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Valerie Kinloch Elected Vice President of NCTE

Published on 6/7/2019 3:52:00 PM

National Council of Teachers English NCTE.org NCTE is pleased to announce the election of Valerie Kinloch to the position of Vice President. “It is my honor to have been elected as NCTE’s next Vice President,” Kinloch said. “Being a member of NCTE for more than 20 years has allowed me to partner wit... Read More...

Children's Museum Opens Museum Lab, For Older Kids, In Renovated Historic Library

Published on 4/25/2019 10:46:00 AM

From WESA By Bill O'Driscoll One of the first free libraries built by Andrew Carnegie was located in Allegheny City, a short walk from the house where he’d lived as a boy after emigrating from Scotland. That library, with its music hall, was a Richardsonian Romanesque architectural landmark. It ope... Read More...

Grants Office Update: April 2019

Published on 4/25/2019 9:26:00 AM

Congratulations to the all the School of Education faculty members who have recently been awarded grants. With $2.96 million in new projects, 27 principal investigators have now been awarded 41 new grants totaling $23,814,044 for fiscal year 2019, surpassing last year's total. Principal Investigator... Read More...

Dr. Valerie Kinloch: A Committed Change Agent

Published on 4/4/2019 10:11:00 AM

Published by Diverse Issues in Higher Education by Tiffany Pennamon Dr. Valerie Kinloch’s commitment to engaged pedagogies, community-centered work and educational equity and justice all stems back to the lessons she learned from her mother and father while growing up in the segregated south in Char... Read More...

Grants Office Update: March 2019

Published on 3/20/2019 10:00:00 AM

Congratulations to the all the School of Education faculty members who have recently been awarded grants. With $2.96 million in new projects, 27 principal investigators have now been awarded 41 new grants totaling $23,814,044 for fiscal year 2019, surpassing last year's total. Principal Investigato... Read More...

Dean Valerie Kinloch Named 2019 AERA Fellow

Published on 2/15/2019 2:03:00 PM

WASHINGTON (Feb. 15, 2019) - The American Educational Research Association (AERA) has announced the selection of 10 prominent scholars as 2019 AERA Fellows. AERA Fellows are selected on the basis of their notable and sustained research achievements. The 2019 Fellows, listed below, were nominated by... Read More...

Grants Office Update: December 2018

Published on 1/9/2019 11:25:00 AM

Congratulations to the all the School of Education faculty members who have recently been awarded grants. With $2.96 million in new projects, 27 principal investigators have now been awarded 41 new grants totaling $23,814,044 for fiscal year 2019, surpassing last year's total. Principal Investigato... Read More...

New Year, New Programs for Health and Physical Activity

Published on 12/20/2018 11:00:00 AM

Move Often. Eat Healthy. Live Better. Imagine the unique education opportunity of learning in a classroom and then applying that knowledge to someone in a real-life situation. The Department of Health and Physical Activity (HPA) in the School of Education provides its students this experience, a co... Read More...

Grants Office Update: November 2018

Published on 11/27/2018 2:36:00 PM

The grants office provides a monthly update of new grants and news, typically towards the middle of each month. Congratulations to the following faculty members on their recent grants. Principal Investigator: Colleen Young Department: Office of Child Development Project Title: Real Help, Real Time ... Read More...

Grants Office Update: October 2018

Published on 10/23/2018 3:13:00 PM

The grants office will provide a monthly update of new grants, typically towards the middle of each month. The following grants have been recently awarded and total more than $134,970, bringing the School of Education's total to more than $20.3 million of funded research this academic year. Congrat... Read More...
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