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April 2017 Quarterly Issue 2, Volume 27 - Wayne State University
April 2017 Quarterly Issue 2, Volume 27

Academic Services

 

Annual Education Job Fair set for May 5

 

Annual Education Job Fair set for May 5

 

The Wayne State University College of Education will host its annual Education Job Fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, May 5. Wayne State students and alumni who are seeking employment or interested in boosting their communication, interviewing and networking skills are encouraged to attend. Students and graduates from education programs at colleges and universities throughout the state,...

 

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Administrative & Organizational Studies

 

Leonard Kaplan Education Collaborative awarded AAUA’s highest institutional honor

 

Leonard Kaplan Education Collaborative awarded AAUA’s highest institutional honor

 

The American Association of University Administrators (AAUA) has selected the Leonard Kaplan Education Collaborative for Critical Urban Studies — a Wayne State University College of Education initiative that encourages faculty to explore important topics in education with the community — as its 2017 recipient of the John L. Blackburn Award. Named for an AAUA pioneer and former long-time...

 

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Kinesiology, Health & Sport Studies

 

Center for Health and Community Impact awarded youth wellness grant by Target to support ‘Kid Success Neighborhoods’

 

Center for Health and Community Impact awarded youth wellness grant by Target to support ‘Kid Success Neighborhoods’

 

The Wayne State University College of Education's Center for Health and Community Impact recently announced it has been awarded a grant from Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT) for $75,000 as part of Target’s ongoing youth wellness efforts. The center — which seeks to improve community health and vitality through leadership and advancement of research, programs and policies for healthy...

 

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Teacher Education

 

Alumna Rudine Sims Bishop to receive lifetime achievement award

 

Alumna Rudine Sims Bishop to receive lifetime achievement award

 

College of Education alumna Rudine Sims Bishop, Ed.D., is the recipient of the 2017 Coretta Scott King-Virginia Hamilton Award for Lifetime Achievement. The American Library Association chose Bishop because of her substantial contributions through active engagement with youth using award-winning African American literature for children and/or young adults via implementation of reading and...

 

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Theoretical and Behavioral Foundations

 

Wayne State's urban focus leads budding school psychologists to Detroit

 

Wayne State's urban focus leads budding school psychologists to Detroit

 

Monika Niemasik’s experiences as a developmental psychology major and program coordinator and facilitator for the Learning Disabilities Association of Windsor-Essex County sparked her interest in providing psychological services in schools. After researching several programs in Ontario and Michigan, she decided Wayne State was where she wanted to earn her master’s in school and community...

 

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Research

 

College of Education joins Warriors and takes over the state capitol

 

College of Education joins Warriors and takes over the state capitol

 

College of Education faculty, staff and students participated in WSU Warrior Day at the State Capitol on March 21, 2017. Coordinated by the Office of Government and Community Affairs, the event provided a unique opportunity for students, in particular, to interact with their local representatives and/or senators. Activities included a brief advocacy training followed by small group meetings...

 

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Outreach & Engagement News

 

College to host Edcamp Detroit for seventh consecutive year

 

College to host Edcamp Detroit for seventh consecutive year

 

For the seventh consecutive year, the Wayne State University College of Education will host Edcamp Detroit, a free professional development “unconference” for current and aspiring educators, on Saturday, May 6. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.; the event will run from 9:15 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. The college is located at 5425 Gullen Mall in Detroit. Launched in 2011 by College of Education...

 

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College News

 

College of Education merchandise now available

 

College of Education merchandise now available

 

The merchandise website is here; time to get your College of Education gear! College of Education faculty, staff, students and alumni can show their pride, spirit and commitment to the college and university by purchasing licensed apparel online. T-shirts are now available on the college's recently launched merchandise website. Items make great gifts for graduates and newly admitted...

 

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News For Students

 

Spring/Summer Classes - A Smart Move

 

Spring/Summer Classes - A Smart Move

 

Spring/Summer Tuition Break Continuing Wayne State Students If you're a Wayne State student in good standing, you're ready to enroll. Things heat up fast, so make sure to register early to get the classes you want. Find available courses in the class schedule on or after Jan. 23, then register for summer classes on or after Feb. 6. Students can check their registration dates...

 

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Alumni News

 

Thanks to your support

 

Thanks to your support

 

Greetings to our alumni and friends.  Thanks to your support, the Pivotal Moments Campaign is humming right along. As of the end of March, we have raised 83% of our $750,000,000 goal. We are on the final stretch and still need your help. We will be celebrating successful completion of the campaign and Wayne State University’s 150th anniversary in late 2018 and want you to...

 

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Upcoming Events

 

April 22, 2017 - Midtown Community Cleanup

 

April 24, 2017 - Winter semester classes end

 

April 25, 2017 - Study Day

 

April 26, 2017 - Webinar Wednesdays: Education Job Fair

 

April 26 - May 2, 2017 - Winter semester final exams

 

April 29, 2017 - March of Dimes March for Babies 2017 (Wayne Cares)

 

May 5, 2017 - Education annual job fair

 

May 6, 2017 -Teacher Certification Information Meeting (additional dates available)

 

May 6, 2017 - Professional Development Opportunity - EdCamp Detroit

 

May 8, 2017 - Spring/Summer classes begin

 

May 9, 2017 - WSU Commencements

 

May 10, 2017 - Webinar Wednesdays: Learning Design & Technology

 

May 13, 2017 - Join Educators for a Cure at the 26th Annual Komen Detroit Race for the Cure!

 

May 14, 2017 - Last day to drop with tuition cancellation for Spring

 

May 20, 2017 - American Heart Association Detroit Heart Walk (Wayne Cares)

 

May 21, 2017 - Last day to drop with tuition cancellation for Spring/Summer

 

August 19, 2017 - Baroudeur, WSU's cycling event for student scholarships

 

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In The News

 

Early Childhood Center hosts Detroit Reads visit during March is Reading Month

 

Promotion and tenure announcements

 

Silverenia Kanoyton named 2017 Woman of Excellence by The Michigan Chronicle

 

Rachael Dombrowski receives Poster Competition Award

 

Julie Osburn, Director of Academics is recognized for her contributions with Winning Futures

 

Elementary education major and diver Holly Krill receives Dean's Award

 

Alumna Lisa Phillips ('92) named statewide Principal of the Year

 

Fall 2017 Registration Information

 

Student Ambassador program seeking new volunteers

 

MPSI Fellows Recruitment - Pre-Doctoral Training Program

 

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Think Wayne State is great? Become a Community Ambassador!

 

Vote today! Help kids build gardens and develop healthy eating habits

 

Wayne State University Years of Service Honorees

 

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