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  • Tamara Bird Jones Outstanding Student Teacher Award

    Tamara Bird Jones L to R: Paul Chapman (Dean), Tamara Bird Jones, Mike Jones and Katie Harris (background screen)

    On May 1, 2014, Katie Harris was presented the Tamara Bird Jones Outstanding Student Teacher Award.  The cash award was established by Mike Jones to honor his wife, Tamara Bird Jones, class of 1981, who is completing 30 years as a passionate educator and student advocate in Chesterfield and Henrico Counties.  The award recognizes excellence in student teaching and is given to a graduating senior who has shown superior potential for excellence in the teaching profession.  Ms. Harris attended the ceremony via SKYPE and has appeared as a Mystery Guest Reader at Springfield Park Elementary School where Mrs. Jones is the principal.

  • Scholarships Awarded for 2014-2015

    Dean Chapman Cedric Hawkes 

    Almost $100,000 was awarded to 30 students for the upcoming academic year. Dean Paul Chapman is featured above presenting the Lady Boggs Walton Scholarship to Cedric Hawkes.  Mr. Hawkes is a member of Longwood’s Call Me MISTER program and is also featured with the Director, Maurice Carter. Dean Chapman is presenting the Lady Boggs Walton Scholarship to Deirdre Bates in the photo below. More scholaship information and criteria can be found by clicking here.

    Chapman Deidra even smaller Deirdre Bates and Paul Chapman
  • Recognizing Longwood's New "Pre-Service Teachers"

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    On February 20, 2014, the College of Education and Human Services hosted a celebration to honor the 138 students who were accepted into the Teacher Education program. Students were given Longwood nametags identifying them as pre-service educators and a commemorative certificate.

    Three generations of Longwood alumni welcomed the fourth generation, Taylor Poindexter, into the teaching profession.Taylor’s mother, Stephanie Waddill; Taylor Poindexter; Taylor’s grandmother, Joanne Taylor; and Taylor’s great-grandmother, Hilda Giannotti appear in the photo.

     Four generations

    A similar ceremony was held on October 2, 2013 and 128 students were honored.


Dean's Message

When you come to Longwood University and enroll in a major in the College of Education and Human Services (CEHS), you should know that you have arrived at a "special" place. Read the entire message