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    February 4, 2020

    February 2020 Alumni News

    February 25, 2020 Ben Tario Sport Management B.S. ’02, Sports Administration M.S. ’03 Ben Tario was named to the Sports Business Journal’s 2020 Forty Under Forty list. Tario, who is the Associate Commissioner of Multimedia, Business Development and Legal Affairs for the Atlantic Coast Conference, will be formally honored in the March 16 issue of […]

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    February 2020 Student News

    February 28, 2020 Hayley Spencer (Higher Education Ph.D. student) was recently named as an ECMC Foundation dissertation fellow. Hayley is also a member of the Center for Postsecondary Success‘ quantitative research team.   February 26, 2020 Hyosoon Yim (Sport Management M.S. student), won the People’s Choice award at FSU’s Master’s in Four competition. This award […]

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    January 30, 2020

    Kobe Bryant: A Story of Greatness

    Article written by Dhruv Nair and Dr. Jason Pappas Heartbroken, devastated, destroyed, gutted—the various reactions of every sports fan in the world yesterday, as we lost one of basketball’s all-time greats, Kobe “Bean” Bryant. As the world grieves this loss, we’ll hear of thousands of Kobe stories, stories of how he inspired multiple generations, stories […]

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    January 28, 2020

    Celebrate Literacy Week 2020 at the College of Education

    Every year, the Florida Department of Education sponsors Celebrate Literacy Week. This week-long event encourages everyone, but especially young children, to read more and discover the world-opening power of a good book. Developing strong reading skills at a young age has tremendous benefits to an individual’s long-term education, and events like Celebrate Literacy Week can […]

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    January 14, 2020

    Online Graduate School Excellence at FSUCOE

    U.S. News and World Report has put together its annual list of online graduate school program rankings, scouring universities around the country to find the best online programs. Florida State University’s College of Education took home top spots in a number of programs, earning the no. 15 rank for its overall online graduate program offerings. […]

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    January 9, 2020

    January 2020 Student News

    January 24, 2020 Two College of Education students received Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Book Stipend awards. The award is a scholarship intended to support FSU students in completing their education and is available on a competitive basis to undergraduate and graduate students. The awards are endowed by the Office of the Vice President for […]

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    January 7, 2020

    January 2020 Faculty News

    January 31, 2020 Dr. Ithel Jones, Professor of Early Childhood Education in the School of Teacher Education, published two new books, Critical Issues in Early Childhood Teacher Education: Volume 1 U.S. Perspectives and Critical Issues in Early Childhood Teacher Education: Volume 2 International Perspectives.      January 31, 2020 Dr. Jeffrey Ayala Milligan, Professor of Philosophy […]

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    January 6, 2020

    January 2020 Alumni News

    January 21, 2020 Dorsey Spencer Jr. Higher Education Ph.D. ’19 Dorsey Spencer Jr. was named the dean of students at Colgate University. Previously, he was the Director of Administration in the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs at Florida State University. He will begin his time as dean of students at Colgate in […]

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    December 4, 2019

    December 2019 Alumni News

    December 11, 2019 Sarah Cox Special Education Ph.D. ’18 Sarah Cox received the 2020 Student Research Award from the Division for Research Council for Exceptional Children. The award is for single case research; Cox won for her paper titled “Development of Mathematical Practices through Word Problem Solving Instruction for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder.” The […]

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    Sport Management Student Association Travels to Indianapolis

    Written by Amanda Neppl From November 14 to 18, the Sport Management Student Association (SMSA) took a trip to Indianapolis, IN, where members of the organization networked and gained insights on opportunities within the sports industry. SMSA members had a chance to meet with representatives from the NCAA, the Indianapolis Colts, the Indiana Pacers, the […]

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    December 2019 Student News

    December 18, 2019 Aaron Reyna (Education Policy and Evaluation Ph.D.) will be a presenter at the Adult Education Global Times 2020 International Conference. The conference takes place in Vancouver, Canada, from June 4-7. Reyna will present on the topic of “Workforce Education and Student Experiences: Student Motivations and Policy Outcomes of Community-Based and Community College […]

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    December 3, 2019

    December 2019 Faculty News

    December 18, 2019 Dr. Tim Baghurst, professor of education and director of FSU Coach: Interdisciplinary Center for Athletic Coaching, recently edited a book, titled Coaching for Sport Performance. He also conducted a Q&A with Routledge about what inspired him to write the book.   December 4, 2019 Dr. Jane Lo, assistant professor of social science education, […]

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    November 22, 2019

    Sport Management Student Internships 2019

    The Sport Management program at the FSU College of Education has worked hard to build up a reputation as the best sport management program in the nation, according to College Choice. This didn’t happen on accident: faculty members in the program connect students with sport management professionals across the country to help them gain invaluable […]

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    November 7, 2019

    November 2019 Student News

    November 7, 2019 Two students from the College of Education were elected to FSU’s student government. Michael J. Morgan, Jr. (Counseling Psychology & School Psychology Ph.D.) was named the graduate representative of the 28th Congress of Graduate Students, and Joshua Haslett (Sport Management B.S.) was elected to the 72nd Student Senate.   November 6, 2019 […]

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    November 2019 Faculty News

    November 22, 2019 Dr. Cameron Beatty, assistant professor of Higher Education, and Dr. Kathy Guthrie, associate professor of Higher Education, published chapters in New Directions for Student Leadership. Beatty’s chapter, titled “Leadership Educator as Social Justice Educator,” was co-written by alumni Vivechkanand Chunoo (Higher Education Ph.D. ’18) along with Melissa D. Gruver. Guthrie’s chapter is […]

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    November 6, 2019

    November 2019 Alumni News

    November 22, 2019 Heather Rakauskas Bishop Sport Psychology M.S. ’95, Higher Education Ph.D. ’01 Heather Rakauskas Bishop was named the Assistant Dean of Community College Relations and Student Advising Systems at Florida State University’s Division of Undergraduate Studies. For her responsibilities, she will recruit and retain transfer students and expand pathways for transfer students to […]

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    October 24, 2019

    Distinguished Alumni Awards 2019 Winner Spotlight

    The FSU College of Education’s Distinguished Alumni Awards started in 1985 as a way to spotlight the achievements of our exemplary alumni. These individuals have made a tremendous impact in their field. Because the College of Education is itself so diverse, our alumni go on to work in a variety of fields. As such, the […]

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    October 22, 2019

    How Florida State Supports the Pipeline of Special Educators

    Three newly funded multimillion-dollar projects in the Florida State University College of Education will be directly addressing the shortage of qualified special education teachers faced by many school districts. With funding from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs, each of these five-year training grants will train future teachers and university faculty […]

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    October 21, 2019

    Know the Common Types of Bullying

    Written by Kayla Miskimon, Stone Bogart, and Dr. Lyndsay Jenkins In order for teachers to put a stop to bullying, they must first recognize bullying in its many forms. The most common types of bullying to look out for are physical bullying, verbal bullying, cyberbullying, and social bullying. Physical bullying involves the use of physical […]

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    October 17, 2019

    October 2019 Alumni News

    October 30, 2019 Amber Robinson Elementary Education B.S. ’03 Amber Robinson was awarded the 2019 Outstanding Elementary School Educator by the Florida Association of Science Teachers (FAST). Robinson has served as a teacher for the past 16 years at Douglas L. Jamerson, Jr. Elementary School in Pinellas County. She was honored at the annual FAST […]

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    October 7, 2019

    Seminoles ASPIRE: The Partnership to Help Students Grow

    Tragic headlines have propelled the issues of student mental health and bullying into the forefront of public discourse. Experts and politicians have mixed feelings on the best way to address these issues. However, a partnership between Florida State University’s College of Education and Florida State University Schools (FSUS) aims to offer students help. Seminoles ASPIRE, […]

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    October 1, 2019

    October 2019 Faculty News

    October 31, 2019 Dr. Michael Giardina, professor and associate chair of Sport Management, published a new book titled Qualitative Inquiry and the Politics of Resistance. The book attempts to look at ways researchers can practice “foregrounding, interrogating, imagining, and engaging in new ways of doing critical qualitative inquiry in these troubling times.” The book is […]

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    October 2019 Student News

    October 31, 2019   Mel Dammel (Sport Management Ph.D.) received the Mariah Harrison Unified Partner of the Year for her work with Special Olympics Florida-Leon County. Dammel also gave a speech at the Night of Champions Fundraiser event. The award was named after the late Mariah Joyce Harrison, who dedicated a substantial portion of her […]

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    Examining the “Windows of Opportunity” for STEM Graduates

    Dr. Erik Hines sees a problem when it comes to STEM graduates. Like many researchers, he recognizes that there could possibly be a huge deficit of science, technology, engineering and mathematics specialists in the U.S. workforce throughout the next decade. However, he has focused his attention on a more acute—but perhaps more alarming—problem: the underrepresentation […]

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    September 30, 2019

    FSU College of Education launches Project ElevatED

    This press release originally appeared at https://news.fsu.edu/news/education-society/2019/09/27/fsu-college-of-education-launches-new-educator-recognition-program/ Florida State University’s College of Education has launched Project ElevatED, a new initiative aimed at raising the profile of careers in education and recognizing education professionals around the state for the difference they make in the lives of students. “Project ElevatED seeks to change the narrative around education […]

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