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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.

April showers research laurels on Ed Tech PhD students

May 24th, 2017, COE News

April was a month to remember for Ed Tech doctoral student Jiahui Wang. She must have thought it was still March because she was more lion than lamb, roaring to top prizes in multiple graduate student research competiti ...Read More

Wednesday Update – May 10, 2017

May 10th, 2017, Student Services

[av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=”] Please do not reply to this email.  Necessary contact information is included in each announcement Wednesday Update – May 10, 2017 *During the summer semester, the Wednesday Update will be sent every other week. Please send [&hel ...Read More

Can a ‘nudge’ prompt ex-students to re-enroll to earn a college degree?

May 10th, 2017, COE News

Assistant Professor Justin Ortagus leads a team of education scholars on a two-year study to find out whether ex-students who receive targeted emails and financial incentives are more likely to re-enroll and finish their degr ...Read More

UF Higher Ed. scholar named fellow to office charged with improving U.S. public service

May 8th, 2017, COE News

Assistant Professor Dennis Kramer will spend the upcoming academic year in Washington, D.C., as a fellow for the Office of Evaluation Sciences conducting research on education topics, such as federal student a ...Read More

Summer A/C Classes Begin

May 4th, 2017, Student Services

Drop and add ends May 9, 2017, at 11:59 ...Read More

How does stress affect middle schoolers with emotional and behavioral problems?

May 1st, 2017, COE News

Michelle Cumming (Ph.D. in special education, 2016) found that students with these problems had significantly lower executive functioning abilities and thus tended to act out in ineffective ways when under str ...Read More

Wednesday Update – April 26, 2017

April 26th, 2017, Student Services

[av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=”] Please do not reply to this email.  Necessary contact information is included in each announcement Wednesday Update – April 26, 2017 *Please send announcements for the COE Wednesday Newsletter to ss.update@coe.ufl.edu by 2pm on the Tuesday prior; confirmation [&hel ...Read More

Six students honored for outstanding scholarship and professional work

April 26th, 2017, COE News

High-achieving scholars took a break from their studies to pick up awards for their outstanding graduate or undergraduate achievements and leadership. The awards were given April 21 at the College of Education's annual recognition din ...Read More

Counselor Ed Scholars Win Intl. Awards for Research, Practice and Communications

March 23rd, 2017, COE News

College of Education faculty and graduate students returned last week from a professional counseling conference in San Francisco bearing three major aw ...Read More

Higher Ed. institute honors 10 outstanding alumni

March 8th, 2017, COE News

The UF Institute of Higher Education (IHE) only selects its Outstanding Graduate Award winners every five years, so it’s a big deal when the recipients are announced. The 2017 recipients, all doctoral graduates, were selected for their effectiveness as community college administrators, in collegewide strategic planning, and their professional activities up to the national le ...Read More

UF Grads Dominate School District Teacher of the Year Awards

February 9th, 2017, COE News

Lauren Marlowe, College of Education alumni and a teacher at Oak View Middle School, received Alachua County Public School's top teaching honor, besting 39 other teacher honorees in the running, including 22 UF graduates of the University of Flor ...Read More

Alumni Return to Campus

December 8th, 2016, Alumni & Giving

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Learning Gains from our Brains

December 1st, 2016, COE News

Faculty scholars are merging neuroscience and education research to personalize multimedia and online learning UF education technology researcher Pavlo “Pasha” Antonenko has never been afraid to take risks and go against convention. His pioneering spirit emerged in the 1990s in [&hel ...Read More

Counselor Ed. volunteers reflect on Orlando Pulse nightclub tragedy

November 18th, 2016, COE News

Several months have passed since a gunman killed 49 people and wounded 53 at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando in what was the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history — a horrific tragedy the likes of which rarely strikes so [&hel ...Read More

Alumni Update: Paige Schuler

August 12th, 2016, Alumni & Giving

Paige Schuler, a 2013 UF master’s graduate in elementary education, has received a 2016 Excellence Award in teaching from Success Academy Charter Schools of New York City. Schuler was selected from among 1,400 faculty members at 34 Success Academy schools [&hel ...Read More

Sampson to receive honorary degree in Finland

January 28th, 2016, Alumni & Giving

UF College of Education alumnus Jim Sampson was selected to receive an honorary degree from a leading educational university in Finland. ...Read More