Articles from May 2014

Literacy Program Puts Research and Theory into Practice

Joshua Levai-Baird, a senior Elementary Education major, is one of several College of Education students who have participated in the Adult and Family Literacy Program in West Liberty.
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Watt Recognized with College’s Top Honor

Sherry Watt, an associate professor of Higher Education and Student Affairs, is this year’s recipient of the College of Education Collegiate Teaching Award. The award is the college’s highest honor recognizing excellence in teaching.

Gillig Receives Prestigious Hancher-Finkbine Medallion

The University of Iowa selected Benjamin Gillig, a doctoral student in the College of Education’s Higher Education and Student Affairs program, recipient of its highest honor for students. Gillig, from San Francisco, won the Hancher-Finkbine award for his campus leadership, learning, and loyalty.

2014 Audrey Qualls Commitment to Diversity Award to Barnhardt and Liu

Cassie Barnhardt, an assistant professor of Higher Education and Student Affairs, and William Liu, a Counseling Psychology professor, received the 2014 Audrey Qualls Commitment to Diversity Award. The student-nominated award given annually to a College of Education faculty or staff member recognizes activism in issues of diversity.