WKU’s Department of Educational Administration, Leadership, and Research recognized several students for their outstanding performance during the 2017 College of Educational and Behavior Sciences Awards program.
The following individuals received the Outstanding Educational Administration Student Award:
- James Felty
- Joshua Basham
- Sara Morgan
- Lacey Mahaney
- Amy Irwin
- Linda Caudle
- Abigail (Abbi) Long (not pictured above)
The Outstanding Adult Education Graduate Student for 2o17 was Lizze Finley (also not pictured above).
Congratulations to all of these students for their accomplishment.
WKU’s Department of Educational Administration, Leadership, and Research will host the first in a series of presentations on current research being carried out by EALR professors on Tuesday, March 17. Dr. Jim Berger, professor of adult education, will present on “Cultural Markers Within the Classroom and Potential Impacts on Learning.” See details below.
These Research Brown Bag events will give professors a chance to share their current research and solicit feedback from colleagues and students. Doctoral students, aspiring leaders, and practitioners are invited to attend and participate in the discussion. Please email Dr. Jie Zhang to RSVP by March 16 if you can attend: firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can read about Dr. Berger’s recent awards for service to the field of adult education here and here.
Dr. Jim Berger, professor of adult education in WKU’s Department of Educational Administration, Leadership, and Research, was recently recognized for his years of service to the Commission of Adult Basic Education. Dr. Berger received an award of appreciation celebrating his past service as a member of the COABE board, and as editor of the COABE’s Journal of Research and Practice for Adult Literacy, Secondary, and Basic Education.
COABE provides research, professional development, and technical support for practitioners and scholars in a variety of adult education disciplines.
The COABE award adds to the crowded shelf of recognitions Dr. Berger has accumulated, including a recent President’s Appreciation Award from the American Association of Adult and Continuing Education.
EALR congratulates Dr. Berger on his well-deserved honors. To learn more about WKU’s Masters of Arts in Education in Adult Education, which Dr. Berger coordinates, visit the program website.