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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...

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...

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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....

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Etta Kralovec speaks with AZPM about how the pandemic has prompted parents to give pod learning a try

Oct. 8, 2020

Teaching, Learning, and Sociocultural Studies Professor Etta Kralovec spoke with Arizona Public Media about pod learning and how it could change the face of education if it catches on.

"Some of them are totally free...

Iliana Reyes named new College of Education associate dean

Aug. 4, 2020

The college is excited to announce that Teaching, Learning & Sociocultural Professor Iliana Reyes has been named the college's new associate dean! Professor Reyes has been with the college for 18 years, having started as an assistant professor in 2002. She was promoted to full professor last year.

Professor Reyes received her master’s and doctoral...

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Professor Jenny Lee in a Latin Times story

Aug. 1, 2020

Professor Jenny Lee was quoted in a Latin Times story about how scientific collaboration between China and the U.S. has grown despite their poor relations amid the COVID-19...

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Philip Johnson was awarded an Arizona Department of Economic Security grant

Aug. 1, 2020

Assistant Professor of Practice Philip Johnson was awarded an Arizona Department of Economic Security grant to offer a one-year, five-course certificate program to AZDES vocational rehabilitation counselors to provide specialized, quality services to people with...