Thirteen outstanding students in the UCI Master of Arts in Teaching program, one student in the UCI CalTeach Science & Math program, and one undergraduate in the UCI English program were honored during the School of Education's Annual Scholarship Awards Ceremony on November 7, 2017.
Scholarship recipients and guests were welcomed by Director of Teacher Education Virginia Panish. Dean Richard Arum delivered the opening remarks.
As Dean of UC Irvine School of Education, I commend you on the academic success you have achieved. With these scholarships, we are pleased to recognize both your accomplishments to date and your potential to have real and lasting impact on the children and youth you will be teaching. Through the remainder of your studies, our faculty commit to offering you the best professional preparation the University of California can provide. Upon your graduation, we will welcome you into our alumni network and will look forward to following your career and your contributions in this most important and time-honored profession - teaching.
Presenting the awards were Mary Roosevelt, Rudy Hanley, Multiple Subject Coordinator Susan Toma, Single Subject Coordinator Sue Vaughn, CalTeach Master Teacher Therese Shanahan, and Dean Arum.
Dean's Scholarship honorees are selected for their academic achievement and commitment to developing their skills and knowledge as new teachers.
Mary Roosevelt Honor Scholarships in Teaching and Learning are awarded to MAT candidates exhibiting excellence in academic scholarship who have demonstrated dedication to improving the lives and educational opportunities of students and the skills and dispositions of leadership.
Rudy Hanley Scholarships are granted to incoming students pursuing a master's in teaching who demonstrate the highest level potential for future success in their academic endeavors and future career.
Owen Thomas Scholarships, established to honor and recognize Dr. Owen Thomas, a professor in Linguistics, Education, and English at UC Irvine from 1975-1990, honor outstanding UCI undergraduate scholars in English who are committed to secondary English teaching.
President's Educator Fellowships are provided by the University of California Office of the President to support students with a demonstrated commitment to working in public schools that primarily serve students from low-income families.
For information on establishing a scholarship, contact Jennifer Stameson, Director of Development, (949)824-1962, firstname.lastname@example.org.