On June 24th, Dr. Anaida Colon -Muniz, Dr. and Dr. Suzanne SooHoo, of the College of Educational Studies Faculty, visited the National University for Distance Education in Madrid, Spain (Universidad Nacional de Educacion a Distancia- no affiliation with National Univ. in U.S. ) on a wonderful field trip arranged by Lidia Losada. Lidia is a faculty member at that university who had a courtesy international appointment at Chapman last fall and wanted to welcome us to her campus, introduce us to her deans and colleagues and give Chapman faculty and students on our travel course a tour to several of their facilities.
24 graduate students in School Counseling and School Psychology are traveling to Siem Reap, Cambodia and Ha Noi, Vietnam this summer with Dr. Michael Hass, Dr. Dawn Hunter and Dr. Jeanee A. Carriere. As preparation for the trip, they collected over 4,000 pieces of school supplies and play equipment for two NGOs in Siem Reap, Teach Cambodia and
Ann Burroughs, Chair of the Board of Directors of Amnesty International and Executive Director of the Taproot Foundation of Los Angeles, spoke to the IES 315 (Non-Governmental Organizations: Policy and Practice) class on Tuesday, July 1. Ann shared her story of involvement with Amnesty International, which goes back over 30 years to when she was 17 and began protesting against apartheid in South Africa. She was imprisoned several times, and at the age of 22 and was arrested and charged with treason. She was freed through the efforts of Amnesty International,
The faculty and students from the College of Educational Studies, BS in Athletic Training Program had numerous accomplishments at the National Athletic Trainers’ Association 65th Clinical Symposia and AT Expo this past week in Indianapolis, Indiana. Assistant Professor, Sara Nottingham, EdD, ATC, CSCS presenting 3 different lectures (tied for most presentations by any AT educator at this year’s symposia) titled, How did I do? A preceptor’s guide to providing effective feedback to AT students; Best practices in clinical education; and The reliability of faculty and preceptors’ evaluation of AT students’ clinical skills. Not to be outshined by their faculty counterparts, four recent BS in Athletic Training graduates and first time passers of the Board of Certification, Inc., national AT certification exam participated in the NATA Foundation Free Communications Poster Presentation section of the symposia. lso attending were Dr. Jason Bennett, director of the AT education program who assisted as a lab assistant for a variety of learning lab sessions and Senior Associate Dean, Ky Kugler, EdD, ATC. Dr. Kugler was recently appointed to the Post-Professional Education Committee of the NATA Executive Council for Education (ECE), which interfaces the NATA with the Board of Certification, NATA Research and Education Foundation and the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE).
The May edition of COAST Magazine has ranked Ruebén Martinez at number 7 in “50 Landmarks, Legends and Locales that make Orange County Amazing.” It was nice to see that Rueben Martinez was ranked in the top 10 at number 7. It was also a proud moment for Chapman University and the College of Educational Studies
Congratulations to Jared Izumi, first year school psychology student, who entered the App Jam competition from April 11th to April 24th 2014, and won for User’s Choice Award (peer judge’s choice).
Mr. Carl Wilkens is awarded the 2014 College of Educational Studies “Changing the World Award” for being an educational change agent and promoting democracy and social justice around the world. Mr. Wilkens is the former director of ADRA Rwanda and in 1994 was the only American who chose to remain in the country after the Rwanda genocide began against the advice of his family, his close friends, his church, the United States government, and even when the United Nations pulled out.
At this year’s CES Commencement, the faculty and staff are proud to announce that Mr. Edward James Olmos will be receiving an honorary degree of Doctor of Humane Letters on Saturday, May 24th, from 4:30 – 6:00 pm.
Chapman University Chancellor Daniele C. Struppa, Ph.D. and College of Educational Studies announce the retirement of Dean Donald N. Cardinal, Ph.D. effective at the conclusion of the 2014-15 academic year. Serving as Dean since 2002, Dr. Cardinal led the college through tremendous growth in students, faculty, programs and initiatives. While retiring as Dean, Dr. Cardinal will remain in the College of Educational Studies as a Professor of Education. A national search for a new dean will commence.
The College of Educational Studies invites you to attend the FRIENDS Who Stutter Workshop on Saturday May 10, 2014 from 9:30am – 4:30pm. his one-day workshop is designed to bring together young children and teenagers who stutter, their parents, members of stuttering self-help groups, and speech-language pathologists. Adults who stutter are also encouraged to join us.