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Camelia Shaheed Named 2019 Erasmus Scholar

Oct. 22, 2020

Congratulations to CES Doctoral Student Camelia (Camy) Shaheed who has been named a 2019 Erasmus Circle Scholar. The Erasmus Circle scholarship program was developed by the Dean’s Advisory Board of the College of Education at the University of Arizona to honor outstanding students in education and related fields. The scholarships are funded by generous gifts by College of Education Erasmus Circle Benefactors and Patrons and Erasmus Circle...

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Counselor Education and Supervision Doctoral Students go “Virtual”

Oct. 22, 2020

Doctoral student Zeynep Yilmaz and recent graduate Toni Saia came to the rescue of Dr. Henry McCarthy, Professor Emeritus at Louisiana State University recently when he was called away to attend to an ailing family member. With only a couple of weeks to prepare, they filled in for Dr. McCarthy by developing and delivering a virtual presentation entitled Disability-Related Competencies for All Counselors: Standards to Strengthen Your Ethical...

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CES Doctoral Students Receive ARCA Award

Oct. 22, 2020

CES Doctoral Students Camelia Shaheed, Toni Saia and Zeynep Yilmaz were presented with a Presidential Award of Excellence by the American Rehabilitation Counseling Association for their work in spearheading the effort that led to the adoption of the Disability-Related Competencies for Counselors , which was endorsed by the American Counseling Association Governing Council at their April, 2019 meeting. The award was presented at the ARCA/ACA...

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Professor Sheri Bauman featured on Digital Aggression Podcast

Oct. 22, 2020

Professor Sheri Bauman was a guest on this podcast about digital aggression and spoke about her new book, Political Cyberbullying: Perpetrators and Targets of a New Digital Aggression . Professor Bauman is recognized as an international expert on cyberbullying and has helped to educate students, parents, teachers, and educators on the topic, both at home and abroad.

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A Big Welcome to Associate Professor Renae Mayes!

Oct. 22, 2020

Welcome to our newest addition to the faculty, Dr. Renae Mayes! Associate Professor Renae Mayes was the director for the school counseling program at Ball State University. She earned a doctorate in counselor education from Ohio State University, where she was a Todd Anthony Bell Fellow. Her research focuses on gifted education, special education, urban education, as well as students of color in K-12 schools.

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This abrazo has a far reach

Oct. 22, 2020

When a caregiver looks after a family member with cancer, the caregiver often needs support and understanding, as well. Associate Research Professor Catherine Marshall created a far-reaching program, Un Abrazo Para La Familia ™ (A Hug for the Family), which provides cancer information and support to low-income, ethnically diverse, and medically underserved family members who are struggling with a cancer diagnosis within the family.

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Congratulations to Associate Professor of Practice Marcela Kepic!

Oct. 22, 2020

Associate Professor of Practice Marcela Kepic is the co-author of the book, Counseling the Contemporary Woman: Strategies and Interventions across the Lifespan , which explores unique cultural identities and the challenges women face related to identity development and relationships. Kepic also recently received the Outstanding Adultspan Journal Article Award by the Association for Adult Development and Aging .

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Talk It Out!

Oct. 22, 2020

Talk It Out is a partnership between the College of Education Counseling Program and Tucson Unified School District, which grew out of the need to provide mental health services to students and families in the community who might otherwise encounter barriers to access. The program provides free and timely mental health counseling services to TUSD students and families using a practicum training model, supported by both masters and doctoral...

Student internship experience ends with signed legislation by California Governor Gavin Newsom to extend paid family leave

Oct. 8, 2020

The Literacy, Learning, and Leadership, B.S., program has grown tremendously over the past few years. Likely in part due to the variety of career paths the degree can lead our students down.

A big part of the program is the internship experience.

Current LLL student Lisa Friedman spent her (virtual) summer internship with the Jewish Center for Justice , a distinguished social justice, education...

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Worlds of Words and the Tucson Festival of Books team up for Imagination Fridays

Oct. 8, 2020

Every Friday, Tucson families and classes can connect with a children's book author or illustrator online thanks to a collaboration between the Worlds of Words: Center of Global Literacies and Literatures and the Tucson Festival of Books. Imagination Fridays , a livestreamed 40-minute webinar directed at elementary-age kids, is moderated by WOW Director Kathy Short and has featured authors and illustrators like Adam Rex, David and...