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2010 Scholarship Recipients

Aug 15, 2010
  • Gina D'Allessandro, Meline Kasparian Scholarship
  • Jessica Eaton, Camby Scholarship
  • Lindsay Glaser, Early Childhood Education Graduate Student Fund
  • Kanae Haneishi, C. Lynn Vendien Endowed Scholarship
  • Emmalyn Hicks, Meline Kasparian Scholarship
  • Danielle Nelson, Meline Kasparian Scholarship
  • Nicole Privitera, Early Childhood Education Graduate Student Fund

New Degree Candidate - Spring '10 Yang Gyeltshen asks: Why do we teach?

Apr 10, 2010

I have been teaching in one of the teacher education colleges in Bhutan for the last fifteen years or so. How I got into teaching some may say is one’s destiny, and others might say it is through opportunities availed. Whichever may be the case, teaching is one thing that was never in my mind until I tripped over it during my initial job as an educational media illustrator. The drawings I analyzed to illustrate some teaching materials meant for primary education lead me into the minds of how children look at art and learning.

Doctoral student Manly receives Distinguished Paper Award from NERA

Apr 01, 2010

Cathy Manly, College of Education doctoral student in the higher education concentration, andRyan Wells, assistant professor in the Department of Educational Policy, Research and Administration, were awarded the 2009 Woollatt Distinguished Paper Award by Northeastern Educational Research Association (NERA) for their paper “Financial Planning for College: What Parents Do to Prepare.” This study explores reported parental financial college preparations and the amount parents have saved for college, with a goal of determining strategies used by differ

School of Education doctoral student Nyongani awarded AAUW International Fellowship

Mar 15, 2010

 

Martha Nyongani, a doctoral candidate in the College of Education’s Department of Education Policy, Research and Administration, has been awarded a 2010-11 International Fellowship from the AAUW, formerly known as the American Association of University Women.

Afghan Master’s students complete studies here, depart for home

Mar 01, 2010

Seven UMass Amherst College of Education Master’s degree students, all of whom are faculty members at universities in Afghanistan, recently completed their degrees after a 2 ½ year program of study in International Education on campus.

Holyoke High School students paint mural depicting perspectives of their city with help of COE Social Justice Education student

Mar 01, 2010

The unveiling and dedication of a nine-panel mural depicting the past, present and future of the City of Holyoke, Mass., and painted by five Holyoke High School seniors was publicly unveiled on the side of an historic city theater recently. The students worked with UMass Amherst College of Education graduate student and community arts facilitator, Carla Wojczuk, as part of a Mural Arts Workshop in The CONNECTIONS After School Program at Holyoke High.

Colleen Champ Receives Graduate School’s Boscov Scholarship

Feb 02, 2010

Colleen “Birdie” Champ, a doctoral student in the College of Education, was awarded the 2010 Joseph L. Boscov Scholarship by the UMass Amherst Graduate School. The scholarship is awarded annually to a current or incoming female graduate student whose work will “equip her for increased service to the needs of people and/or the environment.”

Springfield middle school students perform for School of Education TEAMS students

Jan 25, 2010

Danielle Johnson walked to the front of the room and turned to face her classmates. With emotion, the seventh grade student rehearsed her part, describing how she was “surrounded” in daily life by people who smoked.

“I don’t feel like dying because of the stupidity of people around me,” she said.

What prompted teacher Corrin Shulze to go back to school?

Dec 01, 2009
From The Centennial to the classroom, with Hip Hop on the way

Corrin Shulze walked into the room where the College of Education’s Centennial Marathon’s presentation on Hip Hop Culture was taking place and by the time she left, she knew she was going to make a career change.

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