Judith Herb College of Education

2016 Outstanding Alumna – Essie Calhoun-McDavid

Congratulations to Essie Calhoun-McDavid, who will be honored at the Homecoming Gala as the 2016 Outstanding Alumna for the Judith Herb College of Education. After earning a bachelor’s degree in education in 1970, Essie work for a dozen years in schools in Indiana, Michigan, and Maryland. Her career path carried her to the role of Chief Diversity and Community Affairs Officer at Eastman Kodak Company.

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Welcome back to campus Essie…and congratulations!


A Community Conversation on Implicit Bias – October 10 at the Kent Branch Library 6:30-8:00 pm

Join the UT Office of Diversity and Inclusion and the JHCOE Department of Educational Foundations and Leadership for a community conversation on Implicit Bias.  It will be held at the Toledo Public Library Kent Branch (corner of Collingwood and Central) on October 10 from 6:30-8:00 pm.  This session will be a discussion on the 2016 report that suggests racial bias among preschool teachers and strategies for uncovering and addressing our own biases.

Implicit Bias Discussion


Ice Cream Social

Ice Cream Social for All Students in the Judith Herb College of Education

celebrate homecoming and our 100th anniversary

Wed Oct 12 & Thur Oct 13, 2016

11:00 am -1:00 pm

Gillham Hall 3rd Floor

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Ice Cream – FREE T-Shirts

Drawing for $100 Giftcard


Graduate Research Workshop Series: Session 2

EndNote: Organize Your Literature Results, and Make Writing Your Reference List Relatively Painless

GILLHAM HALL 5300

October 13, 2016   7:00 pm

 

All JHCOE graduate students welcomed! Refreshments will be served.

Bring your laptop and learn to tame your piles of printouts, flash drives, and emailed search results with a powerful tool for collecting, organizing, and integrating your literature search into your thesis or dissertation.

For more information contact: Thomas Arwood, Carlson Research Librarian, at Thomas.Atwood@utoledo.edu

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Mark your calendars for the series: October 13, November 10, 2016, January 12, February 9, and March 16, 2017

Sponsored by the graduate programs in Theory and Social Foundations of Education. Click here to visit program website.

 


Open House – Judith Herb College of Education

in celebration of our 100th anniversary….

join us after the homecoming parade for the

JHCOE OPEN HOUSE

learn about our students, program, and degrees

Saturday October 15, 2016

Noon

Gillham Hall – UT main campus

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College Scholarship Application 2017-18 Now Available

Judith Herb College of Education Scholarship applications for the academic year 2017-2018 are now available.  Applications are due no later than Thursday, December 15th.  Please read the instructions carefully, complete the application in its entirety, and drop it off or mail it to the scholarship committee in the Student Services office in Gillham Hall room 3100, Mail Stop 914.

 

The application can also be obtained at the Judith Herb College of Education website.  http://www.utoledo.edu/education/scholarships/

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Thank you and good luck!


PRAXIS Core Workshops – Fall Schedule

The Judith Herb College of Education and the Learning Enhancement Center are partnering to help Education students prepare for the Praxis Core Exam. We offer the following FREE workshops.

Please call 419-530-2176 to register for the workshop(s).

The full schedule is available. Click here. 

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Graduate Research Workshop Series: Session 1

Creating Your Research Profile & Developing Effective Search Strategies

Gillham Hall 5300

September 8, 2016   7:00 pm

All JHCOE graduate students welcome! Refreshments will be served.

Bring your laptop and connect to the educational information resources you need.

For more information contact Thomas Atwood, Carlson Research Librarian at Thomas.Atwood@utoledo.edu

 

Graduate research workshop, 9-8-2016 FINAL[2]

Mark you calendar for the series:  October 13, November 10, 2016, January 12, February 9, and March 16, 2017.

Sponsored by graduate program in Theory and Social Foundations of Education. Click here to visit program website.


National Science Foundation Awards UT Researchers $123,859

Congratulations to Dr. Revathy Kumar (Professor Educational Psychology) who is part of the team being awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation.

Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (OH-09) joined the National Science Foundation (NSF) to announce the award of $123,859 to The University of Toledo to “develop practical strategies for broadening the participation of African American students in engineering.” The project will conduct a comparative study of the factors affecting the success and pathways to engineering careers of underrepresented minority students at both The University of Toledo and Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University.
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This project, entitled “Collaborative Research: Research Initiation: Factors Affecting Underrepresented Minority Student Success and Pathways to Engineering Careers at Majority and Minority Institutions,” is under the direction of the project’s principal investigator, Lesley Berhan,  Associate Professor in the department of Mechanical, Industrial, and Manufacturing Engineering. Berhan is joined by Revathy Kumar, Professor of Educational Psychology, and Willie McKether, Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion, both co-principal investigators.  Click here for additional information.


Peace Studies Minor now available

New for Fall 2016!

Peace Studies is an interdisciplinary academic minor concerned with in inquiry and scholarship regarding the reduction and elimination of violence and the establishment of the conditions for the possibility of peace and justice to flourish at all levels of human organization

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For additional information, click here