Students network at Jump Start Your Job Search event.
Getting an interview and landing the job means that students need to be prepared for everything that comes before, during, and after the job application process. On November 14, at Jump Start Your Job Search, a dinner held at Stamp Student Union, teaching students in the College of Education had the opportunity to meet with alumni who shared their wisdom and advice, as well as helped them hone...
Dr. Megan Peercy and students
TLPL
Several times a year the Baltimore Sun features an education-themed section, and in its Nov. 5 edition , Megan Madigan Peercy, an associate professor in the College of Education’s Department of Teaching and Learning, Policy and Leadership, discussed the training and preparation for UMD student-teachers preparing to work with English language learners in two articles, “Population shifts reflected...
Jon Larson
As the president of Ocean County College in New Jersey, Jon Larson (M.A. ’71, Ph.D. ’85) is taking a global view of the concept of community. For almost 18 years, Dr. Larson been at the helm of the community college, located in a county along the Jersey Shore. Ocean County College has an annual enrollment of more than 13,000 students and offers a variety of associate degrees in programs such as...
Doris and Jack Simich and scholarship recipient
COLLEGE PARK, MD (August, 2017) – Jack and Doris Simich, who met while earning their undergraduate degrees in teaching at Northern Illinois University, value education and recognize the pivotal role scholarships play in helping students meet their academic goals. Motivated by their family backgrounds, the couple, who now reside in Pittsburgh, have established four scholarships at various...
Desterre
COLLEGE PARK, MD (August, 2017) – Alexander D’Esterre, a doctoral student in the University of Maryland College of Education, received the William C. Graham and William J. Graham Memorial Scholarship in Education. The COE scholarship is awarded based on academic performance, financial need, leadership and contributions to the field of education, and commitment to promoting a diverse,...
John C. Hernandez
COLLEGE PARK, MD (July, 2017) – John C. Hernandez (Ph.D. ’99), who received his doctorate from the University of Maryland College of Education, has been named president of Santiago Canyon College in Santa Ana, Calif. Dr. Hernandez took on the role as the college’s president on July 1, 2017, after the Rancho Santiago Community College District, which oversees the college, approved his appointment...