Latino Civil Rights in Education: La Lucha Sigue (October 2015) This book (Anaida Colon-Muniz and Magaly Lavadenz) documents the experience of historical and contemporary advocates in the movement for civil rights in education of Latinos in the United States. These critical narratives and counter narratives portray issues of identity, inequality, desegregation,
Honoring the shyness and “low key nature” of Phil and Dianne Ferguson, the faculty and staff honored them with a “special event” as both are retiring from Chapman University and the College of Educational Studies at the end of January 2016. Phil and Dianne have pursued for more than three
ORANGE, Calif., October 28, 2015 — Ruebén Martinez – noted reading advocate, Latino education activist and Chapman University Presidential Fellow – will speak to students and their families at Central Union High School and Wilson Junior High School in El Centro on the topic “Parents, Listen to Your Children About College.” He will encourage students
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).
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
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
The Chapman Diversity Project is excited to support Maria Contreras, Associate Director of Admissions Systems and Operations, and Rueben Martinez, Presidential Fellow in the College of Educational Studies, in the organization of a Chapman Latino Staff and Faculty Forum. The Chapman Latino Staff and Faculty forum aims to provide support to Latino students, staff and
Last summer, 26 students from the graduate programs in counseling and school psychology at Chapman University traveled to Vietnam and Cambodia with faculty members to participate in ongoing short-term study abroad programs. In Cambodia, the Chapman delegation performed volunteer work at Grace House, a nongovernmental organization that provides educational services to
Dr. Brian Alter, Professor has been chosen to receive the 2015-2017 Outstanding Teaching Senior Professorship Award by the Faculty Research and Development Council and the Chancellor’s Office. The award was presented to Dr. Alters at this year’s Faculty Honors Convocation on Friday, May 15, 2015. The award comes with a $10,000 honorarium, (to be
Two programs at Chapman University are working to bring social justice to the world — one neighborhood at a time. The Paulo Freire Democratic Project and Padres Unidos, programs centered at Chapman’s College of Educational Studies, provide residents in nearby neighborhoods with continuing education and training in social justice and civic involvement.