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.
Kari B. Taylor joins the Neag School as the Higher Education and Student Affairs program director. (Photo Credit: Shawn Kornegay/Neag School)
A study on gifted identification co-authored by Professor D. Betsy McCoach was featured in Education Week.
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.
The Neag School of Education’s Special Education Summit, co-sponsored with the Klebanoff Institute in May, was featured on WNPR and other outlets.
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.
Professor Sandra M. Chafouleas in the Neag School’s Department of Educational Psychology has been named a University of Connecticut Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor — the highest honor that the university bestows on faculty who have demonstrated excellence in scholarship, teaching, and service. The award honors faculty who have spent at least 10 years of their career at UConn and have attained the rank of full professor. The UConn Board of Trustees approved Chafouleas’ prestigious designation at its April 26 meeting in Storrs. [Read the full article]
Join Us for Our 6th Annual
Teaching and Learning with iPads Conference
A One-Day Event for K-12 Educators
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
9:00 a.m. – 3:10 p.m.
University of Connecticut Main Campus
$115 registration fee includes conference attendance, UConn parking, and lunch.
For more information please visit the conference website.
Congratulations to Current and Former members of the Educational Psychology Department Neag Alumni Award Recipients for 2017
Drs. Shamim S. Patwa – Outstanding School Administrator
Dr. Alan Kraut – Outstanding Professional
Dr. Melvyn L. Reich – Lifetime Achievement Award
Professor James O’Neil shares insights with Monitor on Psychology about gender role conflicts among men.
The men America left behind
They suffer from the the largest shortfall of jobs. Their mortality rate has been rising. What are psychologists doing to help?
For as long as America has been a country, the straight white American man has been king of the hill. But as society changes and culture evolves, the ground beneath that hill is growing shaky. Economically, physically and emotionally, many American men are fighting to maintain a foothold.
Congratulations to Educational Psychology Graduate Students Kursten Butler and Emily Tarconish who are being recognized on March 18th, at the Neag Alumni Awards Celebration!