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Reyna Mendoza, 2022 Centennial Award Winner

Dec. 12, 2022

Reyna Mendoza is pursuing a Master's in Teaching and Teacher Education from the University of Arizona. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Literacy, Learning, and Leadership with an emphasis on Leadership for Equitable Access & Success, as well as an Associate’s in Science from Pima Community College.

Reyna was born and raised in South Tucson, Arizona. Her single mother and grandparents raised her. They were a hardworking Hispanic...

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Choi Won-hyung visited the Worlds of Words Center

Dec. 8, 2022

In late October/early November a reporter, Choi Won-hyung, from The Hankyoreh (a daily newspaper in Seoul, South Korea) visited the Worlds of Words Center. Along with an international graduate student, they observed WOW and interviewed people here over a period of a few days. The WOW Center is one of four locations in the U.S. identified by The Hankyoreh to feature.


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Dr. Sunggye Hong Awarded David and Minnie Meyerson Distinguished Professorship in Disability and Rehabilitation

Dec. 5, 2022

Dr. Sunggye Hong, associate professor in the College of Education Department of Disability and Psychoeducational Studies and director of the Special Education program, has been named as the recipient of the David and Minnie Meyerson Distinguished Professorship in Disability and Rehabilitation. This 5-year...

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Dr. Karina Salazar named 2022 Erasmus Circle Fellow

Dec. 5, 2022

We are thrilled to announce that Dr. Karina Salazar is our 2022 Erasmus Circle Fellow. Erasmus Circle Fellows are faculty leaders who have demonstrated excellence in their fields. They are nominated by their department heads and former Erasmus Circle Fellows and are selected by the College of Education National Advisory Board. The title of Erasmus Circle Fellow is...

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Arthur Applebee Award for Excellence in Research on Literacy

Dec. 1, 2022

Arthur Applebee Award for Excellence in Research on Literacy Committee
2022 Award Announcement

Submitted by Kathleen A. Hinchman, Committee Chair

The Arthur Applebee Award for Excellence in Research on Literacy is...

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Sunnyside class of 2023 to set the school record for most students accepted into the University of Arizona

Nov. 29, 2022

This year's class of graduating seniors will walk the stage at Sunnyside in May 2023 with a new record: With 167 students so far accepted, this marks an even larger portion of the graduating class that could be UArizona-bound in the fall, according to the school. The Sunnyside CATS initiative is supported by College of Education faculty and staff in partnership with the Sunnyside school district and UArizona recruitment/...

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Alumni Ty White named Arizona's Teacher of the Year

Nov. 23, 2022

University of Arizona College of Education Alumni Ty White has been named Arizona's Teacher of the Year and was awarded at the...

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Alumni Vanessa Anthony-Stevens and Philip Stevens on Advancing Native American STEM Instruction and Education

Nov. 23, 2022

“Indigenous people do not come to STEM as empty vessels. Indigenous worldviews and ways of being in relationship with world have helped Indigenous people to live in this place we call the Americas for millennia,” said Philip Stevens, director of American Indian Studies and associate professor in anthropology, who is helping lead...

Nolan Cabrera featured in Tucson Lifestyle

Nov. 8, 2022

Situation: Critical

With an election underway, many candidates around our state are attacking the concept of critical race theory, while others are acknowledging the need to talk about how race is playing a major role in how open and fair our society is. Here is what is being said on both sides of the debate.

By Elena Acoba / Photography by Shelley Welander

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Amanda R. Tachine receives Outstanding Book Award

Nov. 3, 2022

Native Presence and Sovereignty in College begins with the Twin Warrior story rooted in Diné philosophy, as a theoretical framework that drives Dr. Amanda R. Tachine's in-depth analysis of Native students’ college experiences through an Indigenous, storytelling methodology. Dr. ...