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EdD Student Ketwana Schoos Elected to Mid-Level Professional Directorate of ACPA

Published on 3/17/2017 6:00:00 AM

EdD student Ketwana Schoos was elected to serve a two-year term as a Directorate for the Mid-Level Community of Practice (MLCOP) Group at the American College Personnel Association (ACPA). ACPA’s Mid-Level Community of Practice is to "encourage, develop, and deliver programs and services focused on... Read More...

School of Education Rises to 27 in U.S. News & World Report Best Schools Ranking

Published on 3/14/2017 6:00:00 AM

In newly released statistics from U.S. News & World Report , the School of Education rose three spots, to no. 27, on the U.S. News & World Report’s ranking of Best Schools of Education in the country. The school also ranked as no. 47 among Best Online Programs for the list. And the University of Pit... Read More...

University of Pittsburgh Wins Prestigious Senator Paul Simon Award for its International Education Programs

Published on 3/9/2017 6:00:00 AM

[Press release published on behalf of the University of Pittsburgh.] The University of Pittsburgh was honored today with a national award recognizing its commitment to international education and the strength of its global programs. It is one of only four institutions nationwide to receive the 2017 ... Read More...

Associate Professor Ming-Te Wang Honored with Richard E. Snow Award for Early Career Contributions in Educational Psychology

Published on 3/2/2017 6:00:00 AM

Associate Professor Ming-Te Wang has been honored with a Richard E. Snow Award for Early Contributions , which honors an individual's significant career contribution in the field of educational psychology. The award is given to an individual who has made a significant career contribution and comple... Read More...

Professor John Weidman Awarded the Exemplary Educator Award from the Government of Mongolia

Published on 2/27/2017 6:00:00 AM

Professor John Weidman was awarded the Exemplary Educator Award from the Government of Mongolia in recognition of his contributions to the development of higher education in Mongolia through research, technical assistance, and advising of Mongolian graduate students dating from 1992. He was nominat... Read More...

Technology & Media Services Director Katrina Loutzenhiser Honored with Blackboard Exemplary Course Award

Published on 2/22/2017 6:00:00 AM

[ Press release published on behalf of Blackboard. ] The University of Pittsburgh is pleased to announce that Katrina Loutzenhiser, an instructional designer for the School of Education, has been named a winner in Blackboard’s 2016-17 Exemplary Course Program (ECP). The biannual awards program reco... Read More...

"Community Engagement in Higher Education," Edited by Faculty Members, Receives Honorable Mention for the Best Higher Education Book Award

Published on 2/16/2017 6:00:00 AM

The book, Community Engagement in Higher Education: Policy Reforms and Practice , edited by faculty members James Jacob, Stewart Sutin, John Weidman, and the late John Yeager, received Honorable Mention for the Best Book Award of 2017 from the Higher Education Special Interest Group (SIG) of the Co... Read More...

Assistant Professor Lindsay Page Named to the Board of Directors for the Society of Research on Educational Effectiveness (SREE)

Published on 2/13/2017 6:00:00 AM

Assistant Professor Lindsay Page was named to the Board of Directors for the Society of Research on Educational Effectiveness (SREE). Page is also a research scientist at the Learning Research and Development Center at the University of Pittsburgh. Her work focuses on quantitative methods and their... Read More...

Emeritus Faculty Member Nancy Elman Receives the 2017 Distinguished Career Contributions to Education and Training in Psychology Award from APA

Published on 2/10/2017 6:00:00 AM

Emeritus faculty member Nancy Elman received the 2017 Distinguished Career Contributions to Education and Training in Psychology Award from the American Psychological Association. This award recognizes specific contributions in education and training, including: important research on education or t... Read More...

Paper by Assistant Professor Shannon Wanless Listed as One of the Most Cited in "Early Childhood Research Quarterly"

Published on 2/6/2017 6:00:00 AM

Assistant Professor Shannon Wanless co-authored a paper , titled "Behavioral self-regulation and relations to emergent academic skills among children in Germany and Iceland," that was recently listed as one of the most cited papers in Early Childhood Research Quarterly since 2012. Read More...
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