News About Our Students

Barbosa is Visiting Scholar from Brazil

Nov 20, 2012

Roberto G. Barbosa is a visiting scholar who is a doctoral student in science education at the University of Londrina in Brazil. He is the recipient of a full fellowship from the Brazilian government as a part of its Science Without Borders scholarship initiative.

Harak receives NERA Teacher as Researcher Award

Aug 02, 2012

Phil Harak , a doctoral candidate in the Social Justice Education concentration, was selected as the 2012 Northeastern Educational Research Association (NERA) Teacher as Researcher award recipient for his research on “Supporting Public High School Teachers in a Context of Multiple Mandates: A Social Justice Approach to Professional Learning Communities.”

2012-13 COE Scholarship Recipients Named

Jul 26, 2012

Rebecca Allen  :  Mary Margaret Whittaker-Webster Memorial Scholarship
Durryle    Brooks : Joseph W. Keilty Memorial Scholarship
Stephanie Burger : Meline Kasparian Scholarship
Sadie Cora : Grace Norton Carney Scholarship
Nicole Crosby : Grace Norton Carney Scholarship
Stephanie Cuenoud :  Meline Kasparian Scholarship
Kate Curtin : "Paul J. Carney Reasons to Give"

Grace Harris receives Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to teach in Indonesia

Jul 16, 2012

Grace Harris received a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to teach in Indonesia. Grace Harris is a master’s degree candidate in the Department of Teacher Education and  Curriculum Studies, language, literacy and culture concentration. Harris said that she “applied to go to Indonesia because I was there last winter and I observed a widespread desire and need to learn English because of its ability to aid employment….

Math teacher loves his job and our 180 Days in Springfield pathway.

Jul 02, 2012

Richard Malinoski got more than just a new career as a result of his participation in UMass Amherst College of Education's 180 Days In Springfield program; he also discovered the incredible personal satisfaction that comes with a commitment to teaching.

See the video.

2012 Bridges Students Present at Conference

Jun 30, 2012

Senior history major Joseph Emery, who will enter the College of Education’s Bridges to the Future pathway in the fall 2012 semester, co-presented a workshop with senior lecturer Robert Maloy, Department of Teacher Education and Curriculum Studies, at the 2012 New England Regional World History Association’s conference held at Salem State University on April 28. The workshop was titled: “Around the World History Concepts in 10 or More Clicks.”

Hunter named NAE fellow

Apr 30, 2012

Ally Hunter, a doctoral candidate in science education, has been named a National Academies Education Fellow in the Life Sciences for the 2011-12 academic year. This honor is given as a result of her selection to and participation in the 2011 National Academies Summer Institute on Undergraduate Education in Biology held at Yale University. Institute participants from 12 research colleges and universities in the northeast assembled at Yale for five days of presentations and discussions focused on enhancing undergraduate education.

Doctoral Student Veloria Honored

Sep 15, 2011

College of Education doctoral student Carmen N. Veloria, who is an assistant professor of Education and Human Services at Suffolk University, was honored with the Creating the Dream Award at Suffolk University’s annual Martin Luther King, Jr., luncheon.

6th graders from Springfield interview COE students

Sep 01, 2011

6th grade students from Duggan Middle School, Springfield, traveled to Amherst for a tour of campus and to visit with our graduate students as a part of their studies on education in Pakistan. The 6th graders interviewed our students about the "importance of education" and to find out what college life was like. Then, our grad students asked the middle schoolers: " What qualities make a good teacher?"

See the photos of their visit...

Chelsea Mullins raises awareness about hunger through art

Jan 30, 2011

Students in Momodou Sarr’s class at Amherst Regional High School spent the spring semester learning about the root causes of hunger and solutions to reducing it.


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