For the third consecutive year, 8th graders from Lovett Elementary School visited Loyola’s Lake Shore Campus. Principal, LeViis Haney (PhD ’11), feels the visit is more than a return to his alma mater, but an opportunity to show his students – many from low-income families-that they too can earn a college degree. The day included […]
On April 22, 2016, School of Education Professor David Shriberg became the inaugural recipient of the Ena Vazquez-Nuttall Distinguished Alumni Award, an award presented by the school psychology program at Northeastern University. The award recognizes the achievements of school psychology alumni who have made sustained contributions during their school psychology career to the public good by means of […]
Taiwo Adefiyiju and Candace Hairston, students in the MEd in Higher Education, were very active in planning the successful April 2, Black Lives Matter Conference recently held on April 2, 2016 at Loyola University Chicago. . . .
2016 JASPA (Jesuit Association of Student Personnel Administrators) Awards: The Ignatian Medal for the Outstanding Graduate Assistant in Jesuit Student Affairs
The Ignatian Medal for the Outstanding Graduate Student in Jesuit Student Affairs is conferred on individuals who have distinguished themselves in the early years of their careers. A graduate student is defined as a person with two years or less service in Jesuit student affairs work and is enrolled in a graduate program. Ignatian Medal […]
Graduate & Adult Leadership Awards (GALA): Outstanding GPA Student Organization, Weekend of Excellence
The Higher Education Student Association (HESA) Board for 2015-16 won the Outstanding GPA Student Organization during the Weekend of Excellence for their work with higher education M.Ed. and Doctoral students, faculty, staff, and community partners. The Outstanding GPA Student Organization award is given to an organization that has cultivated a strong commitment to the graduate […]
Kelly Ferguson, EdD Curriculum and Instruction Candidate is one of two students to receive the 2016 Student Development Committee (SDC) Research Grant Award. The SDC Research Grant is a $1,000 annual award granted to a PhD or EdD student to assist in their dissertation work. Kelly’s dissertation is, “Ain’t Misbehavin’: A Phenomenological Inquiry into Black Males’ […]
Michael Hines, PhD Cultural and Educational Policy Studies Candidate is one of two students to receive the 2016 Student Development Committee (SDC) Research Grant Award. The SDC Research Grant is a $1,000 annual award granted to a PhD or EdD. student to assist in their dissertation work. Michael’s dissertation is “To Make Them Feel That They […]
Dr. Katie Sears, (PhD ’15) School Psychology graduate, is this year’s recipient of the Graduate School Professional School’s Dissertation of the Year Award. The title of her dissertation is, Mandated Reporting: An Examination of Training and Practice of School Psychologists. This study sought to explore the training opportunities, knowledge, confidence in intervening, reporting behaviors, and […]
Leo Martinez, current BSEd student, recently received a first place award from the Polish Studies Program 8th Annual Forum for his paper and presentation “Screaming in the Silence: A Comparison of the Effects of Communism on Individual Sexual Freedoms through Cinematic Interpretations in Interrogation and Before the Night Falls.” Congratulations!
Congratulations to Sandy Flores, current PHD student in the School Psychology Program on receiving the 2016 Civic Engagement Award by the Council of Graduate Programs, Loyola University Chicago. The awards committee selected her from among many qualified applicants. In writing their report, they stated “Sandy was selected because of her extensive volunteer and service work, […]