A sampling of faculty, staff, student and alumni happenings:
Associate Dean for Research Ezemenari Obasi has been named a Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen Distinguished Chair, a prestigious University honor. He is the first professor from the College to achieve this hard-earned recognition.
Lorraine Reitzel, a professor in the Department of Psychological, Health, & Learning Sciences and Alberto Rodriguez, a professor in the Department of Curriculum & Instruction, have each been named a Distinguished Professor of Education, an honorable College distinction.
Taewon Kim, a doctoral student in the counseling psychology program, received the 2021 Graduate Student Research Award from the American Psychological Association’s Society of Vocational Psychology.
Katrina Cushenberry, who earned an Ed.D. in professional leadership — mathematics education in 2020, is the new mathematics director for secondary curriculum and development at Houston ISD.
Mycah Ayala and Mariana Vázquez, doctoral students in the school psychology program, have been awarded blue ribbons for their research posters by the American Psychological Association’s Committee on School Psychology.