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August 2013 - Wayne State University
August 2013

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College of Education Helps to Strengthen Partnerships with Detroit Public Schools

 

College of Education Helps to Strengthen Partnerships with Detroit Public Schools

 

By Allia Carter, Ph.D. On July 2, 2013 College of Education alumnus and Detroit Public Schools (DPS) Assistant Superintendent of Academics, Karen P. Ridgeway, led a  DPS press conference on the district’s new universal Pre-Kindergarten initiative to serve more than 3,500 young leaners. Ridgeway began the conference by acknowledging the contributions of...

 

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Faculty, Staff & Programs

 

The College of Education Welcomes New Field Experiences Director

 

The College of Education Welcomes New Field Experiences Director

 

By LaSondra Dawn After an extensive search by the College of Education, Ruqqayya Maudoodi, Ed.D., formerly with the University of Houston (UH), has been named as the College of Education’s (COE) new Office of Field Experiences director. Dr. Maudoodi holds a bachelor’s degree (double major) in Studio Art and Art Education and a master’s degree in...

 

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Research

 

NSF Master Teaching Fellowship Awarded to COE Mathematics Education Program

 

NSF Master Teaching Fellowship Awarded to COE Mathematics Education Program

 

By Julie Osburn In collaboration with the Detroit Public Schools (DPS) and Wayne-Westland Community Schools (WWCS), the Wayne State University (WSU) Mathematics Education and Engineering faculty created MEDeATe ( M athematics E nhancement for De troit A rea Te achers) in order to improve the quality of mathematics instruction in Detroit area schools. The program, led by...

 

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Outreach & Engagement News

 

Building Healthy Communities: A Targeted Partnership to Improve Health Outcomes for Youth and Families

 

Building Healthy Communities: A Targeted Partnership to Improve Health Outcomes for Youth and Families

 

By Julie Osburn This past school year, 20 Michigan elementary schools were selected through an application process to participate in Building Healthy Communities , a program administered by the College of Education’s Center for School Health in collaboration with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan (BCBSM) and the Michigan Fitness Foundation (MFF). Blue Cross Blue Shield of...

 

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News For Students

 

The Unique Inside-Out Program Coming to Wayne State

 

The Unique Inside-Out Program Coming to Wayne State

 

By Joyce Krause Inside-Out – a national/international program that brings university students and incarcerated individuals together for a semester of learning and study as peers – will be on the curriculum at Wayne State University. For the first time in fall 2013 the College of Education (COE) will offer two courses at the Thumb Correctional...

 

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Alumni News

 

COE to Honor Alumni for Scholarship Support

 

COE to Honor Alumni for Scholarship Support

 

By Susan LaGrois The College of Education is proud to be honoring two of its alumni at the college’s Annual Scholarship Picnic that will be held in August: Howard C. Reilly, Ed.D. and Ann C. Smith, Ed.D. They are being recognized for their long-time and devoted support to the college through their generous donations to the college’s scholarship program. This...

 

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Upcoming Events

 

Music and Movies at New Center Park

 

Alumni Regional Engagement Event: Toledo Mud Hens

 

Wayne State Wednesday Farmers Market

 

 

Student Dates and Deadlines to Remember

 

WSU New Faculty Orientation

 

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James Moseley and Collaborators Receive Top ISPI Award

 

Expansion of Building Healthy Communities Initiative

 

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