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Alumni Weekend 2015

The College of Education presents "Education of Women in Afghanistan"

Improving higher education in Afghanistan promotes the aspirations of girls and women while increasing opportunities for greater equality in a rapidly changing Afghan society.

Come hear Razia Karim, a graduate student in the College of Education, speak of her personal experiences and perspectives as an Afghan woman.

2015 Senior Recognition

Always a small and satisfying event, this year’s graduating seniors in early childhood education really made us smile!

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College of Education’s TWO graduation events: Graduation Celebration and Senior Recognition!

Graduation Celebration!!!

Thursday, May 7    Campus Center Auditorium
5 pm - Social hour   5:45 pm - Program begins

Festive appetizers   Cash bar   Wear your party clothes!

Good food, camaraderie, candid and professional photo opportunities. Our Graduation Celebration is ALWAYS a lot of fun!

Wright receives Noyce Scholar Alumni Award

Keith Wright (M.Ed 2007), a chemistry teacher at Springfield Renaissance High School and a Master Teaching Fellow for the National Science Foundation’s Robert Noyce S2TLC project at UMass Amherst’s College of Education, has been selected as one of seven participants nationally in the American Association for the Advancement of Science’s “Voices from the Field” video series.

Crosson receives Distinguished Achievement Award

Professor emerita Patricia Crosson, (MEd 1972, EdD 1974) who served as department chair in the College of Education, director of the Institute for Education Policy, deputy provost, and interim provost and senior vice chancellor for academic affairs at UMass Amherst, is among three to receive the Distinguished Achievement Awards at the May 8, 2015 undergraduate commencement. She retired in 2001 and is now Senior Advisor for Academic Policy for the Massachusetts Department of Higher Education.

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Nieto Elected to National Academy of Education

Professor emerita Sonia Nieto has been elected to membership in the National Academy of Education, an honorific society consisting of U.S. members and foreign associates who are elected on the basis of outstanding scholarship related to education.

Irizarry Honored for Contributions to Educating Diverse Learners

Jason Irizarry, associate professor and director of urban education in the College of Education, has been awarded the Outstanding Achievement Award from the John Dewey Society in recognition of “his work as a contribution to the theory and practice of educating diverse learners in a democracy.”The award is the highest honor that the society bestows upon educators in its field.

Management, Education, Nursing, Engineering, Public Health Pace UMass Amherst Graduate Programs in National Rankings by U.S. News & World Report

March 10, 2015
 
Contact: Ed Blaguszewski [2] 413/545-0444
 
AMHERST, Mass. – The University of Massachusetts Amherst’s Isenberg School of Management’s Part-Time MBA program is ranked 16th in the nation in the latest edition of U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Graduate Schools.”
 
The public health program in the School of Public Health and Health Sciences is ranked 25th.
 
The College of Education ranks 50th and the College of Nursing’s master’s program is ranked 54th.
 

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