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December 2013 - Wayne State University
December 2013

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Information Station Opening in the College of Education

 

Information Station Opening in the College of Education

 

By Asia Myles Adorned with vibrant colors and inviting design, seamlessly breathing new life into an old space on the main floor is the new Information Station (IS) that is being unveiled in the College of Education. This warm and welcoming activity and resource center is a model of the creativity and innovation that resembles the COE spirit. It will offer a helpful,...

 

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Faculty, Staff & Programs

 

Welcoming New Assistant Professor in Early Childhood Education

 

Welcoming New Assistant Professor in Early Childhood Education

 

 By Asia Myles “I am passionate about increasing opportunities for all children and their families to become resilient, happy and healthy, and I hope to become a contributing partner in the important work being done on behalf of children and families in the city of Detroit,” says Erika London Bocknek, Ph.D., new assistant professor of Early Childhood...

 

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Research

 

Preparing the Next Generation of College Graduates

 

Preparing the Next Generation of College Graduates

 

By Julie Osburn The Michigan College and University Partnership (MICUP) University Bound (UB) program collaboration between Wayne State University (WSU), Schoolcraft College and Macomb Community College is focused on providing support for students as they pursue degrees in higher education. Under the leadership and vision of Silverenia Kanoyton, Ed.D., associate professor...

 

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Outreach & Engagement News

 

Center for School Health Partners with FoodCorps Michigan

 

Center for School Health Partners with FoodCorps Michigan

 

By Susan LaGrois  Reaching out to the community to make a difference is the aim of the College of Education (COE) Center for School Health at Wayne State University. And partnering with schools to improve the health of children through encouraging them to develop healthy eating habits is the goal. The Center has achieved success in...

 

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News For Students

 

Bachelor's Degree Alumni Return to COE to Obtain Advanced Degrees

 

Bachelor's Degree Alumni Return to COE to Obtain Advanced Degrees

 

By LaSondra Dawn  A graduate degree can offer individuals educational growth, career advancement, and increased earning potential. According to a survey conducted by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), “The average starting salary for persons with a master’s degree in elementary education is $48,900 – 30% higher than the average...

 

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Alumni News

 

Coming Full Circle: Student to Teacher to Student

 

Coming Full Circle: Student to Teacher to Student

 

By Sally Roberts, Ed.D. Maureen Klein returned to college in 2005 to pursue a Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) degree at Wayne State University, graduating in 2010. The MAT degree in the College of Education (COE) offered her the opportunity to combine coursework that resulted in receipt of both a teaching certificate and a master’s degree. Like many career...

 

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