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T.E.A.M. AmeriCorps facilitates robotics demos at AtlantaCARES STEMFest

Posted On December 12, 2014
Categories News, Winter 2014

By: Raina Turner, Program Coordinator – T.E.A.M. AmeriCorps

On November 29 our T.E.A.M. (Technology, Environment and Math) AmeriCorps program had the pleasure of supporting Atlanta CARES’ 3rd Annual STEMfest Youth Conference. Housed in the Alonzo A. Crim Center, T.E.A.M. AmeriCorps’ goal is to increase metro-Atlanta students’ interest and understanding of math and… more »

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Change and Equity: Dr. Jeannie Oakes builds upon the narrative at the 26th Annual Benjamin E. Mays Lecture

By: Anique Hameed, Crim Center Marketing and Communications GRA

 Education is a transformative field that shapes the educator, student, and broader community.  We have traditionally heard narratives of the impact of inequitable urban schools and school systems on those same educators, students, and community members. This traditional narrative tends to place the burden… more »

“Health Happens Here”: Crim Center and GSU School of Public Health collaboration

By Dana E. Salter, M. Ed., Crim Center Staff

As Dr. Kim White, GSU School of Public Health, prepared to re-design her Perspectives 2002 Health Disparities and the Public’s Health course last year, she collaborated with Dana Salter from the Crim Center around current research and best practices in education course design… more »

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Crim Center student Carmen Cunningham leads Panther Breakaway Urban Education service initiatives

By: Kweku Vassall, Crim Center Marketing and Communications GRA

Student success is a foundational component of the Alonzo A. Crim Center’s narrative of urban educational excellence. A recent example of such success is student leader Carmen Cunningham’s involvement with Panther Breakaway. Panther Breakaway is a community outreach initiative, operating out of the… more »

The 26th Annual Benjamin E. Mays Lecture

Posted On October 31, 2014
Categories News, October 2014

By Claire Miller,  Georgia State University Public Relations Specialist

Jeannie Oakes, Presidential Professor Emerita in Educational Equity at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and president-elect of the American Educational Research Association, will speak at the 26th Annual Benjamin E. Mays Lecture on Nov. 5, 2014 at 6:30 PM in the Georgia State University… more »

 
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