“There were times throughout my youth that I think people had lower expectations than they should have. It just made me hungrier,” says Education Commissioner Miguel Cardona.
Professor Preston Green IIIwas formally appointed the John and Maria Neag Professor of Urban Education on Aug. 14. A renowned expert in education law who joined the Neag School’s Department of Educational Leadership in 2013, Green also holdsa joint appointment in UConn’s School of Law.
Professor Christopher Rhoads is co-PI on a new $2.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) that will investigate whether online courses provide increased access to STEM college degrees — particularly to students underrepresented in STEM fields.
UConn has received a $2.25 million grant from the National Science Foundation to expand and study a new public engagement program that combines teaching, service learning, and Extension outreach.
The Neag School of Education is now seeking nominations for the 2020 Neag School Annual Alumni Awards through Oct. 31, 2019.