Briefs for Craig Ramey

Sharon and Craig Ramey to speak at Virginia Tech’s Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

Jan. 12, 2015

Two Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute professors will take part in the Martin Luther King Jr. celebration at Virginia Tech during the week of Jan. 19. Sharon and Craig Ramey, both professors and distinguished research scholars at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, will give two seminars on how health and education disparities can contribute to poverty and class divide.

Sharon and Craig Ramey delivered keynote address at 2014 Parents as Teachers conference

Nov. 3, 2014

Sharon and Craig Ramey, both professors and distinguished research scholars at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, delivered the keynote address at the 2014 Parents as Teachers conference on October 30.

Craig Ramey named to New York City advisory council on early childhood education

June 20, 2014

Craig Ramey, a professor and distinguished research scholar at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute and a pioneer in the field of early childhood education, has been appointed to New York City’s Division of Early Childhood Education’s Universal Pre-K Scientific Advisory Council. Ramey will be part of a team of experts researching ways to provide quality pre-kindergarten programs to children in the New York City area.

Craig Ramey applauds call for universal access to high-quality preschool

Feb. 15, 2013

Craig Ramey, PhD, the founder of a decades-long scientific study that has proved the enduring benefits of early education, today applauded President Obama’s call for universal access to high-quality preschool in the United States.

Sharon and Craig Ramey played instrumental roles in Roanoke's being named an All America City for a record-breaking sixth time

July 16, 2012

Sharon and Craig Ramey played instrumental roles in Roanoke's being named an All-America City for a record-breaking sixth time.

Benefits of high-quality child care persist 30 years later

Jan. 19, 2012

Adults who participated in a high-quality early childhood education program in the 1970s are still benefiting from their early experiences in a variety of ways, according to the latest results from a study that Craig Ramey launched nearly forty years ago.

Science magazine cites the work of Craig Ramey in a report on the science of education

Oct. 3, 2011

Research that Craig Ramey launched in 1972 has shown that the effects of early education can persist for decades.

Craig Ramey's pioneering study on early childhood education cited in USA Today editorial

Jan. 24, 2011

Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute Professor and Distinguished Research Scholar Craig Ramey's long-term study of at-risk children was referenced in a USA Today editorial about the U.S. educational system.