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January 2014 - Wayne State University
January 2014

Featured Story

 

Ways to Impact Homelessness and Poverty to be Discussed by Community Leaders at Upcoming Conference

 

Ways to Impact Homelessness and Poverty to be Discussed by Community Leaders at Upcoming Conference

 

By Cam Liebold  A network of the most influential Detroit-area community and non-profit agency leaders will come together on Thursday, February 6, 2014 to collaborate with educators, students and others at the Wayne State University (WSU) College of Education’s third annual conference: Understanding the Impact of Poverty on Education: Research Symposium and...

 

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Faculty, Staff & Programs

 

Introducing Mary Barden, The College of Education's New Development Officer

 

Introducing Mary Barden, The College of Education's New Development Officer

 

By Asia Myles Beginning December 2013 Mary Barden, J.D. joined the Wayne State University (WSU) College of Education (COE) team as our Director of Major Gifts. Barden has extensive fundraising experience having held major gift positions in many organizations, most recently at Guest House, Inc. and University of Detroit Jesuit High School and Academy....

 

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Research

 

Success of DKWIO Program Documented by COE Center for School Health Study

 

Success of DKWIO Program Documented by COE Center for School Health Study

 

By Susan LaGrois   A recent article in the Huffington Post featured a story about the charity created by Danialle Karmanos, wife of Compuware Corporation founder and Carolina Hurricanes owner Peter Karmanos. The Danialle Karmanos Work It Out (DKWIO) charity, created in 2005 and becoming a non-profit in 2008, is committed to improving the wellness of children,...

 

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Outreach & Engagement News

 

Interacting with the Community through Engagement Activities  Supported by the College of Education

 

Interacting with the Community through Engagement Activities Supported by the College of Education

 

By Julie Osburn According to the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, “community engagement describes collaboration between institutions of higher education and their larger communities (local, regional/state, national, global) for the mutually beneficial exchange of knowledge and resources in a context of partnership and reciprocity.” Wayne State...

 

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News For Students

 

A Call to Mentorship was the Challenge Given to Graduates at the December WSU Commencement

 

A Call to Mentorship was the Challenge Given to Graduates at the December WSU Commencement

 

By Chelsea Smith The December 2013 Commencement Exercises at Wayne State University (WSU) marked the second of two ceremonies this year in which the College of Education (COE) was represented by the student selected to give the student address  – considered a prestigious and unforgettable honor for any student. David Chapman, Jr. was part of the...

 

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Alumni News

 

New OTL Assistant Director at WSU is COE Alumnus

 

New OTL Assistant Director at WSU is COE Alumnus

 

By Susan LaGrois Mathew L. Ouellett, associate provost and director of the Wayne State University (WSU) Office for Teaching and Learning (OTL) recently announced changes that have occurred in the OTL: appointment of its new associate director, Carl Sorgen, Ph.D., who prior to this appointment worked as a research analyst in WSU's Office for...

 

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Upcoming Events

 

Graduation Applications Due Friday, February 7, 2014!

 

Registration for Spring/Summer 2014 is Just around the Corner!

 

Young Alumni Professional Mixer

 

Register now for the 3rd Annual Poverty Conference

 

College of Education Meet and Greet

 

Free lecture on Understanding the Impact of Poverty on Education

 

The 4th Annual Detroit Diehards Invitational Wheelchair Basketball Tournament

 

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In The News

 

Important Announcements for Students

 

Morris Hood Programs in the College of Education: Creating Opportunities for Underrepresented Males

 

Vice president for research funds scholarship with $750,000 planned gift

 

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