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News about UB’s graduate education programs and our partnerships with local schools.

9/18/14

The University at Buffalo community gets an A+ for generosity, donating more than 24,000 items in this year’s school supply drive sponsored by the Office of Community Relations. In all, 24,469 items were collected, making this year’s drive the most successful one yet.

8/25/14

University at Buffalo Graduate School of Education doctoral student Denise Grandits, a middle school literature teacher in St. Amelia School in Tonawanda, is the latest recipient of the Media Literacy Award from the National Council of Teachers of English.

7/29/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. – The transforming “magic” of music continues to occupy the spotlight at the Graduate School of Education, thanks to the ongoing research and commitment of two faculty members making careers of finding new ways to nurture better preschool readers.
6/30/14

The University at Buffalo dedicated its new Educational Opportunity Center facility in the name of former New York State Assembly Deputy Speaker Arthur O. Eve on June 30 at the center in downtown Buffalo.

6/19/14

The University at Buffalo’s Graduate School of Education will take a leading role helping teachers prepare for Common Core Learning Standards, adding to the coalition of educators in support of new college and career readiness standards for all students, the dean of the school said today.

6/10/14

University at Buffalo President Satish K. Tripathi today joined more than 200 college and university leaders from 30 states in a new coalition, Higher Ed for Higher Standards, to mobilize in support of strengthening K-12 standards and curricula in our nation’s schools.

5/30/14

Buffalo Public School social studies teacher Lisa Spaulding has heard the background stories of the refugee students at Lafayette High School, particularly the ones told by the girls. “Absolutely hair-raising,” Spaulding says. “Frightening. All absolutely heart-breaking."

4/17/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. — DNA analysis. Holiday get-togethers. Vocational training.
4/14/14

Mary McVee, whose work in the University at Buffalo’s Center for Literacy and Reading Instruction (CLaRI) has earned praise and publicity from educational experts as well as mainstream media, has received the Division K Mid-Career Award from the American Educational Research Association (AERA), a national honor recognizing an outstanding researcher in the intermediate stage of her career.

3/18/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Robert Horner, PhD, nationally recognized for his work in special education, will deliver the inaugural lecture in the University at Buffalo Graduate School of Education’s (GSE) new Dean’s Distinguished Lecture Series on April 28 at 4 p.m. in the Student Union Theater on the UB North Campus.