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The first banquet for the Harold Grinspoon Foundation's Pioneer Valley Excellence in Teaching Awards was held on May 1 to recognize Hampden County West award winners. Among the winners was Katerina Sherrick, a History Teacher License graduate from the Bridges to the Future pathway. Katerina was joined by her mentor, Irene LaRoche, College of Education alum and Amherst Regional Middle School teacher. Kudos, Katerina!
Master's student in the Secondary Teacher Education Program Margaret (M.E.) Hersey is among 40 teachers nationwide to receive the Milken Education Award recognizing early to mid-career elementary and secondary school teachers.
Associate Professor of Higher Education Dr. Ezekiel Kimball and Higher Education doctoral student Hanni Thoma published the article, "College Experiences for Students With Disabilities: An Ecological Synthesis of Recent Literature," in the Journal of College Student Development.
Professor Gretchen Rossman taught her last class yesterday after 32 years at the College of Education. Fittingly, it was the Qualitative Research course which she pioneered and has taught for decades.
Dr. Theresa Austin was selected by the Multistate Association for Bilingual Education, Northeast to receive their 2020 scholarship. Congratulations Theresa!
CSSR Affiliate and Higher Ed doctoral student Patricia (Tita) Feraud-King won the Graduate Student of the Year by New England College Personnel Association. Congratulations Tita!
Professor of Social Justice Education Dr. Ximena Zúñiga has been recognized by the Aicher Award Committee as a "strong finalist" for the The Paul and Joyce Aicher Leadership in Democracy Award.
The Journal of Diversity in Higher Education announced Dr. Chrystal A. George Mwangi, Associate Professor in Higher Education, will join the quarterly journal collaboartively published by American Psychological Association and the National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education as Associate Editor.
Special Education doctoral student Kym Meyer was awarded the Jane West Spark Award by the Teacher Education Division (TED) of the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC). Congratulations Kym!
Ph.D. student Alisha Smith will present at the Lagos Business School in Nigeria in January at the 5th Biennial Conference of the Africa Academy of Management.