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Heart Healthy and Physcially Fit: SOE Nears 30 Million Steps in Week Six

by UM School of Education on April 21, 2014

wk6Week Six results of the SOE Heart Healthy and Physically Fit Challenge are in and the SAFE Office is still maintaining its five-week lead with an average steps per week of 83,047! Secondary Education came in second with an average of 75,470 and the Office of the Dean just missed second place with an average of 75,069!

The end of the competition is nearing on May 4 and the total number of steps taken by the 54 participants has grown to 29,157,510—more than 14,578 miles since March 3! If the School of Education can walk 10,623 more miles by the end of the competition, we will have walked the distance around the globe!

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Dean David Rock led the competition in Week Six with an impressive 142,884 steps. Early Childhood Education Professor Burhanettin Keskin took second with 140,252 and Mathematics Education Professor Allan Bellman took third with 136,291 steps!

No. 1 David Rock (142,884)

No. 2 Burhanettin Keskin (140,252)

No. 3 Allan Bellman (136,291)

No. 4 Cheslin Clemmons (130, 543)

No. 5 Kelvin Willingham (107,907)

No. 6 Joel Amidon (105,079)

No. 7 Shea Rigby (105,063)

No. 8 Alexis Campagna (102,893)

No. 9 Ashlyn Haskins (92,867)

No. 10 Brittany Stack (90,029)

Keep Walking folks! We’re we’re getting close!

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Heart Healthy and Physically Fit Week Five: SAFE Office Maintains Narrow Lead

by UM School of Education on April 14, 2014

wk5legsFive weeks into the School of Education’s Heart Healthy and Physically Fit Walking Challenge, the SAFE Office is still maintaining a narrow lead from week to week. However, the Leadership and Secondary Education teams have thrown the Office of the Dean out of top three!

The SAFE Office brought in a weekly team average steps per week of 82,696. Leadership took a very close second place with an average steps per week of 80,495. The Secondary Education team came in third place with an average 76,077 steps [Read More…]



Week Four Results: Heart Healthy and Physically Fit!

by UM School of Education on April 8, 2014

edgeweek3In week four of the UM School of Education’s Heart Healthy and Physically Fit Walking Challenge, the Student Advising and Field Experience, or SAFE, Office led the rest for the third week in a row!

The SAFE office brought in an impressive average of 83,346 steps per week, while the Office of the Dean came in second yet a third time with an weekly average of 77,256 steps per week. [Read More…]



Photo Opp: Education Grad Students Visit Ireland in March

by UM School of Education on March 28, 2014

edge2014-03-07 21.16.39Nine University of Mississippi education students gained a multicultural perspective on education during a weeklong study abroad experience to Ireland in March.

The group of graduate students and assistant professor Dr. Susan Bennett traveled to Dublin on March 6 where they stayed in dormitories at St. Patrick’s College in the nearby community of Maynooth.

“It was very interesting because the educational experiences are so different than ours,” said Emmie Angel, [Read More…]



SOE, AmeriCorps VISTA Provide Books for Youth Opportunities Unlimited

by UM School of Education on February 26, 2014
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Following the UM School of Education’s record-sized Rebel Road Trip in January, SOE and AmeriCorps VISTA workers have co-sponsored, Youth Opportunities Unlimited (YOU) in Lambert, with the donation of books as the organization prepares to take 55 children on a similar field trip to Birmingham on February 27 and 28.

The YOU organization—which provides after school programs for children in high poverty areas—will follow a similar itinerary to the SOE’s trip. The group will visit the 16th Street Baptist Church, Birmingham [Read More…]