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Purdue University honors alumni for the Distinguished Education Alumni Awards

October 18, 2019

Purdue University’s College of Education will honor three distinguished Purdue alumni during its 2019 Distinguished Education Alumni Awards (DEAA) event on Friday, Nov. 1. Pamela R. Clinkenbeard, James T. McDonald, III, and Martha Nyikos are the recipients of this year’s distinguished alumni award. The DEAA was established in 2006 to honor outstanding professional achievements in […]

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2017 Distinguished Alumni honored

October 31, 2017

The College of Education will honored five distinguished alumni during its 2017 Distinguished Education Alumni Awards event on Friday (Oct. 27). The Distinguished Education Alumni Awards are presented to recognize notable professional achievements of college alumni. The honorees are selected by the college leadership and are recognized biennially. This year John Campbell, Patricia Albjerg Graham, […]

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Old Master Phoebe Bailey shares how educators can impact students

November 29, 2016

Alumna Phoebe Bailey (MS ‘72 COE; PhD ’79, CLA) visited campus in November as part of Purdue’s Old Masters program, a long-standing Purdue tradition that unites distinguished alumni and inspires students to embody the value of a Boilermaker experience. Bailey gave the inaugural lecture in the Office of Diversity Initiatives’ social justice lecture series, discussing […]

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English Education Students Learn from Indiana Teacher of the Year

June 15, 2015

This fall, Kathy Nimmer, Indiana Teacher of the Year, worked with Melanie Shoffner, associate professor of English education, as part of EDCI 434, Shoffner’s course on teaching English in secondary schools. Nimmer, who teaches English at Harrison High School, is visiting schools throughout the state as part of her work as Indiana Teacher of the […]

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