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Helen Gordon Child Development Center director selected

September 10, 2018 - 9:45am
After a nationwide search, Dean Marvin Lynn has announced a new head for PSU’s Helen Gordon Child Development Center (HGCDC). Mary Schumacher-Hoerner will succeed retiring director Ellie Justice at the early childhood center and laboratory school beginning this fall. Schumacher-Hoerner … Continue reading →

First Farm to Fork Dinner a success

August 27, 2018 - 9:45am
A short burst of much-needed rain did little to dampen expectations for the first annual Learning Gardens Laboratory (LGL) Farm to Fork Dinner on Saturday, August 11, 2018. After the sun returned, nearly 100 guests settled into a lovely summer … Continue reading →

Two GSE students honored by PSU for diversity accomplishments

August 7, 2018 - 9:45am
Each year PSU honors individuals for their outstanding accomplishments in making PSU a more diverse, inclusive campus. Awardees are selected from students, faculty, staff, and the campus community. This year’s honorees from the GSE are PACE student Ebony Oldham, who … Continue reading →

Alumnus Victor Vergara selected for national leadership academy

August 3, 2018 - 9:45am
GSE alumnus, Victor Vergara, ’17, is one of 16 Latino educators across the US chosen for the Superintendents Leadership Academy by the Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents (ALAS). This is a yearlong leadership development program to prepare the next … Continue reading →

TriMet hosts Orientation and Mobility students in summer intensive

July 31, 2018 - 9:55am
GSE students are learning how to ride TriMet’s public transportation system blindfolded this summer. When the Visually Impaired Learner (VIL) and the Orientation and Mobility (O&M) cohorts began this term, students came to campus for their initial three-week summer intensive … Continue reading →

US News & World Report ranks GSE online early childhood master’s in top 21

July 24, 2018 - 9:45am
The Online Master’s in Early Childhood Education program has earned a high spot among early childhood programs in the country. US News & World Report announced that PSU’s three-year-old program merits 21st place among universities offering early childhood programs. The … Continue reading →

Promotion and Tenure 2018

July 6, 2018 - 9:45am
Congratulations to GSE faculty who have earned promotions this spring. Ann Fullerton – Professor Emerita Karen Haley – Professor Joel Lane – Associate Professor John Nimmo – Associate Professor Howard Yank – Senior Instructor Emeritus

GSE early childhood graduate honored in California

July 3, 2018 - 9:30am
Mark Marano, ’18, was named Early Educator of the Year by Child360, a Los Angeles–based nonprofit that advocates for young children in Southern California. Marano earned an MS in Early Childhood: Inclusive Ed and Curriculum & Instruction from Portland State … Continue reading →

GSE students receive PSU 2018 President’s honors

June 29, 2018 - 10:00am
Each year PSU students are selected for Presidential Awards that celebrate the exceptional work they have done during their time at PSU. These awards include all PSU students, not just those who are graduating this spring. GSE is proud to … Continue reading →

GSE hooding/commencement ceremony highlights

June 26, 2018 - 9:59am
GSE has over 500 graduates in the class of 2018, earning bachelor’s, master’s, doctorates, licensure and certificates. All of our GSE candidates are outstanding students who are planning to make a difference in their careers. These are just three of … Continue reading →

GSE commencement is inaugural event in Viking Pavilion

June 21, 2018 - 10:00pm
The long-awaited Viking Pavilion hosted its first capacity event June 15, with the annual GSE Academic Hooding and Commencement Ceremony. This was the first time the GSE Academic Hooding was combined with an official commencement, enabling students to attend just … Continue reading →

$1 million gift to the PSU Graduate School of Education establishes the Vernier STEM Classroom

June 19, 2018 - 10:00am
June 11, 2018 – Education advocates and philanthropists Christine and David Vernier have donated $1 million to Portland State University’s Graduate School of Education to create a fully equipped STEM training classroom for PSU’s new 4th and Montgomery building, expected … Continue reading →

Sybil Kelley and Jean Aguilar-Valdez help make STEM classroom a reality

June 15, 2018 - 9:30am
Two GSE faculty members were recognized by the PSU Foundation for their leadership in acquiring $1.25 million in funding toward the GSE’s new home that opens in fall 2020. Assistant Professor Jean Aguilar-Valdez and Associate Professor Sybil Kelley are leaders … Continue reading →

GSE Alumna Rachel Stagner selected for national science award

June 13, 2018 - 10:00am
The US Department of Energy and partnering federal agencies have finalized the selections for the 2018–2019 Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellow (AEF). PSU alumna Rachel Stagner, ’08, ’13, is one of 14 educators named for this prestigious award. She teaches … Continue reading →