors College.
Mike Dooris, former executive director of the Office of Planning and Institutional Assessment (OPIA) at Penn State and retired affiliate faculty in Education Policy Studies, is the 2016 recipient of the North East Association for Institutional Research’s (NEAIR) Distinguished Service Award.