Category: Uncategorized

Dr. Chris Rhoads is chief statistician on federally funded project

February 12, 2015

Assistant Professor Chris Rhoads In today’s high pressure health care environment, doctors, pharmacists, insurers, and others must constantly scan the latest medical news in order to stay abreast of the most effective treatments. But there are so many medical studies in circulation that it is practically impossible for health care professionals to review all of […]

Counseling Graduate Honored at White House

February 3, 2015

Vanessa Montorsi, director of counseling for Cheshire Public Schools, was selected as School Counselor of the Year by the Connecticut School Counseling Association. Vanessa is a graduate of EPSY’s School Counseling program. Semi-finalists were honored at the White House in January. The Counselor of the Year Award was started by First Lady Michelle Obama to […]

Dr. Ron Beghetto Named Faculty Member of the Year

February 2, 2015

EPSY Associate Professor, Dr. Ron Beghetto, was named 2015 Faculty Member of the Year by Alpha Lambda Delta National Honor Society. Each year society members nominate a professor that had a profound impact on their career at UConn. This year, the Executive Board selected Dr. Beghetto. He will receive his award at the society’s induction ceremony […]

EPSY Lands National Center for Research

December 7, 2014

As excited as Gifted and Talented Education Professor Del Siegle is about having the newly formed National Center for Research on Gifted Education (NCRGE) at UConn, he’s even more excited about what its researchers can achieve. Chosen through a competitive selection process and authorized by the U.S. Congress-revitalized Jacob K. Javits Gifted and Talented Students […]

Dr. Bianca Montrosse-Moorhead named 2014 Marcia Guttentag Promising New Evaluator Recipient

October 1, 2014

Dr. Bianca Montrosse-Moorhead, Measurement, Evaluation, and Assessment Program, is the 2014 Marcia Guttentag Promising New Evaluator Award winner from the American Evaluation Association. The award is presented to a promising new evaluator during the first five years after completion of his or her Masters or Doctoral degree and whose work is consistent with the AEA Guiding […]

Dr. Catherine Little Receives $2.5 million Five-Year Federal Grant

September 29, 2014

Dr. Catherine Little, Gifted and Talented, received a $2.5 million grant as part of the Javits program. Project SPARK (Supporting and Promoting Advanced Readiness in Kids) will scale up the Young Scholars Model, an approach developed in Virginia’s Fairfax County Public Schools, with the aim of increasing participation of underrepresented groups in gifted and talented […]

Dean’s Doctoral Scholars

September 25, 2014

We are reinventing doctoral study at the Neag School of Education. Become one of the University of Connecticut Neag School’s first-ever Dean’s Doctoral Scholars. Receive four years of full funding to earn your Ph.D. while working with our nationally-recognized faculty on critical education issues. Help us build the future of education today. Don’t miss this […]

New Professors

August 18, 2014

The Department of Educational Psychology is pleased to welcome three new professors: Dr. Devin Kearns, Special Education; Dr. Noel Card, Measurement, Evaluation, and Learning Technology; and Dr. Erik Hines, Counseling. We are also excited that Dr. Jonathan Plucker is now an EPSY faculty member in gifted and talented education.