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TWO College of Education Commencement EVENTS

Thursday, May 11

It’s our Graduation Celebration!
Campus Center Auditorium 5 p.m.

All College of Education graduating students are invited –
family and guests welcome. Faculty and staff attend, too! Wear party clothes!

PROGRAM

#UMassGives takes place April 27-28

UMass Gives

#UMassGives is a 2-day online giving campaign using email and social media platforms to encourage people to give to their favorite part of UMass Amherst.  For us, that's the College of Education!

How can you participate in UMassGives this year?

Steve Sireci in conversation with NPR’s education correspondent Eric Westervelt

Steve Sireci in conversation with NPR’s education correspondent Eric Westervelt
Friday, February 17, 1:30 p.m.
Commonwealth Honors College Event Hall
157 Commonwealth Avenue
UMass Amherst

NEPR welcomes its Education Correspondent, Eric Westervelt, to UMass Amherst for a conversation on the state of education under the Trump administration, including the nomination of Betsy DeVos as Education Secretary, what the new travel bans implemented by President Trump mean for colleges and universities in the U.S., and more.

Paying the Price: College Costs, Financial Aid, and the Betrayal of the American Dream

A public presentation by Sara Goldrick-Rab

Paying the Price: College Costs, Financial Aid, and the Betrayal of the American Dream
A public presentation by Sara Goldrick-Rab

Friday, Feb. 17, 1-2:30 p.m.
UMass Amherst Campus Center
Room 917
beverages and desserts

Goldrick-Rab is professor of higher education policy & sociology at Temple University, and Founder of the Wisconsin HOPE Lab, the nation’s only translational research laboratory seeking ways to make college more affordable.

Dr. Yong Zhao, University of Kansas

Fixing the Past or Inventing the Future?

Dr. Yong Zhao, University of Kansas
Wednesday, January 25, 2017
4 p.m.
Campus Center,  Room 174-76

Fixing the Past or Inventing the Future?

Education debates have been bewitched by assumptions drawn from the past. These assumptions direct our attention and resources to arguing about immensely important issues from the past that matter little for the future. An example is the discussions generated by international tests such as the PISA.

NSF NOYCE teaching fellows share action research

Congratulations to our UMass Amherst College of Education NSF NOYCE teaching fellows shown here at their showcase seminar in which they share their action research projects, December 15, 2016.

Language, literacy and culture’s student conference

19th Annual language, literacy and culture student conference

December 7, 2016
102 Furcolo

Local Flows, global Impact
Inspiring leadership, reimagining futures

Some photos, taken by Lisa Oliner, from our event.

Olilner 1   Oliner 2

Dec 7 Speaker Series: Dean Robert Feldman

How Today’s Undergraduates Are Different, Why It Matters, Teaching Strategies That Lead to Student Success
12-1 pm @Furcolo 101

 

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