OiYan Poon, an assistant professor in the School of Education’s Higher Education Leadership Ph.D. specialization, was recently awarded a Spencer Research Grant of nearly $50,000 to support her outstanding research on how race is addressed in the college admissions process.
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A study conducted by a Colorado State University faculty member and collaborators at Texas A&M University has determined that the nation’s biological field stations are not just places to collect scientific data — they also serve as important educational outposts for the public.
School of Education professor and young adult novelist Donna Cooner has a reputation for tackling relevant social issues faced by teens. Her new book, “Screenshot”, is no exception.
May is National Mental Health Awareness month in the U.S. For nearly 70 years, the country has joined together to encourage awareness of mental health topics and resources through community events, the media, and partnerships with local agencies for screenings and additional resources.
Cassie Poncelow, a school counselor at Poudre High School in Fort Collins, and fellow finalists for the national award were honored at a black-tie gala in Washington, D.C., in early February.
School of Education student Ariana Garcia’s research into the experiences of first-generation students earned her the College of Health and Human Sciences’ Excellence in Research Scholarship Award at the 2017 Graduate Student Showcase.
Part three of a four-part series exploring the experience of Semester at Sea through the eyes of School of Education faculty member Jody Donovan shares Donovan’s experience as dean of student life and as a SAS voyager.
First-generation graduate Erin Bender credits her decision to become a Family and Consumer Sciences teacher to being in the right place at the right time. Now she looks forward to making an impact on high school students in Colorado Springs.
Part two of a four-part series exploring the experience of Semester at Sea through the eyes of School of Education faculty member Jody Donovan explores life onboard the ship and the countries visited during the spring 2017 voyage.
On Oct. 26, two Center for Educator Preparation faculty members will moderate the second in a series of free webinars AACTE has organized on principal leadership. This webinar will feature school leaders who face unique challenges based on school settings.