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EdD Alumnus Joseph W. Pasquerilla Named Superintendent of the Bethel Park School District

Published on 2/5/2016 6:00:00 AM

Doctor of education (EdD) graduate Joseph W. Pasquerilla was named superintendent of the Bethel Park School District . Pasquerilla will replace Nancy Aloi Rose, who has been the district’s superintendent since January 2012 and will retire at the end of her current contract. His official start date ... Read More...

Associate Professor Jennifer Russell Coordinates Series of Articles for the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching

Published on 2/3/2016 6:00:00 AM

Associate Professor Jennifer Russell authored and coordinated a series of blog posts that are appearing on the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching's Web site. The first article was released on Wednesday, January 13, and another one is being released each week for six weeks. "The blo... Read More...

PhD Alumna Donna Imhoff Named President of Cuyahoga Community College Western Campus

Published on 2/1/2016 6:00:00 AM

PhD alumna Donna Imhoff was named president of Cuyahoga Community College's Western Campus in Parma, Ohio. She will begin the position starting February 1. Imhoff had spent the previous four years as president of the Allegheny Campus of the Community College (CCAC) of Allegheny County in Pittsburgh... Read More...

Assistant Professor Gina Garcia Published in the "Journal of Critical Scholarship on Higher Education and Student Affairs"

Published on 1/29/2016 6:00:00 AM

Assistant Professor Gina Garcia wrote an article for the Journal of Critical Scholarship on Higher Education and Student Affairs (JCSHESA) on challenging the use of racial microaggressions to understand racially biased incidents. JCSHESA is published through Loyola University Chicago. The article, ... Read More...

Clyde Wilson Pickett - Being a Champion of Change for All People

Published on 1/29/2016 6:00:00 AM

Name: Clyde Wilson Pickett Role: Special Assistant to the President for Diversity & Inclusion at the Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC) Area of Concentration (ARCO) : Doctorate of Education (EdD) in Language, Literacy and Culture Problem of Practice: “To explore what institutions can do t... Read More...

Department Chair Mary Margaret Kerr Elected to Friends of Flight 93 National Memorial's Board of Directors

Published on 1/27/2016 6:00:00 AM

Department Chair Mary Margaret Kerr has been elected to serve on the Friends of Flight 93 National Memorial 's Board of Directors. Kerr, who is also a professor, will begin her term in 2016 and focus primarily on the memorial's new learning center. Read More...

Assistant Professor Sharon Ross Interviewed by "The New Pittsburgh Courier" on How Physical Activity Can Help Improve Health

Published on 1/25/2016 6:00:00 AM

Assistant Professor Sharon Ross was interviewed by The New Pittsburgh Courier on how physical activity can help improve health. “People always tell me they want a magic pill to be healthy. I say physical activity is the magic pill,” says Ross. "Getting enough physical activity has been proven to lo... Read More...

PhD Student Laura Northrop Hired as Assistant Professor at Cleveland State University

Published on 1/22/2016 6:00:00 AM

A PhD student in the Administrative and Policy Studies Department, Laura Northrop, has accepted an assistant professor position in the department of teacher education at Cleveland State University. The position is tenure track. Read More...

EdD Student Rabiah Harris Receives #IAMCREATIVE Foundation Grant to Create Tech-Minded Fashion Course

Published on 1/20/2016 6:00:00 AM

Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM) EdD student Rabiah Harris received a grant from the #IAMCREATIVE Foundation to create a tech-minded fashion course, titled Urban Tech Fashionistas. It will be a combination of an after-school program that teaches kids to work with modern technol... Read More...

Professor Rich Milner and Assistant Professor Lindsay Page Ranked Among Most Influential Scholars in Education

Published on 1/18/2016 6:00:00 AM

Rich Milner Lindsay Page Rich Milner, a professor and director of the Center for Urban Education, and Lindsay Page, an assistant professor, were ranked on 2016 RHSU Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings through Education Week . This marks Milner's fourth year on the list; it is Page's first. The 20... Read More...
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