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April 2013 - Wayne State University
April 2013

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 2nd Annual Wayne State University College of Education Conference on Understanding the Impact of Poverty on Education Research Symposium and Educational Dialogue

 

2nd Annual Wayne State University College of Education Conference on Understanding the Impact of Poverty on Education Research Symposium and Educational Dialogue

 

Poverty is a growing problem that affects so many lives each year. It is affecting the way students learn and the decisions families make regarding education. Data shows that poverty affects “over eight million children nationally, 25% of Michigan’s children, but over 50% of those children living in Detroit. Dr. Carolyn Shields, Dean, WSU College of Education stated...

 

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Faculty, Staff & Programs

 

 New College of Education Faculty Profiles: Christina DeNicolo and Sabrina Smith-Campbell

 

New College of Education Faculty Profiles: Christina DeNicolo and Sabrina Smith-Campbell

 

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:  Christina P. DeNicolo and Sabrina Smith-Campbell (both new faculty member in TED). “I value the mission of the College of Education to...

 

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Research

 

College Establishes Committee to Study Implementation of International Programs

 

College Establishes Committee to Study Implementation of International Programs

 

An International Committee to help facilitate the design and implementation of sustainable international programs in the College of Education has been initiated by Dr. Carolyn M. Shields, Dean of the College of Education, in an effort to establish the college’s international presence. The committee issued a survey to college faculty seeking their input. A study – Going Global:...

 

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Outreach & Engagement News

 

WSU Students Use Art to Make an Impact on Their Community

 

WSU Students Use Art to Make an Impact on Their Community

 

In a local Detroit Public School, the perennial fight against urban decay has the help of an unlikely weapon: the paintbrush. Dozens of paintbrushes, in fact. These simple tools – in the hands of Wayne State University students and local schoolchildren – recently transformed an old mural spanning an area of 110 feet in a hallway of Golightly Education...

 

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News For Students

 

COE Student Assistant Cooks His Way to 1st Prize

 

COE Student Assistant Cooks His Way to 1st Prize

 

Gouda, Pepper Jack, Mozzarella and Cheddar, oh my! Sizzling and gooey, cheesy macaroni delighted the palates of judges during the Wayne State Iron-Chef Cook-off on February 6 th , held in the Student Center Building and hosted by the Dean of Students Office. The competition, based on the format of the Food Network sensation, Next Iron Chef , was open to all current undergraduate and graduate...

 

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Alumni News

 

College of Education Alumnus Recipient of Local Teacher of the Year Award

 

College of Education Alumnus Recipient of Local Teacher of the Year Award

 

In response to the announcement by Warren Consolidated Schools, Teacher of the Year awardee Amber Williamson (formerly Walerski) simply said, “I do what I do for my students, not for the gold star.” Quite surprised by the award, Williamson elaborated: “We keep our classrooms locked, so I heard the key in the door a moment before my principal walked in, which is quite normal,...

 

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Upcoming Events

 

Student Teachers to Showcase Digital Literacy in the Classroom

 

College of Education Monday Conversations

 

Midtown Events

 

Building Empowerment and Excellence in Education Conference

 

Art Education Neff Lecture Presentation

 

Instructional Technology Spring Reception

 

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

 

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

 

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Walk, Run, Race for a Cure

 

Kinesiology Students Achieve Athletic Recognition at NCAA Competitions

 

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