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January 2017 Quarterly Issue 2, Volume 26 - Wayne State University
January 2017 Quarterly Issue 2, Volume 26

Academic Services

 

New student organization helps future teachers get to head of class

 

New student organization helps future teachers get to head of class

 

Pre-Morris Hood is a new student organization dedicated to providing students from underrepresented groups who are pursuing careers in education with academic, career and peer support. The organization also seeks to help students gain admission to the Morris Hood Scholars program upon admission to level two in the college. “The benefits we provide members working toward becoming...

 

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Administrative & Organizational Studies

 

Educational Leadership and Policy Studies program offers cohorts in higher education administration and special education

 

Educational Leadership and Policy Studies program offers cohorts in higher education administration and special education

 

The Educational Leadership and Policy Studies program is offering the following cohort concentrations in the Division of Administrative and Organizational Studies. These cohorts have been designed to offer students opportunities to earn an education specialist certificate or master's or doctoral degree. Programs are being offered on Wayne State's main campus and at other onsite...

 

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Kinesiology, Health & Sport Studies

 

Improve your health and academic performance with lifestyle fitness activities

 

Improve your health and academic performance with lifestyle fitness activities

 

In recent years, physical education has declined significantly throughout the United States. But did you know that participation in physical education courses can help you improve your academic performance as well as your overall health and well-being? Studies have shown that students who are physically active have higher levels of cognitive functioning and lower levels of anxiety and depression...

 

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Teacher Education

 

College partners with Campaign for Black Male Achievement and BMe Detroit to support success of black males

 

College partners with Campaign for Black Male Achievement and BMe Detroit to support success of black males

 

The college recently hosted “Dreams Not to Be Deferred: Supporting the Success of Black Men and Boys,” a panel discussion and community dialogue. The purpose of the event — a collaboration between the Campaign for Black Male Achievement, BMe Community Detroit and the Dreamkeepers Urban Teacher Residency Program — was to identify and explore ways schools and...

 

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Theoretical and Behavioral Foundations

 

Counseling and Testing Center: A ‘great gem’ strives to meet community needs

 

Counseling and Testing Center: A ‘great gem’ strives to meet community needs

 

The Counseling and Testing Center in the College of Education Division of Theoretical and Behavioral Foundations is not just any mental health clinic; it is an incredible environment of learning, growth, support, and community presence. The Counseling and Testing Center has served the community for over 30 years. The College of Education Counselor Education program, which culminates in the...

 

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Research

 

College of Education funding report

 

College of Education funding report

 

Faculty and staff within the College of Education received more than $3.8 million in external funding during fiscal year 2016, which ended on September 30, 2016. These awards include grants and contracts from both federal and non-federal agencies such as the National Science Foundation, The Skillman Foundation, Michigan Fitness Foundation, State of Michigan and Detroit Employment Solutions...

 

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News For Students

 

College's 2017-2018 scholarship application now open to students

 

College's 2017-2018 scholarship application now open to students

 

Through the generosity of private donors, the College of Education is able to award scholarship funds to hundreds of eligible graduate and undergraduate students each year. More than $500,000 was awarded to COE students during the 2016-2017 academic year. Scholarships are available to qualified students admitted to the College of Education who have a cumulative minimum GPA of 3.0 for graduate...

 

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Alumni News

 

Former professor and his partner establish endowed scholarship to ease students’ financial burden

 

Former professor and his partner establish endowed scholarship to ease students’ financial burden

 

Before he passed away, Steven Singleton (March 30, 1947-Dec. 31, 2015) — a former professor of health sciences in the College of Education — expressed a desire to provide financial support to students struggling with growing debt from student loans. To meet this need, he and his partner, John Chahine, created the Professor Steven Singleton Endowed Scholarship in the college’s Division...

 

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Upcoming Events

 

Winter 2017 qualifying exam dates

 

Teacher certification meetings for 2017

 

First Aid/CPR/AED Training Winter 2017

 

February 8, 2017 - "School-To-Prison Pipeline"

 

February 17-18, 2017 - Sport and exercise psychology program to host 27th Midwest Sport and Exercise Psychology Symposium

 

March 8, 2017 - Graduate and Postdoctoral Research Symposium

 

May 5, 2017 - Annual education job fair

 

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In The News

 

Winter 2017 open advising hours for Academic Services

 

Professional readiness exam (PRE) support services

 

Doctoral graduates for 2016

 

TeachDETROIT

 

Education learning communities

 

Graduate admissions application fee reinstated

 

Career resources for education students

 

COE student senate representative Natalie Steenbergh

 

Alumnus Robert Glass named state superintendent of the year

 

Joique Bell receives his master's in sports administration

 

Alumnus Marvin Ray featured in Michigan Department of Education's #proudMIeducator campaign

 

Donations being accepted in memory of fallen WSUPD Officer Collin rose

 

Alumna Sanders-Thomas among school counselors honored by First Lady

 

Impact report

 

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