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July 2013 - Wayne State University
July 2013

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Empowering Youth, Building Partnerships, Making a Difference

 

Empowering Youth, Building Partnerships, Making a Difference

 

  All it takes is one person to care enough, to give of themselves and their time to make a difference. When schools, families and communities unite, they create a caring environment in which students can thrive. In fact, evidence from numerous studies confirms what educators have long known: community-based collaborations can be extraordinarily powerful. These...

 

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Faculty, Staff & Programs

 

Career Development Chair Awards for 2013-14 Given to Two COE Faculty

 

Career Development Chair Awards for 2013-14 Given to Two COE Faculty

 

By Susan Lagrois This year, two College of Education faculty members were chosen as Career Development Chair recipients for 2013-14: Asli Özgün-Koca, Ph.D., associate professor of Mathematics Education Francesca Pernice-Duca, Ph.D. , associate professor of Educational Psychology The university selects up to seven Career...

 

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Research

 

Snapshot of COE Summer Programs for Children and Youth

 

Snapshot of COE Summer Programs for Children and Youth

 

By Julie Osburn Summer is a busy time of year for College of Education (COE) research and community engagement programs. With support from federal and private sources, children and youth from throughout southeast Michigan visit the Wayne State University (WSU) campus to participate in a number of programs geared at improving educational outcomes. Three such unique...

 

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Outreach & Engagement News

 

Alternative Pathways to Teaching Programs Celebrated

 

Alternative Pathways to Teaching Programs Celebrated

 

By Asia Myles Many are the roads traveled in pursuit of higher education, and circuitous can be the journey. In 1993, the Wayne State University (WSU) College of Education (COE) implemented an innovative avenue to teacher certification through the Alternative Pathways to Teaching (APT) Program as a response to a great shortage of educators in the Detroit Public Schools...

 

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News For Students

 

Mission Made Possible: Ensuring a Successful Pathway to Graduation

 

Mission Made Possible: Ensuring a Successful Pathway to Graduation

 

By Dr. Allia Carter Ensuring academic success for students is an important mission at Wayne State University and in the College of Education (COE). For many years, the COE has collaborated with various schools and colleges, departments, and service units within the university to work toward a common goal of helping students graduate. One of the many ways students are assisted throughout...

 

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Alumni News

 

Mamie Thorns, COE Alumnus, Recipient of Women of Achievement Award

 

Mamie Thorns, COE Alumnus, Recipient of Women of Achievement Award

 

  By Kathryn Rusak The College of Education is proud of the achievements of its alumni. We look forward to acknowledging and congratulating them on their accomplishments. In this issue of The Educator  we congratulate Mamie Thorns, Ed.D., on her Women of Achievement award. Mamie Thorns , who received her Doctor of Education degree in...

 

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Race for the Cure- Educators for the Cure

 

In Memorium: Gary Moss

 

New Teacher Certification Rules Become Effective September 1st

 

Study Abroad Program Participants Visit the Detroit Holocaust Memorial Center

 

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