Dr. Julie Washington (third from right-to-left) participated in the 2017 Student Disability Summit in Washington, D.C. In celebration of the anniversary for the American with Disabilities Act, this summit engaged discussion around the support of academic success and professional development of African American youth with disabilities.
The White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans is an… more »
In Hwang was recently awarded a Language and Literacy Undergraduate Research Fellowship (http://researchlanglit.gsu.edu/) for 2017-2018. She will examine the receptive vocabulary profiles of preschool and elementary school children who speak African American English and investigate how these receptive vocabulary profiles are influenced by dialect density. In is a senior who is pursuing her… more »
Margaret F. Quinn, a graduate research assistant in the Urban Child Study Center, is the winner of the 2017 Hayden-Waltz Doctoral Dissertation Award established by College of Education & Human Development alumni, Drs. Mel Hayden (Ph.D. ’89, Ed.S. ’82) and Lucy Waltz Hayden (Ph.D. ’86, M.Ed. ’77), to honor their parents.… more »
Erica Edwards is the recent recipient of the Provost Dissertation Fellowship. Through this distinction, Edwards will be able to continue fulfilling the educational requirements of obtaining her Ph.D. in Educational Policy Studies. Since 2013, Erica has been a Project Coordinator with the Urban Child Study Center at Georgia State University. We extend kudos to… more »
Located less than 50 feet away from the Urban Child Study Center in One Park Place, Project Healthy Grandparents conducts their Annual Holiday Adoption Program which affords individuals the opportunity to “adopt” a family during the holiday season. These families are led by grandparents who are raising their grandchildren in their parents’ absence.… more »