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Teach adults? Get the new graduate certificate

Teach adults? Get the new graduate certificate

Michigan State University now offers a Graduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning for educators working in a variety of postsecondary settings. Whether they are taking college courses or participating in less-formal workshops and training opportunities, adult learners need instructors who understand what teaching strategies work best in each particular context. The new three-course certificate program… Read More »

Student Affairs Administration Student Selected as Conference Intern for The Midwestern Higher Education Compact (MHEC) Policy Summit

Vaughn Love, a first-year student in the EAD Student Affairs Administration masters program, was selected as one of five Conference Interns at the 7th annual Midwestern Higher Education Compact (MHEC) Policy Summit. The summit, titled “Ready or Not Here They Come: Ensuring the College Success of All Students,” will be held on, November 14-15, 2012,… Read More »

Student Affairs Administration Students Win 2012 MCPA Case Study Competition

First-year Student Affairs Administration students Melisa Carrasquillo, Ross Logan, and Nicole Micolichek won the 2012 Michigan College Personnel Association (MCPA) Case Study Competition.  The competition was held during the 2012 MCPA Annual Conference, October 9-11, 2011, in Lansing, MI.  MCPA is Michigan’s comprehensive professional development organization for college student educators.  The organization provides a forum for networking, professional development, research and publishing… Read More »

HALE alumna named FSU director of educational services

Kacy King, former faculty member and alumna of Michigan State University, has just been named the new director of educational services at Florida State University. Throughout her student and working career, King has contributed much to MSU. From 2002-07, King worked at MSU as an academic coordinator, assistant for life skills and lead academic mentor. In 2004, King… Read More »

HALE graduate named senior VP at Brandeis University

HALE graduate named senior VP at Brandeis University

On Sept. 1, 2011, Michigan State University College of Education alumnus Andrew Flagel will begin his new position as senior vice president for students and enrollment at Brandeis University in Waltham, Mass. There, Flagel will supervise and manage Brandeis’ Division of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management, which includes the Office of Admissions and the Office of Financial Aid. In 2008,… Read More »

Renn honored with Elizabeth Topham Kennan Award

Renn honored with Elizabeth Topham Kennan Award

Kristen Renn, an associate professor in the MSU College of Education and highly regarded leader in the field of student affairs, received the Elizabeth Topham Kennan Award for Outstanding Accomplishment in the Field of Education from the Alumnae Association of Mount Holyoke College. Renn, an alumna of the women-only college, received the prestigious award during her 25th reunion. She… Read More »

HALE student, graduate nationally recognized by NACADA

HALE student, graduate nationally recognized by NACADA

For nearly 30 years, the National Awards Program for Academic Advising has recognized outstanding professionals in the field of academic advising. This year, Shannon Burton, current HALE doctoral student and academic advising specialist in the School of Criminal Justice at Michigan State University, received the NACADA Student Research Award in the Doctoral degree category. Burton was recognized… Read More »

Heller approved as dean of College of Education

Heller approved as dean of College of Education

Donald E. Heller, a noted scholar and expert on higher education, has been approved as dean of the College of Education at Michigan State University. He will assume the position effective Jan. 1, 2012. Heller is professor of education and senior scientist at Penn State University, where he has served as director of the Center… Read More »

Rankings: No. 1 in elementary and secondary education for 17th year

New national rankings are in and… the College of Education at Michigan State University is still ranked # 1 in the nation for elementary and secondary education. That makes 17 consecutive years! The U.S. News & World Report’s 2012 edition of America’s Best Graduate Schools, which hits newsstands April 5, also recognizes the college’s capacity… Read More »

Are liberal arts colleges still valuable?

Are liberal arts colleges still valuable?

Education scholars have been debating the future of the classic, four-year liberal arts education model, especially as the United States struggles to create and fill jobs suitable for the global economy. The number of liberal arts colleges has been on the decline for more than a decade, according to research by professor of higher education… Read More »