Educational Administration & Human Resource Development
A passion for mentoring underrepresented minority students
As a young, African American woman pursuing her education at a predominantly white institution, Dr. Rhonda Fowler did not see many people that looked like her. She credits her several mentors with pushing and encouraging her to succeed in this environment.
International research continues online during COVID-19
When the COVID-19 pandemic started in China, Dr. Fuhui Tong, professor and associate director of CRDLLA, did not want that research to stop.
Supporting Teachers in the Face of COVID-19 through Virtual Professional Learning Communities
During COVID-19, the Education Leadership Research Center has been working to increase collaboration between coaches, mentors, and educators virtually.
Liew named Associate Dean for Research
Liew’s time at Texas A&M began in 2005 as assistant professor in EPSY. He was promoted to professor in 2015.
Tong named interim EPSY department head
Tong is serving as interim in a department that is working to expand to help meet the needs of the community and the state of Texas.
Researching the impact of parent-child conversations in families of color
Ethnic-racial socialization has been researched for more than 30 years, but Smith said only one other research group has systematically explored its associations with lifespan outcomes. Those findings were released almost 15 years ago.
Health & Kinesiology
Dr. Susan Bloomfield retires after 27 years
Dr. Susan Bloomfield, professor and associate dean for research, is retiring this summer after 27 years at Texas A&M.
Q&A: Integrating physical activity into distance education
In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, online lessons and homeschooling are the new normal in education. How does physical activity fit into this new mode of learning?
How COVID-19 affects older adults and how they can protect themselves
People aged 65 or older are considered high-risk for severe illness from COVID-19, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Experts in our Center for Translational Research in Aging and Longevity, Dr. Nicolaas Deutz and Dr. Marielle Engelen, offer answers and recommendations for older adults during the current pandemic.
Teaching, Learning & Culture
3 faculty named AFS Award recipients
Three faculty in the College of Education and Human Development are honored as 2020 Distinguished Achievement Award recipients from the Association of Former Students, one of the university’s highest professional honors.
CEHD faculty develop online video resources for parents
Dr. Kay Wijekumar, professor and director of the Center for Urban School Partnerships in the Department of Teaching, Learning and Culture, established a series of online videos for students.
Education Abroad plans halted by COVID-19
Dr. Monica Vasquez Neshyba, clinical assistant professor in TLAC, spent the first part of this semester working with her students on an Education Abroad trip to Italy.