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    March 27, 2020

    Mental Health and Wellness Advice for Teachers

    Faculty members at the FSU College of Education are doing their best to support educators as they make the sudden transition to online teaching. Drs. Martin Swanbrow Becker, Erik Hines and Lindsay Jenkins have spent their careers researching important mental health topics, like depression, resiliency and bullying prevention. As we adjust to the effects of […]

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    March 25, 2020

    Tips for Learning, Teaching and Working from Home

    The response to the coronavirus has been unprecedented and sweeping, as people around the world scramble to change their lifestyles. The change has been rapid and has left many people trying to figure out the best ways to adjust. As we all work to implement these changes, the team at the College of Education is […]

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    March 15, 2020

    Transitioning to Online Teaching and Learning

    With the recent announcements of school closures at both the K-12 and postsecondary levels due to the coronavirus, we put together a list of resources to help both teachers and students ease into the transition to online learning. Read on to learn more about the tech tools and other resources being provided at no cost […]

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    March 3, 2020

    Making a Difference with Darasa: Helping Refugee Students

    Turbulent events around the world have caused an increase in the number of refugees seeking safer places to live. Uprooting and moving a family is stressful, but leaving behind your country can cause even more trauma. Children in particular can have a hard time adjusting to a new home. Combined with economic stressors and being […]

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    February 27, 2020

    Kathleen Esmiol and Fannie Mae Duncan: Honoring a Legacy

    In 1993, alumna Kathleen “Kay” F. Hufford Esmiol (B.S. ’60) and her class in Colorado Springs, Colorado decided to pay tribute to a local legend, Fannie Mae Duncan. Little did she know that this decision would set off a series of events that would lead to her inspiring her students to embrace diversity and promote […]

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    February 17, 2020

    Black History Month: A Celebration of Dr. Marvalene Hughes

    As Florida State University celebrates Black History Month, we’re honored to recognize COE alumna Dr. Marvalene A. Hughes (Ph.D. Counseling/School Psychology ’69) for her dedication to the counseling field, her extraordinary philanthropic endeavors, and for being a trailblazer in leadership positions within higher education. The College of Education promotes her legacy of achievement by undertaking […]

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    February 12, 2020

    FSUCOE Students Succeed on International Stage

    Though Florida State University is often considered one of the top higher education institutions in the nation, our faculty members and students routinely make contributions to their fields that garner international attention as well. Three students from our Sport Psychology program participated in a unique conference that had them presenting to an international audience in […]

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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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    December 4, 2019

    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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    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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    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 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

    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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    September 17, 2019

    Alumni Spotlight: Jason Hendrix, FSU Notable Nole

    Jason Hendrix graduated from the FSU Sport Management master’s program in 2011. He was recently named a 2019 Notable Nole by the FSU Alumni Association and is one of two alumni from the College of Education to make the list this year. The list recognizes alumni who have “made exceptional achievements and significant contributions to […]

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    September 6, 2019

    In Memory of Hailey Marie Mullen

    A graduate of Dixie Hollins High School, Hailey Marie Mullen received her associate’s degree with honors from Saint Petersburg College prior to enrolling at FSU. On November 19, 2018, while returning home from class with her grandmother, Hailey perished in an automobile accident. Hailey was well known and well liked, and she will be sorely […]

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    August 12, 2019

    Back to School for Teachers

    So many back-to-school lists focus on students, and for good reason, too. A lot of students and parents are filled with anxious energy as they prepare for the start of another year. However, these lists only focus on one side of the classroom, and we think teachers deserve just as much support! After all, teachers […]

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    August 6, 2019

    FSU Higher Education Researchers Receive Grant

    This article was originally posted at https://news.fsu.edu/news/education-society/2019/08/06/fsu-higher-education-researchers-receive-grant-to-study-community-college-pathways-to-computing-degrees/ Women graduate college at higher rates than men, yet women earn only 19 percent of bachelor’s degrees in computer science. Two Florida State University researchers have received a three-year National Science Foundation grant for $900,749 to investigate this disparity. It will focus on Florida, one of the most diverse states […]

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    July 8, 2019

    Dean Damon Andrew Receives Distinguished Service Award

    Dean Damon Andrew has been recognized by the American Association of University Administrators with a Distinguished Service Award. Read on for the full press release, which originally appeared at https://news.fsu.edu/news/education-society/2019/07/03/fsu-college-of-education-dean-receives-distinguished-service-award/. Damon Andrew, dean of the Florida State University College of Education, has received the Distinguished Service Award from the American Association of University Administrators. “AAUA […]

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    July 2, 2019

    College of Education Students Work With At-Risk Children

    The Florida State College of Education has long made it a priority to work with those in need in the community. Children of migrant families face a number of challenges, namely an abysmally low high school graduation rate. Only 1 in 10 children of migrant families will graduate from high school. Most migrant families are […]

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    June 24, 2019

    Experiential Learning at the FSU College of Education

    Recently, Florida State University made the announcement that undergraduate students would have to complete experiential learning in order to graduate. This new requirement aims to help students gain more hands-on experience before entering the workforce. Alumni and current students from the College of Education might seem surprised that this wasn’t a requirement already. After all, […]

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    June 17, 2019

    Early Literacy Skills: How Kindergarten Teachers Help Kids

    Most experts agree on the importance of early literacy skills. Sonia Cabell, assistant professor in the School of Teacher Education & Florida Center for Reading Research, wants to look deeper. She and a team of researchers, led by Stefanie Copp from the University of Lynchburg, explored how early childhood educators support their youngest students in […]

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