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Fordham Earns $2.25 Million State Grant to Offer Academic and Social-Emotional Support to Bronx Schools

Fordham Earns $2.25 Million State Grant to Offer Academic and Social-Emotional Support to Bronx Schools

On August 23, 2022, the New York State Education Department awarded Fordham University a $2,250,000 grant for its Liberty Partnership Program (LPP). The Fordham LPP serves five Bronx Title I high schools: Belmont Preparatory High School; Bronx High School for Law and Community Service; Fordham High School for the Arts; Jonas Bronck Academy (M.S. 228); [...]

Fordham Graduate School of Education Doctoral Student Completes Fulbright-Hays Group Research Project in Ghana

Fordham Graduate School of Education Doctoral Student Completes Fulbright-Hays Group Research Project in Ghana

Fordham University Educational Leadership, Administration, and Policy (ELAP) doctoral student Celeste Coleman is reflecting on her Fulbright-Hays Group Research Project in July 2022, an experience studying cultural and linguistic diversity and pedagogies in Ghanaian urban and rural public and private school settings. Coleman and 12 fellow female educators and doctoral students of color completed the [...]

Checking In with GSE Dean José Luis Alvarado

Checking In with GSE Dean José Luis Alvarado

Photo by Tom Stoelker In July 2021, Fordham welcomed José Luis Alvarado, Ph.D., to New York as the new dean of the Graduate School of Education. Alvarado, who came to Fordham from Cal State Los Angeles, is a longtime leader in higher education and advocate for students living in rural, diverse, and low-income communities; his [...]

GSE Faculty Collaborate with Students and Alumni to Revise Course Syllabi with an Anti-Racist Focus

GSE Faculty Collaborate with Students and Alumni to Revise Course Syllabi with an Anti-Racist Focus

GSE faculty, students, and alumni at the retreat. Photos by Taylor Ha As part of a grant from Fordham’s Teaching Race Across the Curriculum (TRAC) initiative, the Graduate School of Education hosted a special retreat where faculty, students, and alumni worked together to revise Fordham course syllabi with an equity and anti-racist focus. The Aug. [...]

Seongshin Kim, Ph.D. Named Director of Assessment and Accreditation

Seongshin Kim, Ph.D. Named Director of Assessment and Accreditation

The Fordham Graduate School of Education is pleased to announce the addition of Seongshin Kim, Ph.D., as Director of Assessment and Accreditation. Reporting to the dean, Kim’s primary responsibility will be overseeing the collection, use, and reporting of data for the assessment and accreditation requirements within the Graduate School of Education and university teacher licensure [...]

Ismini Georgiades and Robert Niewiadomski Added to GSE Clinical Faculty

Ismini Georgiades and Robert Niewiadomski Added to GSE Clinical Faculty

The Fordham Graduate School of Education (GSE) is pleased to announce the addition of two new clinical faculty members, Ismini Georgiades, Ph.D., and Robert Niewiadomski. Georgiades, a clinical assistant professor in counseling psychology in the GSE Division of Psychological and Educational Services (PES), received her doctorate in counseling psychology from Fordham Graduate School of Education; [...]

Dean Alvarado and Associate Dean Rodriguez Present at Dominican TESOL Conference

Dean Alvarado and Associate Dean Rodriguez Present at Dominican TESOL Conference

During the 8th Annual DR-TESOL International Convention held in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, Graduate School of Education (GSE) Dean José Luis Alvarado, Ph.D., and associate dean Diane Rodriguez, Ph.D., presented at the “United for a Bilingual Republic”-themed event. More than 1,000 TESOL teachers attended, including local and foreign specialists from the United States, Puerto Rico, [...]

Fordham Graduate School of Education Names 2022 Zoller Scholarship Recipients

Fordham Graduate School of Education Names 2022 Zoller Scholarship Recipients

The Fordham Graduate School of Education (GSE) is proud to announce that two remarkable students have been awarded Joseph C. Zoller Memorial Scholarships. They were presented with the awards at a reception following the 17th Annual Joseph C. Zoller Memorial Fund Golf Classic. Scholarship recipients were nominated by GSE faculty from a highly competitive pool [...]

Global Multilingualism Class Spurs ICI Doctoral Students to Investigate Channels of Communication in Multilingual Communities

Global Multilingualism Class Spurs ICI Doctoral Students to Investigate Channels of Communication in Multilingual Communities

In late 2021, the president of the National Migrant and Seasonal Head Start Association (NMSHSA) as well as the president of the Association for Mexicans in North Carolina reached out to Fordham Graduate School of Education professor and associate dean Diane Rodriguez, Ph.D., who was previously on the Board of Head Start. They had a [...]

Critical Adolescent Civic Engagement Study Addresses Knowledge Gap Expressed by Pre-teens

Critical Adolescent Civic Engagement Study Addresses Knowledge Gap Expressed by Pre-teens

“Adolescent Engagement in Civic Education” is a participatory, action research and fact-finding study led by Graduate School of Education (GSE) Innovation in Curriculum and Instruction (ICI) doctoral students in collaboration with the Feerick Center for Social Justice at Fordham’s School of Law. The collaboration between the GSE and the law school on this project began two [...]