Thursday, November 1, 2012

UD Social Studies Education seniors teach Newark High School students

Newark High School students came to the University of Delaware on Oct. 25 to participate in lessons taught by UD social studies secondary education students, take a tour of campus and partake in focus groups. Read more

Thursday, November 10, 2011



Sponsored by
The Middle States Council for the Social Studies
Rebecca L. Herndon, President

Applications invited from:
Matriculated students pursuing certification in Secondary Social Studies, Citizenship, Social Science Education or in Elementary Education with a minor/concentration in a Social Science content area at a recognized Institution of Higher Education in the Middle Atlantic States area

Scholarship: $500

·         A demonstrated intent to teach Social Studies in elementary, middle or high school
·         A full-time student about to enter the junior or senior year of an undergraduate certification program or the first year of graduate certification program
·         A 3.0 or above GPA
·         It is expected that the scholarship winner will be present at the MSCSS conference in Baltimore (March 8-10, 2012) and receive his/her award. 

Submit the following items:
·          1) Resume 500 word statement of your career goals
·          2) Recommendations from two (2) current professors
3) Official academic transcript

Dr. David A. Pierfy
Rider University
2083 Lawrenceville Rd.
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648


Thursday, September 29, 2011

Important tip for all Social Studies Ed Students

Important! Be sure to save ALL graded assignments and syllabi throughout your college career--including your courses in the AA Program!

You will need to provide selected assignments and syllabi in order to submit the required Learning Portfolio early in the spring semester of your junior year.

Create folders (both hard copy  and electronic) so that you can save and access these materials for the Learning Portfolio requirement. 

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

History and Social Studies Education Orientation and Information Meeting

Tuesday, September 27th
Gore Hall 116
 5:00-6:30 p.m.

All Freshman Social Studies Education majors, new transfer students, and anyone else who has not attended a previous session are required to attend this meeting. 

We will:
·      introduce you to the program
·      go over the key elements of each stage of the program, such as testing and portfolio requirements,  when to take education courses, and when to apply for student teaching.

Please RSVP to Ms. Cathy Allison by September 19th. You can reach her by e-mail at   or by phone at 831-8413.

We look forward to seeing you on September 27th!

Sunday, August 28, 2011

Hurricane Irene Causes Fall 2011 Semester Delay for UD Students

Fall semester classes will begin at 8 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 1. New Student Convocation and New Graduate Student Convocation, originally scheduled on Aug. 29, are canceled.

Friday, August 26, 2011

Alumni News

Jon Scheer Returns to the Men’s Soccer Team as a Part-Time Assistant Coach. Scheer, who graduated from the University in May 2011 with a degree in history education, will serve as Hennessy’s top assistant in 2011.

New Student Orientation Canceled

New student orientation originally scheduled on Monday, August 29, 2011 at 9:00 am has been canceled due to Hurricane Irene.

1743 Welcome Days and all weekend activities have been canceled. Classes will not begin on Tuesday, Aug. 30, as originally scheduled. 

Please continue to check the University of Delaware web page for additional information.

Stay safe everyone!