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Federal Grant Ensures Continuation of LMU’s Upward Bound Program

Loyola Marymount University’s Upward Bound program, which helps low-income high school students graduate and get into college, has received a $1.2 million U.S. Department of Education grant that will support its services for the next five years. The new grant – the third award LMU has received from the federal agency – will fund Upward […]

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SOE’s Martha McCarthy, Enikia Ford-Morthel Receive LMU Faculty Awards

SOE faculty members Martha McCarthy and Enikia Ford-Morthel were honored at the LMU Faculty Awards ceremony April 26. McCarthy, the President’s Professor of Educational Leadership, received the Rains Award for Excellence in Scholarship or Creative Works. An internationally renowned expert in educational leadership and educational law, McCarthy has examined issues related to church-state relationships, the […]

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LMU School of Education Names Antonio Felix as Director of PLACE Corps

Loyola Marymount University School of Education today named Antonio Felix, M.A. ’07 ’10, as Director of PLACE Corps (Partners in Los Angeles Catholic Education), a nationally recognized Catholic teacher service corps, housed within LMU’s Center for Catholic Education. Felix will oversee the program’s mission to serve under-resourced schools in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, Diocese […]

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LMU School of Education and Queen’s University Belfast Partner in Teacher Exchange

What can educators at Catholic and Protestant schools in Northern Ireland learn from their counterparts 5,000 miles away at traditional public schools and public charter schools around Los Angeles – and vice versa? Those answers will be gleaned from a collaboration between Loyola Marymount University’s School of Education and Queen’s University Belfast – an international […]

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LMU School of Education Awarded $200,000 Grant to Pursue New STEM-Based Kindergarten Curriculum

Loyola Marymount University’s School of Education has received a $200,000 grant to develop a new STEM-based kindergarten curriculum in partnership with the California Science Center and Auburn University. The national education network 100Kin10, which is dedicated to training and retaining 100,000 teachers over 10 years in science, technology, engineering and math, selected LMU and its partners […]

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Watch Dean Shane P. Martin’s 2016 Convocation Address

On Monday, November 14, 2016, Shane P. Martin, dean and professor of the LMU School of Education, delivered his annual convocation address, Education in the time of cholera*: Is there a future for our democratic society? *With apologies to Gabriel García Márquez. The address focused on examining the heightened rhetoric and contentiousness in our national discourse, as […]

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