Author: Simon Wang

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

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.

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A Big EPSY Welcome to Dr. Clewiston D. Challenger

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 interests include college adjustment, sense of belonging, retention, persistence, urban education, and urban school counseling. Challenger received his Ph.D. in counselor education and supervision at Penn State and is a National Certified Counselor as recognized by the National Board of Certified Counselors.

 Clewiston Challenger

Kari B. Taylor joins the Neag School as the Higher Education and Student Affairs program director. (Photo Credit: Shawn Kornegay/Neag School)


Montrosse-Moorhead Joins NDE Editorial Board

Assistant Professor Bianca Montrosse-Moorhead this month joins the editorial board of New Directions for Evaluation, one of two official journals of the American Evaluation Association, the largest evaluation association in the world. Her three-year appointment will run from July 2017 to June 2020.

New Directions for Evaluation (NDE) publishes works on all aspects of evaluation, with an emphasis on presenting timely and thoughtful reflections on leading-edge issues of evaluation and the organizational, cultural, and societal context within which evaluations occur. In her role, Montrosse-Moorhead will review manuscripts submitted to NDE, help generate topics for special issues, and provide period insights and advice to the editors on future directions for NDE.

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