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Psi Chi International Honor Society in Psychology to Celebrate 40th Anniversary at Fordham

Psi Chi International Honor Society in Psychology to Celebrate 40th Anniversary at Fordham

The Fordham chapter of Psi Chi, the International Honor Society for Psychology, will celebrate its 40-year anniversary December 9, 2023. Since its founding in 1983, the chapter has been expertly advised by Harold Takooshian, Ph.D., Fordham professor of psychology and urban studies, and organizational leadership. The chapter was installed by the legendary George J. McMahon, [...]

Graduate School of Education’s Donor-Based Scholarships Event to Be Held February 8

Graduate School of Education’s Donor-Based Scholarships Event to Be Held February 8

The Graduate School of Education has 14 donor-based scholarships that award financial support to students each year. Donor-based scholarships help contribute to the success of talented students with limited financial resources. The award funds are generated from interest on gifts as well as alumni donations, which results in slight variations in the number of scholarships [...]

Girls Inc. Fellowship: An Opportunity to Focus on Policy for School Psychology Doctoral Student

Girls Inc. Fellowship: An Opportunity to Focus on Policy for School Psychology Doctoral Student

“My fervent hope for every student is that each would have a school where their needs are met,” says Anna Cait Wade, Ph.D. student in the school psychology program. Wade, who recently successfully defended her dissertation proposal, knows that part of making her hope a reality means being involved in education policy as well as [...]

Fordham Graduate School of Education Professor Receives $3.5 Million Grant to Train School-Based Mental Health Providers

Fordham Graduate School of Education Professor Receives $3.5 Million Grant to Train School-Based Mental Health Providers

In recent years, New York City has seen a significant increase of children diagnosed with anxiety or depression— from 8.9% in 2016 to 10.9% in 2020, according to a report by the Annie Casey Foundation. Across the state, an estimated 264,000 children between 9 and 17 years old are severely impacted by an emotional disturbance, [...]

Fordham Graduate School of Education Doctoral Candidates Present & Publish Their Research

Fordham Graduate School of Education Doctoral Candidates Present & Publish Their Research

The Graduate School of Education recognizes several Innovation in Curriculum and Instruction (ICI) Ph.D. students who will complete a critical part of their studies through the presentation and publication of their research on a variety of topics related to inclusive teaching practices. The ICI doctoral program promotes pedagogy as inquiry and research that informs the [...]

José Luis Alvarado, Ph.D., Awarded in Cuba for Educational Improvement Efforts for Children

José Luis Alvarado, Ph.D., Awarded in Cuba for Educational Improvement Efforts for Children

Fordham University Graduate School of Education dean José Luis Alvarado, Ph.D., received two awards at the Cuba World Association of Stimulation and Child Development World Convention (OMEEDI) and Fourth International Congress of AICIDED: Sport, Science, and Sustainability, for his knowledge and contributions to childhood education. With over 1,000 educators and researchers from Latin America and [...]

Clinical Mental Health Services Project Receives Funding Increase for 2023

Clinical Mental Health Services Project Receives Funding Increase for 2023

The Mother Cabrini Health Foundation has increased its 2023 funding by 24% to The Clinical Mental Health Services in the Bronx (CCMH) project at Fordham University Graduate School of Education, from $250,000 in 2022 to $310,000. The CCMH project takes a multi-pronged approach and provides free individual and group counseling and workshops to assist Black, [...]

Fordham Graduate School of Education Becomes Co-Sponsor of Prestigious Program Promoting High-Level Policy Learning for Education Professionals

Fordham Graduate School of Education Becomes Co-Sponsor of Prestigious Program Promoting High-Level Policy Learning for Education Professionals

The 41-year-old New York Education Policy Leadership Program (NYEPLP*) is, as of fall 2022, co-sponsored by the Fordham University Graduate School of Education and Putnam-Northern Westchester BOCES. Leading Fordham GSE’s involvement is Educational Leadership, Administration and Policy Division Chair Margaret Terry Orr, Ph.D. Since 1981, the program has provided a unique, yearlong professional development experience [...]

Fordham Graduate School of Education Embraces Diverse Group of Students

Fordham Graduate School of Education Embraces Diverse Group of Students

A wide variety of students, for a broad range of reasons, are able to find an excellent academic home within the three divisions (curriculum and teaching; educational leadership, administration, and policy; and psychological and educational services) of Fordham’s Graduate School of Education. Director of Admissions and Enrollment Services Abraham Johnson notes, “Our students are investing [...]

The Research Consortium on Disability Begins Interdisciplinary Seminar Series with Study on Programming for College Students with Learning Disabilities

The Research Consortium on Disability Begins Interdisciplinary Seminar Series with Study on Programming for College Students with Learning Disabilities

For the first session of the Research Consortium on Disability (RCD)’s Interdisciplinary Seminar Series, Yi Ding, Ph.D., professor in the school psychology program, and Amanda Siegel, doctoral candidate in the school psychology program, presented their research on“The Impact of Structured Support Programming on Adjustment, Stress, and Coping in College Students with Learning Disabilities.” Ding and [...]