Archived COE News Stories - Fall 2023

- December 19, 2023 -

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COE Graduates Rank Top-3 in Latest Tennessee Survey

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - The Tennessee Education Research Alliance (TERA) has reported that University of Memphis graduates rank in the top 3 in the latest Tennessee Educator Survey (TES).

Read more about the survey's findings

- December 14, 2023 -

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First Year of ASPIRE Grant Paves Way to Increase Counselors in Memphis Schools

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - The first year of the newly launched ASPIRE grant is near completion, and the grant’s overseers have so far been pleased with what it’s been able to accomplish, most notably landing a partnership with Memphis-Shelby County Schools (MSCS).

Read more about ASPIRE

- December 14, 2023 -

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Regional Intervention Program Looks Back on Decades of Work in Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - For more than half a century, the Regional Intervention Program (RIP) has supported young children and their families in Tennessee and for nearly two decades at the University of Memphis.

Read more about RIP

- December 5, 2023 -

Dean Hill-Clarke Honored with Reception

Dean Hill-Clarke Honored for 7 years of Leadership at COE

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – College of Education Dean Dr. Kandi Hill-Clarke gave her farewell address to a packed room on Tuesday.

Read more about Dean Hill-Clarke's future with UofM

- December 5, 2023 -

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COE Alumni Chapter Announces Relaunch

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - The College of Education (COE) has announced a relaunch of its alumni chapter. This movement started when COE alum, Dr. Randy McPherson helped take over the chapter.

Read more about the relaunch

- November 7, 2023 -

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Dozens Receive Commemorative Pin to Mark Entrance Into Teaching Program

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Fifty UofM undergraduates within the College of Education (COE) took a key step in their academic journey Tuesday night, entering the college’s Teacher Education Program (TEP). To mark this occasion, Dr. Nichelle Robinson, COE’s Director of Teacher Education and Clinical Practice, and her staff host a pinning ceremony.

Read more about this year's pinning ceremony

- October 27, 2023 -

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UofM College of Education Launches First Ever Leadership Academy

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - The University of Memphis’s College of Education launched its inaugural leadership academy. The academy is a first of its kind among all UofM colleges, according to COE Dean Dr. Kandi Hill-Clarke.

Read more about COE's Leadership Academy

- October 27, 2023 -


UofM College of Education Approved for CADREI Membership

COLUMBUS, Ohio - For the first time in its history, University of Memphis’s College of Education (COE) is now a member of the Council of Academic Deans from Research Educations Institutions (CADREI).

Read more about COE's CADREI membership

- October 25, 2023 -

Dr. Schiro-Geist Receives Award

COE's Schiro-Geist Receives National Award

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Dr. Chrisann Schiro-Geist, Director of the University of Memphis Institute on Disability (UMID) recently received the Inclusive Higher Education (IHE) Leadership Award at the annual State of the Art (SOTA) Conference.

Read more about Schiro-Geist's award