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 2017-2018 Award Winning Faculty and Staff
Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award:
Dr. Nancy Gaillard
Faculty Excellence in Research Award:
Dr. Ryon McDermott
Faculty Excellence in Service Award:
Dr. Joe`l Billingsly
Dean's Award for Outstanding Contribution:
Mr. Josh Wooden
Gerry Jean Clark Exemplary Staff Award:
Mr. Darrell Bumpers
Dr. Brenda Litchfield
Dr. Nancy Gaillard
Mrs. Marie Entessar
Mr. Tim Adler
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 Counseling & Instructional Sciences
"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, Kinesiology & Sport
"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."
50 Student Stories for Our
To build awareness of the varied experiences and talents of our diverse College of Education and Professional Studies (CEPS) students and to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the College of Education and Professional Studies, Dr. Abbie Baxter and Dr. Paige Vitulli are kicking off a project to share the stories of 50 currently-‐ enrolled, interesting, and thought-‐provoking CEPS students.
Eligibility: CEPS Students (currently taking undergraduate or graduate classes in any program) may be nominated or nominate themselves through a nomination site. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/MRFT9K9
- Selection: Fifty Students will be selected, over the course of the year, based on the level of diverse experiences and the interest of their story. The students selected will be contacted for a photo shoot and interviewed to develop their story.
- Story Publication: Stories will be published on our USA CEPS Web Page and through Social Media, such as Blogger, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
- Nomination: Please nominate your students with interesting stories and students may self-nominate. Students may share their information at the following survey site https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/MRFT9K9
Stay tuned and check our College of Education and Professional Studies web page often throughout the year for Fifty for Our 50th CEPS Student Stories.
For more information contact Dr. Abigail Baxter (firstname.lastname@example.org) or
Dr. Paige Vitulli (email@example.com).