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July 16, 2014

In 2001, Dr. Jan Hughes, professor in the department of Educational Psychology, recruited 784 first grade students for an in-depth look at the complex issue of grade retention.

The study, known as Project Achieve, sought to answer the “ultimate” question: Does repeating a year of schooling make a student less likely to graduate?

In the 14 years since, Dr...

July 10, 2014
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Camp LIFE Celebrates 10th Anniversary and New Milestones via Texas A&M Foundation
July 03, 2014

Former student, Dr. Priyanka Doshy, recently earned a Doctorate of Philosophy in Human Resource Development at Texas A&M University and has been hired as a Training and Calibration Facilitator by the Dallas Independent School District.

In her time spent at Texas A&M, Doshy was a member of Kappa Delta Pi, the Indian Graduate Students Association (IGSA),...

July 01, 2014

At age 6, Sara May was diagnosed with a rare, progressive genetic disorder called Cockayne Syndrome, but she didn’t allow the disorder to stop her from touching the lives of countless students at Texas A&M University. While Sara was a student at Texas A&M Consolidated High School, her mother Kathy, a longtime business administrator in the College of Education...

June 12, 2014

Music entertains people all around the world. Live music performances can affect an audience’s mood and energy levels and the performers, too. One study strives to learn more about the stressors professional musicians undergo before and during a live performance.

Exercise physiology graduate student Heather Vellers sought to find out how a musician’s body reacts...

June 11, 2014

EAHR Faculty Member Selected as a University Service Learning Fellow
 
Dr. Robert “Trez” Jones, Clinical Assistant Professor of Human Resource Development and Technology Management was selected as a University Service Learning Fellow. The fellowship will last the 2014-2015 academic year and comes with a $3,000 faculty stipend. Joining faculty members from...

June 08, 2014

EAHR Student Involved in Cutting-edge Technology That Could Save Lives
 
 
The Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station Center for Emergency Informatics hosted about 50 experts, A&M faculty, students and private vendors, demonstrating technology used by the U.S. armed forces. The two-day workshop focused on how to reduce the loss of life and...

June 05, 2014

Dr. Veronica Jones, graduate of the Higher Education program at Texas A&M, recently accepted a position at the University of Texas in Austin in the Higher Educational program.

Jones graduated with a Ph.D. from the Education and Human Resource (EAHR) department in May 2014. She was also recognized as a Distinguished Honor Graduate with a dissertation entitled...

June 04, 2014
DEPARTMENT STORY:
EAHR Achievement Awards via EAHR

EAHR Achievement Awards
May 8, 2014
 
The department of Educational Administration and Human Resource Development yesterday celebrated the second, of its annual departmental Achievement Awards. Awardees received achievement recognition in the categories of teaching, research, mentoring, service, and staff personnel, undergraduate and graduate students...

June 03, 2014
DEPARTMENT STORY:
Record Crowd for NSCA Clinic via HLKN

A record crowd of strength and conditioning decision makers participated in a two day clinic on campus.  
The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Texas State Clinic, “Basics and Beyond: Implementing Foundational and Specialized Program Training Strategies” brought over 200 participants to Texas A&M University to learn more about creating...

June 02, 2014

Dr. Dave Louis, graduate of the higher education program at Texas A&M, was recently awarded the 2014 College of Education New Professor Excellence in Teaching Award. Louis is also the College nominee for the Hemphill-Wells New Professor Excellence in Teaching Award from Texas Tech University.

Louis is currently an assistant professor of higher education at...

June 01, 2014

The Texas A&M Quiz Bowl team has been crowned national champions during the 61st Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), held in Orlando, Florida.
The team, which won the statewide championship earlier this year, consists of faculty sponsor Dr. Jim Fluckey Katie Elmer '14, Lily Ogden '14, Megan Cole '14.
The group also defended...

May 29, 2014

Dr. Victor Willson, head of Educational Psychology in the College of Education and Human Development, has been named the inaugural holder of the newly established Douglas J. Palmer Endowed Chair in Educational Psychology.

“It is a great honor to be the...

May 21, 2014

The College of Education and Human Development offers numerous opportunities and volunteer activities for pre-service teachers to explore related to their major. Camp LIFE, an inclusive camping opportunity for children with disabilities, is one opportunity where students can gain field experience in a unique setting, serving as a camp counselor or volunteer.

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May 18, 2014

Dr. Edie Cassell, Department of Teaching, Learning and Culture clinical associate professor, receives Faculty Fellow for Innovation in High-Impact Learning Experiences grant. The grant will be used to support the proposed project "Four-Week Service-Learning and Teaching Program in Mexico." The Center for Teaching Excellence with the Irelene and Billy Joe Adams ’41...

May 16, 2014

The department of Educational Administration and Human Resource Development (EAHR) recognized faculty, staff and students for their outstanding work and dedication to the department in a celebration ceremony held on May 7.

Undergraduate student Keeley Lambert was awarded the Human Resource Development Student Achievement Award. Lambert has been actively involved...

May 05, 2014

International Scholar Facilitated an Experimental Workshop On Thursday, May 1st and Friday, May 2nd Dr. Elsa Gonzalez y Gonzalez and Yvonna Lincoln of EAHR along with Dr. Carmen Arozteguio-Maessera of the Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais of Brazil held an experimental writing workshop. The workshop’s overall objective was to encourage participants to consider...

April 30, 2014

From 2013-14, Bilingual Education undergraduate student Anna De la Garza was an invaluable participant in a Teaching, Learning and Culture department group research project.

The project, led by TLAC graduate student Tracey Hodges in collaboration with faculty members Erin McTigue and April Douglass and graduate students Nancy Weber and Katherine Wright,...

April 29, 2014

The college recognized nine CEHD Strategic Research Award recipients during a symposium on Friday, April 25.

“A primary strategic goal in the College is to prepare students for the professoriate. This event highlights that commitment,” said George B. Cunningham, professor and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs.

Students worked with their advisors...

April 29, 2014

On April 24, the College of Education and Human Development held a reception to honor the new class of Transforming Lives Fellows and to celebrate the activities associated with the college Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP), Aggies Commit to Transforming Lives.

“This event is special because it highlights the many Aggies Commit activities taking place in the...

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