Alumni Notes

Kinesiology and Health Education Alumni Win Teacher of the Year Awards

Aug. 31, 2018

Two Kinesiology and Health Education have earned Teacher of the Year awards from the Texas Association for Health and Physical Education, Recreation and Dance,

How Young Is Too Young for Teachers to Encourage Students’ Voice in Their Own Curriculum?

July 31, 2018

After earning her Ph.D., Guadalupe Chavez '15, took her own experiences as a second language learner back to her classroom to give agency to kindergarteners.

Educational Psychology Alumnus Research Leads to Meaningful Career

June 25, 2018

Alumna Lynn Mellor is changing the lives of students across Texas through her work as the principal researcher at the American Institutes for Research.

HISD Names University of Texas Alumna Secondary Teacher of the Year

June 22, 2018

College of Education and 40 Acres Scholar Alejandra Ortega was named the 2017-18 Secondary Teacher of the Year for the Houston Independents School District.

Curriculum and Instruction Alumna Awarded H-E-B Excellence In Education Award

May 7, 2018

Allie Duffy, who teaches second grade at Joe Lee Johnson Elementary School in northern Travis County, was one of two winners in the Rising Star category.

UT Elementary Faculty Spotlight: Kameron Koeffler, Third-Grade Teacher

For Koeffler, the greatest part teaching third-graders at UT Elementary School is helping Little Longhorns grow into lifelong learners.

Alumnus Thomas Evans Named President of the University of the Incarnate Word

March 23, 2018

Thomas Evans, Ph.D. ’04, has been inaugurated 10th president of the University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio.

Graduate Student Wins North American Society for Sport History Graduate Essay Prize

March 5, 2018

Duckworth is the third recipient from Texas since 2012 to receive this award. He is also a consecutive winner from Texas, as the 2017 Graduate Essay Prize was awarded to Ben Pollack

College of Education Alumna Wins Mabel Lee Award

Feb. 22, 2018

Erin Centeio, who earned her Ph.D. in curriculum and instruction for The University of Texas at Austin’s College of Education, is one of the recipients of the 2018 Mabel Lee award.

College of Education Alumna Wins Alfredo G. de los Santos, Jr. Distinguished Leadership in Higher Education Award

Feb. 21, 2018

Nora R. Garza, vice president for research development at Laredo Community College, has been selected to receive the Alfredo G. de los Santos, Jr. Distinguished Leadership in Higher Education Award.

College of Education Alumni to be Recipients of 2018 SHAPE America Awards

Jan. 22, 2018

Two College of Education alumni will receive honors at the 2018 SHAPE America Convention and Expo.

UTAPP Alumna Named AISD Principal of the Year

Aug. 18, 2017

Brandi Hosack, M.Ed. ’11, credits her success to the University of Texas at Austin Principalship Program

KHE Alumna Stephanie McCoy Receives Horizon Award as a Promising Career Health Educator

April 6, 2017

KHE Alumni Stephanie McCoy has received the Horizon Award from SOPHE for distinguishing herself as a promising health educator. Stephanie has received both her bachelor's and master's degrees from the KHE department

UT College of Education Alumnus Ryan Miller, Ph.D., receives National Award from NASPA

Jan. 22, 2016

Ryan A. Miller, director for inclusion and equity at The University of Texas at Austin and a graduate of the College of Education, is the winner of the 2016 Melvene D. Hardee Dissertation of the Year Award.