Student Spotlights

Thank You Student Ambassadors and Alumni Representatives

Thank You Student Ambassadors and Alumni Representatives

Thank You Student Ambassadors and Alumni Representatives

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Student ambassadors and alumni representatives do so much for the McKay School and we can't thank them enough for all the work…

My Semester in China

My Semester in China

My Semester in China

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Someday Helen Gillespie would like to do some international teaching, so she thought that by going to China for her student…

Black History Month Recap

Black History Month Recap

Student Spotlights, Alumni Spotlights, and Educators Who Made a Difference from the 2021 Black History Month

All the student spotlights, alumni spotlights, and educators who made a difference from the 2021 Black History Month. The original posts can be found on the…

From ‘Hapa’ to ‘Complete’: A Story of Embracing All Parts of Your Ethnic Identity

From ‘Hapa’ to ‘Complete’: A Story of Embracing All Parts of Your Ethnic Identity

Exploring the Relationship Between Ethnic Identity and Physical Activity with PETE Graduate Nathan Kahaiali’i

By sharing his research findings and his journey of self-discovery, Nathan Kahaiali’i hopes to motivate youth to embrace their ethnic identities and stay…

Faculty Spotlights

Self-Efficacy is Crucial to Student Performance

Self-Efficacy is Crucial to Student Performance

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Guest speaker Megan Tschannen-Moran highlights the importance of self-efficacy for students and teachers at the 2022 McKay School…

Ed Policy “Won My Heart Over”: New Faculty Member Seeks to Combine Academic and Spiritual Purposes

Ed Policy “Won My Heart Over”: New Faculty Member Seeks to Combine Academic and Spiritual Purposes

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Heidi Erickson, PhD, shares how she discovered her passion for education policy and how that passion brought her back to BYU as new…

Alumni Spotlights

Professor Mom Earns $10,000 from BYU’s Ballard Center

Professor Mom Earns $10,000 from BYU’s Ballard Center

Professor Mom

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Two McKay School Alumnae earn $10,000 from winning the Social Product Status Award with their online business Professor Mom…

Ed Policy “Won My Heart Over”: New Faculty Member Seeks to Combine Academic and Spiritual Purposes

Ed Policy “Won My Heart Over”: New Faculty Member Seeks to Combine Academic and Spiritual Purposes

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Heidi Erickson, PhD, shares how she discovered her passion for education policy and how that passion brought her back to BYU as new…

McKay School Degree Helps Teacher Navigate Life’s Challenges

McKay School Degree Helps Teacher Navigate Life’s Challenges

From Surprise Twins to Teaching Special Ed: A Look at One Woman’s Amazing Life

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From having surprise twins to becoming a special education teacher, Suzanne Ruchti didn’t know what her life had in store after…

Alumni Happenings

Alumni Happenings

Alumni Happenings

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McKay Today helps connect you to your former classmates and teachers. To read more, visit education.byu.edu/news/category/alumni.…