Good News in the College of Education

Welcome to Good News in the College of Education, a listing of some of the great things our faculty, staff, and students have accomplished recently.

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Art Exhibition

The Annual Exhibition of Arts Education candidates in the College of Education at DePaul marks a milestone of over ten years of major exhibitions. It is a steady and major commitment from galleries around Chicago to professionally showcase the artists in the College of Education. Their exhibition, "Warmth" was held at the Chicago Art Department Gallery. Family and friends turned out for the opening gala, supporting their work and recognizing how essential their artistic practice is to their future teaching.

The Bilingual Language Development (BiLD) Lab, a cross-college collaborative center for research in bilingual, second, and heritage language acquisition was opened for students in the Bilingual-Bicultural Education Program.

Greg Budzban, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) at Southern Illinois University Southern Illinois University, interviewed Nell Cobb on the SIU Edwardsville radio station about their collaboration on the Algebra Project.

The 21st Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Prayer Breakfast was held on Tuesday, January 16, 2018, at the Lincoln Park Student Center. A Conversation with Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr. was moderated by Horace Hall as part of the President’s Signature Series.

COE students donated money so that the volleyball team at Carter G. Woodson Middle School, where student Sharon Ponder teaches, could buy some matching t-shirts and new volleyballs. A few faculty also donated books to her classroom.

Horace Hall and Sonia Soltero will be serving on the Strategic Task Force Committee

Joby Gardner’s Lift as You Climb Program, an intergenerational program that COE EdD students (Karlee Johnson, Shanita Bigelow), faculty (Rebecca Michel and Thomas Noel), and COE staff (Cassidy Bradford) are currently launching, received a $20K grant from DePaul's Academic Initiatives Grants program (AIG).

Faculty, Staff and Student Accomplishments

Horace Hall
Horace Hall was honored with the Excellence in Teaching Award for the second time and was inducted into the Society of St. Vincent de Paul Professors.

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