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11 Jan 2012    

Bring your lunch! CEHS Staff Council sponsors Usher-Tate presentation on Belize

Betty-Jean Usher-Tate, graduate student in educational psychology, will talk about her experiences in Belize January 20, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Usher-Tate's presentation will be held in Mabel Lee 242.

This event is sponsored by CEHS Staff Council as part of their spring brown bag series.

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11 Jan 2012    

Browning, CEHS Junior, recieves prestigious Gilman Scholarship

Kelleen Browning, Junior in CEHS, has recieved the prestigious Gilman Scholarship for study abroad. Kelleen will study German through the UNL program at the Deutsch in Deutschland Institute in Berlin. Browning is also in the UNL Honors Program.

The Gilman Scholarship Program seeks to broaden the student population that studies abroad by supporting undergraduates who might not otherwise participate due to financial constraints. It is a highly competitive scholarship.

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10 Jan 2012    

Susan Sheridan, director of CYAF, embarked on a two-week mission to Haiti

A two-week mission trip inspired Susan Sheridan to help improve education efforts in Haiti.

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15 Dec 2011    

Amy Hecker is newest "New Achiever"

Amy Hecker, a CEHS graduate, will be honored December 16 for outstanding progress in her career as as a Physician Assistant with OrthoKansas. She also is head athletic trainer for the Greater Omaha Area Training Touring Side Men's Rugby team.

The New Achiever award is given to a CEHS graduate who has shown strong performance in his or her field within 10 years of graduating.

Hecker received her undergraduate degree in Athletic Training, and a Master of Science degree in Physician Assistant Studies at the University of Nebraska Medical Center.

 

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15 Dec 2011    

Sherri Jones to chair Department of Special Education and Speech Disorders

Sherri Jones has been selected as the new chair of the Department of Special Education and Speech Disorders. Jones is currently a faculty member in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at East Carolina University.

While at ECU, Jones developed a significant research program focused on vestibular and balance function. She is also recognized as an outstanding teacher, both with undergraduate and graduate students.

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15 Dec 2011    

Carson receives first CEHS Staff Star award

Diane Carson, CYAF, was honored in December with the CEHS Staff Star award.

The award is new to the college and is given every two months to a staff member who exemplifies the hard-work, care, and concern that creates a caring and supportive educational environment.

Carson received no fewer than four nominations, all praising her work with students, faculty, and other staff members. Carson's strengths are apparent in comments made by her nominators:

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14 Dec 2011    

A helping hand for education in Haiti: An appeal from Sue Sheridan

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

During each of the past four holiday seasons, the Nebraska Center for Research on Children, Youth, Families and Schools has asked for your help in providing art supplies to the state's disadvantaged students. Your generosity toward this effort has continually inspired us and the communities with whom we've partnered.

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14 Dec 2011    

NIFA visit to CEHS a great success

CEHS recently hosted a visiting team from the National Institute of Food and Agriculture as part of a national approval process for the college's human sciences programs. The team's visit was theon-site portion of the approval process.

Preceding the visit, faculty and staff from multiple programs engaged in a one-year self-study and reporting activity. The work was complex and involved, taking much time and reflection. The review is a critical piece of the approval process, affecting funding and sponsored programs.

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05 Dec 2011    

CYFS statistical consultants to address secondary analysis Dec. 9

The Nebraska Center for Research on Children, Youth, Families and Schools continues its 2011-2012 Research Methodology Series with a presentation from CYFS statistics and measurement consultants Natalie Koziol and Ann Arthur.

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05 Dec 2011    

CEHS Staff Council charity drive huge success

It was such a cold, rainy, dreary day, but that did not dampen the spirit of all those who gave to our two worthy charities this holiday season.

CEHS Staff Council gathered your donations, which filled a van that went to The Barnabas Project for working poor families, and filled both the bed and the cab of a pickup driven to the homeless women at Fresh Start. Donations included  food, bedding, clothing, some still with tags on them, a coat still in a cleaner's bag, 24 wrapped lotions from Bath and Body Works.

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