USF just welcomed its largest gathering of alumni and supporters to campus since the university’s 150-year anniversary in 2005.
SOE Faculty members Betty Taylor, Terry Patterson and Arturo Cortez in addition to SOE student Bria Temple received funding from the Engage San Francisco Community Engagement grants.
Victoria Isabel Duran and Annie Adamian, both IME EdD students, received a 2014 Teacher for Social Justice award from Bay Area non-profit Teachers 4 Social Justice (T4SJ). The award recognizes educators that are dedicated to generating social justice in their classroom or community.
Christine Yeh’s campaign to preserve a disappearing indigenous culture has landed the USF professor’s work, or more precisely her students’ work, in Taiwan’s national museum — where it’s made headlines and earned applause from the country’s Ministry of Cultural Affairs.
In summer 2013, a group of USF staff from across the university worked together to find alternative funding sources for USF teacher credential students. Thanks to their work, the University of San Francisco became a TEACH Grant participating school in June 2014.
“I wanted to do research that really mattered in the day-to-day lives of students and how they experience inequity. I didn't want to be overburdened to publish in journals that no one reads. And I didn't want to devote my time teaching highly-privileged individuals.”
USF’s new Sacramento Campus is now open, in the heart of the city’s historic business district.
More than 200 USFers fell silent on Gleeson Plaza at 12:30 Thursday afternoon and some held up signs in honor of Michael Brown — the Ferguson, Mo., teen killed by police in early August.
USF’s Helen Maniates was recently named Education Partner of the Year for leading a School of Education effort to bolster the reading skills of students from under-resourced San Francisco schools.
The SOE Office of Communications & Outreach sat down with Dean Kumashiro and Associate Deans Flores, Koirala-Azad and Thomas to learn about them, how they spent their summer and the advice they have for incoming graduate students. You may be surprised by some of their responses!
USF’s Charles Fowler MA '12 is single-mindedly dedicated to creating opportunities both in and out of the classroom for students to learn by improving their community.
They’re USF pioneers. They started educational programs in African American, Asian American, and Latino-Chicano studies, contributing to USF’s diversity in immeasurable ways. This summer, they’re celebrating the 20th anniversary of the fellowship that brought them to campus — the Ethnic Minority Dissertation Fellows (EMDF) program.
USF’s Sarah Capitelli has helped turn the San Francisco Exploratorium’s renowned, hands-on science into language lessons for non-English speaking students — work that’s received rave reviews.
USF school counseling students are leading the charge to increase college enrollment among San Francisco students from low-income and immigrant families by providing free counseling in public high schools.
Four USF students and alumni will be studying, teaching, and volunteering in Africa, Southeast Asia, and Eastern Europe this summer and next year as part of prestigious U.S. Department of State programs.