March 2023 Newsletter
- A message from the Dean - As Rhode Island’s flagship university, we have a responsibility to leverage the research we conduct to support local communities in meeting their identified goals. In this edition of Educators & Innovators, you will read about the many ways our faculty, students, and staff are engaging with community partners in this important work. We begin by […]
IN THE NEWS
- URI School of Education ranks among best online graduate programs in TESOL/BDL by U.S. News & World Report - The University of Rhode Island’s School of Education’s Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages/Bilingual and Dual Immersion (TESOL/BDL) online graduate degree program has been ranked number 82 out of 329 public research universities nationally, by the 2023 U.S. News & World Report listing of Best Public Graduate Schools for Education, released on Jan. 24. […]
- MLL Success Grants awarded to four local schools partnering with URI’s TESOL/BDL faculty - The R.I. Dept. of Education has awarded $81,429 in Multilingual Learner Success Grants to four local school districts that will partner with the URI’s TESOL/BDL faculty to advance multilingual learner initiatives.
- URI educator’s course gets RIDE approval for professional development in multilingual learner education - The yearlong, two-course series provides school leaders with training unlike any other in the state.
- URI to offer new degrees in early childhood and world language education - The two new programs will address high need areas in the state for preK-2 and preK-12.
- A Celebration of Culture and Creativity: Black and Women’s History - Black History and Women’s History months celebrated with art and culture at the URI Providence Campus gallery.
- “My CSP degree has been transformational” – Q & A with Luckson Omoaregba, ‘16, MS ’18 - “The foundation of my work is providing opportunities for underrepresented individuals to access medical education and see themselves as future physicians and healthcare professionals,” Luckson Omoaregba, director of Pathway Programs at the Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University.
AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS
- Josie Chaves ‘19, Health and Physical Education 10 Under 10 award winner - Josie Chaves graduated with a B.S. in kinesiology with a physical education/health education and adapted physical education (APE) specialization, from the Alan Shawn Feinstein College of Education and Professional Studies.
- Surf Therapy and the Therapeutic Benefits of Surfing By Emily Clapham - URI’s School of Education faculty share their publications.