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PSU hosts groundbreaking for new Fourth and Montgomery building

January 15, 2019 - 9:45am
PSU officials broke ground on the newest of PSU’s campus buildings Friday, January 11. The Fourth and Montgomery building is the future site of the PSU College of Education (COE), along with the OHSU-PSU School of Public Health, the Portland … Continue reading →

Mobility Matters summit features transportation innovation

January 9, 2019 - 9:45am
The College of Education will host an interdisciplinary event in partnership with the Transportation Research and Education Center (TREC) on March 11, 2019. The second annual Mobility Matters summit is intended for disability specialists, urban planners, engineers, transportation professionals, students, … Continue reading →

New director for Student Services, Marketing, and Communication named

January 4, 2019 - 9:45am
Patrick Kelley, MBA, is the new director of Student Services, Marketing, and Communication, in the College of Education (COE). He joins PSU January 16, 2019. No stranger to Portland, Kelley is an alumnus of Wilson High School and most recently … Continue reading →

Deconstructing Thanksgiving: A look into Native American identity

December 7, 2018 - 9:45am
  Professor Victor H. Begay remembers that he loved his third-grade teacher. But she lied to him, he said. As a young child, he was a good student, but some of the things he was learning in public school seemed … Continue reading →

Master’s students investigate early childhood schools in Peru

December 6, 2018 - 3:25pm
In September, eight PSU students traveled to Peru with Assistant Professor Ingrid Anderson and Professor Emerita Christine Chaillé to study how La Casa Amarilla (The Yellow House), a network of schools in Lima, Peru, has adapted Reggio Emilia–inspired education concepts … Continue reading →

Faculty member Cary Sneider’s YA book featured

December 5, 2018 - 9:45am
Associate Research Professor Cary Sneider has published a young adult book Jake and the Quake that is featured on the November Reading List of the Children’s Book Council. The book is a novel based on actual adventures of survivors of … Continue reading →

PSU alumna Janet Do receives Milken Award

December 4, 2018 - 9:29am
First grade teacher Janet Do, ’13, who works at Whitman Elementary School, is this year’s only Oregon recipient of the prestigious Milken Award. The award was announced today at an assembly at her school in Portland Public Schools. Only 40 … Continue reading →

Assistant Professor Molly Siuty accepts early career award

November 30, 2018 - 9:45am
Molly Siuty received the Early Career Publication Award from the Teacher Education Division (TED) of the Council for Exceptional Children at their conference in Las Vegas on November 7. Her publication “Unraveling the Role of Curriculum in Teacher Decision Making” … Continue reading →

Assistant Professor Deanna Cor receives state award

November 26, 2018 - 9:45am
The Oregon Counseling Association (ORCA) presented College of Education Assistant Professor Deanna Cor with the Human Rights Award at their fall meeting, held Friday, November 9, at the Mark Spencer Hotel in Portland. The award is presented to ORCA members … Continue reading →

PSU Graduate School of Education to become PSU College of Education

November 20, 2018 - 9:45am
The PSU Graduate School of Education has changed its name to the College of Education (COE). This name change reflects the need to provide undergraduate programs in education and related fields. “The name change opens new opportunities for us to … Continue reading →

Voices of Children documentary released worldwide

November 12, 2018 - 9:45am
The final cut of the Voices of Children documentary, told entirely from the perspective of young children, is now released worldwide. The 24-minute movie, produced by GSE Associate Professor John Nimmo and his team of eight international colleagues, is the … Continue reading →

Dannelle Stevens’s new book outlines sustainable writing practices

November 8, 2018 - 9:45am
Emerita Professor Dannelle Stevens has published her fifth book, Write More, Publish More, Stress Less! Stevens, who retired in 2016, has worked at PSU since 1994 in the Center for Academic Excellence and in the Curriculum and Instruction (CI) Department. … Continue reading →

GSE faculty member Olivia Murray honored

October 25, 2018 - 9:45am
The Oregon Safe Schools and Communities Coalition (OSSCC) will honor Dr. Olivia Murray at their yearly awards ceremony for her work supporting LGBTQIA students. Murray is an associate professor of practice in the Curriculum and Instruction Department, where she teaches … Continue reading →

New Hires in GSE 2018–19

October 11, 2018 - 9:45am
Counselor Education Benita Bellrichard Munson, MS, CRC, LPC, CADC I, is an assistant professor of practice in the Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling Program, in the Counselor Education Department. She is also a member of the Graduate Certificate in Addictions faculty. She … Continue reading →

GSE’s Amy Parker receives transportation honors

October 4, 2018 - 9:45am
The Portland chapter of the Women in Transportation (WTS) has awarded Special Education Assistant Professor Amy Parker an honorary membership to their organization for one year. She joins Governor Kate Brown and five others with this distinction. Parker came to … Continue reading →