August 2016 – School of Education & Human Development

August 2016

August 16, 2016

YES! Camp

For the past seven summers, the School of Education and Human Development has spon-sored the Youth Empow-erment Summer Camp, also known as YES!Camp for URGENT, Inc. With the support of the Department of Educa-tional and Psychological Studies, students between the ages of 6 and 12 from Overtown, Liberty City, and Little Haiti, attended the 2016 camp. This year, the Henry S. West Labo-ratory School on the University of Miami campus was host […]
August 16, 2016

2016 Graduation Ceremony

School of Education and Human Development students, family members, and faculty at the 2016 graduation ceremony on May 6 at the courtyard reception.
August 16, 2016

Black Graduate Conference on Psychology

Sixty student researchers from throughout the country had an opportunity to present their papers and posters, learn from faculty, and network with their colleagues at the 22nd annual Black Graduate Conference on Psychology (BGCP), on May 19-22 at the University of Miami’s Shalala Student Center. “We had a record number of submissions for this intensive conference experience,” said conference co-chair Laura Kohn-Wood, associate professor and chair, Department of Educational and Psychological Studies […]
August 16, 2016

Helping to Build a Better U

University of Miami President Julio Frenk, M.D., Ph.D., is committed to creating a culture of belonging – a university where each individual feels valued and has the opportunity to add value. As Vice Provost for Institutional Culture, Isaac Prilleltensky, dean of the School of Education and Human Development, is guiding the university-wide Cultural Transformation Project. Prilleltensky and his team will focus on developing programs to actualize the values embraced by the University […]