Professor Jackie Blount Earns OSU’s Highest Award for Teaching

Jackie Blount, PhD

Jackie Blount, PhD

ESPHE’s very own Jackie Blound has earned Ohio State’s Alumni Award for Distinguished Teaching, one of only ten recipients in 2019. Blount was primarily nominated by doctoral student Spencer J. Smith, who was “blown away by Professor Blount’s commitment to her students.

Jackie will be honored at Ohio State’s Fall football game in front of over 100,000 Buckeye fans.

Read more about her award here.

Graduate Profile: Sam Rocha, PhD, 2010

This month, the Department would like to profile the accomplishments of Sam Rocha, who earned his PhD after submitting his dissertation, “Education, Study, and the Person,” which was awarded the Loadman Dissertation Award from the Department of Educational Studies at The Ohio State University. Dr. Rocha is now a full-time faculty member at the University of British Columbia.

Read more about Dr. Rocha, his accomplishments, and his thoughts about the program here.