Higher Education

BDN details high school hazing study

The Bangor Daily News highlighted research by professor of higher education Elizabeth Allan, assistant professor of higher education Leah Hakkola, doctoral student in higher education David Kerschner that focused on the role of gender and power in high school hazing.

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Ashley Buttice: Student Development in Higher Education Excellence Award

Ashley Buttice is the 2020 recipient of the Student Development in Higher Education Excellence Award, presented to a graduating master’s student who has most exemplified combined academic and professional excellence with consistently exceptional classroom performance alongside outstanding service to the higher education graduate program, the university and the field.

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Jane Pappas: Social Justice in Higher Education Award

Jane Pappas is the 2020 recipient of the Social Justice in Higher Education Award, presented to a graduating student in the student development in higher education master’s program who has demonstrated deep and consistent commitment to understanding, analyzing, and advancing both theory and practice related to diversity, inclusivity, and social justice in higher education as evidenced by both academic and co-curricular pursuits and accomplishments during their graduate studies.

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Gillon quoted in KUNC report on inclusive Greek organization

KUNC in Colorado quoted Kathleen Gillon, an assistant professor of higher education at the University of Maine, for a report on Theta Pi Sigma, a new Greek letter organization at the University of Colorado Boulder that is open to members of any gender and sexual identity.

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