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PhD Student Oscar Medina Chosen as 2017 Graduate Fellow for the American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education

August 13, 2019
Student Spotlight

PhD student Oscar Medina has been chosen as a 2017 Graduate Fellow for the American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education (AAHHE). This program consists of candidates in their doctoral programs and represents an array of disciplines; focus on the discovery of other doctoral programs, students, and career opportunities; and on forming a support group for completing their coursework and...

Two Students Receive Chancellor’s Staff Award for Excellence

August 9, 2019
Student Spotlight

Two Pitt School of Education students were recently awarded the Chancellor’s Award for Staff — an honor that recognizes the highest level of achievement by University of Pittsburgh employees. 

Lauren Wallace, who is in her second year of the Doctor of Education (EdD) program, works as the director of undergraduate recruitment for the university’s Office of Admissions and...

Pitt Education New Home Base for Prestigious International Society

August 8, 2019

Throughout the 1950s and 60s, governments in lower-income countries regularly sent their top students to universities in the United States to study how to build up their public education systems back home.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Education was at the forefront of these international development initiatives.

Prominent leaders at the ministry of education...

Goldmans Establish Named Dean's Chair at Pitt Education

July 5, 2019
School News

Little did Renée K. Goldman and Richard M. Goldman know when they met in 1958 in an 11th-grade English class at Taylor Allderdice High School that it would lead to a marriage and a business partnership that continue to this day.