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Sen. Michael Bennet, Allyson Felix to headline USC Rossier commencement

Both to speak at master’s ceremony along with MAT student Lena Aloumari By Ross Brenneman Michael Bennet, U.S. Senator, Colorado and Allyson Felix ’08, Olympian Michael Bennet, a U.S. senator from Colorado, will deliver the keynote speech at this year’s master’s degree ceremony, and Allyson Felix ’08, one of the most decorated Olympians in history, will give an address that draws from her experiences. The ceremony takes place on Friday,…

“Working with Reality”

Ayesha Hashim feature

…a journal article or even a blog post, no one is going to read the great work that you do.” —PhD student Eric Felix Third-year PhD student Eric Felix is in the thick of this apprenticeship process, working under Estela Mara Bensimon, professor of higher education and co-director of Rossier’s Center for Urban Education (CUE). He recently completed a summer research fellowship at Penn’s Center for the Study of Race…

CUE researchers publish article on impact of Equity Scorecard

Dr. Estela Mara Bensimon

…practices that impact students of color. The scorecard, a theory-based strategy that helps community colleges embed equity into their institutional norms, practices and policies, engages key actors at an institution through a research process that stimulates data-driven action. The authors—including Phd student Eric R. Felix, CUE Co-Director Estela Mara Bensimon and CUE Project Administrator Debbie Hanson—showcase how two practitioners were able to identify and change their practices to address inequities…

AERA 2016

144 B Robert William Danielson, Chair, “Promoting Public Understanding of Science: A Cornerstone of Diverse Democracies,” 4:30 to 6 pm, Convention Center, Level Two, Room 207 A Eric Felix, “Social Context and Social Media: Extending Our Research Through a Professional Online Presence, “ 7:45 am to 9:15 am, Marriot Marquis, Level Two, Marquis Salon 5 Michelle Hall, Presenter; Julie A. Marsh, Co-Author, “The Community Goes to School: A Multidistrict Analysis…

At commencement, graduates are called to lead the nation

…are difference makers and you are prepared—you have been trained well.” They heard that message from Michael Bennet, who, as a U.S. Senator from Colorado, knows what it means to think on a national scale. “What all Americans need to come to understand in this century is that the fate of our democracy lies in your classroom,” Bennet said. “That the crisscrossing paths of our children will be America’s future…

College admissions officers ask: What is merit?

USC's Jerome Lucido with Georgia Nugent, former president of Kenyon College and a senior fellow at the Council of Independent Colleges

Nexus of Mission, Excellence, and Diversity Dr. Lucido discusses college enrollment on KNBC “Who Defines Merit?” By Scott Jaschik, Inside Higher Ed “Want to Define Merit? Good Luck” By Eric Hoover, Chronicle of Higher Education “Colleges Must Do More to Cultivate Talent, One Campus Leader Says” By Eric Hoover, The Chronicle of Higher Education “Bracing for Demographic Shifts, Colleges Face Tough Trade-Offs” By Eric Hoover, The Chronicle of Higher Education…

Kast MAT ’14 leads local kids to victory in USC SCience Fair

Local 5th grade students from the HSC Family of Schools

…47 of Ms. Felix’s class at Sheridan Street Elementary. The students wanted to explore water quality in their school and their community. Each student collected one inside and one outside water sample and brought them to class for water quality analysis. The class was separated into six groups of approximately five students each that became experts at their sample’s water quality factors. Water quality factors that were investigated during this…

Education researchers prepare for AERA 2017

so many presentations well connected to this year’s theme.” The theme of this year’s meeting is “Knowledge to Action: Achieving the Promise of Equal Educational Opportunity.” Meeting organizers hope that attendees can focus on questions about whether education research is in a good place to improve educational opportunities, improve pathways to equal opportunities and turn research into public action. Eric Felix PhD ’18, who will be participating in five sessions,…

Rossier Reach Issue 11, October 2015

Rossier Reach October 2015

This issue of Reach highlights the accomplishments of current students and recent graduates from the PhD program. At Rossier, students receive full funding and benefit from the hands-on experience they gain through the school’s apprenticeship model. Students highlighted include Eric Felix, Susan Bush-Mecenas, Ayesha Hashim and Robert Danielson. Also celebrated are recent graduates Constance Iloh, Raquel Rall and Benjamin Heddy. October 2015 Issue of Rossier Reach Request a hard-copy of…

Astor elected to National Academy of Education

Ron Avi Astor

Joins Rueda and Tierney in prestigious organization By Eric Lindberg How can schools provide an optimal setting for both learning and growth that helps children overcome adversity? Dr. Ron Avi Astor It’s a question Ron Avi Astor plans to bring to the forefront of his work as a newly elected member of the National Academy of Education, an elite organization focused on advancing high-quality education research and policy. “How can…