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Thursday, April 21, 2016

Boggs Earns Leadership Award for Community College Expertise

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Dr. George Boggs, a part-time professor in the College of Education, has been recognized by the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) with its prestigious Leadership Award for 2016.

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Student Leadership Spotlight: Loren Cruz

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We are repeatedly told that “children are our future,” which rings true to this day. At San Diego State, Loren Cruz – a Child and Family Development major within the College of Education – is working to ensure that we all have a bright future ahead of us.

Harris III Receives Research And Scholarship Award From NASPA

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Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education have given the College of Education’s own Dr. Frank Harris III its prestigious Community Colleges Research and Scholarship Award.

Monday, April 18, 2016

Educational Leadership Alumna Makes Top Ten Most-Accessed Theses

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The SDSU Library has published its Top Ten Most-Accessed Theses and Dissertations, and one alumna from the College of Education made the list.

Friday, April 15, 2016

Philipp Elected President of Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators

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Dr. Randy Philipp, a 25-year veteran of San Diego State University and Director for the Center for Research in Mathematics and Science Education (CRMSE), is the soon-to-be President of the largest professional association of mathematics educators in America.

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Hoang Chosen as Teacher of the Month by NBC News

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As College of Education graduates continue to make their alma mater proud, the newest source of pride comes from Kimly Hoang, who was selected by NBC San Diego as the February 2016 Teacher of the Month.

Ms. Hoang, who teaches at Iftin Charter School in La Mesa, inspires her students through relatable teaching methods and one-on-one interactions.

“I try to integrate personal interests and that’s how I am able to get them to be on board with me,” Ms. Hoang says of the children in her classroom.

Ms. Hoang, who graduated from the College’s Master's program in K-8 Mathematics Education, was able to document her teaching methods in NBC’s segment on inspirational teachers. Visit the NBC 7 website to see how Ms. Hoang is able to connect with her students on a personal level and inspire them daily.

Congratulations to Kimly on her recognition!

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

President's Blog: Qualcomm Stadium Site Provides Opportunity to Advance SDSU


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With the possibility of the Mission Valley Qualcomm Stadium plot becoming available for development, San Diego State administrators are pushing to turn the land into an extension of the university. In his latest blog post, President Elliot Hirshman details the many benefits of a satellite campus. Read the President's Blog for more information on the project.

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

7 Things You Didn't Know About Dr. Nadine Bezuk

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  1. Nadine is a huge sports fan.
    • She grew up in Pittsburgh and loves the Pittsburgh Steelers (and Aztec football and basketball).

Monday, April 11, 2016

COE Faculty Book Nominated for California Young Reader Medal

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The California Young Reader Medal program (CYRM) has nominated a book written by two College of Education faculty members for a California Young Reader Medal.

Dr. Virginia Loh-Hagan – team leader for the single subject three-semester block cohort – and Dr. Helen Foster James – a former part-time faculty member within the College – co-authored a book entitled Paper Son. The book was nominated for the CYRM in the “Picture Books for Older Readers” category, and will be purchased and read in libraries all over the State of California.

Sunday, April 10, 2016

CESCaL to Host First Immigrant Student Support Conference

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The Center for Excellence in School Counseling and Leadership (CESCaL) is hosting a first-of-its-kind conference this spring focusing on the rights, laws, and policies to support immigrant and undocumented students.

Titled “Supporting Access to Higher Education for Immigrant & Undocumented Students for School Counselors and College Access Partners,” the first annual conference is scheduled for April 27 and 28 and will be centered on equipping and training school counselors and college access partners with the knowledge, attitudes and skills needed to support immigrant and undocumented students as they pursue higher education. It will also further address efforts to eliminate institutional barriers faced by undocumented and immigrant students in the educational system.

The conference begins the first day with an awards ceremony, and will feature two days packed with workshops and presentations. School counselors and administrators are all encouraged to attend as they will hear from both national and local experts on the importance of access to higher education for immigrant children.

Attendees will strengthen their skills to mentor, counsel, and advise students as future college candidates through seminars including best practices, funding options, and collaboration between high schools and community colleges.


Visit the conference website to learn more information about the conference as well as how to register.