Education & Society

FSU College of Education faculty member receives ACA Fellows Award

A Florida State University Associate Professor of School Counseling has been selected as a recipient of the American Counseling Association (ACA)’s Fellows Award. Erik Hines, associate professor in the Department of Educational Psychology and Learning Systems, has earned the highest honor presented by the ACA for contributions to the counseling profession. The ACA Fellows Award […]

FSUS to recognize students who integrated the school

Florida State University Schools (FSUS), known to generations of alumni as “Florida High,” will honor the two black students who integrated the school in 1964, Keith Neyland and Mahlon Rhaney Jr., with a ceremony at the FSUS campus. The ceremony is part of FSUS’ Black History Month celebration. Rhaney, along with Neyland’s daughter, will speak […]

FSU College of Education launches interdisciplinary center for athletic coaching

Florida State University’s College of Education strives to prepare students and professionals to serve in any number of roles at educational institutions, from teachers and principals to counselors and more. Now, the new Interdisciplinary Center for Athletic Coaching, known as FSU COACH, aims to prepare individuals interested in working in schools and beyond in a […]

FSU lecture series to discuss the technology and data-driven innovations of criminal justice reform

Florida State University’s Center for the Study and Promotion of Communities, Families, and Children welcomes FSU College of Social Work Associate Professor Carrie Pettus-Davis for the center’s latest presentation of its “Engage, Invest, Respond,” lecture series. She will present on her work harnessing technology to expand the scope of data-driven solutions to criminal justice reform. […]

FSU researchers, John E. Polk Correctional Facility and nonprofit service provider team up to address trauma for individuals releasing from jail

Researchers at the Institute for Justice Research and Development (IJRD) at the Florida State University College of Social Work have teamed up with the John E. Polk Correctional Facility and Christian HELP Employment and Resource Center to treat trauma among individuals releasing from jail in Seminole County. “Experiences of trauma are nearly universal among incarcerated […]

FSU researchers create model of collaborative problem solving

If you want to get things done in the 21st century, collaboration is key. To better understand this important skill, two Florida State University researchers joined a team developing a model for collaborative problem solving — coordination between two or more people sharing their skills and knowledge to create a solution to a problem. Having […]

College of Education researcher awarded STEM fellowship

A Florida State University postdoctoral researcher has been selected for a highly competitive fellowship supported by the National Science Foundation. Jennifer Schellinger, a postdoctoral researcher in FSU’s School of Teacher Education, has been selected for one of 10 annual one-year fellowships with the Community for Advancing Discovery Research in Education or CADRE. CADRE is a […]

FSU’S College Autism Network partners with leading student affairs organization

A nonprofit organization founded by a Florida State University associate professor will soon expand its ability to help college students with autism. This January, the College Autism Network (CAN) will become part of the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA), the largest professional organization for student affairs. That partnership will allow CAN to extend […]

#FSUglobal: Florida State researchers improve teacher training and childhood literacy in Nigeria

A first-grade classroom in northeast Nigeria can be a difficult place to learn. Classes might be filled with 100 students, and although many children speak a regional language called Kanuri, teachers often give classes in Hausa, a wider-used lingua franca. Many of the students’ parents can’t read. Teachers may not be adequately trained. And classes […]

FSU to hold forum for faculty, students looking to publish first book

Florida State University Libraries, in partnership with the FSU Office of Research Development and the Office of Faculty Development, presents the First Book Forum, an event catered to researchers and scholars interested in turning their research into book publications. The First Book Forum is open to FSU faculty and graduate students who are new to […]

Color, culture or cousin: FSU researcher explores interracial dating

The U.S. Census predicts America will become a majority-minority country between 2040 and 2050, with great growth projected for multiracial populations. A new study from Florida State University researcher Shantel G. Buggs examined how this growing population of multiracial women view interracial relationships and what that illustrates about American’s broader views about race. Buggs wanted […]

FSU research: Helicopter parenting hinders children’s self-control skills

Parents who continue to hover over their children as they move through early adulthood and begin college: Please don’t. New research from Florida State University explores how helicopter parenting leads to lower self-control among young adults, which could contribute to school burnout. The research also suggests that helicopter parenting from fathers could be especially harmful. […]