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March 2013 - Wayne State University
March 2013

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Sundown Towns: The Most Important Era in U.S. History That You Never Heard Of (and How Detroit Still Reflects the Era)

 

Sundown Towns: The Most Important Era in U.S. History That You Never Heard Of (and How Detroit Still Reflects the Era)

 

A mostly unknown U.S. Senate vote in 1890 contributed to the most racist period in U.S. history, according to sociologist James Loewen, Ph.D., whose January 24, 2013 presentation to the community on the Wayne State campus was sponsored by the College of Education. Dr. Loewen spent two years at the Smithsonian surveying twelve leading high school textbooks of American history “only to find an...

 

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Faculty, Staff & Programs

 

Profiles of Two New College of Education Faculty Members: Erin Centeio and Paige Dunlap

 

Profiles of Two New College of Education Faculty Members: Erin Centeio and Paige Dunlap

 

By Asia Myles Working toward our goal of introducing all of the new faculty and staff employed in the College of Education this past year, in this edition of the college’s eNewsletter, The Educator , we are pleased to welcome two more:  Erin Centeio (new faculty member in KHS) and Paige Dunlap (new faculty member in TBF). With a passion for educating...

 

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Research

 

Elementary Schools Invited to Participate in Healthy School Transformation Program

 

Elementary Schools Invited to Participate in Healthy School Transformation Program

 

“It is just amazing,” said Sherry Michalowicz, principal of the Princeton Elementary School in St. Clair Shores, about how the community has embraced the school’s participation in the Building Healthy Communities: Healthy School Transformation Program. “We were really lucky to get the grant,” she stated, referring to the $30,000 grant the school...

 

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Outreach & Engagement News

 

Have You Considered that a Bachelor's Degree Isn't Enough?

 

Have You Considered that a Bachelor's Degree Isn't Enough?

 

The importance of pursuing higher education is often touted. Examples of the typical benefits include: Higher pay, more job opportunities and security, and professional advancement. A recent report on education and the workforce confirms that the value of attaining a college degree(s) is increasing. In fact, it was reported that those who earn master’s, doctoral or professional degrees still...

 

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News For Students

 

Dissertation Fellowship Awarded to KHS Doctoral Candidate

 

Dissertation Fellowship Awarded to KHS Doctoral Candidate

 

A competition is held each year by the Wayne State University (WSU) Graduate School to provide Summer Dissertation Fellowships for advanced Ph.D. students. This fellowship provides financial support for recipients while they work full-time on their dissertations during the summer months with the expectation that they will defend their dissertations the following academic year. The...

 

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Alumni News

 

New Executive Director of WSU Alumni Association is COE Alumnus

 

New Executive Director of WSU Alumni Association is COE Alumnus

 

“I've always been extremely proud of my Wayne State heritage, and I count it a privilege to serve my fellow Wayne State alumni as well as friends and associates of our great university,” says Ty Stevenson, the new Executive Director of the Wayne State University Alumni Association. Stevenson was appointed to this position in October 2012 after serving as the...

 

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Upcoming Events

 

Midtown Events

 

Drawing for Drew: A Visual Arts Program Exhibition

 

Looking for a Teaching Position? Attend the College's Annual Teacher Placement Job Fair

 

College of Education Monday Conversations

 

Art Education Neff Lecture Presentation

 

Teaching and Learning for a Democratic Society Conference: Winning the Class Struggle against Corporate Education Reform

 

Student Teachers to Showcase Digital Literacy in the Classroom

 

Graduate Open House Sponsored by College of Education

 

Building Empowerment and Excellence in Education Conference

 

Southeastern Michigan Junior Science & Humanities Symposium

 

Instructional Technology Spring Reception

 

Invitation to AERA Reception for College of Education Faculty, Alumni and Guests

 

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Opportunities Provided for Graduates at Annual Teacher Placement Job Fair

 

Professional Transitions and New Beginnings for Lori Lucas, the New Assistant Director of the Office of Field Experiences

 

New Executive Director Talks About Future Plans for the Metro Bureau at College's Monday Conversation

 

New Visual Arts Education Program Underway at Charles Drew Transition Center

 

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