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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,...

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Online BSE Mild Moderate Disabilities Coming Spring 2022

Sept. 17, 2021

The Mild to Moderate Disabilities major includes instruction on working with students with autism spectrum disorders, learning and intellectual disabilities, and emotional and behavioral disorders. The Bachelor of Science in Education in Mild to Moderate Disabilities at the University of Arizona is a 60-credit program for aspiring special education teachers, and will now be offered to Arizona residents through Arizona Online. 

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Michelle Perfect named president-elect of APA Division 16: School Psychology

May 27, 2021

Congratulations to Michelle Perfect, associate professor of disabilities and psychoeducational studies, who was recently named president-elect for the American Psychological Association Division 16: School Psychology! Perfect will serve as president in 2023.

The division is composed of scientific-practitioner psychologists whose major professional interests lie with children, families and the schooling process....

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Linking up with The Links, Incorporated

May 26, 2021

The college's much-needed Talk It Out program received a generous...

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Assistant Professor of Practice Rebecca Hartzell

May 14, 2021

Applied Behavioral Analysis Program Director and Assistant Professor of Practice...

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Rebecca Hartzell on the potential effects of extended at-home learning on students

May 6, 2021

Applied Behavioral Analysis Program Director Rebecca Hartzell spoke with Arizona Public Media on Arizona 360 about the potential effects of extended at-home learning on students. She emphasized this is not a hopeless situation, but she added, “While I think they’ll be able to come back next year and be resilient...