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Spring 2017 Edition

May
21
2017
Cover Story: Hunger at Baylor?
It might be hard to believe that food insecurity is a problem at a private university like Baylor, but research by a School of Education professor and doctoral student has shown that hunger exists at Baylor. And they are doing something about it.
May
20
2017
Message from the Dean: Spring 2017
Collaboration is at the heart of Baylor School of Education's mission. Meaningful partnerships — working together in community — deepen our impact by opening new doors to discovery and multiplying our capabilities.
May
19
2017
Midway ISD Partnership Wins Award
The partnership between Baylor School of Education and Midway Independent School District to prepare future teachers has earned a national award.
May
18
2017
Alumni Q&A: Dr. Susan Kincannon
The superintendent of Belton ISD, Susan Kincannon, EdD ’10, shares her insights about leadership in a quickly growing district. In this story, also find EXTRA web content.
May
17
2017
Grant Funding and Program News
AT&T Aspire Foundation, Hatton W. Sumners Foundation, and Independent Bank provided grants to School of Education programs, and a new joint degree with Truett has launched.
May
16
2017
Endowment Offers Study-Abroad Opportunity in Mexico
Undergraduate students studied in Mexico during Spring Break on the inaugural Carpenter Embedded Classroom, possible through an endowment gift.
May
15
2017
SOE News Briefs: Faculty & Student Accolades
School of Education faculty members and graduate students have reaped significant awards, from campus recognition to national accolades for a doctoral dissertation in science education.
May
14
2017
Best of Texas
School of Education student Stephanie Wright of Plano was named “Student Teacher of the Year” for the State of Texas by the Texas Directors of Field Experience (TDFE).
May
13
2017
Faculty Research Leads to Veterans Support Program at Baylor
Research on veterans education led Dr. Janet Bagby, senior lecturer in the Department of Educational Psychology, to establish an extensive support network for veteran students at Baylor.
May
12
2017
Educators Network Launches
The School of Education is expanding its reach to alumni through the Baylor Alumni Network’s new Educators Network, which will allow the SOE to connect on a more routine basis Baylor educators. The Educators Network welcomes all teachers and school and university leaders.
May
11
2017
From English 101 to 'Til death do us part'
A love story born in the School of Education has grown into a scholarship fund to support undergraduates. It’s best to hear the story in Bill Ballou’s own words.
May
10
2017
Faculty Publishing Highlights
Prolific faculty publication has included articles in significant journals as well as books published. These are just a few highlights from the year.