Month: September 2017

Shoutout to Special Education on DoE Grant (Profs. Coyne, Lombardi, & Simonsen)

September 19, 2017

The U.S. Department of Education has awarded $1.3 million in funding through its Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) to the Neag School’s special education program for a project that will fully fund five doctoral students in the areas of literacy, positive behavioral supports, and transition, with four-year competitive fellowships for each student. Click here for details.

A Big EPSY Welcome to Dr. Clewiston D. Challenger

September 19, 2017

Educational Psychology welcomes new faculty member – Assistant Professor Dr. Clewiston Challenger Clewiston D. Challenger has been named an assistant professor of counseling in the Neag School, effective Aug. 23. Challenger most recently served as a graduate assistant, academic advisor, mentor, and tutor at Pennsylvania State University’s Morgan Academic Support Center for Student-Athletes. His research […]

Madaus’ Article Draws Nationwide Media Attention

September 16, 2017

  Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of Educational Psychology Joseph Madaus’ article about preparing students with disabilities for the transition to college was recently featured in numerous media outlets nationwide, including The Conversation and UConn Today.  

Montrosse-Moorhead Elected to AEA Board

September 11, 2017

Professor Bianca Montrosse-Moorhead was elected to the American Evaluation Association board. Her 3-year term begins January 1, 2018 and ends on December 31, 2020.

McCoach and Brown Team Awarded $3M NSF Grant

September 2, 2017

EPSY professors Betsy McCoach and Scott Brown’s team secured a $3M NSF grant to train 50 future graduate students in the STEM field across UConn. Read the Neag news release here.