News

20 Nov 2017    

International Seed Grant proposals due Dec. 18

Through a generous donor grant, CEHS has funds available to enhance instruction and research through attention to international work and issues. Proposals are being solicited from faculty and staff to support coursework that includes international perspectives, research/creative work that includes an international component, or professional development activities and environmental improvements that will promote our international goals.

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Yao and Wilson

26 Oct 2017    

Yao and Wilson recognized for EDAD Student Success Center

The Online Learning Consortium (OLC) announced this week that Brian Wilson, instructional design technology specialist, and Christina Yao, assistant professor of Educational Administration, are recipients of a 2017 OLC Effective Practice Award. The award recognizes effective techniques, strategies and practices that are shared by members of the OLC community to advance quality and access to online programs.

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06 Sep 2017    

EDAD grad student honored by NASPA

Dallas Doane, a second-year student in the student affairs master’s degree cohort in the Department of Educational Administration, has been awarded the NASPA IV-West Rising Star award in the graduate student category for the state of Nebraska. Doane has served the College of Education and Human Sciences as a graduate assistant working with undergraduate recruitment and is currently working with the advising center. Doane also completed an internship in Nebraska’s First-Year Experience and Transition Program.

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CEHS announces new department chairs

18 May 2017    By Brad Stauffer

EDAD, NHS chairs announced

Dean Marjorie Kostelnik announced today the appointment of two department chairs in the College of Education and Human Sciences. After a national search, Nick Pace was selected chair of the Educational Administration Department (EDAD) and will begin his duties July 17. Linda Boeckner has been named interim chair of Nutrition and Health Sciences (NHS). Pace is currently professor and chair of Educational Leadership in the College of Education at the University of Northern Iowa.

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11 May 2017    By Brad Stauffer

Student Affairs grad puts learning to practice

As part of her 2016-17 graduate assistantship with Associate Dean Deb Mullen, May master’s graduate Alisha Tesfalem took her passion for diversity and inclusion and planned activities through the year for CEHS faculty and staff.

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Kaleb Briscoe

01 Mar 2017    

Briscoe receives ACPA award

Educational Administration first-year doctoral student Kaleb Briscoe will be receiving the 2017 Commission for Student Involvement Outstanding Service to the Commission Award from the American College Personnel Association (ACPA). Briscoe serves as a graduate assistant in Student Involvement at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, working with the University Program Council. Her role includes overseeing operations and providing leadership development for executive board members.

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21 Feb 2017    By Brad Stauffer

Niehaus to receive two ACPA awards

Elizabeth Niehaus, assistant professor in Educational Administration, will be receiving two honors for her professional service and research next month in Columbus, Ohio at the annual convention of the American College Personnel Association (ACPA). The first award is the 2017 Outstanding Service to the International Community Award. Additionally, Niehaus will receive a 2017 Excellence in International Research Award, for her work with Letitia Williams of the University of Trinidad and Tobago.

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Shavonna Holman

17 Feb 2017    By Brad Stauffer

EDAD's Holman fills vacancy on OPS board

Serving on a school board was never an aspiration of Shavonna Holman, assistant professor of practice in Educational Administration at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. But on Feb. 22, Holman will be sworn in as a member of the Omaha Public Schools Board of Education. She was appointed to the position by other board members Feb. 7, following the resignation of Justin Wayne, who was elected to the Nebraska Legislature in November.

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26 Jan 2017    

International Seed Grant proposals due March 6

Through a generous donor grant, CEHS has funds available to enhance instruction and research through attention to international work and issues. Proposals are being solicited from faculty and staff to support coursework that includes international perspectives, research/creative work that includes an international component, or professional development activities and environmental improvements that will promote our international goals.

Proposals must be emailed to Deb Mullen (dmullen1@unl.edu) in a Word document by March 6, 2017.

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National ranking badges

10 Jan 2017    By Brad Stauffer

CEHS jumps to No. 4 in national online ranking

Online graduate education programs in the College of Education and Human Sciences have been ranked fourth best nationally in an annual ranking by U.S. News & World Report announced Jan. 10. CEHS jumped 10 spots from the 2016 ranking and is the highest Big Ten program ranked in the category of best online graduate education programs.

The online programs in CEHS considered for this ranking are all master’s degrees:

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