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Monday, November 13, 2017

COE Training Teachers to Work with Students with Autism

SPED faculty
San Diego State University and the College of Education’s Department of Special Education is known as a national leader in training teachers to work with students with autism.

Since the Department of Special Education began offering classes focused on autism nearly 20 years ago, it has been busy training future and current teachers and other school personnel on how to best support students with autism spectrum disorder.

Friday, November 10, 2017

Provost Enwemeka Awarded NAACP President’s Award

Dr. Enwemeka pictured in center
He exemplifies excellence in education and is at the forefront of advancing the success of San Diego State University.

For these and many other reasons, Dr. Chukuka Enwemeka, SDSU provost and senior vice-president, has received the President’s Award from the San Diego Chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Global Cultural Experience: Guatemala

Guatemalan women in colorful dresses

Guatemala is home to volcanoes, rainforests, ancient Mayan sites and beautiful colonial cities.

What better place than this Central American country to complete the study abroad requirement for the Liberal Studies major at San Diego State University.

That is what Ana Rhine thought.

The Liberal Studies senior said she chose Guatemala to explore her ethnic background and to experience the country’s education system.

Monday, November 6, 2017

COE Dean Moderates National Panel

professor with his students
Hispanics represent approximately 17 percent of the U.S. population. However, only about 15 percent of them have a bachelor’s degree or higher, compared to about 35.2 for non-Hispanic whites.

Hoping to improve those statistics, the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities held its Sixth Annual Deans’ Forum on Hispanic Higher Education in San Diego to discuss issues and opportunities for academic success of Hispanic students in higher education.

Friday, November 3, 2017

7 Things You Didn't Know About Esme Cortes

7 Things You Didn't Know About Esme Cortes
Bizarre food? She jumps at any opportunity to try it! Not only is she adventurous when it comes to trying new foods, she’s also keen on outdoor adventures. This long-time Aztec doesn’t mind driving off to new and unknown places, especially with her kids by her side. Read on to find out more about the interests of the Department of Dual Language and English Learner Education coordinator, Esmeralda Cortes, on this edition of 7 Things You Didn’t Know About Faculty and Staff!

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Making a Difference in the College of Education

Making a difference in the College of Education
Our COE students and alumni are receiving grants, recognition, and committee appointments that will contribute to the futures of children and adults in a wide variety of educational areas. These students and alumni are making a difference!