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Sierra Magazine – Top Ten Coolest Schools

Sierra Magazine – Top Ten Coolest Schools

Loyola was recently recognized by Sierra Magazine for our sustainability initiatives as part of their annual list:

This data was taken directly from the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System (STARS) report that Dr. Tavis Jules and his students played a major role in the project.  Dr. Jules’ course ELPS 555- Seminar on Sustainability, Ethics and Development [...]

Faculty Keynote Speaker at Conference

Faculty Keynote Speaker at Conference

Dr. Hank Bohanon, Faculty, was one of the keynote speakers at the 2014 Conference on School Culture, Climate and Positive Behavior Support. His topic was What Works: Effective Strategies within Multi-Tiered Systems of Support.

Alumnus Named Director of Chicago-Based Community Foundation

Alumnus Named Director of Chicago-Based Community Foundation

Rabbi Scott Aaron, Phd, a graduate of the Cultural and Educational Policy Studies program will become the director of the Chicago-based Community Foundation for Jewish Education (CFJE).  Aaron is an educator and scholar with broad expertise and experience in Jewish identity development, experiential education, professional development for Jewish educators and communal professionals, educational evaluation, and [...]

2014 Distinguished Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching: Bridget Kelly, Ph.D.

2014 Distinguished Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching: Bridget Kelly, Ph.D.

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. Bridget Kelly, faculty member in the Higher Education Program.

2014 Distinguished Faculty Award for Excellence in Research: Mark Engberg, Ph.D.

2014 Distinguished Faculty Award for Excellence in Research: Mark Engberg, Ph.D.

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. Mark Engberg, faculty member in the Higher Education Program.

Community Counseling Student Selected for Prestigious Fellowship

Community Counseling Student Selected for Prestigious Fellowship

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 [...]

Leadership Institute for Women in Psychology

Leadership Institute for Women in Psychology

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 [...]

Loyola Doctoral Student Wins Jurgen Herbst Award

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 [...]

SOE Master’s Student wins Loyola Thesis of Year Award

SOE Master’s Student wins Loyola Thesis of Year Award

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 [...]

Nominate Faculty for Award in Excellence in Teaching or Research

Nominate Faculty for Award in Excellence in Teaching or Research

The School of Education Awards Committee would like to solicit nominations for two awards:
(1) The Distinguished Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching and
(2) the Distinguished Faculty Award for Excellence in Research.
The descriptions, criteria, and specific required nomination materials are contained in the above linked documents. Please note that the Awards Committee Chair will [...]