11 May 2021    By Dijon DeLaPorte

Dr. Holman elected to serve on the Council of Urban Boards of Education

Dr. Holman elected to serve on the Council of Urban Boards of Education. View Dr. Holman elected to serve on the Council of Urban Boards of Education Article
Dr. Renee Hyde, professor of practice retires from EDAD

10 May 2021    By Dijon DeLaPorte

Dr. Hyde retires from EDAD

Dr. Renee Hyde announced that she will be retiring from the department in August. We thank Dr. Hyde for her years of service to the P-12 school leadership program and wish her the best in retirement. As Dr. Hyde begins to end her tenure at the university, she reflects upon her extensive career in education. View Dr. Hyde retires from EDAD Article
Stephanie Bondi

22 Apr 2021    

Stephanie Bondi receives diversity leadership faculty award

Stephanie Bondi, associate professor of practice in the Department of Educational Administration has received the inaugural Diversity Leadership Faculty Award from the Office of Diversity and Inclusion at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. View Stephanie Bondi receives diversity leadership faculty award Article

31 Aug 2020    

EDAD alum's school district receives Green Ribbon School Award

EDAD alum Dr. Travis Miller’s school district was named a 2020 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon School District Sustainability Awardee. 

Bayard Public Schools was one of 11 districts across the country honored for its efforts to reduce environmental impact and utility costs, improve health and wellness, and ensure effective sustainability education.

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13 Aug 2020    

Dr. LaCost retires after 30 years

Dr. Barbara LaCost has a long and vibrant history in the education field. After serving 30 years with the Department of Educational Administration at UNL she is retiring. 

At UNL, she was an assistant professor for six years before transitioning to an associate professor and was a dissertation advisor to many doctoral students in the department.

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14 Jul 2020    

EDAD 2020 Fellowship Recipients

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13 Jul 2020    

Dr. Torraco retires after 26 years at UNL

After 26 years at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Dr. Richard Torraco is retiring. 

While working in the Department of Educational Administration, Dr. Torraco was an Associate Professor, a researcher, and an instructor. 

But he was also more than that. He was an advisor and a confidant to countless graduate students and a respected member of the EDAD team.  

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22 Jun 2020    

EDAD faculty receive National Science Foundation research grant

Educational Administration professors, Drs. Elvira Abrica and Deryl Hatch-Tocaimaza, have recently been awarded a grant to work on a 5-year project called "SomosSTEM! An Early Community-Based Research Pathway for Improving Undergraduate Life Sciences Success at a Rural Hispanic Serving Institution."

The project is funded through the National Science Foundation, and in partnership with STEM faculty at New Mexico Highlands University (NMHU), a rural Hispanic Serving Institution.

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Elizabeth Niehaus

20 May 2020    

Niehaus named University of California National Center for Free Speech and Civic Engagement Fellow

Elizabeth Niehaus, an associate professor in the Department of Educational Administration in the College of Education and Human Sciences, has been named a Fellow of the University of California’s National Center for Free Speech and Civic Engagement. View Niehaus named University of California National Center for Free Speech and Civic Engagement Fellow Article

20 Apr 2020    

EDAD's Impact Award given to Dr. Amy Morrison

Dr. Amy Morrison has been selected as the 2020 recipient of the University of Nebraska Lincoln Department of Educational Administration’s Impact Award.

The Impact Award is presented annually to recognize the impact a distinguished Department of Educational Administration alum has had in their field, discipline, community, or organization. 

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