Features

July 17, 2015
As she shepherds the next generation of bilingual educators, Dr. Miranda Walichowski, clinical assistant professor and coordinator of the undergraduate bilingual education program, cannot help but reflect on her own journey to the field. Indeed, her story is much like theirs.
June 29, 2015
From June 22- 23, participants from Chinese universities and the National Academy of Education Administration in China took part in a two-day training session at Texas A&M for higher education leadership.
June 09, 2015
The Texas A&M University Coaching Academy provides valuable resources for current and aspiring coaches to make a difference on and off the sidelines.
June 09, 2015
Texas House Bill 767 – which would have made Texas the first state to require electrocardiogram (ECG) screening for high school athletes – sparked widespread debate during the spring 2015 legislative session, but what is ECG testing, really? Texas A&M University students have options available if they wish to get one.
June 03, 2015
The College of Education & Human Development at Texas A&M is offering a variety of educational programs to keep children engaged in various fields this summer.
May 18, 2015
At the spring 2015 HLKN Graduate & Student Awards Reception, Julianne Newman, sport management senior, received the inaugural Kevin Sumlin Diversity Award, whose namesake is the first African-American head coach in the history of the Texas A&M football program.
May 14, 2015
Agustin Lara, a bilingual education doctoral student in the Department of Educational Psychology, was one of 14 educators nationwide who were selected to participate in the Fulbright-Hays Group Project Abroad in South Africa, a five-week study abroad experience that is hosted by the Africa Center at the University of Pennsylvania.
May 14, 2015
Agustin Lara, a bilingual education doctoral student in the Department of Educational Psychology, was one of 14 educators nationwide who were selected to participate in the Fulbright-Hays Group Project Abroad in South Africa, a five-week study abroad experience that is hosted by the Africa Center at the University of Pennsylvania.
May 08, 2015
For his commitment to the university and to educational philanthropy, the College of Education & Human Development at Texas A&M will present Jon Hagler, ’58, with an honorary doctorate degree at its 2015 spring commencement.
May 07, 2015
Stephanie Haechten '12 is the 2015 recipient of the Walter Kase Teacher Excellence Award, which the Anti-Defamation League annually presents to three educators for their outstanding efforts to create an atmosphere in our schools that rejects prejudice and regards diversity as a strength.
April 13, 2015
Evelyn Saldivar embodies exactly what it means to be a motivated student and a fearless Aggie as she approaches graduation in May 2015.
April 03, 2015
During his undergraduate studies, Kevin Shimkus gained a strong interest in the study of skeletal muscle and wet lab research. Kevin decided to couple that with his fascination of spaceflight and came to pursue his doctorate at the College of Education & Human Development, where he studies in Dr. James Fluckey’s Muscle Biology Laboratory.
March 23, 2015
Researchers find that sport-related organizations that adopt diversity management strategies are more likely to attract and hire talented, creative employees and generate goodwill among customers who are concerned with diversity-related issues.
March 11, 2015
The College of Education & Human Development at Texas A&M University is pleased to welcome Joyce M. Alexander, Ph.D., as the incoming dean beginning June 1, 2015.
February 27, 2015
From East Texas to Central Africa, Michelle Steffee Bellomy ’95 has traveled four continents teaching elementary students. The Tyler, Texas native was a recipient of a Lechner Scholarship while a student at Texas A&M University, graduating magna cum laude with a degree in interdisciplinary studies. Michelle currently lives in Cameroon, Africa with her husband, Charles, and their daughter, Eliza.
February 17, 2015
During his lecture titled “Kindling the S.P.A.R.K. of Black Male Genius Through Education,” Dr. James – a renowned expert in urban and multicultural education – shares findings from his latest research on the development of highly successful Black males and provides recommendations for concerned parents, schools and communities.
February 17, 2015
Sport management students will be working H-E-B Big League Weekend in San Antonio, to gain experience in event management with Major League Baseball
February 11, 2015
Professors in the Department of Educational Administration & Human Resource Development launched a research project to measure how well schools respond to changing demographics.
January 28, 2015
Jose Luis Zelaya is a student in the Urban Education Doctorate program. A first generation student, he plans to use his degree to provide educational resources to parents, school staff and children in the United States and Central America.
January 27, 2015
Dr. Lynne Walters, associate professor within the Department of Teaching, Learning, and Culture, was recently invited on behalf of the rector of Ahmad Dahlan University (UAD) in Indonesia to serve as the honorary speaker for the December 2014 graduation, and as the first foreigner to ever be presented with the opportunity to speak at UAD.
January 20, 2015
Researchers at the Center for Translational Research in Aging and Longevity are studying what happens to adults that spend extended in bed, usually after surgery.
January 06, 2015
Reaching more than 350,000 students throughout the city, the United Way of Greater Houston’s (UWGH) urban education initiative is ambitious, to say the least. Still, the program has thrived thanks to guidance from researchers at the College of Education and Human Development’s Education Research Center (ERC) at Texas A&M University.
December 10, 2014
International students Woojun Lee and Xuewei Chen discuss something of importance that can only be discovered through the Texas A&M culture – what it means to be an Aggie.
December 03, 2014
Dr. Suzanne Droleskey tells us about her experience teaching International Studies major Kaitlyn Kellermeyer, who is blind, the art of tai chi.
November 11, 2014
On Christmas Day 2011, Nikki Altman received news that would change her life forever. Her husband, Staff Sergeant Joseph Altman, was killed in active duty while serving in Afghanistan. Three years later, a scholarship from the Pat Tillman Foundation and enrollment in the College of Education and Human Development’s human resource development bachelor’s degree program gave her life new purpose.

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