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July 2014 - Volume 20 - Wayne State University
July 2014 - Volume 20

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Jean Banks Holloway Endowed Scholarship Significantly Expanded to Make Greater Impact

 

Jean Banks Holloway Endowed Scholarship Significantly Expanded to Make Greater Impact

 

By Julie Osburn Jean Banks Holloway, a College of Education (COE) alumna, enjoyed a long and rewarding career as a kindergarten teacher. She taught for 35 years in a number of cities including Detroit, Boston, St. Louis and Birmingham. In 2002, Paula Wood, who was dean of the COE at the time, approached Jean with an idea: to create a scholarship at Wayne State University’s...

 

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Faculty, Staff & Programs

 

College of Education Faculty/Staff Retirees: What's Next for Them?

 

College of Education Faculty/Staff Retirees: What's Next for Them?

 

By Chelsea Smith Seven: That’s the number of loyal, caring, and irreplaceable faculty/staff members the College of Education has lost this year to the oft dreamed-of-state of retirement. The college, as a whole, said goodbye to these members of our “family” at the college’s annual Spring Luncheon in April. Although some have been officially enjoying their “happily...

 

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Research

 

COE Faculty Collaborations with Research Colleagues

 

COE Faculty Collaborations with Research Colleagues

 

By Anne Murphy College of Education (COE) faculty are very involved in collaborative grant-funded research projects. The act of collaboration typically means working jointly with others to achieve shared goals; a recursive process where two or more people or organizations work together to realize shared goals. In attempting to achieve the positive results these researchers are seeking, many...

 

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Outreach & Engagement News

 

High Five Literacy Program Tutors Students in Reading and Writing Skills

 

High Five Literacy Program Tutors Students in Reading and Writing Skills

 

By Allia L. Carter Traditionally, high five is a gesture of celebration where two people raise their hands high in the air and slap each other's open palm. However, the College of Education Teacher Education Division (TED) has another way to express the high five celebration: For TED, High Five is an innovative Reading, Language, and Literature (RLL) program available for youth (1 st -...

 

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News For Students

 

2014 Student Ambassador Program: Pomp, Circumstance, and All Great Things in Between

 

2014 Student Ambassador Program: Pomp, Circumstance, and All Great Things in Between

 

By LaSondra Dawn Great things continue to unfold for the College of Education (COE) Student Ambassadors (SA) program as it enters the third year of providing service to the college. While going to school, working full or part-time jobs, and spending time with their families, these COE scholarship recipients at Wayne State University also take time to give back. On May 28th, the SA...

 

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Alumni News

 

Alumni Strong: Staying Involved and Connected

 

Alumni Strong: Staying Involved and Connected

 

By Susan LaGrois Are you an alumnus of Wayne State University? Have you signed up yet with WSU’s Alumni Association? There are lots of reasons why you may want to do so. First of all, it’s free! In 2012, the Alumni Association changed from a dues-based to a non-dues-based organization, providing the opportunity for all alumni to take advantage of the communication and engagement...

 

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Upcoming Events

 

College of Education 2014 Teacher Certification Information Session - RSVP Today!

 

Apply Now for the 2014 Fall Art Therapy Workshop

 

Register Now for Fall Classes!

 

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Volunteers, Administrators and Coaches (VAC) Training Program Awarded Grant from the NFL Foundation

 

Wayne State Writing Project Supports Current and Aspiring Teachers

 

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