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Jamila Lee-JohnsonandAshley Gaskewwere both selected as participants for the Sisters of the Academy Research Bootcamp which will take place at the Florida State University in August 2017.

They are representing ELPA well!!

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Jamila Lee-Johnsonwas selected for the competitive Future Faculty Program at the University of Tennessee. This program aims to offer aspiring faculty an opportunity to come to campus, to learn about faculty responsibilities, and it is a recruitment tool for the University of Tennessee to recruit good new faculty.



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2016-2017 ELPA Dissertation of the Year
Awards. Left to right: Kelly Wickersham,
Van Lac, Alexis Bourgeois, Adam Nelson

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Academic All-American!TJ Ruschell
TJ is a three time all-Big Ten academic team member, has an undergrad degree in economics, and although he has completed his eligibility to compete with the Badgers, he will be staying in Madison next year in order to compete his masters degree in ELPA.
Way to go, TJ! We’re proud of you!



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Brittany Ota

Graduate Student Breaks Ground on Multiracial Student Experiences


Deniece Dortch

ELPA PhD Alum
Doing great work...

African American Doctoral Scholars Initiative

The University of Utah

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Terrance Green

Assistant Professor, University of Texas-Austin, and ELPA PhD Alumnus ​will be receiving the 2017 Early Career Award from theAmerican Educational Research Association’s Division A.


Ellie Bruecker

ELPA PhD student selected for AEI summer policy institute in Washington, D.C.
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Leonard Taylor

PhD Alumnus is being honored with the 2017 Dissertation of the Year Award from theAmerican Association of Blacks in Higher Education (AABHE).
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Sean Frazier
ELPA Alumnus featured in Cap Times report on balance of academics and athletics.

March 02, 2017

TheCapital Times recently put the spotlightonSean Frazier, who is helping student-athletes excel in life beyond sports.



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ELPA PhD students, along with facultyXueli Wangand ELPA affiliateMatt Horaare featured in the volumeReview of Higher Education, one of the leading journals in higher education and the flagship journal of the Association for the Study of Higher Education.


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Walter Parrish

ELPA PhD student, receives ACPAOUTSTANDING GRADUATE STUDENTAWARD.This award recognizes an outstanding graduate student completing a degree in Student Affairs or a related field. Through commitment, innovation, and creativity, the recipient will have made a significant contribution to his/her graduate institution through works, related to increasing awareness and education around multiculturalism, more specifically, as it relates to people of color. Additionally, the recipient will have contributed to Student Affairs through research, professional organization involvement or professionals from backgrounds of color. - See more at:http://www.myacpa.org/standing-committee-multicultural-affairs-awards#sthash.bk5Cju9Z.dpuf
  

Gwen Baxley & Julie Kallio

ELPA PhD students, were selected to participate in theDavid L. Clark National Graduate Student Research Seminarin Educational Administration & Policy, in San Antonio in April. Nearly 90 doctoral students from 7 countries were nominated with only the top-ranked proposals selected.

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Congratulations to ELPA alumna,Elizabeth Bingman
(Global Higher Education Program 2013 cohort), recipient of the National 2017 Association for Surgical Education (ASE) Clerkship Coordinator Recognition Award!

 
Each year the Consortium of Higher Education LGBT Resource Professionals recognizes excellence in the field of LGBTQ student services. The 2017 Award for Outstanding Social Justice Practice was awarded to ELPA PhD studentSheltreese McCoy.The Award for Outstanding Social Justice Practice recognizes a significant contribution to the growing body of social justice and intersectionality work in theoryand practice.The award will be presented at the 2017 Creating Change Conferencein Philadelphia, PA.

Additionally,Sheltreesehas been invitedby the American College Personal Association (ACPA) Coalition for LGBTA to share her research on May 1, 2017 12pm. This will be on an online platform to be determined later.










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David Perrodin, ELPA PhD Alum was featured in Viterbo University's Adjunct Communications publication.


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Congratulations! 
Mauriell Amechi was selected to receive one of the top international travel awards from the Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Funding in the Graduate School.  
 

PhD student Mauriell Amechi
is organizing and serving
on a panelsymposium,
A forum on critical issues affecting foster youth in
higher education
,that has
been designatedas afeatured sessionduring the41st annual conference of the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE), Columbus, OH.

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So Hee Hyun, ELPA PhD student recently presented
Did Pell Grant Program Eliminate Students' Debt Burden during College?at the38th Annual Fall Research Conference -- The Role of Research in Making Government More Effective
Nov 2016 in Washington DC

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Jamila Lee-JohnsonandWalter Parrishwereinvited by the UW South Asia Summer Language Institute (SASLI)to present on Saturday, Nov 5 at the 2016 Fulbright Pakistan Fall Enrichment Seminar to 160 masters and PhD scholars.Their presentation ​centered onleadership and group decision-making, with an emphasis on inclusion and equity.

ELPA Master's student and former UW and NFL playerLaMar "Soup" Campbellis the new assistant athletic director for student-athlete engagement. He will be encouraging
student-athlete participationin campus
community and athletic initiatives, and
collaborating with the director of diversity and inclusion.


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Mauriell Amechi, ELPA Ph.D. dissertator,​was recently selected by theACPA Foundation Board ​for funding for hisresearch project,Straight out of Foster Care: A Qualitative Anti-deficit Study of Student Achievers. amechi
The board indicated hisstudy was timely and relevant, well-developed and one that the Grant Committee believes will offer new insight into an important area of student affairs.
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Valerie Crespin-Trujillo, ELPA Ph.D student and the New Graduate Student Representative
on the Board of Directors atASHE.



ELPA PhD students selected for theASHE Graduate Student Policy Seminarthat providesstudents with opportunities to interact with researchers and policymakers who are knowledgeable about critical public policy issues related to higher education.
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marialewis Dr. Maria Lewis, Assistant Professor, Penn State and ELPA Alum,examining ways to help transgender youth within scho

Op-ed co-authored by ELPA alum Mark Paige argues for abolition of Department of Education.

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  TWO ELPA NOMINATIONS...BOTH SELECTED.  WOW!
Congratulations to Gwen Baxley & Julie Kallio, ELPA PhD students, were selected to participate in the David L. Clark National Graduate Student Research Seminar in Educational Administration & Policy, in San Antonio in April. Nearly 90 doctoral students from 7 countries were nominated with only the top-ranked proposals selected.


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   58518efdd33ac_imageUW-MADISON Men's Hockey Coach Tony Granato finds inspiration as a student in ELPA coaching class taught by ELPA Professor
Peter Miller.              

  Each year the Consortium of Higher Education LGBT Resource Professionals recognizes excellence in the field of LGBTQ student services. The 2017 Award for Outstanding Social Justice Practice was awarded to ELPA PhD student Sheltreese McCoy.  The Award for Outstanding Social Justice Practice recognizes a significant contribution to the growing body of social justice and intersectionality work in theory and practice. The award will be presented at the 2017 Creating Change Conference in Philadelphia, PA.  

Additionally, Sheltreese has been invited by the American College Personal Association (ACPA) Coalition for LGBTA to share her research on May 1, 2017 12pm. This will be on an online platform to be determined later. 


  







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Op-ed co-authored by ELPA alum Mark Paige argues for abolition of Department of Education.

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  TWO ELPA NOMINATIONS...BOTH SELECTED.  WOW!
Congratulations to Gwen Baxley & Julie Kallio, ELPA PhD students, were selected to participate in the David L. Clark National Graduate Student Research Seminar in Educational Administration & Policy, in San Antonio in April. Nearly 90 doctoral students from 7 countries were nominated with only the top-ranked proposals selected.


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   58518efdd33ac_imageUW-MADISON Men's Hockey Coach Tony Granato finds inspiration as a student in ELPA coaching class taught by ELPA Professor
Peter Miller.              

  Each year the Consortium of Higher Education LGBT Resource Professionals recognizes excellence in the field of LGBTQ student services. The 2017 Award for Outstanding Social Justice Practice was awarded to ELPA PhD student Sheltreese McCoy.  The Award for Outstanding Social Justice Practice recognizes a significant contribution to the growing body of social justice and intersectionality work in theory and practice. The award will be presented at the 2017 Creating Change Conference in Philadelphia, PA.  

Additionally, Sheltreese has been invited by the American College Personal Association (ACPA) Coalition for LGBTA to share her research on May 1, 2017 12pm. This will be on an online platform to be determined later. 


  







   sheltreese
 
                        amechi

Op-ed co-authored by ELPA alum Mark Paige argues for abolition of Department of Education.

 paige
  TWO ELPA NOMINATIONS...BOTH SELECTED.  WOW!
Congratulations to Gwen Baxley & Julie Kallio, ELPA PhD students, were selected to participate in the David L. Clark National Graduate Student Research Seminar in Educational Administration & Policy, in San Antonio in April. Nearly 90 doctoral students from 7 countries were nominated with only the top-ranked proposals selected.


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juliekalio
   58518efdd33ac_imageUW-MADISON Men's Hockey Coach Tony Granato finds inspiration as a student in ELPA coaching class taught by ELPA Professor
Peter Miller.              

  Each year the Consortium of Higher Education LGBT Resource Professionals recognizes excellence in the field of LGBTQ student services. The 2017 Award for Outstanding Social Justice Practice was awarded to ELPA PhD student Sheltreese McCoy.  The Award for Outstanding Social Justice Practice recognizes a significant contribution to the growing body of social justice and intersectionality work in theory and practice. The award will be presented at the 2017 Creating Change Conference in Philadelphia, PA.  

Additionally, Sheltreese has been invited by the American College Personal Association (ACPA) Coalition for LGBTA to share her research on May 1, 2017 12pm. This will be on an online platform to be determined later. 


  







   sheltreese
 
                        amechi

Op-ed co-authored by ELPA alum Mark Paige argues for abolition of Department of Education.

 paige
  TWO ELPA NOMINATIONS...BOTH SELECTED.  WOW!
Congratulations to Gwen Baxley & Julie Kallio, ELPA PhD students, were selected to participate in the David L. Clark National Graduate Student Research Seminar in Educational Administration & Policy, in San Antonio in April. Nearly 90 doctoral students from 7 countries were nominated with only the top-ranked proposals selected.


 Gwen_Pic

juliekalio
   58518efdd33ac_imageUW-MADISON Men's Hockey Coach Tony Granato finds inspiration as a student in ELPA coaching class taught by ELPA Professor
Peter Miller.              

  Each year the Consortium of Higher Education LGBT Resource Professionals recognizes excellence in the field of LGBTQ student services. The 2017 Award for Outstanding Social Justice Practice was awarded to ELPA PhD student Sheltreese McCoy.  The Award for Outstanding Social Justice Practice recognizes a significant contribution to the growing body of social justice and intersectionality work in theory and practice. The award will be presented at the 2017 Creating Change Conference in Philadelphia, PA.  

Additionally, Sheltreese has been invited by the American College Personal Association (ACPA) Coalition for LGBTA to share her research on May 1, 2017 12pm. This will be on an online platform to be determined later. 


  







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