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  • Reinhardt Receives Faculty Career Champion Award
    September 19
    Morgridge Office of Communications
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  • MCE Receives Excellence in Diversity Award
    September 18
    Morgridge Office of Communications
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  • Clements Appointed to Federal Advisory Panel
    September 17
    Morgridge Office of Communications

    Dr. Doug Clements, Director of Marsico Institute for Early Learning at the Morgridge College of Education, University of Denver, has been appointed as one of 18 members of a new advisory panel created to encourage U.S. scientific and technological innovations in education, as authorized...

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  • University of Denver Makes List of Country's Top Colleges
    September 11
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  • MCE Dean Offers Solutions to Improve Education, Economy
    August 29
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  • Alumnae Help To Organize Unique Fundraiser
    August 22
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  • Gifted Education Specialization Receives State of Colorado Endorsement
    August 9
    Morgridge Office of Communications

    The Morgridge College of Education (MCE) Curriculum and Instruction program with a specialization in Gifted Education has received approval from the Colorado Department of Education to offer coursework leading to Endorsement in the areas of Gifted Education Core, Gifted Education Specialist, and Gifted Education...

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  • University of Denver Launches Effort to Impact Statewide Education
    August 3
    Morgridge Office of Communications
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  • MLIS Program Granted Continued ALA Accreditation
    June 28
    Morgridge Office of Communications

    The Master of Library and Information Science program at the University of Denver Morgridge College of Education has been granted continued accreditation status by the American Library Association (ALA). The decision to grant continued accreditation to the program was based on the “totality of...

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  • MCE Student Featured in Denver's 40 Under 40 List
    June 25
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  • MCE Faculty Honored with University Awards
    June 21
    Morgridge Office of Communications

    The University of Denver recently announced its 2018 professor awards and four Morgridge professors were honored, with two taking home the top award of Distinguished University Professor. Drs. Douglas Clements and Julie Sarama, from Morgridge College of Education Marsico Institute, are the inaugural recipients of...

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  • MCE Announces Faculty Promotions
    June 20
    Morgridge Office of Communications

    In anticipation of the upcoming academic year, Morgridge College of Education is pleased to announce four faculty promotions within the College. Dr. Patton Garriott, formerly Assistant Professor of Counseling Psychology, had been promoted to Associate Professor with Tenure in the Counseling Psychology Department. Garriott received...

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  • MCE in the Epicenter of $143 Million Transformation
    June 1
    Morgridge Office of Communications

    Being in “the center of it all” is nothing new for DU’s Morgridge College of Education (MCE). But, for the next two years, the notion of being an educational epicenter will take on a whole new meaning. That’s because starting this month, the University...

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  • Faculty Expert Speaks About School Violence
    May 14
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  • Rural Experts Join MCE
    May 7
    Morgridge Office of Communications

    Children in rural America face a unique set of health and education disparities.  In comparison to urban students, rural youth demonstrate higher levels of mortality; suicide; obesity; tobacco, alcohol, and illegal substance use; drinking and driving; teen births; and carrying weapons. They also have...

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  • Community Resources Regarding "13 Reasons Why"
    May 4
    Jordan Kellerman

    Netflix has officially announced a release date for its highly controversial “13 Reasons Why” – May 18 the show will hit Netflix queues and be available to watch. We want to take this opportunity to share resources if you or anyone you know is...

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  • Clements, Sarama’s Curriculum Closes the Education Gap
    April 23
    Morgridge Office of Communications
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  • MCE Represented at Annual AERA Conference
    April 9
    Lori Westermann

    Morgridge College of Education (MCE) had a robust presence at the 2018 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA) in New York City, April 13-17. More than 50 faculty and students presented papers, and four were recognized for Division and Special Interest...

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  • EdD Student Inducted into Colorado Women's Hall of Fame
    April 2
    Jordan Kellerman

    Educational Leadership and Policy Studies EdD student Geraldine “Gerie” Grimes was inducted into the Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame on Wednesday, March 28, 2018. Grimes is the President and CEO of Denver-based nonprofit, The Hope Center, a community-based agency dedicated to meeting the needs...

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  • Tribal Flags to Fly Over DU Campus
    March 30
    Cristin Colvin
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  • Faculty Members' Curriculum Tested in Larger Study
    March 28
    Cristin Colvin
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  • Alum Named Cherry Creek Superintendent
    March 27
    Cristin Colvin
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  • Alumna Named Colorado Principal of the Year
    March 23
    Cristin Colvin
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  • DPS Student Awarded Scholarship to Attend Renowned Gifted Institute
    March 22
    Jordan Kellerman

    The stars were aligned when University of Denver (DU) Morgridge College of Education (MCE) hosted its 8th annual Gifted Education Conference and Policy Symposium earlier this year. The conference brought together leaders in the field of gifted education, most notable, Palmarium Award winner Dr....

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  • Alum is February Featured Author for Campuswide Book Chat
    March 9
    Jordan Kellerman

    University of Denver Morgridge College of Education curriculum and instruction alumni and adjunct professor, Dr. Floyd Cobb was the February featured author for the Office of Development and Inclusion book chat. Cobb’s recent publication, Leading While Black, is a reflection of his experiences as...

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  • Japanese Professor Studies MCE’s Teacher Prep Success
    March 1
    Morgridge Office of Communications

    Dr. Hitoshi Sato, associate professor at Fukuoka University in Japan, visited MCE this week as part of his government-funded research on teacher preparation in the U.S. Sato selected MCE due to its CAEP accreditation and track record of teacher residency success. “The University of Denver, Morgridge...

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  • Marsico Research Featured on Cover of Mathematics Teacher
    February 28
    Morgridge Office of Communications

    Marsico Institute for Early Learning post-doctoral research fellow Candace Joswick’s work was recently featured on the March 2018 issue cover of Mathematics Teacher, from the Council of Teachers of Mathematics. Joswick and her co-author, Dr. Anna A. Davis from Ohio Dominican University, offer insights...

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  • Alum Featured in Annual Leadership Insights Conversation for Black History Month
    February 27
    Morgridge Office of Communications

    On Monday, February 19, 2018 the University of Denver (DU) Black Alumni Affinity Group (BAA), in conjunction with the Leadership Insights program, celebrated Black History month at Cableland, the official residence of Denver Mayor Michael Hancock, with a reception and conversation with Educational Leadership...

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  • ELPS Doctoral Student Named Prestigious Jackson Scholar
    February 23
    Morgridge Office of Communications

    Educational leadership and policy studies PhD student Natalie Lewis has been selected by the University Council for Educational Administration (UCEA) as part of the 2017-2019 Jackson Scholars Program. The Jackson Scholars Program develops future faculty of color for the field of educational leadership and...

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  • Acclaimed Autism Researcher Joins MCE
    February 5
    Morgridge Office of Communications

    The University of Denver (DU) Morgridge College of Education (MCE) announces Phillip Strain, PhD, will become the third James C. Kennedy Endowed Chair in Urban Education in the Teaching and Learning Sciences (TLS) Department. Strain is widely regarded as one of the nation’s leading...

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  • CP PhD Receives Top 20 Recognition
    February 5
    Morgridge Office of Communications

    MCE’s  Counseling Psychology (CP) department has been identified as one of the top 20 PhD programs in the nation by Best Counseling Degrees. The ranking was created by compiling programs offering a doctoral degree in counseling psychology from the American Psychological Association (APA), along...

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  • MCE Partners with 2U for Online Impact
    January 30
    Morgridge Office of Communications
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  • Clements and Sarama Featured in Nationwide Publication
    January 5
    Morgridge Office of Communications

    Drs. Doug Clements and Julie Sarama are co-directors of the Marsico Institute of Early Learning at the Morgridge College of Education. Clements,  previously a preschool and kindergarten teacher,  has conducted funded research and published over 500 articles and books in the areas of the...

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  • PhD Student Wins In and Out of the Classroom
    December 22
    Cristin Colvin
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  • Gifted Center Receives National Accreditation
    December 4
    Morgridge Office of Communications

    The University of Denver’s (DU) Morgridge College of Education’s (MCE) Ricks Center for Gifted Children has received accreditation by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). The accreditation comes from the largest nonprofit association in the United States representing early childhood education...

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  • 2018 Palmarium Award Winner Announced
    December 4
    Morgridge Office of Communications

    The Office of the Daniel L. Ritchie Endowed Chair in Gifted Education at the Morgridge College of Education is pleased to announce Dr. Marcia Gentry as recipient of the 2018 Palmarium Award, an annual award given to an individual who most exemplifies the vision...

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  • Teacher Education Program Receives International Accreditation
    November 27
    Morgridge Office of Communications

    The University of Denver’s (DU) Morgridge College of Education’s (MCE) Teacher Education Program (TEP) has received accreditation by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). Such accreditation is quality assurance that the program meets standards set by organizations representing the academic community, professionals,...

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  • Kiyama Featured on EdLab Vlog
    November 21
    Morgridge Office of Communications

    On November 6, 2017 Judy Marquez Kiyama, Associate Professor of Higher Education, was featured on EdLab’s vlog, The Voice, as a supplement to her co-authored article, “Fighting for respeto: Latinas’ stories of violence and resistance shaping educational opportunities” published in Teachers College Record. Kiyama...

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  • Morgridge Addictions Specialists Featured on 9News
    November 17
    Morgridge Office of Communications

    As part of KUSA Channel 9 Denver’s Recovery Week special on addictions, news anchor TaRhonda Thomas interviewed Counseling Psychology (CP) Addictions Specialization director, Mike Faragher. Faragher is a Level II National Gambling Counselor, as a Board Approved Clinical Consultant by the International Gambling Counselor...

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  • Alumna Elected to Board of Denver Public Schools
    November 10
    Morgridge Office of Communications

    On Tuesday, November 7, Morgridge College of Education alumna Dr. Carrie Olson (PhD, ’16) was elected to represent district 3 on the school board for Denver Public Schools. Olson beat out incumbent Mike Johnson 52% to 48%. Olson graduated from Morgridge in Curriculum and...

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  • Educational Leadership Team Participate in Carnegie Foundation Initiative
    October 20
    Morgridge Office of Communications

    Morgridge College of Education Educational Leadership and Policy Studies (ELPS) Department and Denver Public Schools have been invited to participate in the first Leadership and Education Development (iLEAD) initiative at the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. Erin Anderson, ELPS Assistant Professor; Sandy...

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  • Salazar Featured on Wallethub
    October 20
    Morgridge Office of Communications

    Morgridge College of Education Associate Professor of Teaching and Learning Sciences and Teacher Education Program, Dr. Maria Salazar, sat down with Wallethub.com for its assessment of the Best and Worst states for teachers and expert panel on issues teachers are facing today and how...

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  • Federal Grant Supports Work with Rural Gifted Students
    October 17
    Morgridge Office of Communications

    There has been a substantial increase in the discussion of rural education in America. This conversation is particularly critical in states, like Colorado, where 80% of the state’s school districts are classified as rural. Add to that the diverse gifted student population, including those...

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  • New Partnership Creates Urban Teacher Fellowship
    October 4
    Morgridge Office of Communications

    The University of Denver Morgridge College of Education (MCE) and Denver Public Schools (DPS) today announced the creation of a pilot teacher education program aimed at placing highly trained educators in some of the most highly impacted schools in the Denver metro area. The DPS...

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  • Alumnae Honored by Colorado Succeeds
    October 3
    Morgridge Office of Communications

    Three Morgridge College Educational Leadership and Policy Studies (ELPS) alumnae were recently recognized for their efforts when their schools were honored by the Colorado Succeeds Prize.  Valdez Elementary School Principal Jessica Buckley and Assistant Principal Gwen Frank, both graduates of the DPS Ritchie ELPS...

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  • Alum Receives My Brother’s Keeper Award
    September 30
    Morgridge Office of Communications

    On September 30, Educational Leadership and Policy Studies gradate Fernando Branch (Education Administration, Secondary School Leadership, ’12) was honored by the City and County of Denver at the My Brother’s Keeper 25 luncheon at the Park Hill Golf Course. Originally an initiative of the...

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