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College Awards, Language-Teacher Practices, Help for Student-Parents
College Awards, Language-Teacher Practices, Help for Student-Parents
College recognizes faculty, alumni research; article explores practices of language teacher educators; director secures student-parent support; and more
Athletic trainer Mark Wolfe wraps tape around a football player’s wrist on the sidelines during a game as IUP players take the field behind them

Sports World’s Unsung Heroes

Athletic-training programs in the Department of Kinesiology, Health, and Sport Science prepare students for a growing field and a variety of settings—from high school to Harley-Davidson to IUP, where several program graduates tend to the physical needs of more than 400 student-athletes.
The College of Education and Communications presented Mimi Benjamin, Department of Student Affairs in Higher Education, with its 2020–21 Faculty Research award. A leading scholar on residential learning communities in higher education, Benjamin has also explored the experiences of professionals who make the transition from administration to graduate faculty.
The College of Education and Communications presented Annemarie Vaccaro, a 1996 MA in Student Affairs in Higher Education graduate, with its 2021 Alumni Scholar award. A faculty member at the University of Rhode Island, Vaccaro researches equity, inclusion, and social justice in higher education, focusing on the experiences of those who are minoritized.
Christina Huhn, Department of Foreign Languages, recently published an article in the journal Teacher Development. “Reframing My Practices: Reconsidering Postsecondary World Language Education” explores the intersection between how educators teach in their language classrooms and what they present to pre-service teachers.
Kalani Palmer, Department of Professional Studies in Education, has secured four-year funding for the Child Care Access Means Parents in School program for the second time during her tenure as director. CCAMPIS helps low-income student-parents stay in school by assisting them in paying for childcare, providing mentoring and parent coaching, and more.
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Help those facing financial hardship stay in school.
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