Fulbright scholar Allison Karpyn is currently in the Bahamas analyzing the issue of food insecurity at a national level. Food insecurity is a particularly critical issue for island nations like the Bahamas that do not produce the majority of their food. “Obesity and hunger are two sides of the same coin."
This fall, CEHD established partnerships with a number of organizations to foster academic success, including Stubbs Elementary School in Wilm., the American Community School of Athens and the Partnership for Public Education in DE.
Olivia Blythe, a human services and women & gender studies major, wants to make a career advocating for survivors of domestic abuse. When she learned that faculty member Ruth Fleury-Steiner was looking for assistance evaluating the protection order process in domestic abuse cases, Blythe jumped at the chance.
If you have traveled outside of our borders--whether through study abroad, a service project or just a family vacation--you know how enriching the experience can be. And how expensive. During #UDGlobalMonth, help our students make a difference globally by contributing to the CEHD Study Abroad fund.
As a result of a partnership with American Community Schools in Athens Greece, CEHD will offer opportunities to our undergraduate and graduate students to student teach, serve internships and conduct research in Greece starting Spring 2017.
The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) has renewed the 5-year accreditation for UD’s Early Learning Center (ELC) located on our Newark Children’s Campus.
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This year CEHD presented the Rita Fillos Award to Elizabeth Adams, communications specialist II, CEHD Dean’s Office and Cait Coster, HDFS administrative assistant, for their superior work and dedication to higher learning.
In May, faculty in UD's early childhood education program traveled to Greece to establish a partnership with several schools and universities. By 2017, students in ECE and human services should be able to gain field experience or conduct research at schools in Athens and Patras.
Congratulations to our Children’s Campus! They were awarded the Bernie Alexander Fire Safety award by UD’s department of environmental health & safety. Fire Marshal Kevin McSweeney praised the cohesive efforts of the ELC, Lab Preschool and The College School for their fire safety promotion, training and fire prevention.
Congratulations to our 2016 graduates! You've achieved a major milestone in your life. We want to help you celebrate this special occasion with your family and friends. Please visit our Graduation webpage for details on Convocation, Commencement and Doctoral Hooding.