Miscellaneous Edition

Interested in Tutoring? Check out Global Institute of Lansing

The Global Institute of Lansing (GIL) is a non-profit organization that helps international refugees achieve their high school equivalency.  GIL is looking to recruit volunteer tutors in a wide variety of educational programs.  Individuals with knowledge of foreign culture and language barriers are highly encouraged to volunteer.  Contact Sharon Carr at carr@cvm.msu.edu or 517-321-0358 with… Read More »

Attention First and Second Year Doctoral Students: Join AERA for $15

We are happy to inform you that we are partnering with the American Educational Research Association (AERA) to offer you a reduced fee for the 2014 membership year for all interested first and second year doctoral students who will be joining AERA for the first time. As the most recognized education research membership organization, AERA’s… Read More »

Nominate Undergraduate Students for the 2014 MSU LeaderShape Institute!

The 2014 MSU LeaderShape Institute will be from May 4th – May 9th, 2014 at the Kellogg Biological Station in Gull Lake, MI.  We are excited to be celebrating our 13th year of hosting the LeaderShape Institute at Michigan State University.  To date, over 600 students have participate in this unique and rewarding leadership opportunity.… Read More »

Summer 2014 Study Tour: Ecuador (Eastern Michigan University)

Dates: June 4 -14, 2014 Faculty Leader: Dr. Raul Leon (Eastern Michigan University) Early Bird Registration: March 1, 2014 Program Cost: Faculty and Administrators (2,500) / Graduate Students ($2,300) We are very excited to announce the second “Ecuador Higher Education Study Tour”  This academic tour will take place in Quito, the country’s capital, home to… Read More »

Update from COGS Representative

The Council of Graduate Students (COGS) recently met on November 13, 2013.  Emily Bank serves as our representative to COGS.  If you have any questions, please email Emily at bankemil@msu.edu. Here’s the update: The city of East Lansing and DTN Management Company are seeking student input for the Park District Project. Students can go to… Read More »

The Chronicle of Education's ChronicleVitae.com

The Chronicle of Higher Education officially launched Vitae (ChronicleVitae.com), the first online community dedicated to career development for 3.5 million faculty members and administrators at 4,600 colleges and universities across the nation on October 28, 2013. “Vitae is the only professional network built to make life in academe easier and more rewarding,” says Michael G.… Read More »

Fall 2013 Theses and Dissertation DEADLINE: December 20, 2013

The deadline date for FINAL APPROVAL of an electronic Thesis or Dissertation by the Graduate School is Friday, December 20, 2013 at 5:00 p.m. Be aware that a student’s submission via ProQuest does not mean that their document has been ACCEPTED for publishing. The review process is interactive and can take anywhere from a few hours to weeks,… Read More »

Spring 2014 Course: EAD 881-Workshops in Educational Administration

EAD 881:  Workshops in Educational Administration Spring 2014 │ Tuesdays, 4:10-7:00pm │ 224 Erickson Hall Section 301:  Department Level Budgeting (January 7 – February 4, 2014) Developing and implementing budgets at the department level has evolved into a critically important skill for postsecondary education administrators.  For this reason this seminar will focus on developing awareness and… Read More »

The Chronicle of Higher Education NOW at MSU Library

The MSU Libraries have purchased campus-wide access to The Chronicle of Higher Education.  The site license allows MSU departments and faculty members to save money by cancelling their individual subscriptions to The Chronicle and connecting through the library’s subscription instead. The Chronicle of Higher Education is a leading source for news coverage on the academic… Read More »