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Dr. Renae Mayes recognized as an Emerging Scholar

Jan. 19, 2024

Dr. Renae Mayes, a distinguished faculty member in the Department of Disability & Psychoeducational Studies, has been recognized as an Emerging Scholar for the year 2024 by Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, a prominent publication in the field. Dr. Mayes joins a select group of individuals who have demonstrated exceptional promise and excellence in their respective fields.


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Vanessa M. Perry & Stephanie Moller participate in an emergency exercise

April 14, 2023

In March, University of Arizona College of Education Director of Graduate Studies, Department of Disability and Psychoeducational Studies, Vanessa M. Perry, alongside M.A. Counseling student, Stephanie Moller participated in an emergency exercise at...

$1M grant to College of Education will help support mental health of Black youth

Oct. 20, 2022

A new University of Arizona-led project will help develop educational policies that better support the mental health of Black pre-K and K-12 students, who are at increased risk for suicide, depression and other mental illness.

The Black Youth Mental Health Initiative will bring UArizona expertise to Richmond Public Schools, a district in central Virginia, thanks to a $1 million, three-year grant from the U.S. Department of Health and...

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Dr. Sheri Bauman featured in

Sept. 26, 2022

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.

University of Arizona College of Education Professor of Counseling,...

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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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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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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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Keynote Speaker Associate Professor Renae D. Mayes

April 16, 2021

Associate Professor Renae D. Mayes was the keynote speaker for two conferences last month: Breakthroughs in Twice-Exceptional Education Conference, focusing on how school counselors can use data to inform antiracist comprehensive school counseling while...

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Assistant Professor of Practice Vanessa Perry

April 16, 2021

Assistant Professor of Practice Vanessa Perry held a one-hour virtual workshop – provided with simultaneous Italian-English interpretation – about fostering self-determination and self-advocacy of transition-age youth with disabilities for the University of Macerata...

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Professor Linda Shaw was featured on a panel for the university’s Center for University Education Scholarship

March 18, 2021

Professor Linda Shaw was featured on a panel for the university’s Center for University Education Scholarship, offering perspectives on the process of writing and publishing on CUES-funded education innovation. She presented with 2018 CUES Distinguished Fellow and...