08 April 2017

GivingToHoosDay News: Curry Students Challenged to Give

On Wednesday, April 12, Curry School students will have the opportunity to have their GivingToHoosDay donations matched. Courtesy of Mr. Coffelt’s generosity, student participation in GTHD will be rewarded by a $1,000 donation.
20 March 2017

Curry Students Prepare for Working in Intercollegiate Athletics

One of our newest Higher Ed program courses, "Athletics in the University," examines the history, organization, finance, leadership challenges and symbolic impact of athletics in the college setting
16 March 2017

Henry Coley Slated for Curry Panel of Current and Former UVA Black Student Athletes

Former Cavalier linebacker Henry Coley will join a panel of current and former UVA Black student athletes for a panel discussion at the Curry School of Education on April 7.
09 February 2017

Curry School Faculty-Student Mentor Relationship is Ideal

Many former students can vividly recall the advice and the professors that shaped their college experience. For fourth-year Curry School student Aubree Surrency, that professor is LaVae Hoffman, an associate professor of speech language pathology. Hoffman became Aubree’s mentor at a particularly vulnerable time. It was during Aubree's second year, when she was deciding to switch from a pre-med track to the speech pathology program.
03 February 2017

Go Figure

A doctoral student in the Curry School’s sports medicine program, Lindsay Slater is a perfect example of how giving can have far-reaching impacts.

Opening Doors to STEM Education

Crystal DeJaegher is working to discover ways technology can improve student learning in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines.  She believes that technologies like simulations and online learning management systems can help reduce student apathy in these subject areas and increase their conceptual understanding of complex topics.
 

Supporting a Special Educator

Both of Kristen Ashworth’s parents are teachers, but not until after she had earned two bachelor’s degrees in business did she even consider a career in education. That’s when circumstances led her back home to southern Virginia, and she took a high school teaching job in special education on a provisional license.