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Graduate Student Sophy Perdomo Selected to Participate in American College of Sports Medicine Leadership and Diversity Training Program

Published on 4/11/2016 6:00:00 AM

Sophy Perdomo, a 2nd year PhD student in the Health and Physical Activity Department ( HPA ), has been selected to participate in the 2016-2017 American College of Sports Medicine’s ( ACSM ) Leadership and Diversity Training Program ( LDTP ). Perdomo, who is a K. Leroy Irvis Fellow, will attend the... Read More...

Visiting Assistant Professor Katrina Bartow Jacobs to Receive Outstanding Service Award from the "Urban Education" Journal

Published on 4/8/2016 6:00:00 AM

Visiting Assistant Professor Katrina Bartow Jacobs has been selected to receive this year's “Outstanding Service Award” from the Urban Education journal. Urban Education , which is published through the School of Education's Center for Urban Education, recognized Bartow Jacobs based on her overall ... Read More...

Professor John C. Weidman Appointed to the UNESCO Regional Center for Quality and Excellence in Education Advisory Board

Published on 4/6/2016 6:00:00 AM

Professor John Weidman was appointed to the advisory board of the UNESCO Regional Center for Quality and Excellence in Education (RCQE) in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The advisory committee is a central part of the governing body at RCQE and assists the director-general in performing its services and ach... Read More...

Mary Napoli - Creating Equity in the High School to College Pipeline

Published on 4/5/2016 6:00:00 AM

Name: Mary Napoli Role: Academic Specialist and BRIDGES Coordinator at the Dietrich School of Arts & Sciences Academic Resource Center Area of Concentration (ARCO): Doctorate of Education (EdD) in Social and Comparative Analysis in Education Can you talk about your EdD research? My research is focu... Read More...

Assistant Professor Gina Garcia Named a Ford Foundation Fellow

Published on 4/4/2016 6:00:00 AM

Assistant Professor Gina Garcia has been selected as an awardee in the Ford Foundation 2016 Postdoctoral Fellowship Competition. This fellowship is sponsored by the Ford Foundation and administered by the Fellowships Office of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. In her se... Read More...

The Forum for Western Pennsylvania School Superintendents Celebrates 20 Years

Published on 4/1/2016 6:00:00 AM

The Forum for Western Pennsylvania School Superintendents (The Forum), a School of Education organization dedicated to providing professional development for superintendents from the public, public charter, and parochial school districts of Western Pennsylvania, celebrated its 20th anniversary on Ap... Read More...

Paul Spradley - Bringing Accountability to African American Student Mentoring

Published on 3/31/2016 6:00:00 AM

Name: Paul Spradley Role: Director at the Robert Morris University Center for Student Success Area of Concentration (ARCO): Doctorate of Education (EdD) in Social and Comparative Analysis in Education Could you talk a little bit about your research and how it’s related to mentoring? One of the thin... Read More...

Assistant Professor Lindsay Page Leads Research Study on Benefits of Forwarding Additional SAT Score Reports

Published on 3/28/2016 6:00:00 AM

[Press release published on behalf of University News .] In 2007, College Board—the nonprofit corporation that administers the SAT—instituted a new score-sending policy intent on increasing college applications and improving college match for low-income students. The new policy raised the number of... Read More...

MEd Alumna Debra K. Sullivan Appointed by West Virginia Governor to the West Virginia Library Commission

Published on 3/25/2016 6:00:00 AM

MEd Alumna Debra K. Sullivan, who recently retired as principal of Charleston Catholic High School, was appointed to the West Virginia Library Commission by West Virginia Governor Earl Ray Tomblin. The Library Commission consists of nine members who are appointed by the Governor, by and with the ad... Read More...

Mark Onorato - Supporting Students through Special Education

Published on 3/23/2016 6:00:00 AM

Name: Mark Onorato Degree Program: Master of Special Education with Academic Instruction Certificate ( MOSAIC ) What is the best part about MOSAIC and how is the program preparing you for the field? MOSAIC is an incredible program in many ways. From the faculty and mentors to my fellow classmates, ... Read More...
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