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Professor Herrera gives keynote address at the 16th Nordic Youth Research Symposium in Tampere, Finland

by (Linda Herrera) / Jun 27, 2024, 2:30 AM

Professor Herrera gave a keynote address in the Nordic Youth Research Symposium (NYRIS2024) conference with the theme, "Youth in a Just and Fair World. The title of her  keynote was, "Learning from the Middle East: The value of regional studies for the future of youth studies." The regional youth studies conference conference took place in Tampere, Finland from June 12-14.

Summer 2024 Champaign Freedom School Kicks Off

by (Communications Office) / Jun 10, 2024, 7:45 AM

Everybody say READ ALOUD ...

Daily Harambee is underway for students again this summer in Champaign. The Ujima Freedom School kicked off its six-week program on June 10 at Dr. Howard Elementary School in Champaign.

Ronald Rochon Named President at Cal State Fullerton

by (Communications Office) / May 28, 2024, 5:15 AM

Ronald S. Rochon, Ph.D. ’97 EPS, has been appointed president by the California State University Board of Trustees at their May 22 meeting. Rochon comes to CSUF from the University of Southern Indiana. 

Emerging Community College Leaders Engage at Second Illinois Community College Leadership Institute

by (Office of Community College Research and Leadership) / May 28, 2024, 5:30 AM

What started as a popular institute for community college leaders in Iowa is now gaining traction in the Land of Lincoln. The Illinois Community College Leadership Institute, an event co-sponsored by the Office of Community College Research and Leadership and the Illinois Community College Board, took place in May for the second year in a row.

EPOL Doctoral Student Shares Thoughts on History of HBCCs

by (Office of Community College Research and Leadership) / May 24, 2024, 4:15 AM

H.M. Kuneyl, a third-year doctoral student in Education Policy, Organization and Leadership, recently shared her thoughts in an Open Campus article about the distinct but incomplete history of historically black community colleges (HBCCs), institutions she focuses on in her research. Kuneyl is a research assistant at the Office of Community College Research and Leadership.