Rebecca Barria recognized for being a Outstanding Ph.D. student

Posted On April 6, 2017

Rebecca Barria, a graduate assistant in the Urban Child Study Center, was selected to receive the Outstanding Ph.D. Student Award (Language and Literacy Education) from the Department of Middle and Secondary Education at the College of Education & Human Development’s 2017 Honors Day Ceremony. This award is chosen by faculty and presented to a… more »

UCSC is invited to join the National Network of Education Research-Practice Partnership

The Urban Child Study Center has been invited join the National Network of Education Research-Practice Partnerships (NNERPP). NNERPP’s focus has been on supporting the development of powerful research-practice partnerships in a variety of educational settings. Some of the many benefits of this alliance will allow UCSC to:

Participate in the annual meeting to facilitate a… more »

D.E.W. Day was a success!

The semester is coming to an end as the campus begins to slowly vacate. Those that remain are finalizing course requirements and preparing for their next phase in life, whether it be matriculation or simply the next semester of their academic program. In the heart of Downtown Atlanta, an interdisciplinary research center exists called the… more »

Johnson and James make presentations at ASHA


Several members of the Urban Child Study Center had poster presentations accepted at the 2016 American Speech-Language-Hearing Association annual convention in Philadelphia, PA. Dr. Lakeisha Johnson, a research scientist, and Ryan James, a graduate research assistant and Ph.D. candidate in the Education of Children with Exceptionalities program at Georgia State University, attended… more »

Barria makes presentations at conferences in Fall 2016

Rebecca Barria, a graduate research assistant for the Urban Child Study Center and Ph. D. candidate in the Middle and Secondary Education program at Georgia State University, had the opportunity to present two works during the 66th Annual Literacy Research Association Conference and another at the 106th Annual National Council Teachers of English Convention. Her presentations included the… more »