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Keep up-to-date with stories about our alumni, current students, and faculty in the School of Education.

Center for Urban Education Presents Speaker Series with Shaun Harper on March 19

Published on 2/23/2015 6:00:00 AM


Maria Gerardi - MEd in Higher Education Management Testimonial

Published on 2/23/2015 6:00:00 AM

Title: Recruitment Researcher Company: UPMC University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Degree Program: Master’s of Education (MEd) in Higher Education Management I believe that the University of Pittsburgh's School of Education's MEd in Higher Education Management program has played an extremely impor... Read More...

Youssef Abdelwahab - Crossing Language and Culture Barriers

Published on 2/16/2015 6:00:00 AM

Born in Egypt, Youssef Abdelwahab's family moved to the United States when he was young and settled down in Pittsburgh. After completing his undergraduate studies at the University of Pittsburgh, he traveled to Chile for six months to teach English. Upon his return, Abdelwahab joined the foreign la... Read More...

Call for Graduate Student Proposals for CGSE Spring Research Colloquium

Published on 2/10/2015 6:00:00 AM

The CGSE Conference Committee is pleased to announce a call for proposals for the Spring 2015 Research Colloquium. This forum for education research will be held at The University of Pittsburgh on Thursday, March 27. The Colloquium provides an excellent opportunity to gain presentation experience an... Read More...

MEd Graduate Thomas Samosky Named Principal at Trinity High School

Published on 2/6/2015 4:36:00 PM

Alumnus Thomas J. Samosky, formerly principal of student affairs at Chartiers Valley High School, was chosen as the new principal at Trinity High School . The Trinity Area School Board unanimously approved hiring Samosky during Monday’s agenda meeting. He will replace Donald Snoke, who was named the... Read More...

Graduate Ellen Roth Publishes Debut Novella, "Ten Fingers Touching"

Published on 1/30/2015 10:01:00 AM

Ellen Roth, a doctoral graduate of the School of Education, recently wrote her first novella, titled Ten Fingers Touching . Published by Getting to the Point, Inc., it is an illustrated fairly tale for adults, which pits "Good against Evil along with the story of a young woodsman named Martak, Mast... Read More...

Assistant Professor Lindsay Page Interviewed in Chronicle of Higher Education on Whether Net-Price Calculators Accurately Portray College Costs

Published on 1/30/2015 6:00:00 AM

Assistant Professor Lindsay Page was interviewed in an article for The Chronicle of Higher Education to discuss whether the federally required net-price calculators designed to provide college estimates for students are accurately predicting costs. The concept is also the focus of a new paper by Pa... Read More...

Associate Professor Najeeb Shafiq Featured in WalletHub's Recent Study Examining Cities with Most Efficient School Spending

Published on 1/29/2015 6:00:00 AM

Associate Professor Najeeb Shafiq was interviewed in WalletHub’s recent study examining "2015′s Cities with the Most & Least Efficient Spending on Education." Shafiq discussed what makes school systems more effective, what factors influence a city's ROI on spending, and how residents can know wheth... Read More...

Center for Urban Education Director Rich Milner Named Among the Country's Most Influential Educational Scholars

Published on 1/20/2015 6:00:00 AM

Center for Urban Education Director and Professor Rich Milner was named by American Enterprise Institute director of Education Policy Frederick M. Hess on the “Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings,” which recognizes 200 university-based scholars who shape public discussions of education. Using eig... Read More...

Assistant Professor Sean Kelly Invited to American Educational Research Journal Editorial Board

Published on 1/16/2015 6:00:00 AM

Sean Kelly, an assistant professor in the Administrative and Policy Studies Department, has been invited to join the editorial board of the American Educational Research Journal (AERJ), one of the flagship publications of the American Educational Research Association. Kelly has served as a periodic... Read More...
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