CEHD News

Scharber and Lewis, C&I faculty, recipients of $599,905 grant

Cassandra Scharber and Cynthia Lewis received a $599,905, three-year grant from the William T. Grant Foundation. The study, Bright Stars: Technology-Mediated Settings for Urban Youth as Pathways for Engaged Learning, examines the complex features of schools, libraries, and community-based urban settings that successfully engage students by positioning youth as knowledge producers, meaning-makers, and creators of their […]

CEHD’s 2013 First Year Experience supports 95.6% retention rate  

Retention data for CEHD’s 2013 first-year cohort show a 95.6% rate of retention from first to second year. This is the second highest rate of retention at the University, slightly below the Carlson School of Management’s 97% rating, and tied with the College of Science and Engineering’s 95.6% retention rate. CEHD’s 2013 first-year cohort was […]

Scott McConnell is a Member of the Bridging the Word Gap Research Network Leadership Team

Scott McConnell, professor of educational psychology and director of community engagement for the Center for Early Education and Development, is a member of the new Bridging the Word Gap Research Network leadership team. The two-year $593,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, for which this team will serve, was announced and […]