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ҹ첥 Colleges Host First Graduate Research Day

ҹ첥 Southern University’s first Graduate Research Symposium on April 12 featured research from College of Health Sciences and the College of Education. Research projects presented were:

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ҹ첥’s Math Ed program earns national recognition

ҹ첥 Southern’s secondary math education program has officially earned national recognition as an accredited program through the National Council of Teachers and Mathematics. Dr. Kari Siko Walters led the accreditation process and said, “To prove that we have met these, we have to present the data on our students’ performance on their PRAXIS tests (a […]

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Classroom project would change lives of foster children

Entering the foster care system understandably fills children with anxiety. A classroom project completed for an Early Childhood Practicum class has the potential to help ease that anxiety. Alyssa Phillips, a senior child development major, created a project called The Distraction Bag. While comfort bags filled with basic necessities are given to some children in […]

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Teacher Cadets visit campus

On November 30th, ҹ첥 hosted students from a group called Elevate who are potential education majors. The high schools students that participated in this experience pulled from Cane Bay High, R.B. Stall High, Baptist Hill High, Military Magnet Academy, and St. John High School. To start off the day, they were greeted in the ҹ첥 […]

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ҹ첥’s College of Education recognized for continued CAEP national accreditation

The ҹ첥 Southern University College of Education is among a select group of education providers recognized for excellence in preparing the next generation of teachers. This fall, the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation has continued the ҹ첥 College of Education’s national accreditation. Accreditation is the ultimate stamp of approval from education peers that […]

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Wump what? Alum teaches environmental history class

Carol Poole, a historian and educator, teaches a unique class which is a collaboration between the Berkeley Soil and Water Conservation District, Lord Berkeley Conservation Trust, and the ҹ첥 College of Education. Poole is a 1970 alumnus. The class, Avoiding the Wump World, Preserving the Past, Protecting the Present, Promising a Future, takes the idea […]

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Law enforcement background benefits Ashleigh Wojslawowicz’s doctoral research

ҹ첥 Southern University’s trifecta alumnus, Ashleigh Newell Wojslawowicz ’10, ’13, ’21, is living her life’s purpose in God’s perfect plan. Currently a Master Crime Scene Investigator, Wojslawowicz, 33, holds the highest tier level of certification by the International Association of Identification as a Certified Senior Crime Scene Analyst. She recently shared her research at the […]

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For the love of teaching

Even as a child growing up in Illinois, Amanda Butler knew she wanted to be a teacher. “I loved school. I wanted to live there. I wanted to be there all the time,” she says. That dream of being a teacher was ignited into a passion in 2006 when Butler moved to Bartow County, Georgia, […]

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Humbled by the Himalayas: Dr. Don Lauer ’21 climbs Everest with son

What most would only dream of doing, three-time alumnus and adventurer Don Lauer has likely achieved it. When his son Matthew was only 8 years old, Lauer made a promise he intended to keep. “We free climbed a mountain peak about 1,000-feet high, and I was explaining to him some of the mountain structures. I […]

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ESOL courses starting summer 2022

English to Speakers of Other Languages, or ESOL, is at a huge demand due to the changing population in the Low country. Dr. Julie Fernandez, dean of the College of Education, explains this growing need.  “More and more schools are working with students whose primary language is not English,” said Fernandez. She said it was, […]

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