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GSEHD alumnus Nick Pezzarossi has been named the new men’s and women’s swimming and diving head coach at Gallaudet University.

Jun 03 -
GSEHD alumnus Nick Pezzarossi (master's, Rehabilitation Counseling) has been named the new men’s and women’s swimming and diving head coach at Gallaudet University. Mr. Pezzarossi has worked for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in the human resources department for the last five years and was previously an assistant coach at Gallaudet.

Maria Ferguson was quoted in a Florida Today's article

Jun 03 -
Maria Ferguson, Executive Director of GSEHD's Center on Education Policy, was quoted in Florida Today's article, "Rebuilding America: School could be a 'whole new ballgame' when students return."

Dr. Natalie Milman will be participating in a NewsWise live virtual panel

Jun 03 -
Dr. Natalie Milman will be participating in a NewsWise live virtual panel on Thursday, June 4 at 2:00pm (ET). The discussion is entitled, "Education Won’t Be Normal After COVID."

Dr. Rebecca Thessin has been awarded a AERA Education Research Service Project Award

Jun 03 -
Dr. Rebecca Thessin has been awarded a $5000 AERA Education Research Service Project Award to partner with the Alexandria City Schools (ACPS) on a project entitled, “Exploring Principal Learning, Growth and Support in ACPS.” The aim of the project is to produce a case study to include both interim and final reports for ACPS on principals’ experiences as they engage in new coaching and learning opportunities focused on their roles as instructional leaders through the 2020-2021 school year.

Dr. Shaista Khilji was a guest on the Leadership for the Future podcast.

Jun 03 -
Dr. Shaista Khilji was a guest on the Leadership for the Future podcast. Listen to her episode: "A Discussion about the Beauty of Humanistic Leadership." In addition, Dr. Khilji published a Medium.com blog, "In this ‘hare’ culture, let’s be tortoise."

GSEHD alumna Dr. Dalphine Joppy has been named Superintendent of Charles City County (VA) Public Schools.

May 28 -
GSEHD alumna Dr. Dalphine Joppy (Ed.D., Educational Administration and Policy Studies) has been named Superintendent of Charles City County (VA) Public Schools. She served as the director of professional and organization development at Chesapeake City Public Schools since 2013 prior to accepting the position in Charles City.

Dr. Diana Burley was interviewed for a Q&A with GW Today

May 28 -
Dr. Diana Burley was interviewed for a Q&A with GW Today in their article, "Concerns About Cybersecurity Increase During COVID-19."

Dr. Julia Storberg-Walker has been elected to the five-year leadership track of the Academy of Management’s Management Spirituality and Religion (MSR) Interest Group.

May 28 -
Dr. Julia Storberg-Walker has been elected to the five-year leadership track of the Academy of Management’s Management Spirituality and Religion (MSR) Interest Group. The Academy of Management is the preeminent professional association (20,000 plus members) for management and organizational scholars and educators, and the MSR interest group has over 800 members from around the world. The leadership track in MSR includes a series of executive positions, culminating in the Chair of the Interest Group in the fifth and final year. MSR explores how spirituality and religion can influence organizational dynamics and affect management outcomes.

GSEHD alumna Ielyzaveta Shchepetylnykova published a paper in the International Journal of Comparative and Higher Education

May 19 -

GSEHD alumna Ielyzaveta Shchepetylnykova (master's, International Education) published a paper in the International Journal of Comparative and Higher Education entitled, "Contribution of International Development Activities to Comprehensive Internationalization of U.S. Public Universities" along with the lead higher education specialist at USAID. Ms. Shchepetylnykova currently works with EducationUSA in Kiev.