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Tuesday, December 19, 2017

COE Using Latest Technology to Prepare Teachers

Dr. Idara Essien-Wood looks over a student discussion
Technology is being used everywhere.

That is why it’s not surprising that the College of Education is using it to prepare tomorrow’s teachers.

Dr. Idara Essien-Wood, a lecturer with COE, used the Teaching with Technology Classroom to conduct her course CFD 370, a research methods course for the Department of Child and Family Development.

Friday, December 15, 2017

COE Faculty Receives National Ethnic Mentoring Award

Dr. Nellie Tran, making a difference
She did not know the award was coming her way. Her former students nominated her and did not tell her.

Dr. Nellie Tran, a faculty in the Department of Counseling and School Psychology, found out she had won the 2017 Ethnic Minority Mentoring Award when she received the notification letter from the American Psychological Association's Society for Community Research and Action.

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Global Cultural Experience: Central Mexico

SDSU students do activity with children in Mexico
Every year, dozens of San Diego State University students spend their spring break in Mexico learning about the Country’s culture, work with indigenous communities and enrich their academic experience.

Last spring, 28 SDSU students spent nine days in the United States’ southern neighbor and spent three days in Mexico City and six in Mineral del Pozos, a small rural city in the central state of Guanajuato which is considered a Pueblo Mágico de México (magical town). A magical town designation is given by Mexico to those towns with great cultural, culinary and artistic wealth.

Monday, December 11, 2017

7 Things You Didn’t Know About Dr. Sesen Negash

7 Things You Didn’t Know About Dr. Sesen Negash
Assistant Professor in the Department of Counseling and School Psychology, Dr. Sesen Negash, is passionate about helping the reentry population. She has demonstrated this through her work with adult males transitioning out of prison. Sesen is also passionate about woodworking and brussel sprouts, but there is one thing no money in the world could get her to touch! Read more to find out what she is terrified of and other facts about Sesen in this edition of 7 Things You Didn’t Know About Faculty and Staff!