School of Education graduates receive awards
Four graduates of the Eugene T. Moore School of Education have received recognition for their professional achievements.
Amy Hutchison, a 2009 graduate of the Curriculum and Instruction doctoral program, has been awarded the 2014 Early Career Scholar Award from an American Educational Research Association Special Interest Group (SIG). She received the award from the Technology as an Agent of Change in Teaching and Learning SIG, which promotes the development of teacher education programs that prepare technology-proficient educators to meet 21st-century learners’ needs. Hutchison is an assistant professor at Iowa State University.
Jamie Colwell has been named a finalist for the International Reading Association’s Dissertation of the Year Award. She was honored for her dissertation entitled, “A formative experiment to promote disciplinary literacy in middle-school and pre-service teacher education through blogging.” Colwell graduated from the Curriculum and Instruction doctoral program in 2012 and is an assistant professor at Old Dominion University.
Student Affairs master’s graduates Wesley Hutchins and Bart Upah recently won the Case Study for New Professionals at the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators Conference in Baltimore, Md. Both 2013 graduates of the Student Affairs program, Hutchins works in student involvement and leadership at East Carolina University and Upah works in university housing at Ball State University.