Category Archives: College News

Fendler honored by UW-Madison School of Education

Department of Teacher Education Professor Lynn Fendler has received the 2014 Distinguished Achievement Award from the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Education. It is the school’s top alumni honor, and was presented to Fendler at a ceremony held on April 12. Fendler received a PhD in Curriculum and Instruction in 1999 from the UW-Madison’s School… Read More »

Dalebout to receive Outstanding Alumni Award

The Michigan State University College of Communication Arts and Sciences (CAS) has selected Assistant Dean Susan Dalebout as the college’s 2014 Outstanding Alumni Award recipient. Selected by the CAS alumni board, Dalebout was chosen for the college’s most prestigious award based on professional and personal achievements. She joins a select and distinguished group of Spartans,… Read More »

Little Rock Nine member to speak at commencement

In 1957, Carlotta Walls LaNier was the youngest among the first black students who bravely attended Little Rock Central High School in Arkansas under the protection of armed troops. This year, as the nation and Michigan State University mark 60 years since the Brown vs. Board of Education decision, LaNier will speak to graduates of… Read More »

Azim Premji to speak at MSU commencement

Azim Premji, global tech company leader and educational philanthropist, will speak at Michigan State University’s spring commencement honoring bachelor’s degree graduates on May 2. Premji also will receive an honorary doctorate of humane letters from the university. He serves as chairman of Wipro Ltd., an information technology and research and development  company with a presence… Read More »

In memoriam: Legendary golf coach Bruce Fossum

Former Department of Kinesiology associate professor and legendary Michigan State men’s golf coach Grover “Bruce” Fossum died recently. He was 86 and a resident of Okemos, Mich. Fossum spent 30 years teaching at MSU and authored two books: “GOLF” and “Golf Made Easier Not Easy.” He is remembered by those within the MSU athletic community… Read More »

Students receive first-place awards for undergraduate research

Four College of Education undergraduate students received first-place awards for exemplary research presentations at the 2014 University Undergraduate Research and Arts Forum (UURAF) on April 4 at the MSU Union. The day-long event showcased students’ unique, creative work in a variety of categories – from the arts and social sciences to health and wellness. Oral… Read More »