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  • Special Education's Meghan Burke Named University Scholar

    Join us in congratulating Associate Professor Meghan Burke on being selected by the University of Illinois System as a 2020-21 University Scholar.

  • Kutasha Bryan-Silva, C&I Doctoral Student, Receives Fulbright Grant

    The goal of the Fulbright U.S. Student Program is to build international relationships to help solve global challenges. Bryan-Silva was awarded a Fulbright grant to conduct nine months of dissertation research in Montevideo, Uruguay.

  • Black Graduate Student Summer Support Circle

    As Black graduate students, we may be shouldering multiple stressors such as general graduate student struggles, virus related injustices, and household/family responsibilities. During this pandemic, it’s not unusual to start to feel fatigue (if you’re not already exhausted), to notice emotions (e.g. fear, grief, uncertainty, etc.), and have periods where you’re overwhelmed. Within this circle, we will cultivate our cultural resources and the power of the community for support. We will facilitate discussions and dialogues about healing, change, and power.

  • SwaTaleem Foundation: Hiring Student Interns for Summer 2020

    SwaTaleem (Swa from Sanskrit meaning 'Self' and Taleem from Persian meaning 'Owning your Education') is an international nonprofit that works with adolescent girls, teachers, and local government officials in some of the most remote parts of the world to ensure quality education and critical life skills.

    The organization is hiring interns for summer 2020 in a variety of roles.

    For more information, please read the attached flyer and if interested, please fill out the attached Google Form:

  • Global Education Symposium 2020

    Global Education Symposium 2020

    The Office of International Programs invites you to participate in the second Global Education Symposium, October 14-17, 2020! Click here for more information and to register:

  • Special Education's Nikki Adams Named to ECPC/DEC Leadership Cohort

    Nikki Adams, doctoral student in the Department of Special Education, has been accepted to the Early Childhood Personnel Center and Division for Early Childhood 2020 Early Childhood Intervention Leadership Cohort.

  • We CU Community Engaged Scholars Summer Program | Apply ASAP

    College of Education students are encouraged to learn more about and apply to the new We CU Community Engaged Scholars program. This cohort of volunteers will be addressing Champaign-Urbana community needs during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Lynette Correa-Velez, EPOL PhD Student, Panelist for "Glass Ceilings from Within and Without" Discussion

    Correa-Velez is pursing her EPOL doctoral degree online, and is one of the hosts of an online discussion about why Black and Brown women are excluded from the ladder of success and how to navigate and build pathways of power moves.

  • Fall 2020 EPOL Social Foundations Course

    EPOL 410 Racial & Ethnic Families Diversity (formerly EPS 421), Tuesday, 10-11:50 a.m., EDUC Building, Room 323 (same as HDFS 424 & AFRO 421)

    Professor: Dr. Bernice Barnett (PhD in Sociology; email:

    EPOL 410 Section A; CRN#73295: 4-Hours for Graduate students

    EPOL 410 Section B; CRN#73296: 3-Hours for Undergraduate students

  • Fall 2020 EPOL 409 Sociology of Education Foundations & LES Course

    EPOL 409 Sociology of Education (formerly EPS 420), Tuesday, 3:00 to 4:50 p.m., Room 323 EDUC Bldg

    Professor: Dr. Bernice Barnett (PhD in Sociology; email:

    EPOL 409 section A; 4-Hours for Graduate Students: CRN #73293 

    EPOL 409 section B; 3-Hours for Undergraduates: CRN #73294 

  • 2019-2020 Outstanding Student Medal Recipients

    Each year the Education Alumni Association (EAA) selects a bachelor's, master's/advanced certificate, and doctoral student to receive the Outstanding Student Medal, which is presented annually at the College of Education Convocation. EAA and the Office of Advancement in the College of Education are pleased to announce the three 2019-2020 deserving recipients of this prestigious award.

  • Announcement of Faculty Promotions

    James D. Anderson, Dean, is extremely pleased to announce the promotion in rank of four College of Education faculty members. Congratulations to the following faculty on achieving these exceptional milestones.

  • COVID-19 Research Seed Funding from the College of Education

    The Bureau of Educational Research and the College Research Committee are excited to invite College of Education researchers to apply for COVID-19 Seed Grants.

  • College of Education Welcomes Dr. Sangeetha Gopalakrishnan as Director of Online Programs

    The College of Education is pleased to welcome Dr. Sangeetha Gopalakrishnan as its new director of Online Programs.

  • Envisioning Collective Thriving During Ramadan

    In this post on the Psychology Today website, PhD student in Educational Psychology Amir Maghsoodi joins the Psychology of Radical Healing Collective as a guest contributor on their blog to explore the application of the psychological framework of radical healing among American Arab, Middle Eastern, and North African (MENA) peoples during the COVID-19 pandemic and the month of Ramadan.