News Topic: Leadership Communication

College of Education Forms Inaugural Staff Advisory Committee to Help Advise Leadership
Aug. 29, 2023
The College of Education is proud to announce the establishment of a COE Staff Advisory Committee. Focused on staff ideas, concerns and initiatives, the committee will work closely with Dean Martinez to advance the college’s mission, vision and values within the community.

College of Education Applauds Exceptional Faculty for Promotion and Tenure Achievements
Mar. 29, 2023
The College of Education congratulates the faculty members who were recently awarded promotion and tenure.

Celebrating the New Year | Welcome to the Spring 2023 Semester
Jan. 17, 2023
Dean Charles R. Martinez, Jr. Welcome back to campus and another meaningful semester in the College of Education. I hope you enjoyed a wonderful and restful holiday break. As we enter 2023, there is much to look forward to as we continue our shared journey of learning, discovery, growth and…

Welcoming TexCEP’s New Director: Esther Calzada
Nov. 16, 2022
Esther J. Calzada Dr. Esther J. Calzada has been appointed as the center director for the Texas Center for Equity Promotion (TexCEP). Dr. Calzada is the Norma and Clay Leben Professor in Child and Family Behavioral Health and the associate dean…

College of Education Leadership Updates
Jul. 06, 2022
Dear Colleagues, I hope this message finds you well, staying cool and enjoying your summer with friends and family. As we look ahead to the fall 2022 semester, I am pleased to announce some important updates regarding our leadership structure. The college has been deliberate in cultivating leadership, providing…

Reflection and Caring After Uvalde
May. 25, 2022
There are no words to express our collective grief.  “Our thoughts and prayers…” and “heartbroken,” while genuine and deep, ring as utterly hollow and fail to measure up to the gravity of the horrifying events at Uvalde’s Robb Elementary School, which took the lives of 19 children and two teachers;…

Congratulations to this Year’s Endowed Professorship Recipients
Nov. 04, 2021
Dear College of Education Community, It is my pleasure to share the news of the College of Education’s faculty members who have recently been appointed to endowed professorships. An endowed appointment is the highest academic distinction the college bestows on a faculty member, and an enduring tribute to the donor…

Disability as Diversity: Reflecting on Intersectional Experiences
Oct. 14, 2021
Dear Members of the College of Education Community, As the semester starts to find a rhythm and the temperatures cool (slightly), we hope you are in good health and spirits. There are many observances this month. This Monday, October 11 was the first Indigenous People’s Day recognized by a U.S.

Update on Our Fall Semester Plans
Aug. 18, 2021
As the fall semester approaches, welcome back to another school year on the Forty Acres. Clearly, we had all hoped that the launch of the year would have been very close to normal, but, as with many of our late summer and fall plans, things have become more complicated and…

Fall 2021 Return to Campus – University and College Updates
Aug. 09, 2021
Dear College of Education Faculty and Staff, I am writing today with important updates regarding our return to campus for the fall semester. Due to the increasing number of COVID-19 cases as a result of the highly transmissible Delta variant, the university is enacting revised campus guidelines and policies to…