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A $1.2 million gift from Andrew and Eileen Hafer will benefit UMatter, an innovative, inclusive postsecondary education program in the USF College of Education created to provide young people with intellectual disabilities the opportunity to experience higher education and campus life.
College of Education Professor Lyman Dukes III, PhD, was awarded the Ronald E. Blosser Dedicated Service Award by the Association on Higher Education and Disability, an international professional organization for individuals committed to equity for persons with disabilities in higher education.
August 27, 2021Faculty and Staff
Exceptional Student Education majors gain hands-on teaching experience at USF Pepin Summer Institute
The Pepin Summer Institute is an annual summer program that provides exceptional student education majors at USF with four weeks of practical teaching experience. For students at Pepin, the program is an opportunity to learn in a way that’s exciting and tailored to their needs.
UMatter program to provide young people with intellectual disabilities the opportunity for a college education and experience
A new program led by a team in the College of Education on USF's St. Petersburg campus will provide a population of students who aren’t typically represented on college campuses the opportunity to experience higher education and campus life.
College of Education doctoral student Ashley L. White has accepted a position as assistant professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in the Department of Rehabilitation Psychology & Special Education.
March 31, 2020Student Life
As part of a practicum course in the Exceptional Student Education undergraduate program, students completed service-learning projects in partner schools to ease into the school environment before completing more in-depth clinical experiences.
USF students led their own classrooms as part of the Pepin Summer Institute, an annual summer program that gives USF students hands-on teaching experience while providing students at Pepin Academies an opportunity to continue learning outside of the regular school year.
A part of the course “Context and Foundations of Exceptional Student Education," USF students completed a service learning project at local school Potter Elementary.
To explore innovative solutions and research taking place on inclusive education, the University of South Florida hosted a conference that brought together researchers from both USF and the University of Exeter.
Students in the College of Education's Exceptional Student Education program gained real-life experience in managing their own classrooms during the USF-Pepin Summer Institute.
July 27, 2018Academics
College of Education Professor David Allsopp, PhD, was appointed to a three-year term on the Professional Advisory Board of the Learning Disabilities Association of America.
June 27, 2018Faculty and Staff