Eddie Burks, MEd student in Community Counseling, has been selected for the prestigious Schweitzer Fellowship – a year-long service learning program that empowers health professions graduate students to design and implement projects that help address the health needs of underserved Chicago communities. Schweitzer Fellows will provide 200 hours of direct service. Fellows will serve a [...]
Brian G. Ricca, (EdD ’11) presented a session entitled “Relationships and the Superintendency at the April 2014 Future Educators’ Associate Conference sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa. Dr. Ricca is currently the Superintendent of Schools for Montpelier Public Schools
Dr. OiYan Poon, Higher Education faculty in the School of Education, is featured in the current issue of “Diverse Issues in Higher Education.” Her comments are quoted from a talk she recently gave in Nashville at the Education Writers Association Annual Conference.
Dr. Anita Thomas, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Research, has been named a participant for the 2014-2015 APA Leadership Institute for Women in Psychology. Dr. Thomas was selected by the Executive Committee in recognition of her outstanding career achievements and demonstrated leadership potential. The committee’s mission is to prepare, support, and empower women in [...]
On Tuesday, May 27, School of Education faculty Michael Boyle, Susan Sostak and Marla Israel presented at the 2nd Annual Leadership to Integrate the Learning Continuum (LNC) symposium in Bloomington, IL. Their presentation focused on Loyola’s unique principal preparation program (M.Ed. and Ed.D) that includes a three-year coaching model.
On Tuesday, May 13th, a group of Loyola connected students [...]
Annmarie Valdes, a PhD student in the Cultural and Educational Policy Studies program, has been awarded the 2014 Jurgen Herbst Award from the US History of Education Society (HES). This award takes the form of a travel bursary that will enable Ms. Valdes to present her research at the International Standing Conference on the History [...]
Cultural and Educational Policy Studies (CEPS) MA student C. Maeve Kendall was awarded the 2014 Thesis of the Year award as part of the Loyola Graduate School Commencement Ceremony on May 7, 2014. Ms. Kendall’s thesis, titled “Women in Leadership and the Politics of Power”, was a qualitative, interview-based study that sought to develop a [...]
Parent Engagement: Transforming Schools through Family and Community Collaboration was the topic [...]
On April 5. Students from schools and universities in the Chicagoland joined Loyola students at the third annual Best Buddies Friendship Walk at Loyola’s Lake Shore Campus. Dr. Kimberly Thier, faculty in the School of Education and Faculty Advisor for Loyola’s chapter of Best Buddies. Read the full story.