Student Notes

Published June 24, 2014

The College of Education hosted its annual Celebration of Excellence Convocation on March 27, 2014 in the Student Center Ballroom. Students selected as "Scholars of Excellence" by the faculty were honored, along with College of Education Scholarship recipients for the 2013-14 academic year. Many scholarship donors were in attendance as well.

For "Scholars of Excellence" recipient names, download the event program [PDF]. Photos from the event can be viewed on Eastern's Zenfolio website.

Emma Hagan, an undergraduate student in the department of teacher education's early childhood education program, was presented with the 2014 Student Leadership Scholarship Award by the Michigan Association for the Education of Young Children (MiAEYC). Read the article.

Quatez Scott, a graduate student in the department of leadership and counseling's higher education/student affairs program, explains his eagerness to assist those from at-risk or marginalized populations.

David "Berc" Backhurst, a middle school teacher in Wellington, Ohio, was one of 12 teachers presented with a Golden Apple Award by the Upper Arlington Civic Association this past April. Backhurst is currently pursuing a masters in educational psychology online via EMU's Extended Programs.

Kyla Ford, an undergraduate student in the speech-language pathology program, had her photo entitled, Drip featured on the back cover of the spring 2014 issue of Eastern Magazine.