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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.
The Shaping Our Future statue in Harrington Tower Plaza.
November 06, 2014
Three finalists have been selected through a national search for the dean of the College of Education and Human Development
November 04, 2014
The Department of Teaching, Learning and Culture (TLAC) hosted 24 teachers from Hangzhou, the capital city of Zhejiang province in China, October 6-24 for the 3rd annual Language Institute.
September 25, 2014
For the first time, the Teacher Quality Grant Program allowed educators to observe students from their homes or school campuses via a live camera feed.
September 18, 2014
At the College of Education and Human Development, we are constantly finding new ways to tell our story.
August 22, 2014
Dean Corrigan served as Dean of the College of Education and Human Development between 1980-1989. Amidst the education reform movement in the late 1980s, Corrigan led a complete revision of the college’s degree programs. In this letter to Spirit magazine, he reflects on the challenges that the college faced while advocating for a more diverse faculty and student body.
August 15, 2014
Dr. Glenn Phillips begins his book of Aggie poetry – “Fellow Students” – with a poignant author’s note to the reader: “For many poets, their first book is a greeting. For me, this book is a way to say farewell.”
CEHD sculpture
July 27, 2014
The Texas Workforce Commission has awarded a $4.6 million, two-year contract for its new Texas Research-based Adult Instruction Network Professional Development Consortium to the Texas Center for the Advancement of Literacy and Learning in the College of Education and Human Development at Texas A&M University.
Teacher in a classroom
July 15, 2014
In 2001, Dr. Jan Hughes, professor in the department of Educational Psychology, recruited 784 first grade students for an in-depth look at the complex issue of grade retention. The study, known as Project Achieve, sought to answer the “ultimate” question: Does repeating a year of schooling make a student less likely to graduate?
Research in front of a stage with a band
June 12, 2014

Music entertains people all around the world. Live music performances can affect an audience’s mood and energy levels and the performers, too.

Camp LIFE camper
May 20, 2014

The College of Education and Human Development offers numerous opportunities and volunteer activities for pre-service teachers to explore related to their major.

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