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School Counseling Students Honored as LGBT Advocates in the Schools

School Counseling Students Honored as LGBT Advocates in the Schools

Congratulations to School Counseling students Kingsley Yee '16 and Shannon Smoot '16 for receiving the USF School Counseling LGBT Advocate in Schools Award.

Meet the Faculty: Nathan Alexander

Meet the Faculty: Nathan Alexander

Dr. Nathan Alexander, Assistant Professor in the Teacher Education Department, talks to the School of Education about what inspired him to become an educator, how he wants to change the world, his favorite teaching moment, and more.

Graduates Celebrate After Spring Commencement

Graduates Celebrate After Spring Commencement

More than 2,000 beaming graduates flooded Gleeson Plaza with family and friends after USF’s commencement exercises last week.

Bringing Human Rights Education to U.S. Classrooms

Bringing Human Rights Education to U.S. Classrooms

What began as a class project for Dr. Susan Katz’s International and Multicultural Education (IME) graduate students is now a published book impacting public dialogue about human rights education. Editors Dr. Susan Katz and Dr. Andrea McEvoy Spero discuss the collaborative process that brought about the book and how they hope it will equip educators to teach with a human rights perspective.

USF to Honor Graduates in Spring Commencement

USF to Honor Graduates in Spring Commencement

USF will celebrate the academic accomplishments of more than 2,000 graduating students at spring commencement on May 21-23. 

Former USF President John Lo Schiavo, S.J., Passes

Former USF President John Lo Schiavo, S.J., Passes

Former USF President and USF Chancellor John Lo Schiavo, S.J., 90, passed away peacefully at the Sacred Heart Jesuit Center in Los Gatos on May 15.

USF Upward Bound Hosts Hands-On Marine Biology Workshop

USF Upward Bound Hosts Hands-On Marine Biology Workshop

A lesson in marine biology and food sustainability led Upward Bound high school students through a hands-on squid dissection culminating with a post-lab calamari lunch! USF Upward Bound provides free courses in science, technology, engineering and math to eligible high school students in San Francisco Unified School District.

Higher Education and Student Affairs Students Respond in Op-Eds to the Recent Incident at Oklahoma University

Higher Education and Student Affairs students share their insight into the racist chant incident at Oklahoma University in early March. The students write op-eds to provide valuable commentary on this delicate topic.

Doctoral Student is Outstanding Tech Teacher of the Year

Doctoral Student is Outstanding Tech Teacher of the Year

The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) has named USF doctoral student and high school English teacher Diana Neebe ’17 its outstanding young educator of the year, for her innovative classroom use of iPads and other technology.

When Walls Speak

When Walls Speak

A graduate student in USF’s Human Rights Education program co-directed a short documentary on the celebrated murals in San Francisco’s Mission District and helped paint one himself.

Fundraiser Raises Funds for First Scholarship to Support Undocumented Students in the School of Education

Fundraiser Raises Funds for First Scholarship to Support Undocumented Students in the School of Education

On October 4th, 2014 the School of Education theatre stage was adorned with vibrant colors by folklórico dance showcase, Danza Dreams, featuring performances from some of Northern California's premier folklórico dance troupes.

Xóchitl Justice Book Project

Elementary and middle school students in San Francisco work with USF credential candidates to write and publish accessible children’s books.

Upward Bound Hosts Science-Focused Holiday Celebration

Upward Bound Hosts Science-Focused Holiday Celebration

On December 20, 2014 high school students from San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) visited the University of San Francisco Hilltop campus to participate in a hands-on art project exploring the polarity of everyday materials.

Dr. Gini Shimabukuro Receives Seton Award & President’s Award from the NCEA

Dr. Gini Shimabukuro Receives Seton Award & President’s Award from the NCEA

The Seton Award “recognizes exceptional individuals for their support of education and youth in the United States, and of Catholic education in particular.”

Reading, Writing, and All That Jazz

Reading, Writing, and All That Jazz

Jazz singer Margie Baker EDD ’83 has incredible stories to tell from her 41-year career — how she was discovered by chance the first time she sang in public and how jazz legend Dizzy Gillespie became her good friend and mentor.