Congratulations to Dr. Anaida Colon-Muniz for receiving the 2016 “Community Service” Award from the International Society of Black Latinos (ISBL). The International Society of Black Latinos started with a group of close friends in Los Angeles who bonded over their experiences as Latinos of African descent in the U.S. Though they came from different countries,
Meet Noelí Zárate! Noeli, a former student of El Sol Science and Arts Academy, is a senior at Santa Ana High School and has reached great heights. Her performance on the AP Spanish Language and Culture exam was so superior that it falls into a rather select category. Noelí not only received the top score
Three of the College of Educational Studies most distinguished faculty were recently promoted to full professor, effective at the beginning of the 2016-17 academic year. These three faculty are: Randy Busse, Ph.D., Counseling and School Psychology Roxanne Greitz Miller, Ed.D., Director, Institute for Excellence in Teaching & Learning and
In May 2016, Ashley Barba will graduate with a degree in Integrated Educational Studies (IES) and an extensive list of achievements and responsibilities spanning her time at Chapman University. As a member of the Chapman Global Medical Brigades, Ashley traveled to Nicaragua her freshman year and again as a senior to contribute to sustainable health
Chapman University’s highest honor for doctoral graduate students has been announced, and the recipient is Dr. Ahmed Younis from the College of Educational studies, who successfully defended his Ph.D. in Education dissertation in late March 2016. The James L. Doti Outstanding Graduate Student Award is awarded to a recipient who has demonstrated outstanding accomplishments in
Peter McLaren, Ph.D., the College of Educational Studies’ Distinguished Professor in Critical Studies and International Ambassador for Global Ethics and Social Justice, will be recognized at the 2016 American Educational Research Association (AERA) Conference in Washington, DC on April 9, 2016. The theme of the conference is Public Scholarship to Educate Diverse Democracies. Professor McLaren,
The College of Educational Studies’ dean, Dr. Margaret Grogan, has been honored by the prestigious Edu-Scholar’s Public Influence Rankings. Dean Grogan was listed as number 116 of 200 scholars nationwide from more than 20,000 university-based faculty tackling educational questions in the United States. Published in Education Week, the rankings recognize scholars who had the biggest influence
Dr. Peter McLaren, Distinguished Professor in Critical Studies, Co-Director and International Ambassador for Global Ethics and Social Justice, The Paulo Freire Democratic Project from the College of Educational Studies will receive an Doctor Honoris Causa from the National University of Chilecito on November 3, 2015 in Los Sarmientos, Chilecito, La Rioja (Argentina). This is Dr.
Associate Dean of College of Educational Studies, Kimberly White Smith was nominated and selected as a member of American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) Meetings and Professional Development Committee. AACTE is a national alliance of educator preparation programs dedicated to high-quality, evidence-based preparation that assures educators are ready to teach all learners on
The appointment of Professor Peter McLaren as Honorary Director of the Center for Critical Pedagogy Research, Northeast Normal University in Changchun, China was hailed by Chinese educational officials as a major historical event. The appointment ceremony took place at the First International Conference in Critical Pedagogy at Northeast Normal University where guest speakers included Dr.