2017 News Stories

Samantha Davis
2017 graduate profile: Samantha Davis M.A.Ed. '17

Samantha Davis believes educating and caring for young people is how she can help make the world a better place. She graduates Saturday with a degree in secondary English education.

Brian Kooyman
2017 graduate profile: Brian Kooyman Ph.D. '17

Brian Kooyman's impact has been felt across the School of Education in his three years studying here. He graduates Saturday with a doctorate in counselor education.

Social Justice Diversity Fellows 2017
2017 Social Justice & Diversity Graduate Research Fellows named

The inaugural cohort of Social Justice & Diversity Graduate Research Fellows has been selected for the 2017-2018 academic year. The fellowship offers eight students from various fields within education the opportunity to form a community to support and promote research in the areas of social justice and diversity.

Holmes Scholars at AACTE
Holmes Scholars present research at annual AACTE conference

Four current Holmes Scholars traveled to Tampa, Florida in early March to present their research projects during a poster session at the annual conference of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education.

Jamel Donnor
New book explores infamous scandals in college sports

Education professor Jamel K. Donnor co-edited Scandals in College Sports, an academic text that looks at 21 notable sports scandals and how they could have been handled differently.

Gail Hardinge
Coding a next-gen high school

Clinical Associate Professor Gail Hardinge is chairing the board of CodeRVA, a new high school in Richmond, VA that aims to redesign the high school experience and address inequities in STEM education.

Jacqueline Rodriguez
A voice on Capitol Hill

Assistant Professor of Special Education Jackie Rodriguez serves as a voice for diverse learners as she advocates on educational issues.