Assoc. Dean for Academic Affairs and Prof of Ed. Psychology received Oliver P. Kolstoe Award in Nov. 2018

The Oliver P. Kolstoe Award is presented to an individual who has made a significant contribution to the field of career development and transition through means other than direct classroom instruction (which is recognized by the Iva Dean Cook Educator of the Year Award).  The award is named in recognition of Oliver P. Kolstoe, a DCDT founding member and past president whose early research and publications significantly shaped the field of transition.

Dr. Chafouleas Receives Faculty Excellence Award

Professor Sandra Chafouleas, who has received the 2018 Faculty Excellence in Research and Creativity Award

“A very big congratulations to Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor Sandra Chafouleas, who has received the 2018 Faculty Excellence in Research and Creativity Award in the Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences! This award, given to individual faculty who have made significant and/or creative contributions to a field of knowledge or area of inquiry, recognizes research excellence and the highest levels of creativity that enhance the University’s academic and creative reputation. Jeff Simon, Senior Director of Alumni Relations – Schools and Colleges at UConn Alumni came by personally this morning to present the award to Chafouleas at the Gentry Building.”


Del Siegle Named Distinguished Scholar by NAGC

 Del Siegle will receive a 2018 NAGC Distinguished Scholar Award at the NAGC 65th Annual Convention in Minneapolis, MN, November 15-18, 2018.

“The awards program shines a light on those who are making a difference in supporting gifted children as they reach to achieve their personal best, and Del is an influential leader in gifted education research,” said M. René Islas, NAGC Executive Director. “His work, which promotes equity and access, provided the foundation for the Giftedness Knows No Boundaries campaign.”

Link to the full press release below: