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Associate Professor Z Nicolazzo joined us in fall 2019

Dec. 3, 2020

Nicolazzo is an expert in Trans* Studies in Education and focuses on how systems of privilege and oppression (e.g., sexism, masculinity, trans* oppression) mediate educational environments. Nicolazzo addresses gender in K-12 and postsecondary education in expansive, non-binary ways that include students with diverse genders beyond just thinking about “men" and/or “women.” Nicolazzo explores how policies and practices, including educational...

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HED Master's students reunited!

Oct. 30, 2020

Two students have been reunited because of our program!! HED Master’s students, Selena Velasquez (first year) and Aileen Cerrillos (second year), had been friends who attended the same middle school in Visalia, California but had lost touch. During the New Student Orientation this past August, Aileen was one of the panelists and Selena realized she was her long lost friend from middle school!

Aileen is the Graduate...

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Building a Bridge to STEM Degrees for Transfer Students

Oct. 29, 2020

Just under $5 million in funding from the National Science Foundation is now supporting scholarships for transfer students seeking STEM degrees at the UA, and providing training for faculty and peer mentors as students transfer from Pima Community College to the UA. Regina Deil-Amen, professor of Higher Education in the UA College of...

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Jenny Lee has given numerous webinars on her latest scholarship over the summer

Oct. 29, 2020

Jenny Lee has given numerous webinars on her latest scholarship over the summer, including for Oxford UniversityACEthe Committee of 100, ...

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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...

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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...

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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...