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New Chair Holders Announced-
Thanks to generous gifts from donors, three faculty have been named new endowed chair holders.2
A Piece Of Hope In Nicaragua-
On top of a hill in the center of Nicaragua sits a small town that quickly captured Paige Ferrell’s heart after her first visit four years ago.
Using Dance To Build A Community-
Movement is a form of communication. For Courtney Kalaher, using that movement to create relationships and community among people with disabilities is critical.
Kelley O’Neal Selected For NASPA First-Gen Initiative-
Kelley O’Neal, director of the Byrne Student Success Center, is helping to pave the way for future CEHD first-generation students. O’Neal was recently selected by NASPA – Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education to be on the advisory board for its new Center for First-generation Student Success.
Shaping Cybersecurity In The Classroom-
In 2017, worldwide spending in the information security industry reached over $86.4 billion, according to a recent industry forecast.
Giving Students Freedom In The Classroom In STEM Learning-
Texas schools are attempting to solve problems associated with science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) teaching and learning.
Distinguished Educator, Former Student To Be Honored At ALI-
Dr. Karen Rue ‘02, clinical professor at Baylor University’s School of Education, will receive the Golden Deeds For Education Award on Thursday, Nov. 30, for her years of educational service.
A Butterfly Under A Pin: School Reform-
The stories people tell Dr. Craig, professor of urban education, are all different. They occur in different cities, among different cultures and different people, but the underlying principle is the same. Each story involves a school undergoing change.
Carolyn Lohman To Receive E. King Gill Award-
Carolyn Lohman, a longtime advocate for CEHD students, will receive the E. King Gill Award on Nov. 4, for her years of service toward the university.
CEHD Remembers Dr. Barbara Stone-
Dr. Barbara Stone, professor emerita and the first female Department Head of Educational Administration and Human Resource Development (EAHR), passed away on October 18.
Expanding Health Resources For Texas-
In Texas, there are more than 400 health care professional shortage areas – many of which are in rural areas. People living in those areas cannot afford the time or financial burden to travel to the nearest health provider which could be hundreds of miles away. The result is that most of them do not get the help they need.
What Is The Impact Of The Exodus Of Black Teachers?-
Over the last 70 years, the number of Black teachers in America’s schools has dramatically decreased. Bringing awareness to that trend is now a top priority for Dr. Valerie Hill-Jackson.
Team Culture Creates Successful Professional Teams-
Professional baseball teams can hit a winning streak at any time throughout an entire season. When momentum builds and all the stars align just right, successful teams seem to discover the missing piece needed to win.
Title IX At 45 Summit To Celebrate Legislation’s Anniversary-
The Center for Sport Management Research and Education (CSMRE) will host the Title IX at 45 Summit on Friday, October 27 at the Memorial Student Center.
Workplace Health – The Silent Epidemic-
Workplace incivility is taking over our organizations, professional relationships and everyday interactions. According to Dr. Jia Wang, associate professor of human resource development, understanding why incivility happens and how to address it starts with awareness.
CEHD To Honor Outstanding Alumni-
Five alumni of the college will be recognized for their professional achievements and college-wide impact at the 2017 Outstanding Alumni Awards Ceremony.
Brenham ISD School Board Approves LISTO Collaboration-
Brenham ISD is the latest school district to partner with the College of Education and Human Development for the Project Literacy-Infused Science Using Technology Innovation Opportunities (LISTO).
Reversing The Bilingual Educator Shortage-
Close to one in five students in Texas struggles with English – a nearly 50 percent increase over the last decade. Because of a teacher shortage, there is only one bilingual or ESL teacher for every 46 students struggling with English.
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More Than $30M In Grants Awarded To Faculty-
Faculty in the college have more than doubled the amount of grant money received in the past three years, with new grants totaling more than $30 million.
DACA Repeal Could Affect State Workforce, Expert Says-
The recent repeal of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program has left thousands of immigrant students’ futures in jeopardy. The Trump Administration cited a number of key points including immigration, budget and safety concerns for ending the program.
Helping The Disability Community Recover From Harvey-
500,000 households impacted by Hurricane Harvey. That amounts to almost two million people in recovery mode. Of those people, 18 percent in Texas are part of the disability community.
Lending A Hand In Harvey Efforts-
With over 325,000 displaced residents in the greater-Houston area alone, students and faculty in the College of Education and Human Development have jumped in to help lead the relief efforts.
Analyzing Homework’s Impact-
It has been a debate for decades. Children are unhappy about doing homework and teachers insist that homework is key to helping students learn.
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Faculty, Staff Honored For CEHD Impact-
Hundreds of faculty and staff attended the CEHD Fall 2017 Kick-Off Luncheon on August 23. The annual kick-off was held in the Bethancourt Ballroom and helped to set the pace for the upcoming academic year.
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