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Mary Goldberg - Improving Life on Campus for Students with Disabilities

Published on 2/12/2016 6:00:00 AM

Name: Mary Goldberg Role: Assistant Professor at the University of Pittsburgh Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology Previous Degree Program: Master of Education (MEd) in Higher Education Management At the age of 32, Mary Goldberg has already made a significant impact on the fields of ... Read More...

Assistant Professor Lindsay Page Releases Working Paper for the Social Science Research Network

Published on 2/12/2016 6:00:00 AM

Assistant Professor Lindsay Page released a working paper looking at impacts of the Dell Scholars program on college completion for the Social Science Research Network, titled "More than Dollars for Scholars: The Impact of the Dell Scholars Program on College Access, Persistence and Degree Attainme... Read More...

Associate Professor Sean Kelly and Graduate Student Assistant Yuan Zhang Collaborate for Article in the "High School Journal"

Published on 2/10/2016 6:00:00 AM

Sean Kelly Yuan Zhang In an article published in the High School Journal , Associate Professor Sean Kelly and graduate student assistant Yuan Zhang talk about teacher-student relationships in high school math and science, titled "Teacher Support and Engagement in Math and Science: Evidence from the... Read More...

Doctoral Students Kaylee Wynkoop and Emily Sobeck Selected as Doctoral Student Scholars by the Council for Exceptional Children Division for Research

Published on 2/8/2016 6:00:00 AM

Emily Sobeck Kaylee Wynkoop Special education doctoral students Emily Sobeck and Kaylee Wynkoop were both selected as Doctoral Student Scholars by the Council for Exceptional Children Division for Research based on their CVs and descriptions of their dissertation research. Through this program, Sob... Read More...

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...
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