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USF to launch new graduate certificate in ‘Big Data & Learning Analytics’ this fall

Starting this fall, the USF College of Education will offer a new graduate certificate in Big Data and Learning Analytics. The graduate certificate will help students discover how to leverage data to promote student success.

July 12, 2022Academics, College of Education News

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USF to launch new graduate certificate in ‘Game Design for Learning’ this fall

Starting this fall, the USF College of Education will offer a new graduate certificate in game design for learning. The graduate certificate will provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to evaluate educational games and integrate them into curricula.

June 2, 2022Academics, College of Education News

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Doctoral student receives USF Golden Bull Award

Michelle Angelo-Rocha, a graduate student in the College of Education, was awarded the USF Golden Bull Award, one of the highest honors presented to deserving undergraduate and graduate students at the university.

April 25, 2022Student Life

USF graduate student Mohammed Alqahtani with major professor Ann Cranston-Gingras

Doctoral student receives ‘People’s Choice’ award at USF Graduate Research Symposium

Mohammed Alqahtani, a graduate student in the USF College of Education, received a People’s Choice Award for his research project presented at the university’s Graduate Student Research Symposium.

April 7, 2022Academics, Student Life

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USF doctoral student awarded national scholarship from Society of Health and Physical Educators

Craig Nieman, a doctoral student in the USF College of Education, was selected as a recipient of the Ruth Abernathy Presidential Scholarship, a national award presented by the Society of Health and Physical Educators.

January 18, 2022Student Life

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Student Spotlight: Nicole Pacateque

Nicole Pacateque’s love for children and her desire to support their mental health led her to apply to USF’s School Psychology program.

December 16, 2021Student Life

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USF to confer more than 4,500 degrees during commencement ceremonies, Dec. 10-11

The University of South Florida will award more than 4,500 degrees during fall commencement scheduled for Dec. 10-11. The ceremonies include recipients of approximately 3,433 undergraduate, 1,099 master’s and 181 doctoral degrees.

December 8, 2021College of Education News

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Student Spotlight: Nancy Carr

Nancy Carr is a doctoral candidate in USF’s PhD in Curriculum & Instruction with an emphasis in Adult Education. Her dissertation research focuses on exploring the challenges faced by like-minded peers—first-generation, female doctoral students who are navigating the complex world of academia.

November 12, 2021Student Life

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Student Spotlight: De’Vohn Roman

Shortly after graduating with a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of North Florida, De’Vohn Roman began an internship experience that shifted his career goals. His motivation to work with children in a school setting led him to apply to USF’s School Psychology Program, and his studies at the university have enabled him to take on meaningful opportunities within the profession.

November 9, 2021Student Life

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USF Polk Reading Academy celebrates first cohort of graduates from school-university partnership program

A partnership between the University of South Florida (USF) College of Education and Polk County Public Schools reached a new milestone as the district celebrated its first cohort of teachers who have earned a master’s degree in reading education from USF.

November 1, 2021Academics, College of Education News

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What does it mean to be a teacher leader?

We sat down with USF faculty member Jennifer Jacobs to learn more about what it means to be a teacher leader and the difference these leaders can make in today’s schools.

October 26, 2021Academics, Resources for Educators

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Research team awarded $1.9 million grant to prepare next generation of school psychology scholars

A USF research team was awarded a $1.9 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to fund a multi-year project that will prepare the next generation of educators and scholars within the school psychology profession.

September 29, 2021Research

About the USF College of Education:

As the home for more than 2,200 students and 130 faculty members across three campuses, the University of South Florida College of Education offers state-of-the-art teacher training and collegial graduate studies designed to empower educational leaders. Our college is nationally accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), and our educator preparation programs are fully approved by the Florida Department of Education.