Jasmine Alvarado, assistant professor in the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy, was awarded The Maria Estela Brisk Award from Boston College. She was also the recipient of two AERA awards: the AERA Latinx SIG Outstanding Dissertation award and the AERA Family-School-Community Partnerships Honorable Mention for Outstanding Dissertation.
Tasha Austin, assistant professor in the Department of Learning and Instruction, was awarded the AERA Division K 2023 Outstanding Dissertation Award and the Stephen A. Freeman Award for Best Published Article from the Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages.
She also received the Outstanding Dissertation Award from the AERA Critical Educators for Social Justice Special Interest Group.
Myles Faith, professor in the Department of Counseling, School and Educational Psychology, was awarded the Oded Bar-Or Award for Excellence in Pediatric Obesity Research from The Obesity Society.
LaGarrett King, associate professor in the Department of Learning and Instruction, was the recipient of the 2022 Spirit of America Award co-sponsored by NCSS and Social Studies School Service.
Amy VanScoy, associate professor in the Department of Information Science, has been selected for the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program.
Wen Guo, PhD student in the Department of Learning and Instruction, accepted the Global Engagement Initiative Award from ACTFL.
Luiza Perez Ortiz (pictured center), master’s student in the Department of Counseling, School and Educational Psychology, was a recipient of a scholarship as part of the SUNY/CUNY Health Scholarship Program.
Kate Steilen, PhD student in the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy, received the GSE Dean’s Student Research Award supported by the Gregory J. Dimitriadis PhD Dean’s Excellence Fund. She is also the recipient of the AERA Educational Change Special Interest Group’s Student Travel Award.
Amber Winters, assistant dean for marketing and director of communications; Danielle LeGare, director of content; and William Belz III, user experience interface designer, all in the Graduate School of Education, and Ellen Stay of Stay Graphic Design, were awarded the inaugural University at Buffalo’s Blue Bell Award in the Collateral category for their work on the fall 2022 issue of Learn magazine.
Kevin McGowan, EdD ’07, has been named the 2023 AASA National Superintendent of the Year by AASA, The School Superintendents Association.
Lynette Deponceau was named director of enrollment operations and student services in GSE’s Office of Admissions.
Phyllis Rauch was named business liaison in the GSE Dean’s Office.
Eduvijez Sanchez was named assistant director of recruitment in GSE’s Office of Admissions.
Joshua Skeans was named assistant director, certification officer and accreditation coordinator in GSE’s Office of Educator Preparation.
Explore our spring 2023 event highlights below. View upcoming events on our calendar.
A monthly professional development series provided by the Center for K-12 Black History and Racial Literacy Education for pre-K-12 school teachers and others interested in learning more about Black history and race. These one-hour sessions aim to help develop Black history content pedagogical knowledge. Visit the center's website to view the videos of all presentations from this series.
This professional development series is for academics and autodidacts interested in learning about race, racism and research provided by the Center for K-12 Black History and Racial Literacy Education.
QuantCrit: An Antiracist Approach to Educational Inquiry
Dr. Nichole Garcia
Assistant Professor, Rutgers University
Black Storytelling from Margin to Center: Dreaming Through Endarkened Storywork
Dr. Stephanie Toliver
Assistant Professor, University of Colorado
Literacy as a Civil Right
Co-founder and Executive Director
Bobinski Lecture Series: Books and the Culture War
Emily J.M. Knox
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Educaring for Self and Others in a Time of Climate Crisis
An "EduCaring" event, which marked Earth Day, was held in 145 Student Union. Participants were able to explore new aspects of climate action, reflect on their own practice and see how interconnected we all are. UB faculty involved in the event included Claire Cameron, Tim Monreal, Norline Wild and Alexandra Schindel.
Navigating the Academic Job Market as a BIPOC Person featuring Dr. Africa S. Hands, assistant professor in GSE's Department of Information Science; Dr. Naomi Thompson, assistant professor in GSE's Department of Learning and Instruction; and Dr. Kristian Douglas, assistant professor at Clark Atlanta University.
Graduate Student Research Symposium - (Un)Censoring the Narrative, Transgressing Power and Activism in Education
Racism, Racial Literacy and Mental Health: A Conversation with Dr. Howard Stevenson and panelists Dr. Isaac Burt, Dr. Anyango Kamina, Pastor Kinzer M. Pointer and Dr. Christopher St. Vil. Visit the event webpage to view the entire presentation.