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Emeritus professor finds success in children’s literature, honored with GSE Community Impact Award

September 23, 2015 - 2:40pm
The Graduate School of Education’s longtime friend and colleague, Eric A. Kimmel, received the 2015 GSE Community Impact Award at the GSE State of the School event on September 22. Kimmel was a member of the PSU Curriculum and Instruction … Continue reading →

Doctoral alumna Ingrid Anderson receives national honors

September 16, 2015 - 11:22am
Ingrid Anderson, a new member of the Curriculum and Instruction Department, has learned that her doctoral thesis was selected as the Outstanding Dissertation of the Year by the National Association of Early Childhood Teacher Educators (NAECTE). She is an assistant … Continue reading →

Outstanding graduate Nakisha Nathan receives top 2015 commencement award

September 13, 2015 - 2:40pm
GSE master’s graduate Nakisha Nathan took home more than a diploma at commencement this year. She was also recognized by the university with the President’s Award for Community Engagement. Nathan arrived at PSU in 2012 armed with a bachelor’s degree … Continue reading →

Bill and Ricky Korach establish endowed GSE scholarship

September 9, 2015 - 10:54am
Bill and Ricky Korach, two well-known Lake Oswego educators and PSU Graduate School of Education (GSE) alumni, have established a new scholarship for aspiring teachers. The Bill and Ricky Korach Graduate Teacher Education Endowed Scholarship will continue their lifelong legacy … Continue reading →

Professor emeritus Jack Lind passes away

September 3, 2015 - 4:33pm
A former Graduate School of Education (GSE) faculty member and a co-founder of the Educational Leadership and Policy (ELP) department passed away August 12. John (Jack) Lind was an alumnus of the University of Montana. He began his career in … Continue reading →

Honoring donors to the Graduate School of Education

August 27, 2015 - 10:45am
July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015 Thanks to the following donors for their support of the Graduate School of Education and our students during fiscal year 2015, July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015. Gift levels include planned/deferred gifts. … Continue reading →

GSE awards over $180,000 in scholarship funding for 2015–16

August 16, 2015 - 10:55am
Support for GSE scholarships grows Philanthropic support for the Graduate School of Education (GSE) totaled more than $2.4 million in fiscal year 2015 (which ended June 30). Of this, almost $1.6 million was committed to student support, much of it … Continue reading →

GSE Dean’s Fund for Excellence: FY15 Impact Report

August 3, 2015 - 4:15pm
Thank you to the Graduate School of Education (GSE) donors who supported the GSE Dean’s Fund for Excellence in the 2014-15 fiscal year. Because of these generous individuals, the GSE was able to launch creative initiatives, increase student support, and … Continue reading →

GSE hosts international mathematics conference

July 7, 2015 - 5:36pm
The eighth international Mathematics Education and Society (MES) conference took place at Portland State University, June 21–26, 2015. Swapna Mukhopadhyay, professor in the Graduate School of Education (GSE) Curriculum and Instruction Department, and Brian Greer, adjunct instructor in the GSE, … Continue reading →

Farewell to retiring GSE faculty members

June 29, 2015 - 4:45pm
A celebration to honor the GSE’s 2015 retirees was held at the end of spring term. This year’s retirees include Amy Petti, Educational Leadership and Policy (17 years at PSU); Ruth Murray, Curriculum and Instruction and Continuing Education (16 years … Continue reading →

Dr. Thomas A. Chambers establishes new endowed scholarship for aspiring teachers

June 23, 2015 - 4:20pm
This spring, Dr. Thomas A. Chambers made a gift to establish the Thomas A. Chambers Endowed Scholarship for Aspiring Teachers within the Graduate School of Education (GSE). Through a planned gift valued at more than $1.2 million, Chambers has also … Continue reading →

Two retirements, 99 years

June 21, 2015 - 4:11pm
Unflappable. That’s how you could describe both of these retiring educators. This spring marks the retirement of two colleagues in the Graduate School of Education who together represent nearly one hundred years of high-quality work in education for Oregon. Linda … Continue reading →

GSE Associate Professor Julie Esparza Brown elected to Portland School Board

June 17, 2015 - 2:08pm
Special Education Associate Professor Julie Esparza Brown was elected for Zone 1 on the Portland Public School (PPS) Board with 77 percent of the votes citywide. Her opponent, Andrew Davidson, is a PSU student who previously served on the board … Continue reading →