Students attend the National Collegiate Leadership Conference

March 14, 2017

In February, twenty-five COE students, most from the Literacy Learning and Leadership major, attended the 2017 National Collegiate Leadership Conference. This annual conference is student-run and offers leadership skill building and training to the hundreds of students who attend from all over the U.S. Navigate with Purpose was the conference theme, woven through the various workshops and networking events. Amanda Tachine, an alumna...


Dec. 22, 2016

UA access and retention of Native American students is on the rise, thanks in part to our Native SOAR program. In 2015, the UA enrolled a total of 390 Native American undergraduates, a 16 percent increase from 2013. The retention rate for Native American first-year students increased 7 percentage points, from 64 percent in 2014 to 71 percent in 2015. Native SOAR (Student Outreach, Access, and Resiliency) has Native American freshmen serve as...

People News 2016

April 7, 2016

March 2016

We have yet another winning athlete to brag about. USA Softball announced its Female Athletes of the Year, and the UA Softball program swept the awards with Kellie Fox earning Female Athlete of the Year. Kellie graduated from our Literacy, Learning & Leadership program last year and is a member of the USA Softball team. Here's...

People News 2015

April 7, 2016

December 2015

Elementary education alumna and current educational psychology graduate student Lauren Pierce was quoted in The Washington Post about a new app that aims to turn monotonous exercise into fun. A former cross-country athlete in high school and current coach of high school distance runners, she enjoys marathons and triathlons, and she credits the app with helping her become a...