14 posts categorized in


Noteworthy Accomplishments by the Athletic Training Faculty and Students at the 65th Clinical Symposia and AT Expo in Indianapolis, Indiana

July 2, 2014 by Ky Kugler, CES Senior Associate Dean | Student News

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).

Carl Wilkens to Receive the 2014 College of Educational Studies Changing the World Award.

May 21, 2014 by | College News

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.

EL Sol Receives Award for Charter School of the Year, and is named to the Education Excellence Honor Roll

March 5, 2014 by | Student News

Each year the Hart Vision Award for the California Charter Schools of the Year is announced at the annual California Charter Schools Association Conference. The 2014 California Charter School of the year is El Sol Science and Arts Academy located in Santa Ana, CA. The College of Educational Studies relies on El Sol for bilingual student teaching assignments as well as teacher candidate fieldwork activities. El Sol, in turn, has used the College of Educational Studies faculty for teacher and staff training.

Nou Vang receives the 2013-14 Outstanding Fulbright ETA Performance Award

February 11, 2014 by | Student News

Nou Vang, Integrated Educational Studies class of 2013, was awarded in May 2013 a Fulbright Scholar – English Teaching Assistantship in Taiwan for 2013-2014. In addition to being an IES major, Nou also holds minors in women’s studies and psychology. While at Chapman, she was a first-generation Promising Futures student, a residential advisor and active in numerous clubs and honor societies, including the national Society of Collegiate Scholars and Mortar Board.

Donald Cardinal, Ph.D., Dean of the College of Educational Studies, receives the “Partner of the Year” award at the Orange County Padres Unidos Partner Appreciation Event on January 22, 2014.

Padres Unidos –Chapman University College of Educational Studies: A Partnership That Moves Mountains!

January 27, 2014 by | College News

Padres Unidos hosted the Orange County Padres Unidos Partner Appreciation Event and awarded for the first time “Partner of the Year” to Donald N. Cardinal, Ph.D., the dean of Chapman’s College of Educational Studies. In 2011, Chapman’s College of Educational Studies and the Office of Extended Education provided training to Padres Unidos volunteers through a Community Workers certification program. The program included comprehensive modules dealing with education, health, faith, and parenting.

CES Faculty Recognized as Fulbright Specialists

November 13, 2012 by | Faculty News

The CES is happy to announce that two of our faculty have been selected as Fulbright Specialists for the upcoming year. These prestigious awards will allow them to continue their work in the fields of disability studies and school psychology. Susan Gabel, Ph.D., Professor and the new Director of the Ph.D. in Education and internationally