Dr. Sherry Field was awarded the Dr. Truman L. Kelley Award for Scholarship Excellence by Kappa Delta Pi. The award is one of three Founders Awards that pay tribute to the visions of the organization’s founding members and honor stellar exemplars of those visions.
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Kinesiology and Health Education Doctoral Program Ranks 2nd in the Nation
The National Academy of Kinesiology (NAK) announced that The University of Texas at Austin’s doctoral program in Kinesiology and Health Education (KHE) ranks second in the nation.
Says KHE Professor and Department Chair John Bartholomew, “The NAK rankings are based on indicators of faculty productivity, including extramural funding, publications and editorships; along with student productivity, including publications and placements. As such, the steady rise in rankings is a wonderful reflection of the work of our entire department –staff, students, and faculty. I could not be more proud of their achievement.”
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Department Chair Wins Massey Award
Cinthia Salinas, associate professor and new chair of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction in the College of Education at the University of Texas at Austin was named this year’s recipient of the Elizabeth Shatto Massey Award for Excellence in Teacher Education. The Massey Award recognizes a “teacher of teachers,” one who inspires and prepares future elementary and secondary school teachers, and includes a $12,000 gift.
Salinas works with future elementary and secondary social studies teachers as they enter increasingly linguistically and culturally diverse 21st-century classrooms.
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