This summer, seven teacher candidates and two faculty traveled to Mexico City as part of the SOE’s School-based Language, Culture, and Pedagogy Immersion program (See http://www.luc.edu/education/school-basedsummerimmersioninmexicocity/ for [...]
This annual award seeks to recognize, encourage, and reward outstanding scholarship within the School of Education of Loyola University Chicago. The Faculty Awards committee is pleased to award the 2013 School of Education Distinguished Faculty Award for Excellence in Research to Dr. John Dugan, faculty member in the Higher Education Program. Dr. Dugan’s scholarly work [...]
This annual award seeks to recognize, encourage, and reward outstanding teaching within the School of Education of Loyola University Chicago. The Faculty Awards committee is pleased to award the 2013 School of Education Distinguished Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching to Dr. David Shriberg, faculty member in the School Psychology Program. A reflective teacher who [...]
Together with Professor Marcelo Caruso (Humboldt University Berlin), CEPS Associate Professor Noah W. Sobe recently co-edited a special issue of the journal European Education (Vol 44 Nr 4, Winter 2012/2013) that addresses “European Education Outside Europe”. As Professor Sobe explains, “for several years now I have taught a course on Modern European Education (ELPS 447) [...]
Dr. OiYan Poon participated in a panel discussion at University of Illinois on March 25 on the Fisher Supreme Court case. Other panelists, included U of I faculty Drs. William Trent, Adrienne Dixson, and James Anderson. Panelists discussed “Fisher v. University of Texas: Implications for Race-Consensus Policies in Higher Education.” The United States Supreme Court [...]
Colleen Barrett (BSEd ’05, MEd ’08), has been appointed as the new principal at St. Francis Xavier School in Wilmette beginning fall 2013. Colleen has been at St. Francis since 2004 where she was a student teacher. She follows in the foot steps of Dan McKenna (MEd ’07) – another Loyola alum. Her new position was announced March 7, 2013 in the SFX newsblast.
In collaboration with past and current masters and doctoral students in the Cultural Educational and Policy Studies (CEPS) program together with Andrew Shiotani, (ABD, Teachers College University and Managing Editor and the Center for Comparative Education successfully undertaken and executed the leadership of a full Special Issue on “Education in Small States: Fragility, Vulnerabilities and Strengths” for Current Issues in Comparative and International Education (CICE) Journal.
On behalf of the Student Development Committee, I am very pleased to announce that Poonam Desai has been selected as the second annual recipient of the SDC Research Award. This monetary award is given to a EdD or PhD student in the final phases of his/her dissertation.
Poonam’s proposed dissertation, Exploring the Impact of Mindfulness on [...]
Cultural and Educational Policy Studies professor Kate Phillippo is the co-author of a new research brief released by Chicagoland Researchers and Advocates for Transformative Education (CReATE). This brief focuses on the proposed school closures in the Chicago Public School (CPS) system. If CPS follows the city’s Commission on School Utilization March 2013 recommendations, 80 CPS [...]
Gabriel Loredo, current Higher Education student, was presented with the 2013 Outstanding Graduate Student Staff Member award from the American College Personnel Association (ACPA) Commission of Housing and Residential Life. The award is presented to an outstanding full-time graduate student in a paraprofessional staff position. Criteria include: performance and contributions in current graduate assistantship [...]