College of Education and Professional Studies
"The College of Education and Professional Studies faculty is committed to supporting our students and collaborating with the community in order to prepare our graduates to meet the demands of their profession and exceed their professional goals. " ~ Dean Andi M. Kent
Congratulations to the 2016-2017 Award Winning Faculty and Staff
Faculty Excellence Awardees:
Dr. Larry Gurchiek
Dr. Elizabeth Allison
Dr. Todd Johnson
Ms. Kelly Byrd
Dr. Vaughn Millner
Dean's Award for Outstanding Contribution and Faculty Excellence:
Ms. Jennifer Simpson
Buckstein Foundation Scholarship for Developing Faculty:
Dr. Neil Schwarz
Gerry Jean Clark Exemplary Staff Award:
Mrs. Sally Morris
Dr. Vaughn Millner
Dr. Phil Norell
Dr. Steve Pugh
50 Honorees for 50th Anniversary
at College of Education and Professional Studies
2017 marks the College of Education and Professional Studies' 50th anniversary. The College wishes to shine a light on those friends, graduates, faculty and administrators who have caught the vision of a grand College and have been working tirelessly themselves and inspiring others to bring it to life. To you and all those who contributed to the impact and success of the College of Education and Professional Studies, we say THANK YOU! To know more about our Honorees, click here.
Mrs. Carolyn Akers
Dr. Damon Andrew
Mr. and Mrs. Travis and Susan Bedsole
Mrs. Lisa Bukstein
Dr. Thomas Chilton
Mr. Lewis Copeland
Dr. Mary Beth Culp
Dr. Jack Dempsey
Mr. Andrew Denny
Dr. Harold Dodge
Dr. Phillip Feldman
Honorable Vivian D. Figures
Mr. Michael Fletcher
Ms. Barbara Freeman
Honorable Victor and Mrs. Jeanne Gaston
Dr. William Gilley
The Family of Dr. J. Howe Hadley
Dr. Richard Hayes
Dr. Robert Heitman
Dr. Pamela Henson
Dr. Thomas Hewitt
Mr. Mark Hoffman
Mrs. Alane Hoffman
Dr. and Mrs. Malcolm and Corinne Howell
Mrs. Stephanie LeGrone
Mr. and Mrs. John and Catharine Long
Mrs. Eleanor Lynn McCain
The Family of Dr. John E. Morrow, Sr.
Department of Leadership and Teacher Education
"I like to set an environment where we are exchanging information and ideas, we are working together; I learn from my students, they learn from me, and we learn from each other."
Dr. Peggy Delmas
Department of Professional Studies
"I believe we have to sort of tear down the walls of where we are and really go out and see what types of things we can do to help our community..."
Dr. Joe'l Lewis
Department of Health, Physical Education & Leisure Studies
"If you combine all of the things we have here..., it becomes a nice mix for students to actually see what they are learning in the classroom and experiencing it out there at sport and recreation events."
Meet Our 2015 Scholarship Recipients
Brandon Clark - Exercise Science Program
Brandon won the Williams Charitable Foundation Book Award.
Alexandria Grow - Collaborative Secondary Special Ed/English Program
Alexandria won the Barbara Phillips Endowed Award for Special Education Teachers.
Kastala Brown - K-6 Teacher Education Program
Kastala won the College of Education Scholarship.