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Eileen Hoffman Hafer UMatter Program awarded USF Student Success Innovation Award
The College of Education's Eileen Hoffman Hafer UMatter Program was selected to receive the USF Student Success Innovation Award for the 2021-22 academic year.
April 11, 2022Community Engagement
USF selected to host first Florida chapter of Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement Schools Program
USF was selected to host Florida's first chapter of the MESA Schools Program, an academic program that supports underserved students and helps them excel in STEM fields.
April 1, 2022College of Education News, Community Engagement
Research shows importance of providing multicultural books that reflect children’s identity during the pandemic
When the pandemic began and schools moved to remote learning, many parents and caregivers were afraid their children would fall behind academically and socially. Responding to those concerns led College of Education professors AnnMarie Gunn and Susan Bennett to team up with the Police Athletic League (PAL) of St. Petersburg, which seeks to inspire hope and transform the lives of at-risk youth.
January 27, 2022Community Engagement, Research
USF receives $1.2 million gift to expand assistance to students with intellectual disabilities
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.
September 30, 2021Alumni and Friends, College of Education News
Professor receives dedicated service award from Association on Higher Education and Disability
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
Assistant professor uses mini service grant to launch literacy project in St. Petersburg
LaSonya Moore, an assistant professor in the College of Education at USF’s St. Petersburg campus, has launched a literacy project through a mini service grant she received from the Foundation for a Healthy St. Petersburg.
May 13, 2021Community Engagement, Research
USF adopts Call Me MISTER program to boost the number of male teachers of color
The USF College of Education is launching a new initiative aimed at increasing the number of male teachers of color in local elementary schools, particularly those with populations of poor or at-risk students.
January 7, 2021College of Education News