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August 25, 2014
DEPARTMENT STORY:
Aggie STEM Summer Camp Student Shines via TLAC

Aggie STEM summer camp participant's initiative, both academically and socially, helps student to stand out.Article courtesy of the Palestine Herald Press

August 24, 2014
DEPARTMENT STORY:
In Search of Diversity via HLKN

The impact of the Texas A&M Coaching Academy (housed in the Huffines Institute) is already being felt.

 

The Fort Worth Star Telegram profiled the subject of minority football coaches, highlighting opportunities and trends.

 

The writer focused on our Coaching Academy as a solution to the issue.

 

For more...

August 22, 2014

Dean Corrigan served as Dean of the College of Education and Human Development between 1980-1989. Amidst the education reform movement in the late 1980s, Corrigan led a complete revision of the college’s degree programs. In this letter to Spirit magazine, he reflects on the challenges that the college faced while advocating for a more diverse faculty and student body...

August 15, 2014

Dr. Glenn Phillips begins his book of Aggie poetry – “Fellow Students” – with a poignant author’s note to the reader: “For many poets, their first book is a greeting. For me, this book is a way to say farewell.”

In the 119 pages that follow, Phillips – who received his Ph.D. in higher education administration, one of four degrees he received at the university –...

August 15, 2014

Dr. Dianne Goldsby, Deparment of Teaching, Learning and Culture (TLAC) clinical professor, has been selected to receive the 2014 College-Level Association of Former Students Distinguished Achievement Award for Teaching. This award recognizes outstanding teachers whose commitment to student development exemplifies the meaning of teacher/mentor in its highest sense. This...

August 14, 2014

Dr. Bruce Thompson, distinguished professor in the department of Educational Psychology, and Dr. Cecil Reynolds, former professor in the department of Educational Psychology, have been chosen to receive Distinguished Contribution Awards this year on behalf of the American Psychological Association (APA).

The American Psychological Association recognizes and...

July 30, 2014
DEPARTMENT STORY:
National Sandwich Month via HLKN

The month of August is special here. It's the beginning of football practice and students are preparing to come back for the fall semester. But it's also special across the nation.
 
August is National Sandwich Month. From Reubens to po' boys to regular ol hamburgers, most people eat a sandwich from time to time.
 
Are sandwiches good for you?...

July 28, 2014

The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) has awarded a $4.6 million, two-year contract for its new Texas Research-based Adult Instruction Network Professional Development Consortium (TRAIN PD) to the Texas Center for the Advancement of Literacy and Learning (TCALL) in the College of Education and Human Development at Texas A&M University. TCALL was created in 1989 by...

July 27, 2014

Congratulations are in order for department head Dr. Richard Kreider. He has been elected to the Board of Directors of the American Kinesiology Association (AKA).
 
The American Kinesiology Association promotes and enhances kinesiology as a unified field of study and advances its many applications. AKA does this by advocating for kinesiology at national and...

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 14, 2014

Graduate Student Achievement Recognition Awards are established to promote graduate education in TLAC. Various award winners for the calendar year 2013 have been identified for the following categories. Thanks go to the Graduate Advising Office and the Awards Committee, chaired by Dr. Bugra Yalvac, for their great help. Congratulations to all of these award winners....

July 10, 2014
RELATED STORY:
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...

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