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Patricia Popp
Supporting homeless students on the path to college

Patricia Popp Ph.D. '01, clinical associate professor and state coordinator for homeless education (Project HOPE-VA), is researching the needs of homeless students as they transition to college and developing best practices to support them.

Katherine Barko-Alva Latinx Award
Barko-Alva recognized with statewide Latinx Leadership Award

School of Education assistant professor, Katherine Barko-Alva's ability to inspire young people to pursue a career in ESL and bilingual education, along with her research and service related to bilingual education, was recognized recently with the Latinx Leadership Award from the Virginia Latino Advisory Board.

Patrick Mullen
Patrick Mullen receives Reves Center Fellowship

Patrick Mullen, assistant professor in the William & Mary School of Education, received $10,000 as part of a Reves Center Fellowship to dig more deeply into the experience of school counselors in international Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) K-12 schools with the goal of preparing future school counselors to more effectively assist children of military families.

Lindy Johnson
Lindy Johnson receives Divergent Award for Excellence in 21st Century Literacies

Literacy has to expand beyond reading and writing to include digital literacy, argues William & Mary assistant professor Lindy Johnson. She recently received the Divergent Award for Excellence in 21st Century Literacies for her work and advocacy around the necessity of educating K-12 students to be both better consumers and producers of digital media.

Chi Sigma Iota
Flourishing in a Relentless World

Last semester, School of Education counseling students gathered with Kelly Crace, Associate Vice President for Health & Wellness at William & Mary for a “Flourishing in a Relentless World” discussion series, providing students with tools to help them flourish in their careers.

KH Kim
Creativity just takes practice, according to W&M researcher

The science of creativity suggests everyone can be creative with the right attitude and practice, according to William & Mary professor KH Kim, author of The Creativity Challenge: How We Can Recapture American Innovation. Kim is offering a course (EDUC582) about the science of creativity that is open to both undergraduate and graduate students in Spring 2019.

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