August 2019 Newsletter
Center for Educational Partnerships
Concludes Summer Programming
More than 900 students and teachers participated in the
Center for Education Partnerships’ summer courses. A robust center in the School of Education, the CFEP is designed to help traditionally underserved populations prepare for and succeed in higher education. Read more here .
Faculty News
Prof. Baker receives 5-year NSF grant
Assistant Professor Rachel Baker and three local community colleges have been awarded a five-year, $2.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation to study how cross-enrollment can improve the transition of community college students into university STEM programs.

Two of Prof. Kim’s articles among “most-cited”
The journal Scientific Studies of Reading recognized articles by Professor Young-Suk Grace Kim as the most and third-most cited articles to have appeared in the journal in 2018.

Prof. Ahn discusses his research
Associate Professor June Ahn and Dean Richard Arum discuss networked improvement communities, research-practice partnerships, and learning technologies.

UCIWP Summer Youth Program caps 36 th season
UCI Writing Project's Summer Youth Program completed its 36th year of offering engaging and academically enriching programs in composition, math/science, and afterschool activities for K-12 youth.

Students explore digital storytelling in summer workshop
Sixth- to eighth-grade students gained skills in video production, script writing, acting, and teamwork during UCI's Summer Youth Program Digital Storytelling Workshop.

Community college students complete transfer course at UCI
Graduates from the Center for Educational Partnerships’ intensive 10-day Summer Scholars Transfer Institute celebrated program completion with family and friends.

HBCU students visit UCI
Students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities visit UCI’s School of Education to discuss research interests with faculty members and doctoral students, while exploring options for graduate study.

Reading research presented at SSSR annual meeting
Faculty and doctoral students presented at the 25th annual meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading (SSSR), held July 17-20, 2019, in Toronto, Canada.

Student News
Teacher candidates showcase capstone research in public forum
Students in the Master of Arts in Teaching programs presented their final capstone project.