Dr. Stephen M. Kwiatek recently received the Patricia L. Sitlington Emerging Researcher Award from the Division on Career Development and Transition for his work to improve post-high school success for youth with disabilities through educator tools.
The Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services
The Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services is home to eight departments and is committed to quality teaching, outreach and research. Our students become outstanding teachers and human services professionals. These are a few of our college’s numerous achievements:
#13 in the Nation for Total Research Dollars Generated
#1 in Utah and #32 in the Nation for Prestigious Graduate Schools
Placement rates at or above 94% for certified graduates in special education, communicative disorders, and 18 secondary education fields
We provide timely and relevant solutions to help individuals and their communities reach their full potential. This important and dynamic work honors the diversity of the people we are serving as we conduct research and prepare students to succeed, grow, and adapt professionally throughout their careers. Multiple graduate programs have ranked within top 100 — some even in the top 50 — programs in the U.S., including Audiology, Education, and Rehabilitation Counseling.
Not only do we serve the public, but we also provide interdisciplinary training for students and professionals while offering fertile ground for conducting cutting-edge research on new and innovative human service practices.
Our goal at USU is to create pathways to human flourishing by helping people fully realize their potential and live their best lives.
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