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Several COE students honored by graduate school

The University of Oregon Graduate School administers more than a dozen non-service fellowships and awards annually, resulting in the support of more than 60 students for the 2013-14 academic year. These awards, most of which are donor or foundation supported, include non-service stipends ranging from $500 to $18,000 per year and, in some cases, tuition support. The following fellowship and award recipients hail from the College of Education:

Newest rankings validate continued COE excellence

This September, U.S. News and World Report released its 2014 annual rankings of graduate schools in education, and once again the University of Oregon College of Education excels, ranking No. 8 (tie) among all colleges of education and No. 2 (tie) among public institutions in that category. And, again, Special Education ranked No. 3 overall for 14 years running, the highest ranking of any graduate program at UO. These rankings, of which U.S.

Maiyra Espinoza: Preparing for a career in bilingual/bicultural family therapy

Although UO’s Couples and Family Therapy (CFT) graduate program attracts accomplished students from all around the country, some students do not have to venture as far to find their ideal graduate program. First year master’s CFT student Maiyra Espinoza is one such student.

Applications now open for Native Americans who want to become teachers

Sapsik’wałá, a program of the University of Oregon's College of Education, has opened up applications for 2017. The program provides an opportunity for qualified American Indians and Alaska Natives to pursue a teaching certificate through access to a wide range of financial and academic support.

Bullis to be recognized for research

The Division on Career Development and Transition (DCDT) will present the Patricia L. Sitlington Research in Transition Award to UO professor of education and sociology Michael Bullis at their annual conference in November. The award recognizes researchers who, over the course of their careers, have contributed a substantial body of research that has directly benefited at-risk youth and furthered overall research into support systems for adolescents with emotional and behavioral disorders.

Buckeye tree commemorated by COE alums

Former UO cheerleader and COE alumna Mimi Sommerville was joined by football players from 55 years ago, current players including De'Anthony Thomas, and others on Thursday to place a plaque commemorating a yellow buckeye tree given to the UO following the 1958 Rose Bowl. The event was organized by the College of Education (COE) in conjunction with UO Athletics and Campus Operations. All event participants were either alumni of, or current students from the COE. They were (pictured at left, l to r):

 

New faculty profile: Leslie Leve


Leslie was also profiled in an Oct. 21 story on new tenure-track faculty (UO Communications).

Grammy nominees Nortec Collective to screen documentary, perform in Eugene

Nortec Collective Presents: Bostich + Fussible, a Grammy-nominated musical group from Tijuana, Mexico, will be in Eugene Nov. 22-23 to perform with the full band set and to screen their documentary film Tijuana: Sonidos del Nortec. The group’s first visit to the Pacific Northwest is being sponsored by the Department of Education Studies and numerous other organizations at the University of Oregon (UO), along with the League of United Latin American Citizens.

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