Ursuline News

Faculty News: Accomplishments and Accolades

Performing Arts teacher Whitney Coulter was featured on KQED as part of Art and Seek. Learn more.

Nurse Susie Murray was recognized as a Magnus Health Frontline Hero! This award recognizes and celebrates those who have gone above and beyond for their schools during the pandemic. She has truly stepped up to the challenges presented by COVID-19 and have supported our school community with passion and kindness.

Computer Science teacher Eve Juarez was identified by Mines students as a STEMpact instructor!

The Colorado School of Mines give current Mines students an opportunity to acknowledge their high school teachers who made a significant impact on them in encouraging their dreams and the pursuit of STEM subjects in higher education. 

She was nominated for this award by Mines students, and Ursuline alumnae, Cici Orendain '19 and Kelsey d’Etienne '19.

Theology teacher Ann Middendorf has received a nomination from the University of San Francisco on her dissertation:

The American Education Research Association (AERA) Catholic Education Special Interest Group (SIG) Dissertation Award recognizes outstanding achievement and contribution to the field of Catholic education. The purposes of the SIG are to support, promote, and disseminate information, research, and evaluation of Catholic education written from a diverse set of perspectives, including interdisciplinary and international issues. The SIG elected to establish a dissertation award in order to encourage early career researchers with an interest in the field of Catholic education.  

Middendorf, Barbara Ann. (2020). Teacher’s Perceptions of the Nine Defining Characteristics of Catholic Identity in Ursuline Secondary Schools of the USA.

The dissertation awards will be announced in April 2021.