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June 2014 - Volume 19 - Wayne State University
June 2014 - Volume 19

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R. Douglas Whitman Appointed College of Education's New Interim Dean

 

R. Douglas Whitman Appointed College of Education's New Interim Dean

 

BY SUSAN LAGROIS A new Interim Dean has taken over the helm of the College of Education, effective May 16, 2014. Appointed by Margaret E. Winters, Wayne State University Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, R. Douglas Whitman, Ph.D., Professor in the WSU Department of Psychology, has agreed to serve as the college’s interim dean until a...

 

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Faculty, Staff & Programs

 

Congratulations to the Following Faculty Award Recipients

 

Congratulations to the Following Faculty Award Recipients

 

BY SUSAN LAGROIS In recent months, information has been received that we would like to share with readers regarding several College of Education faculty members who are recipients of various awards. We are pleased to honor and recognize them for their achievements in this issue of The Educator . Please join us in congratulating them. They are:...

 

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Research

 

Assistant Professor's Research Studies Factors to Help Infants  and Toddlers with Healthy Emotional Development

 

Assistant Professor's Research Studies Factors to Help Infants and Toddlers with Healthy Emotional Development

 

BY ANNIE MURPHY Erika London Bocknek, Ph.D., assistant professor of early childhood education in the College of Education, has been at Wayne State University for less than a year, but in that time she has made tremendous progress toward establishing her research agenda and setting up an active and productive laboratory. Dr. Bocknek has teamed with faculty in the College of...

 

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Outreach & Engagement News

 

Prejudices and its Consequences: The Story of a Holocaust Survivor

 

Prejudices and its Consequences: The Story of a Holocaust Survivor

 

BY ALLIA CARTER Partnering with the Community Chorus of Detroit and multiple school districts in metro Detroit, the College of Education hosted Samuel Marder, 83, professional violinist, author and Holocaust survivor. Mr. Marder was invited to Detroit as a featured guest artist in the Community Chorus of Detroit performances of the Verdi Requiem. The concert commemorates the...

 

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News For Students

 

Record Scholarship Funds Awarded to College of Education Students

 

Record Scholarship Funds Awarded to College of Education Students

 

BY CAM LIEBOLD Over 200 guests, including donors and scholarship recipients, gathered in the atrium of Wayne State University’s McGregor Memorial Conference Center on May 6 th for the annual reception when College of Education scholarship recipients were introduced. Dean Carolyn Shields served as emcee for the brief program that acknowledged special...

 

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Alumni News

 

Teacher, Leader, Learner, Nerd

 

Teacher, Leader, Learner, Nerd

 

BY RUQQAYYA MAUDOODI & MARY WAKER Teacher Nicholas ‘Nick’ Provenzano spent most of his formative years in the city of Detroit before his parents moved to Livonia, MI. He currently serves as a teacher and curriculum specialist for the Grosse Pointe Public Schools in Grosse Pointe, MI. Nick has been teaching English and social studies for 11 years....

 

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Upcoming Events

 

Professional Readiness Exam (TEST 96) Workshops

 

Teacher Certification Information Session

 

WSU Farmers Market

 

Enroll in the High Five Literacy Program

 

Art Therapy Workshop

 

Humanities Center Resident Scholars Program 2014-2015

 

Summer Aboard in Israel

 

Young Alumni Professionals Mixer

 

56th Annual Ford Fireworks WSU Viewing Party

 

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In The News

 

Dr. Harvey Karp Brings "Happiest Baby" Research to Detroit

 

Kinesiology, Health and Sport Studies Academic Offices Relocated

 

 

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