Spring 2017
  Sajit Zachariah:
A Message from the Dean

I would like to take a moment to wish all of you a Happy New Year and all the best for 2017. I hope you enjoy reading about some of the good work going on in our College in this edition of Connections! Read More

Cleveland State faculty members bring CS for All to CMSD   Catherine Hansman honored with Hall of Fame induction

Cleveland State University faculty members Drs. Debbie Jackson, an associate professor in the College of Education and Human Services, and Nigamanth Sridhar, principal investigator of CS Ed Ohio and a professor of electrical engineering and computer science in the Washkewicz College of Engineering, are leading an initiative to make computer science instruction available to all Cleveland Metropolitan School District (CMSD) students. Read More


Catherine Hansman, a professor of education at Cleveland State University and a nationally recognized expert and researcher in the field of adult learning, has been recognized with her recent induction into the International Adult Continuing Education Hall of Fame. Hansman was part of the 2016 class of inductees that were honored at the Online Consortium Conference, sponsored by AAACE in November. Read More

Career change has Anthony DiPiero back in classroom   CSU & Campus International earn national honor

Anthony DiPiero already has a career, but he is well on his way to making a successful transition to another. It is a change that finds the 36-year-old Parma resident back in the classroom. DiPiero, a Cleveland State University post-baccalaureate CSUteach student in the College of Education and Human Services, has his sights set on earning his integrated science licensure for grades 7-12 this spring. Read More


The innovative and influential partnership between Cleveland State University and the Cleveland Metropolitan School District Campus International School continues to earn national notice. The partnership has been recognized with the 2016 Shirley S. Schwartz Urban Impact Award from the Council of Great City Schools. Read More

Nordson grant pays off for teaching fellow Elisabeth Alter   CEHS announces creation of AKA Family Legacy Scholarship

Cleveland State University student Elisabeth Alter was not expecting it, but was thrilled when an e-mail arrived last summer from Courtney Nudell, career development coordinator in the College of Education and Human Services. The news could not have been better. Read More


The Cleveland State University College of Education and Human Services (CEHS) is pleased to announce the creation of The AKA Family Legacy Scholarship Fund. This new scholarship celebrates the accomplishments of three CSU alumnae: Ariane B. Kirkpatrick ‘10, her sister Amonica B. (Kirkpatrick) Davis ‘90 and their mother, Aramenta B. Kirkpatrick ’90, who passed away in January 2005. Read More

Julia Phillips receives ‘Woman of the Year’ award at APA Convention   HHP grad student thesis studies effect of exercise on special needs

Dr. Julia Phillips, an associate professor in the Department of Counseling, Administration, Supervision and Adult Learning (CASAL) in the Cleveland State University College of Education and Human Services, was named “Woman of the Year” by the American Psychological Association (APA) Division 17 Section for Advancement of Women during the APA Annual Convention. Read More


Alicia Loreta always had an interest in research, but didn’t have a research background before enrolling at Cleveland State University in the College of Education and Human Services (CEHS) for her graduate program in exercise science through the Department of Health and Human Performance (HHP). Read More

Boyd Scholarship new permanent fund to support CSU students   CET is go-to source for technological needs

The Cleveland State University College of Education and Human Services (CEHS) is pleased to announce that Richard “Dick” Boyd has personally created a new permanent fund to support our students. The Richard A. Boyd Scholarship Fund will assist students pursuing advanced leadership education in the College with a particular preference for those participating in the Center for Educational Leadership’s Education Policy Fellowship Program (EPFP). Read More


Did you know the Center for Educational Technologies (CET) offers several high-end solutions for your technological needs? You can check-out several pieces of equipment to enhance your teaching. To make the use of this equipment even easier, you can check items out for anywhere from a couple of hours up to 1 week on the CET website. Read More


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