Alumni News

Ouellett honored by POD Network in Higher Education

Nov 09, 2012

Mathew L. Ouellett ( Ed.D. 98), senior lecturer in the Department of Student Development, and associate director of the university’s Center for Teaching and Faculty Development, was recently honored by the Professional and Organizational Development Network in Higher Education (POD) with the Bob Pierleoni Spirit of POD Award at the organization's annual conference in Seattle.

Browne’s new book

Oct 31, 2012

John Robert Browne (Ed.D. 1975) has written “Walking the Equity Talk, A guide for culturally courageous leadership in school communities”, published by Corwin.


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Wilson (Ed.D. 08) at Capella

Oct 31, 2012

Donna M. Wilson, Ed.D., '08 (Higher Education Policy & Leadership) has joined the graduate faculty in Educational Leadership & Management at Capella University, Minneapolis.  Wilson currently directs the doctoral dissertation research of mid and executive level secondary and post-secondary career educators from across the nation. Her continuing post-secondary research concentrates on organizational behavior and structures, leadership in post-secondary institutions and enhanced training and development for career educators.  Dr.

L. Valdiviezo dissertation published

Aug 16, 2012

Luis Valdiviezo, Ed.D. 2012, social justice education concentration, reports that his dissertation "Afro-Peruvian Critical Perspectives of Intercultural Education Policy" has been published by LAP Lambert Academic Publishing AG & Co. KG. The book can be checked on line at Barnes & Noble

Jean Bernard-Johnston (Ed.D. 1993) appointed to U.S. National Commission for UNESCO.

Jun 28, 2012

Jean Bernard-Johnston (Ed.D. 1993) was appointed to a three-year term as a Member of the U.S. National Commission for UNESCO.

Jen Daigle Matos (Ed.D. 2011) graduates from the MA Latino Chamber of Commerce’s small business seminar.

Jun 27, 2012

Jen Daigle Matos (Ed.D. 2011) is featured in a clip from WWLP-TV Springfield about her graduation from the Massachusetts Latino Chamber of Commerce’s small business seminar. 

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Holly Graham, LLC doctoral student, winner of teaching award

May 28, 2012

Holly Graham, a College of Education doctoral student in the Language, Literacy and Culture concentration, is a winner of a 2012 Pioneer Valley Excellence in Teaching Awards sponsored by the Harold Grinspoon Charitable Foundation.

Keenh wins Distinguished Teaching Award

Apr 26, 2012

Molly Keehn, a doctoral student in the social justice education concentration, was awarded 2011-12 the Graduate Student Distinguished Teaching Award by UMass Amherst’s Center for Teaching and Faculty Development. The purpose of the Distinguished Teaching Award (DTA) program, a feature of the UMass Amherst campus for over 30 years, is to honor exemplary teaching at the highest institutional level. Both faculty and graduate students, nominated by students or alumni, are eligible for this highly-competitive award.


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