Graduate School of Education

Education Confab to Touch on Some Timely Topics

April 30, 2010

Dean Andrew Porter of the Graduate School of Education is cited for his co-development of the Val-Ed principal-evaluation system.

Article Source: Denver Post

Commercial Campuses Ready to Fill Gap

May 5, 2010

Alan Ruby of the Graduate School of Education discusses private educational institutions.

Article Source: The Australian

Helping Youths Tops Priority List for Foundations Started by Black Families, Study Finds

April 29, 2010

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education is cited for her research on African-American family foundations.

Article Source: Chronicle of Philanthropy

Video: College in 3 Years Instead of 4!

May 4, 2010

Robert Zemsky of the Graduate School of Education and the Learning Alliance for Higher Education says three-year bachelor degrees would cut costs and focus curriculum.

Article Source: WPVI-TV (Philadelphia)

'Hip-Hop Prez' Rejuvenates a College, Using a Personal Touch

May 2, 2010

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education comments on the leadership style of Philander Smith College’s president.

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460 April 30, 2010

Faculty Members Receive 2010 Lindback and Provost’s Awards

PHILADELPHIA – Twelve University of Pennsylvania faculty members have been honored as recipients of the Christian R. and Mary F. Lindback Awards for Distinguished Teaching, Provost’s Awards for Teaching Excellence and Provost’s Awards for Distinguished Ph.D. Teaching and Mentoring.

The Lindback Awards, presented to members of Penn’s standing faculty since 1961, recognize distinguished teaching at colleges and universities throughout the Mid-Atlantic service area of Abbotts Dairies Inc.  Christian Lindback was president and principal of Abbott’s Dairies.  

Report Examines Characteristics of African-American Family Foundations

April 29, 2010

Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education is cited for her examination of African-American philanthropic trends and her report “A Growing Tradition? Examining the African-American Family Foundation.”

Article Source: Philanthropy News Digest
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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto-Haines | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820April 5, 2010

Penn GSE Fellow Joins Philadelphia’s New Policy and Analysis Center

PHILADELPHIA— Heather Rouse, a Stoneleigh Public Policy Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education, has been named deputy research director at the City of Philadelphia’s new Policy and Analysis Center, designed to improve health, education and social services for city residents.

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Youth Violence: Philadelphia and Nationwide

Expert:

Dr. Howard Stevenson

Associate Professor, Graduate School of Education

University of Pennsylvania

Credentials:

· Dr. Stevenson specializes in high-risk youth, aggressive behaviors and how parents can intervene as “life coaches” before, during and after a conflict.