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Dr. Sheri Bauman featured in CounselingSchools.com

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Bullying can impact those of any age, whether emotionally, mentally, or physically. While bullying can be more predominant in childhood years, it can have lasting effects into adulthood. October is National Bullying Prevention Month, which is marked to recognize and bring awareness to this matter and help reduce instances of bullying.

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College of Education program will address pandemic setbacks in K-12 schools

Sept. 21, 2022

A $2.3 million grant will allow the University of Arizona School Psychology Graduate Program in Chandler to offer research-based training to school psychologists in Mesa, Florence and Tempe.

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Congratulations Renae Mayes, Ph.D.!

Sept. 15, 2022

Congratulations to Renae Mayes, Ph.D. for being selected as the recipient of the 2023 TAG Emerging Leader Award. Her outstanding efforts to serve gifted and talented students, particularly those who are twice-exceptional and underserved, were noted by the Awards Committee of The Association for the Gifted (TAG). Congratulations on ...

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Nurturing Cultural Humility and Responsiveness Through Restorative Pedagogy in Graduate Education

July 11, 2022

Last semester, one of the University of Arizona College of Education school psychology doctoral students, Ivette Merced, co-authored a publication, 'Nurturing Cultural Humility and Responsiveness Through Restorative Pedagogy in Graduate Education.'

This publication goes through training paradigms to adequately prepare future educators, as our school communities reflect the increasing cultural, ethnic, linguistic, socioeconomic,...

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Melanie Raylene McKay-Cody Ph.D. was featured in Vox

May 25, 2022

Dr. Melanie Raylene McKay-Cody was featured in Vox to talk about the history of "hand talk"; there are just a handful of fluent Plains Indian Sign Language (PISL) signers left in the US.

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Associate Professor of Counseling Dr. Lia Falco spoke about mental health in the classroom

March 11, 2022

It's been nearly two years since the COVID-19 pandemic began, and during that time many faced the challenges of mental health, including students.  Associate Professor of Counseling, and Disability and Psychoeducational Studies Dr. Lia Falco spoke about mental health in the classroom and the effects of the last two years, as well as the...

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Sunggye Hong was featured for his collaboration to create a new navigational tool for the visually impaired

March 10, 2022

Associate Professor of Disability and Psychoeducational Studies Dr. Sunggye Hong was featured for his collaboration to create a new navigational tool for the visually impaired.

“People with visual impairments are capable of doing all things that other people would be able to do. If there is a certain task that is difficult for them to perform, then I think it is the duty of science and technology to figure it out and make it happen,”...

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Two Education Students Awarded Centennial Achievement

Dec. 10, 2021

Congratulations to two students in the College of Education who have received a 2021 Centennial Achievement Award.

This year’s COE honorees are Felisia Tagaban Gaskin, a Doctoral candidate in Higher Education from the Center for the Study of Higher Education, and Leo Montiel Corrales, who is pursuing an MA in Counseling. 

Centennial Achievement Awards are presented to undergraduate students who demonstrate integrity,...

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Support Project FOCUS

Nov. 18, 2021

Over the past 10 years, Project FOCUS has helped 88 students with disabilities to access inclusive college classes (in-person, hybrid, and online), increase employability skills, and develop social networks. We are thrilled to have 32 peer mentors and 15 students on campus this school year! To get involved and help support Project FOCUS for years to come,...

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AWARDSS-PLUS to launch at The University of Arizona with enhanced emphasis on diversity, equity and inclusion

Oct. 18, 2021

AWARDSS will expand to the AWARDSS-PLUS over the next five years at The University of Arizona, thanks to funding from the Institute of Education Sciences. The program will launch alongside the final year of the University’s AWARDSS program, which began in 2016.

AWARDSS, which stands for Access, Wellness, And Relational Determinants of Student Success, is a partnership program between The University of Arizona College of Education,...