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22 Penn State alumni to receive Alumni Fellow Award

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The Penn State Alumni Association will honor 22 Penn Staters on Oct. 6 with the Alumni Fellow Award, the highest award given by the Alumni Association. This year’s award ceremony will be livestreamed by WPSU. Registration is free but will be required to access the livestream...
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GSU’S College of Education Creates Research Center Dedicated to Youth Advocacy

Georgia Southern University recently created a research center, National Youth Advocacy and Resilience (NYAR) Research Center, dedicated to youth advocacy across the nation. For more than 30 years, Georgia Southern University’s National Youth Advocacy and Resilience (NYAR) Conference (formerly the National Youth-at-Risk Conference) has served as an epicenter of information sharing and advancement for the support of youth facing challenges across the nation. The conference recently led to the creation of the NYAR Research Center, an interdisciplinary facility that is housed in Georgia Southern’s College of Education (COE) to further enhance the conference’s efforts in supporting youth across the nation.
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NC State professor Stephen Porter sues college after being censured by “woke mob”

If you're tired of censorship, cancel culture, and the erosion of civil liberties subscribe to Reclaim The Net. A professor at North Carolina State University has sued the school for excluding him from activities over comments he made critical of the social justice ideology. The professor claims he has been the target of a “woke mob” at the university for years.
Daily Iowan

UI Lindquist Center’s modernization to complete next month

The University of Iowa’s College of Education building, the Lindquist Center, is receiving major renovations scheduled to be complete next month. The first floor will have updated classrooms, according to the project’s website. The second floor is also being renovated to relocate the dean’s office and house an improved entrance area, student services, student commons with a café, and classroom space.

Mary Frances Early Discusses Autobiography, Civil Rights Legacy

The University of Georgia’s first Black graduate has penned her autobiography. Sixty years after the integration of UGA, Dr. Mary Frances Early is releasing the book titled: “The Quiet Trailblazer: My Journey as the First Black Graduate of the University of Georgia.” Dr. Early shares life lessons from her childhood, her pivotal role in helping desegregate UGA and beyond. During an interview with the civil rights pioneer, she shared insights into the book.

Here's how your kids can (virtually) meet world-renowned authors and illustrators this fall

Tucson’s youngest readers can virtually meet award-winning authors and illustrators until the end of the year through a series of Zoom webinars called Imagination Fridays. When the annual Tucson Festival of Books was canceled in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, its organizers wanted to find a way to keep the spirit of literature alive in local young readers.

CSUSB celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month with workshops, seminars, year-round initiatives

In conjunction with National Hispanic Heritage Month (NHHM), California State University, San Bernardino (CSUSB) is enriching its students with interactive workshops, virtual forums, LatinX film screenings and initiatives throughout the year, with a focus on Latino college completion. From September 15 to October 15 the University and the Nation will...

New institute at the UO will focus on the science of education

The College of Education is launching a new institute to equip educators and school leaders with scientific evidence about what works best in classrooms and schools. The HEDCO Institute for Evidence-Based Educational Practice will assess the body of available research evidence on the most pressing issues in education and provide school leaders with guidance about the most effective policies, programs and practices to enable the success and well-being of students.

Provost announces 2021 promotions for faculty members

The University of Oregon promoted 95 faculty members in 2021, including 53 tenure-track and 42 career faculty members from across the university’s schools and colleges. “The foundation of a great university is its faculty,” said Patrick Phillips, provost and senior vice president. “The UO's ability to fulfill our mission, to serve our students, to discover and disseminate new knowledge, and to make a lasting impact on society depends on the faculty's scholarship and teaching. This year's promotion and tenure cases provide further evidence for a long-recognized truth: UO's faculty is world class. It is therefore a pleasure to recognize and celebrate the excellence of these newly promoted faculty.”

When art and life are intertwined

“What kind of a community do you want to live in?” That question, which can be found on the Stockyard Institute’s home page, is at the core of the organization’s identity. Founded by Jim Duignan in 1995, the Stockyard Institute is part civics project, part art practice, and wholly an experiment in liberatory social practice that aims to do nothing less than help participants reenvision and remake their worlds into something more equitable.

Bluffton's Cross Schools hosts Anne Frank history exhibit

Cross Schools is hosting a history exhibit this month on the life of Anne Frank. “Anne Frank — A History for Today” is on display through Sept. 30. The school said it will be open to the public from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Sept. 27. The school said the exhibit “has traveled...
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Free organization development webinars advance diversity of thought

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — A series of free webinars designed to promote the Organization Development and Change and Workforce Education and Development (WFED) programs in Penn State’s College of Education continues to grow. Seventeen monthly webinars have been conducted by both full- and part-time faculty to build a footprint in...

Local Matters With Bob Bell: TTU College Of Education In 2021

Dr. Lisa Zagumny discusses TTU’s College of Education and the fall 2021 semester. Covering the issues that matter to you. Every weekday. On today’s Local Matters…Bob Bell meets with Dr. Lisa Zagumny, Dean of the College Of Education at Tennessee Tech University. They discuss the Fall semester launch and the various programs that the college is offering for the 2021-2022 school year, their recent accreditation visit and its results, as well as addressing the teacher shortage in the Upper Cumberland.