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Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Music for My Eyes

Preforming on the stage
By Priscilla Villegas, Vice President, ASL Club
The deaf community is one that has been gaining popularity in the past recent years. Music for My Eyes is an event created and hosted by the ASL Club here at San Diego State that brings together deaf communities from all areas of San Diego, to enjoy a show composed of artists that entertain with visual performances.

Thursday, November 10, 2016

SDSU Alumna Named First Vice President of San Diego Continuing Education

SDSU Alumna
A 20-year higher education veteran has been named the first Vice President of Student Services for San Diego Continuing Education (SDCE), a part of the San Diego Community College District.

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Three COE Students First to Receive R.I.S.E. Scholarship

Stephanie Balvaneda, Denise Engberg and Valeria Guerrero
They graduated from Sweetwater secondary schools and will be teaching in Sweetwater classrooms when they get their teaching credential.

They are Stephanie Balvaneda, Denise Engberg and Valeria Guerrero, the first recipients of the Return, Inspire, and become a Sweetwater Educator (R.I.S.E.) Program scholarship. The three students receive a $500 scholarship, and, most importantly, they are guaranteed a teaching position after graduating from the College of Education’s credential program.

7 Things You Didn't Know About Sharon Bendall

Sharon Bendall
Reading a Jane Austen novel on an island in Belize would be Liberal Studies Coordinator Sharon Bendall’s perfect day!  Learn more about Sharon in this month’s edition of 7 Things You Didn’t Know About the COE Faculty and Staff.

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

JDP Graduate Wins Outstanding Dissertation of the Year

JDP Graduate
Her dissertation study looked at what teachers do and how that makes a difference in the experience student teachers have while preparing to lead their own classrooms.

Monday, November 7, 2016

CFD Course Getting Students Field Experience and Jobs

One goal of the course is to give students in-the-classroom experience that also fosters personal, professional and intellectual development.

Saturday, November 5, 2016

School Psychology Student Making a Difference in Ecuador

Paul Pham in Ecuador
He wanted to find an opportunity to continue developing himself as a school psychologist so he ended up in...Ecuador.

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Doctoral Student Named National Scholar

Alex Gonzalez
A teaching associate and doctoral student at San Diego State University has been named a national scholar by a group of colleges and universities in the United States.

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Pierce Named Administrator of the Year

Stephanie Pierce
She strives to ensure that teachers in her school district provide students a powerful learning experience, every day and in every classroom.

Friday, October 28, 2016

Matt de la Peña, Newbery Medal Winner for Children's Literature, Gave Provost’s Distinguished Lecture

Matt de la Peña, Newbery Medal Winner for Children's Literature
Matt de la Peña visited San Diego State University to deliver the second Provost’s Distinguished Lecture on Wednesday, Sept. 28, at 2 p.m. in Montezuma Hall at the Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union. The event was free and open to students, faculty and staff as well as the general public.

Monday, October 17, 2016

7 Things You Didn't Know About Nina Potter

Dr. Nina Potter
During the workday, Nina Salcedo Potter is COE’s Director of Assessment and Accreditation but at home she milks goats on her farm!  Read about her goats and more in this month’s 7 Things You Didn’t Know About the COE Faculty and Staff.

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Online MAT: 100% Graduation Rate for First Cohort

Laura Gonzalez, Dr. Luke Duesbery, Dr. Valerie Pang, Don Dumas
The College of Education’s Online Master of Arts in Teaching has celebrated an important milestone by seeing each of the members of its first cohort graduate.

Monday, October 10, 2016

Project CARES Scholars Present at National Conference for Foster Youth

CARES presented at the 2016 Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) National Conference
Scholars from Project CARES gave two presentations at the National Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Association’s Conference in Maryland this past summer.

Friday, October 7, 2016

Six Graduate Students Receive $2,500 Scholarship

Christine Horton, Jessi Krier, Sofie Lische, Anais Medina, Paul Pham and Andrew Newcombe

Six graduate students in the Department of Counseling and School Psychology have received a scholarship from the Foundation for Developmental Disabilities in San Diego.
The $2,500 scholarship recipients are: Christine Horton, Jessi Krier, Sofie Lische, Anais Medina, Paul Pham and Andrew Newcombe.

Thursday, October 6, 2016

Doctoral Student Gets New Post at Community College District

John Valencia
“When I was looking to apply for a doctorate program, I knew that my best career move was to be involved with the SDSU program.”

That’s how John Valencia feels about the San Diego State University (SDSU) Educational Leadership Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.) Program. And with good reason.