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Lindsay Page's Research on Summer Melt Featured in the Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, The Chronicle of Higher Education, and ABC News

Published on 10/21/2014 6:00:00 AM

Research Assistant Professor Lindsay Page's research on "summer melt" was recently featured in the Los Angeles Times , Washington Post , The Chronicle of Higher Education , ABC News , and NPR's Essential Pittsburgh . Summer melt is the concept of high school students planning to go to college who, ... Read More...

HPA Students Help Raise Health Awareness at Events Around Pittsburgh

Published on 10/20/2014 6:00:00 AM

The Exercise Science Organization (ESO), a student-run group within the School of Education’s Health and Physical Activity (HPA) Department, has been involved in a variety of health-related events at the University level as well as around Pittsburgh. The ESO was created in 2000, with junior and seni... Read More...

Alumnus Stephen Bagnato Named Penn State Alumni Fellow

Published on 10/15/2014 6:00:00 AM

[Press release published on behalf of the Penn State College of Education.] Alumnus Stephen J. Bagnato, Jr. was among 21 Penn State alumni who were honored recently for their outstanding professional accomplishments and given the lifelong title of Alumni Fellow, the highest award given by the Penn S... Read More...

Assistant Professor and WPWP Director Laura Roop Publishes Book

Published on 10/13/2014 6:00:00 AM

Assistant Professor and Director of the Western Pennsylvania Writing Project (WPWP) Laura Roop co-wrote a book titled Doing and Making Authentic Literacies . The book features educators in construction trades, English, math, and multidisciplinary teams who have created empowering disciplinary class... Read More...

Alumna Amy Allinson Publishes Preteen Book, "The Force of 3-6-9"

Published on 10/8/2014 6:00:00 AM

Amy Allinson, who graduated from the School of Education in 1972, has written a children's preteen book that was published in May 2014, titled The Force of 3-6-9 . From Trafford Publishing's Web site, " The Force of 3-6-9 tells the story of three boys living in a distant galaxy in the future. Due t... Read More...

School of Education Alumnus and Plum Borough Superintendent Selected as PDK Emerging Leader

Published on 10/6/2014 4:07:00 PM

[Press release published on behalf of The Professional Association in Education.] Timothy S. Glasspool, the superintendent for Plum Borough School District in Plum, Pa., has been recognized as an Emerging Leader by PDK International, a global association of education professionals. “I take satisfact... Read More...

Discussion with Shinil Kim on October 23 on "Achievements and Issues of Korean Education"

Published on 10/6/2014 6:00:00 AM

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School of Education Seeking Nominations for 2015 Alumni Awards

Published on 10/3/2014 6:00:00 AM

The School of Education is seeking nominations for its 2015 Alumni Awards. Through this program, the school honors the outstanding accomplishments of alumni and students. Criteria for these awards include a recognition of professional achievement, commitment to the continued success of the School of... Read More...

IISE Welcoming Reception for Indonesian Delegation Academic Writing Workshop

Published on 9/26/2014 6:00:00 AM

The Institute for International Studies in Education (IISE) is organizing an academic writing workshop for the Indonesian delegations, consisting of 15 university lecturers during October 4-14, 2014. To welcome the group, IISE will host the welcoming reception on October 7, 2014 from 12:00-1:30 p.m... Read More...

Assistant Professor Lindsay Page Set to Publish Book "Summer Melt" on October 21

Published on 9/19/2014 6:00:00 AM

[Press release published on behalf of the Harvard Education Press.] Under increasing pressure to raise graduation rates and ensure that students leave high school college-and career-ready, many school and district leaders may believe that, when students graduate with college acceptances in hand, th... Read More...
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