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Welcome to the EduGator News Stream–featuring ALL the latest news from ALL across the College, as the news breaks. To view Press Releases and other news categories separately, see menu links in left column.

EduGator Homecoming Tailgate

October 20th, 2014, Alumni & Giving

On Saturday, the College of Education hosted an EduGator Homecoming Tailgate for alumni, faculty, and friends in the Norman Hall Plaza. ...Read More

Dean Good named to elite Abu Dhabi teacher education panel

October 20th, 2014, COE News

UF College of Education Dean Glenn Good has been appointed to the blue-ribbon International Advisory Panel for the Emirates College for Advanced Education (ECAE), a teacher education and school development center affiliated with the Abu Dhabi Education Council. Good joins [&hel ...Read More

P.K. Yonge Spanish teacher honored for ‘excelencia’ as part of Hispanic Heritage Month

October 16th, 2014, COE News

Excellence – or excelencia – in education is clearly evident in the teaching and learning activities occurring in Grisell Santiago’s Spanish classroom at P.K. Yonge. And this hasn’t gone unnoticed. Florida Lt. Gov. Carlos Lopez-Cantera presented Santiago and two other [&hel ...Read More

Wednesday Update for October 15, 2014

October 15th, 2014, Student Services

*Please send announcements for the COE Wednesday Important Information Newsletter to ss.update@coe.ufl.edu by 2pm on the Tuesday prior; confirmation that your announcement has been received will be provided Announcements General Announcements EVENTS TODAY – Holographic 3D/ zSpace demo, FEA Workshop, [&hel ...Read More

Incentive grant boosts ed. tech professor’s research merging education and neuroscience

October 15th, 2014, COE News

Pavlo “Pasha” Antonenko has received the College of Education’s 2014-15 College Research Incentive Fund (CRIF) grant which will help the education technology faculty member conduct cutting-edge research on the neurological dynamics of individuals during group problem-solving activities. “Working with others [&hel ...Read More

Alum presented with Teaching Excellence Award

October 15th, 2014, Alumni & Giving

Lyle McKinney, a 2010 UF doctoral graduate in higher education administration, was recently awarded the University of Houston’s 2014 Teaching Excellence Awa ...Read More

Alum presented with Teaching Excellence Award

October 15th, 2014, COE News

Lyle McKinney, a 2010 UF doctoral graduate in higher education administration, was recently awarded the University of Houston’s 2014 Teaching Excellence Award. McKinney is an assistant professor of higher education and faculty-in-residence at UH. This award isn’t McKinney’s first recognition [&hel ...Read More

UF Higher Ed. Alumna named YTC Dean

October 15th, 2014, Alumni & Giving

UF higher education administration alumna Monique Perry was recently appointed dean of enrollment services at York Technical College. York Tech is a two-year community and technical college outside of the Charlotte, North Carolina area. (October 20 ...Read More

UF higher ed. alumna named YTC dean

October 14th, 2014, COE News

UF higher education administration alumna Monique Perry was recently appointed dean of enrollment services at York Technical College. York Tech is a two-year community and technical college outside of the Charlotte, North Carolina area. As dean, she oversees student recruitment [&hel ...Read More

Math educator grant aids ProTeach senior Rachel Andrews

October 13th, 2014, COE News

The Florida Council of Teachers of Mathematics has given UF ProTeach senior Rachel Andrews a Lichtenberg Pre-service Educator Grant that will cover up to $500 of her costs when she attends the council’s fall conference in Palm Harbor. “Grants like [&hel ...Read More

Alumna makes lead gift for $10M early childhood initiative

October 11th, 2014, COE News

Anita Zucker, a passionate advocate of early childhood education, will provide a leadership gift of $5 million to bolster a comprehensive initiative at the University of Florida focused on optimizing early childhood development and learning experiences. Zucker’s gift – the [&hel ...Read More

Ed. Leadership alum honored as nation’s top principal

October 8th, 2014, COE News

UF College of Education alumna Jayne Ellspermann (MEd ’84, educational leadership), principal of Ocala West Port High School, was named national principal of the year by the National Association of Secondary School Principals. She was one of six finalists for the 2015 [&hel ...Read More

Wednesday Update for October 8, 2014

October 8th, 2014, Student Services

Announcements for the COE Wednesday Important Information Newsletter should be sent to SS.Update@coe.ufl.edu by 2pm on the Tuesday prior; confirmation that your announcement has been received will be provided. Announcements General Announcements ECC Workshop TONIGHT! ECC will be holding their [&hel ...Read More

ACA taps rising leaders from UF counselor education

October 2nd, 2014, COE News

Two up-and-coming leaders from the COE’s counselor education program—a faculty member and an alumni doctoral fellow—have assumed key leadership positions with the American Counseling Association (ACA). Jacqueline Swank, assistant professor in counselor education, has been elected president of the Association [&hel ...Read More

Wednesday Update for October 1, 2014

October 1st, 2014, Student Services

*Announcements for the COE Wednesday Important Information newsletter can be sent to ronw@coe.ufl.edu by 2pm on the Tuesday prior; confirmation that your announcement has been received will be provided. Announcements  General Announcements STUDENT TEACHING APPLICATION DEADLINE SPRING 2015 DUE TODAY If you [&hel ...Read More

Statistics scholar fills ‘big data’ faculty posts at COE, new UF institute

September 10th, 2014, COE News

GAINESVILLE, Fla.—A  Harvard-trained statistical researcher and expert in online network modeling has filled one of the College of Education’s four faculty positions created in support of the University of Florida’s preeminence initiative to become one of the nation’s top 10 [&hel ...Read More

Canvas: Best Practices

July 22nd, 2014, Distance Learning (ETC)

Q: Where can I find guides for Best Practice or copyright? A: Head to teach.ufl.edu.  From there, hover over the Instructional Resources menu to view options for the UF Standards and Markers of Excellence or Copyright gu ...Read More

Canvas: Adding Files at a User-Level

July 22nd, 2014, Distance Learning (ETC)

Q: How do I add files at a user-level versus at a course-level?  Why would I want to? A: Adding files at a user-level allows you to access the same file across courses without having to re-upload it in each [&hel ...Read More

Canvas: Importing Files

July 22nd, 2014, Distance Learning (ETC)

Q: How can I import files? A: There are three ways. You can upload a single file or bulk upload several files. First create a folder containing files/other folders structured in a logical way.  Zip this file.  Upload the zipped [&hel ...Read More

Phi Beta Kappa taps four ProTeach students

June 4th, 2014, COE News

Four COE students have been invited to join Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest and best known academic society that recognizes outstanding academic achievement. Katherine Romero, Kate Logan and Kaitlin “Katie” Stults — all of whom are enrolled or formerly [&hel ...Read More