School of Education Convocation Welcomed New Graduate Students
Dean Terri Pigott of the School of Education welcomed our new graduate students at convocation on Wednesday evening, August 24th. Students had a chance to hear from four speakers as well as meet with their program faculty. Dr. Bridget Kelly, Associate Professor in Higher Education, discussed social justice in context of the school's conceptual framework. Dr. Steven Brown, Chair and Professor in Counseling Psychology and the 2015 Fr. Walter P. Krolikowski, SJ Endowed Chair, shared his excitement about his and his colleagues research. Dr. Kate Philippo, Associate Professor in Cultural and Educational Policy Studies and recipient of the school's 2016 Distinguished Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching, addressed the need for balance in life and caring for one's well being as important aspects of being successful in graduate programs. Michael Hines, Ph.D. candidate in Cultural and Educational Policy Studies and the 2016 Student Development Research Awardee, discussed his current research.