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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
Dr. OiYan Poon, Higher Education faculty will be a keynote speaker at the NCORE (National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education) conference this May in New Orleans. This multimedia keynote presentation will highlight the possibilities of community-university research partnerships for democratic social justice change and education equity.
The Cicero Youth Task Force (CYTF) recognized Loyola students and faculty from the School Psychology Program for their community service in some of the task force’s initiatives at it annual report out to the community on February 28. The CYTF’s mission is to enhance the quality of life for Cicero children, youth and families [...]
Gregory Moy, PhD Candidate in School Psychology was the recipient of the Trainers of School Psychologists Graduate Scholarship presented at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the Trainers of School Psychologists. The award was provided to support the professional development efforts for researchers and future trainers who presented at the 2013 TSP Poster Session.
Picture left to right: David Ensminger, Kimberly Thier, and Brigid Schultz
At the 2013 AACTE Conference, faculty from the School of Education presented a session on the developmental history of the capstone assessment of teacher candidates, programmatic changes made to support implementation of the ISLP, and candidates’ perceptions of how the ISLP shaped their views.
Embracing the Differences Among Us: Four Universities Collaboration With an Urban School District to Reform Education
At the 2013 AACTE Conference Loyola faculty Dorothy Giroux and faculty from 3 other Chicago Universities presented [...]