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Spring 2019 Bridges Magazine
90 Years 1929-2019


JRCoE Celebrates 90 Years

Learn more about the history of the college and hear from former students.

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Dean's Welcome       


Learn more about the work of our faculty, students, staff and alumni during the 2018-19 academic year.

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JRCoE Faculty and Staff

JRCoE Faculty and Staff

Receive Campus Honors

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Spring 2019 Convocation

The Jeannine Rainbolt College of Education conferred more than 200 degrees at the spring convocation ceremony on May 11.

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JRCoE Graduates Honored for Work in the Classroom

JRCoE saw 20 of its graduates honored for the work they are doing in classrooms across the region.

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New Associate Deans Announced

Dr. Aiyana Henry Dr. Curt Adams will begin their new roles as associate deans for the college on July 1.

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Faculty Elected to Leadership Roles

Associate Professor Amy Bradshaw and Professor Xun Ge have been elected to leadership roles in their fields.

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Honoring Educators

2019 Celebration of Education

in Oklahoma

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Diane Horm Featured at
Associates Dinner

Professor Diane Horm was the featured speaker at a President's Associates Dinner at OU Tulsa, speaking on early childhood education.

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Latta Studies
Language Acquisition

Doctoral Student Laura Latta shares her research on dual-language acquisition in Young Children.

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Heddy Leads Group at NCIC Conference

Assistant Professor Ben Heddy led a group of JRCoE graduate students at the National Consortium for Instruction and Cognition conference.

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Literacy Day at Riding Academy

Graduate students Andrea Suk, Faye Autry-Schreffler, Melissa Wicker and Tiffany Peltier participated in a literacy day at The Right Path Riding Academy in Drumright, Oklahoma,

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2019 Humphreys Lecture

Professor Yong Zhao was the featured speaker at the 2019 Humphreys Lecture, focusing on education in the age of globalization.

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SCEC Welcomes Students at Annual Prom

The Student Council for Exceptional Children welcomed students from around the area to its annual prom in Oklahoma Memorial Union.

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Wang Awarded Dissertation Fellowship

Doctoral student Qian Wang received an OU dissertation fellowship.

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Baines Receives OCTE Award

Professor Lawrence Baines was honored by OCTE with the leadership award.

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Doolittle Receives Research Award

Doctoral student Sara Doolittle received the National Academy of Education Foundation/Spencer Research Development Award.

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Faculty, Staff, Student & Alumni Updates

Happenings Spring 2019

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Become a Monthly Supporter

By becoming a monthly supporter of the Jeannine Rainbolt College of Education, you will provide year-round opportunities for students and faculty who are working to improve education in Oklahoma and beyond. Funds donated will be directed to the college’s general fund, which supports student scholarships, emergency student needs and multiple student organizations, among other initiatives.

Donating is easy.

By having a small amount charged to your credit card each month, you can make a BIG impact without writing a huge check. You can cancel or change the amount of your monthly gift at any time.

Examples of how your monthly gift can make an impact:

  • $6 a month can provide refreshments for the college’s weekly Tuesday Tea event for undergraduate and graduate students.
  • $12 a month can support a book club for JRCoE students for an entire semester.
  • $22 a month can provide annual dues to national student organizations for outstanding students.

You can set up your monthly contribution at the link below by selecting “Make my gift ongoing” under Payment Options.

You also can contact Executive Director of Development Emily Reed at (405) 325-1976, or to set up your giving options.

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University of Oklahoma
Jeannine Rainbolt College of Education
820 Van Vleet Oval, Room 138 Norman, OK 73019-2041
(405) 325-4844



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