Articles from 2020


Hilliard helps veterans as I-SERVE’s resource specialist

Tuesday, November 10, 2020
Lorenza Hilliard is an Army Veteran who has been out of the Army for nearly four decades. But she still finds a way to continue giving back to other veterans. 

In the News: Understanding suicide as a social justice issue

Monday, November 9, 2020
Counseling Psychology Professor Emeritus John Westefeld describes how we can begin to understand suicide and suicide prevention as a social justice issue.

"Where Do You Work?" Wednesday: Edward Moller

Wednesday, November 4, 2020
We hope you are having a great “Where Do You Work?” Wednesday, Hawkeyes! This week meet alumnus Edward Moller (B.A. ’98 Art Education with a minor in studio art).

Varon inspires other veterans through Troops to Teachers

Monday, November 2, 2020
Elias Varon, an elementary education major and veteran, is proud to help other veterans consider pursuing a career in the field of education in his role as a Troops to Teachers representative.

Alumna Quintero honored as Elementary Art Educator of the Year

Thursday, October 29, 2020
Buffy Quintero (2011, MAT) was recently honored as the Elementary Art Educator of the Year by the Arts Educators of Iowa (AEI). This award is given annually to selected members of the Iowa arts education community who have shown stellar dedication to the craft of teaching art to children. Quintero works as an art teacher at Longfellow Elementary School in Iowa City.

Sharing passion of powwow dance, Native culture

Thursday, October 29, 2020
Hill is currently working toward his goal of helping Native American youth at the University of Iowa by getting an MA in teaching, leadership, and cultural competency through the College of Education.

Warren, Baldus honored for arts educators distinguished service

Thursday, October 22, 2020
Jan Warren and Clar Baldus have been selected as recipients of the Art Educators of Iowa for the Distinguished Service Outside the Profession Award for 2020. This award is given annually to individuals who have shown stellar dedication to teaching art to children and young adults.

Wood honored with national leadership award

Thursday, October 15, 2020
Susannah Wood, associate professor in Rehabilitation and Counselor Education, was awarded the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision Professional Leadership Award.

College of Education student named Obermann Spelman Rockefeller Community Scholar

Thursday, October 15, 2020
Peggy Schwab, a second year Master's candidate in the College of Education's School Counseling program and Iowa LEND (Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disorders and Related Disabilities), is the 2020-21 Obermann Spelman Rockefeller Community Scholar. For this academic year, Peggy will work with Neighborhood NESTS, a new community collaborative initiative. Nurturing Every Student Together...

"Where Do You Work?" Wednesday: Kamal Talukder

Wednesday, October 14, 2020
Hello and happy “Where Do You Work” Wednesday! This week, meet Kamal Talukder (M.A. ‘20 Trumpet Performance, B.A. ‘20 Music Education).