Around the College: Oct. 23, 2019

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— Research by Erica Frankenberg, professor of education (educational leadership), about school integration was cited in a recent edition of The Atlantic.

— An article written by Royel Johnson, assistant professor of education (higher education), titled “Preparing Youth in Foster Care for College Through and Early Outreach Program” was published in a recent edition of the Journal of College Student Development.

— An article written by Mark Kissling, assistant professor of education (social studies education), and curriculum and instruction graduate student Jonathan Bell titled “Climate Change and Pennsylvania Social Studies Teaching” appeared recently in Theory & Research in Social Education.

— An article written by Kendra Taylor; Erica Frankenberg, professor of education (educational leadership); and Genevieve Siegel-Hawley titled “Racial Segregation in the Southern Schools, School Districts, and Counties Where Districts Have Seceded” was among the 10 most read AERA Open articles from July through September 2019. Calculations are based on total full text HTML and PDF views.

— Nate Turcotte, a graduate student in the Learning Design and Technology Program, has been awarded the Conference Leadership Internship at the 2019 International Convention of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology. For information about the internship, visit

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Last Updated October 30, 2019