Articles from January 2024

Tom Hicks Student Support Coordinator

Hicks helps students juggle life and school

Friday, January 26, 2024
When Tom Hicks received a set of juggling balls from his grandmother 20 years ago, little did he know it would become a crucial teaching tool in his career. Now, as the College of Education's Student Support Coordinator, Tom Hick uses juggling as a tool to support student success.
Non-traditional student Kayleigh Sutton in Ghana

Feeling connected while studying abroad in Ghana as a non-traditional student

Wednesday, January 24, 2024
Kayleigh Sutton, an elementary education major and a Diversity Ambassador Scholarship recipient (now the Global Access Ambassador Scholarship), participated in the Ghana Education and Culture program in summer 2023.
Mark McDermott talks with students Lindquist

UI, Kirkwood create seamless transfer pathway to elementary education licensure

Monday, January 22, 2024
Students interested in becoming elementary education teachers now have another pathway to the profession thanks to a shared commitment to increase student access to higher education.
Dare to Discover banners hanging in Iowa City

Five UI College of Education students selected for OVPR’s 'Dare to Discover' campaign

Tuesday, January 16, 2024
The Office of the Vice President for Research’s annual Dare to Discover banner campaign highlights 80 researchers and scholars from across the university.
Illustration of alumna and donor, Linda R. Baker

A tribute to Linda Baker

Monday, January 8, 2024
Linda R. Baker, College of Education alumna and passionate supporter of education, died Dec. 27 at age 77. Her legacy lives on in the many profound and positive contributions she and her husband Dale have made over the years. The Baker Teacher Leader Center in the UI College of Education is named in her honor.