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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.

Wednesday Update – August 1, 2018

August 1st, 2018, Student Services

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Wednesday Update – July 25, 2018

July 25th, 2018, Student Services

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Wednesday Update – July 11, 2018

July 11th, 2018, Student Services

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Triple-Gator Gerardo Gonzalez honored with the 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award

May 25th, 2018, Alumni & Giving

The University of Florida has selected three-time graduate of the UF College of Education, Dr. Gerardo Gonzalez, to receive its 2018 UF Distinguished Alumni Award. This award is the highest honor a graduate can achieve and signifies a graduate’s contributions in his or her chosen field or outstanding service to the university. The distinction is reserved only for those who have achieved true excell ...Read More

2018 Outstanding Young Alumni – Impacting Others Through Service in Education

May 9th, 2018, Alumni & Giving

The 2018 Outstanding Young Alumni Awards recognized two EduGators who have impacted the lives of many through service in education. Lauren L. May BAE ’08 & MED ‘09 and Christopher M. Mullin BAAED ’99 & Ph.D. ’08 (Higher Ed Amin) have both dedicated their careers to the field of education, creating a significant impact in the lives of students and communities they serve leading us into the fu ...Read More

COE doctoral student named head of UF multicultural-diversity affairs

July 5th, 2017, COE News

Will Atkins, a Ph.D. student in Curriculum and Instruction at UF's College of Education, is the new executive director of multicultural and diversity affairs a ...Read More

He will be missed: Professor Emeritus John Newell dies at 91

June 23rd, 2017, COE News

John Michael Newell, Ph.D., 91, a professor emeritus of educational psychology and a 30-year member of the graduate faculty at the UF College of Education, passed away Sunday, June 11, in Gainesville. He was a longtime instructor in the Department [&hel ...Read More

Counselor Ed. professor doubles up on national laurels

June 9th, 2017, COE News

Shon D. Smith, clinical assistant professor in Counselor Education, has recently drawn national attention in his field for two major achievements involving separate divisions of the American Counseling Association (ACA) ...Read More

Learning disabilities group honors UF Special Ed grad

June 8th, 2017, COE News

UF Special Education alumnus David Allsopp (MEd '90, PhD, '95) has been named the Sam Kirk Educator of the Year by the Learning Disabilities Association of America ( ...Read More

‘Outstanding Young Alumni’ pair share good business sense

June 7th, 2017, COE News

The two recipients sharing the College of Education’s Outstanding Young Alumni award for 2016-17 also share a sense of entrepreneurship that is as keen as their love and skill at teaching. Jennifer Coxen, (BAE ‘06, MEd ’07), a master’s graduate in [&hel ...Read More

Six students honored for outstanding scholarship and professional work

June 7th, 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

World’s largest education research group honors UF grad school dean

June 5th, 2017, COE News

Henry “Hank” Frierson, associate vice president and dean of the Graduate School at the University of Florida with a faculty appointment at the College of Education, has received the Presidential Citation from the American Educational Research Associa ...Read More

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

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

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

Alumni Return to Campus

December 8th, 2016, Alumni & Giving

[av_textblock size=’28’ font_color=” color=”] 50 Years in the Making [/av_textblock] [av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=”] COE Class of 1966 Returns to Campus for Grand Guard Reunion [/av_textblock] [av_hr class=’invisible’ height=’10’ shadow=’no-shadow’ position=’center’ custom_border=’av-border-thin’ custom_width=’50px’ custom_border_color=” custom_margin_top=’30px’ custom_margin_bottom=’30px’ icon_select=’yes’ custom_icon_color=” icon=’ue808′ font=’entypo-fontello’] [&hel ...Read More