Articles from August 2019

Megan Foley Nicpon

Foley Nicpon takes on new leadership role in College of Education

Friday, August 30, 2019
Megan Foley Nicpon recently accepted a new position as the Departmental Executive Officer (DEO) for the Department of Psychological and Quantitative Foundations.

Exceptional students

Thursday, August 29, 2019
Thanks to the Bucksbaum Early Entrance Academy, students like Keishanique Moton-Tyler get the opportunity to jumpstart their college career.

Where Do You Work? Wednesday: JeanAnn Starcevic

Wednesday, August 21, 2019
It’s our favorite day of the week… “Where Do You Work?” Wednesday! This week meet alumna JeanAnn Starcevic (B.S. ’98 in Elementary Education with a reading endorsement). Originally from Albia, Iowa, Starcevic has been teaching for 27 years, 20 of those teaching first through sixth grade in the Newton Community School District. Starcevic says she enjoys teaching reading and writing to her students...

UI, DMACC join together to increase diversity in math education

Tuesday, August 13, 2019
A new collaborative project between the University of Iowa and Des Moines Area Community College is aiming to increase the number of secondary school mathematics teachers in Iowa from underrepresented communities teaching in high-need school districts.

University of Iowa College of Education Day at the Iowa State Fair 2019

Friday, August 9, 2019
The UI College of Education Day hosted the showcase area of the University of Iowa Exhibit at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines. The College of Education would like to thank everyone who stopped by, learned more about Hawkeye Teachers and all of the college's academic programs, and shared their wonderful alumni stories. Special thanks to all of our outstanding Hawkeye Teacher Student Ambassador...

"Where Do You Work?" Wednesday: Lee Rabe

Tuesday, August 6, 2019
Wednesday is here already so that means it is time for another “Where Do You Work?” Wednesday! This week, we are featuring alumnus Lee Rabe. Originally from Ottumwa, Iowa, Rabe graduated from the University of Iowa in 2004 with a Bachelor of Music degree and teaching licensure. “When I graduated I felt confident in my abilities to compete for a job position because of my field experiences...