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What is CGSE?

The Council of Graduate Students in Education (CGSE) is run by graduate students in the School of Education, and as a student within the school you're automatically a member of the organization. CGSE is supported primarily through the student activity fee fund with additional support from the Dean's office.

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Student Sheila Confer Awarded with 2016 Iris Marion Young Award for Political Engagement

Published on 11/18/2016 6:00:00 AM

[Press release published on behalf of University News .] Hanifa Nakiryowa advocates for the health and safety of acid-attack survivors. Sheila Confer instills the values of tolerance and social consciousness amongst students. Jackie Smith investigates issues related to globalization and social move... Read More...

The Office of Child Development (OCD) Receives Grants from The Heinz Endowments, Totaling $565,000

Published on 11/11/2016 6:00:00 AM

The Office of Child Development (OCD) has received two grants from The Heinz Endowments, totaling $565,000. The first, with Chris Groark as PI, is for $400,000 and to support OCD in: developing projects consistent with the needs of children in the region; partnering with federal, state, and local po... Read More...

Student Mark Spitz Awarded $25,000 as Finalist for PInCh Competition

Published on 11/7/2016 6:00:00 AM

Senior health and physical activity student Mark Spitz, representing the Aeronics company team, was awarded $25,000 for being a finalist at the Pitt Innovation Challenge ( PInCh ) competition. In October, his team won first place in the Michael G. Wells competition and won second place in the Kuzne... Read More...

Send in Nominations for School of Education 2016 Alumni Awards

Published on 11/2/2016 6:00:00 AM

We are seeking nominations for the School of Education’s 2017 Alumni Awards. Through this program, we honor the outstanding accomplishments of our alumni and students. Criteria for these awards include a recognition of professional achievement, commitment to the continued success of the School of Ed... Read More...

Pitt Named by "WSJ" as Best in Northeast and Among Best in World

Published on 10/26/2016 6:00:00 AM

[News release published on behalf of University News .] The University of Pittsburgh is among the top universities in the world and is the best public university in the Northeast according to the Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Rankings. Pitt’s campus in Pittsburgh has the highest... Read More...

Health and Physical Activity Department Sponsoring Talk on "Physical Activity: The Biggest Public Health Problem of the 21st Century"

Published on 10/12/2016 10:50:00 AM

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Alumna and CNN Hero Kakenya Ntaiya Giving Pitt International Week Keynote Talk on October 25

Published on 10/7/2016 9:28:00 AM

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New Study in JAMA by Professor John Jakicic Finds Activity Trackers Ineffective for Sustaining Weight Loss

Published on 9/20/2016 11:00:00 AM

[Press release published on behalf of University News .] Wearable devices that monitor physical activity are not reliable tools for weight loss, says a new study from the University of Pittsburgh School of Education’s Department of Health and Physical Activity. The study specifically investigated w... Read More...

Faculty and Student Published Articles: March-June 2016

Published on 6/15/2016 6:00:00 AM

The following are articles written by faculty members or students that were published online between March-June 2016. "Utility and Validity of Authentic Assessments and Conventional Tests for International Early Childhood Intervention Purposes: Evidence from U.S. National Social Validity Research" ... Read More...

School of Education Launches New Urban Education Certificate Program

Published on 5/18/2016 6:00:00 AM

[Press release published on behalf of University News .] In America’s classrooms, a cultural divide exists between teachers, who are most often white, and a student population that continues to expand in ethnic diversity. This is especially true in Pittsburgh, where nearly 85 percent of public schoo... Read More...
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