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New Student Convocation

Friday, Aug. 23

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An Ice Cream Social will cap off an afternoon of events as the LeBron James Family Foundation College of Education welcomes its new students at New Student Convocation.  The schedule of events, which will take place in Zook 108, includes:

  • 1:30-1:45 Welcome from Dean Jarrod Tudor
  • 1:45-2:15 ACES information and Icebreaker
  • 2:15-2:30 I PROMISE School update from Dr. Kushner Benson
  • 2:30-3:15 Faculty Q&A Panel
  • 3:15-4:00 Ice Cream Social

If you're a new student, we hope you'll join us to get acquainted and make new friends.


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PULSe Program seeks student mentors

The Productive Uncertainty in a Laboratory Setting (PULSe), which engages students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in scientific research, is now accepting peer mentor applications for the 2019-2020 academic year from students enrolled in the LeBron James Family Foundation College of Education’s Special Education/Intervention Specialist program. The student mentor will be paired with a student with ASD and a faculty mentor.

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Barker Center offers financial literacy workshop

The H.K. Barker Center for Economic Education in the LeBron James Family Foundation College of Education invites area educators to attend its upcoming workshop — “Budgeting Basics: Teaching Financial Literacy” on Saturday, Sept. 21.  A $30 honorarium will be given to teachers in grades K-12 for their attendance and participation. Seats are limited and registration is now open at the Barker Center online.

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