Tag Archives: HALE

College ranks 11th in nation for online master’s programs

Michigan State University now ranks 11th in the nation for best online master’s degree programs in education, according to the latest ranking from U.S. News & World Report. In recent years, the college has moved up 12 spaces in the national rankings. In 2013, the college was ranked 23rd; in 2014, it was ranked 18th. Last… Read More »

MSU to help train school leaders in Azerbaijan

Michigan State University has partnered with a growing university in Azerbaijan to improve training for that nation’s education leaders. The ADA University (formerly Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy) plans to offer its first master’s degrees in K-12 and higher education administration starting in fall 2016. Scholars from the MSU College of Education are using a $2.5 million… Read More »

Renn to receive Contribution to Knowledge Award

Kristen Renn will be honored for her body of scholarship by ACPA College Student Educators International at the organization’s national convention this week. Renn will receive the 2015 Contribution to Knowledge Award. A professor of Higher, Adult and Lifelong Education (HALE), Renn studies student diversity, equity and success. Currently, she is co-principal investigator of the… Read More »

College hosts discussion on Chinese student experience in U.S.

About 50 people from across Michigan State University gathered in Erickson Hall on Feb. 11 to discuss the rapidly growing population of Chinese international students at U.S. higher education institutions. The event, “Eastern Dragon in the Western Ocean: Opportunities and Challenges Related to Growing Populations of Chinese Students at U.S. Higher Education Institutions,” was organized… Read More »

The Power of Endowed Faculty

The Erickson legacy When W. Bruce Erickson created an endowed faculty chair at Michigan State University, he knew putting additional funds in the hands of faculty would empower bold ideas. Growing up the son of former Dean Clifford Erickson, he recognized the quality of the research and teaching in the College of Education. And he… Read More »

Amey honored by NASPA

Department of Educational Administration Chairperson Marilyn Amey has been selected to receive the Robert H. Shaffer Award for Academic Excellence as a Graduate Faculty Member. Given yearly by the NASPA – Student Affairs in Higher Education, the award recognizes those who are a personal inspiration to graduate students, have served on doctoral committees and have… Read More »