The College of Education’s Intergenerational Center has received a grant last month to support programs for grandparents and alternative guardians raising children in Philadelphia. But what is the Intergenerational Center — and what are the challenges North Philadelphia grandparents face when raising children?
Eight new tenured and tenure-track faculty members have joined the College of Education this year. The range of factors that attracted the newest faculty members to Temple are as varied as their fields of expertise. For the College of Education’s Renée M. Tobin, a national leader in the study of personality and social development in the context of school counseling, Temple’s mission and urban location were critical factors.
The College of Education works to support children of Philadelphia through partnerships with the School District of Philadelphia. A new on-campus early childhood and community engagement center will make learning more accessible to local children.
Dr. Sara Goldrick-Rab was ranked the #1 higher education social media influencer (in terms of total social media followers) and #2 (in terms of Klout Score) for 2017 by Third Way, a Washington D.C.-based public policy think tank.
Dean Gregory Anderson has announced the appointment of 10 new faculty members who joined the College of Education on July 1, 2017.
The College of Education is pleased to announce that Mr. William McDonough is the 2017 College of Education Gallery of Success inductee. Mr. McDonough is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Constellation, a Mutual Insurance holding company, comprised of medical liability insurers in the United States. The company is headquartered in Minneapolis, MN and currently has three operating insurance companies, Arkansas Mutual, MMIC and UMIA, and two non-insurance subsidiaries.
A $75,000 grant awarded to the College of Education’s Institute on Disabilities from the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation enabled the formation of Adaptive Design Greater Philadelphia. Adaptive Design Greater Philadelphia trains professionals to use creativity and innovation to help more families have access to adaptive equipment.
A new paper published by the Wisconsin HOPE Lab, founded by Dr. Sara Goldrick-Rab, professor of higher education policy and sociology, describes the first field experiments conducted on approaches to alleviating food and housing insecurity among college students.