College Event Photos
The Hot Topics in Literacy conference explored trending topics in literacy. This year’s keynote speaker, Cathy Toll ,'84 MSE, spoke on the importance of ‘Learnership in Literacy’ and how to enhance your capacity to be a literacy leader — whether you are a classroom teacher, reading specialist, principal, curriculum leader or literacy coach.
Swart Hall was named after a teaching innovator, Rose C. Swart, and on Oct. 22 it received a historical marker dedication. The hall was built in 1928 and housed kindergarten classrooms, along with additional grades.
Eleven University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Professional Counseling graduate students were recognized for their achievements at the department’s 2011 spring hooding ceremony. At the ceremony students shared personal statements about what their new degree means to them and thanked all those who supported them in their journey.
Research to Reception, a semiannual event hosted by Chancellor Richard H. Wells and the UW Oshkosh Foundation, showcases the breadth of knowledge and depth of UW Oshkosh faculty’s scholarly and creative endeavors. On May 6, College of Education and Human Services faculty members Dr. Judith Hankes and Dr. Stacey Skoning shared findings of the Closing the Math Achievement Gap of Native American Students Research Project (CMAG), and Dr. Marsha Rossiter discussed how the educational experience influences adult nontraditional students.The “Planting the Seeds of Inclusion: Supporting All Children” conference brought together educators, therapists, parents and other professionals who support the growth and learning of all children, from birth through age 22, in inclusive settings.
Each year, through its Professor for a Day program, the college honors two of its alumni who have made significant contributions to their profession and provides a day for them to interact and share their experiences with the college’s students. This year’s honorees, Maiyoua Thao ’01, MSE ’09 and Marjorie VandenBoogaard MSE ’90, were recognized Nov. 10 during a ceremony at the Pollock Alumni House.
Despite the rain, the College of Education and Human Services pregame Tent City celebration welcomed alumni back to campus with free food and entertainment from the Green Bay Packer Tailgate Band, which features college alumi Randal Dorschner ’80 and Jim Dorschner ’87.
Approximately 150 people, including College of Education and Human Services undergraduate students, attended the 2010 Hot Topics in Literacy Conference Oct. 9, 2010. Sponsored by the Reading Education Department, the event featured nationally-known speaker Dr. Frank Serafini, associate professor at Arizona State University, who presented ways for teachers to generate information about their students as readers and use that information to make instructional decisions. In addition, area teachers with a Master’s in Reading Education from UW Oshkosh presented several workshops on many reading-related topics.
College of Education and Human Services students in elementary and dual elementary/special education majors enrolled in Clinical Community B met in Reeve Union Sept. 8 for orientation for their clinical experience which will take place in a K-5 classroom in Oshkosh. Small groups of students discuss their expectations for the semester, choose their teaching partner and talk about becoming caring, intellectual teachers.
At the Fox Valley Writing Project’s ninth-annual Young Writers’ Camp, students entering grades six through 10 learn new writing techniques, write on topics they choose, receive peer feedback for revisions and publish their work. This year’s two-week camps were held at UW Oshkosh and Horace Mann Middle School in Neenah.
Students and faculty involved in the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh’s Adapted Physical Education Program, along with volunteers from the community, hosted Fishing Has No Boundaries May 23 at Menominee Park in Oshkosh. The event allowed those individuals with disabilities to experience fishing from a boat or the shore.
More than 280 undergraduate and graduate students from the College of Education and Human Services received degrees at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh’s 136th commencement ceremony May 15 at Kolf Sports Center.
Twenty-five University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Professional Counseling graduate students were recognized for their achievements at the department’s 2010 spring hooding ceremony May 14 at Reeve Memorial Union.
On April 27, the College of Education and Human Services (COEHS) hosted its first benefit and silent auction for the Craig Fiedler Memorial Scholarship for special education, raising more than $6,000.
The “Planting the Seeds of Inclusion: Supporting All Children” conference brought together educators, therapists, parents and other professionals who support the growth and learning of all children, from birth through age 22, in inclusive settings.
A clear, crisp Saturday welcomed COEHS alumni to UW Oshkosh’s 2009 Homecoming events, including Tent City pre-game activities and the football game.
The UW Oshkosh Adapted Physical Education Program and Fishing Has No Boundaries Inc. collaborate each spring to hold a fishing event for individuals with disabilities.
On October 22, 2009, special education teacher Joseph Cook and human kinetics and health education teacher Scott Johanknecht were Professors for a Day. Professor for a Day honors alumni who have contributed significantly to PK-12 education since completing their program with the college.
On October 22, 2008, elementary education teachers Jen Kouba MS ’08, and Bee Vang ’96, MSE ’99, were Professors for a Day. Professor for a Day honors alumni who have contributed significantly to PK-12 education since completing their program with the college.