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In memoriam: Legendary golf coach Bruce Fossum

April 10, 2014
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...
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Posted in Center for Physical Activity and Health, College News, Kinesiology, Other News |

Amey honored by NASPA

March 14, 2014
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...
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Posted in EdD in K-12 Administration, EdS in Educational Administration, Educational Administration, HALE, HALE Center, In The News, K-12 Administration, Masters in HALE, Masters in K-12 Educational Administration, Masters in Student Affairs Administration, Other News, PhD in HALE, PhD in K-12 Educational Administration |

MSU awards seed-funding for autism research

February 28, 2014
MSU awards seed-funding for autism research

Michigan State University has awarded seed-funding for six multi-disciplinary research projects to explore new approaches to autism, intellectual and neurodevelopmental disabilities. College of Education researchers, most from the Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology and Special Education (CEPSE), will serve as principal and co-investigators on three of the six major projects. These researchers are: Connie Sung,...
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Posted in CEPSE, Other News, Rehabilitation Counseling, Research, Special Education |

In memoriam: Perry Lanier

February 6, 2014
In memoriam: Perry Lanier

Professor Emeritus Perry Lanier, a pioneer involved with many ground-breaking initiatives in teacher education, died on Jan. 31, 2014 at age 80. Lanier received a PhD from the University of Oklahoma, and joined the MSU faculty in 1967, after teaching as a mathematics specialist for six years at the upper elementary level. The Elementary Intern...
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Posted in Alumni, CITE PhD Program, Elementary Education, Master of Arts in Literacy Instruction, Master of Arts in Teaching and Curriculum, Other News, Secondary Education, Teacher Education, Teacher Preparation |

Alumnus appointed president of UW System

January 20, 2014
Alumnus appointed president of UW System

Michigan State University College of Education alumnus Raymond (Ray) W. Cross, has been appointed the seventh president of the University of Wisconsin System. Since 2011, Cross has served as chancellor of University of Wisconsin Colleges and University of Wisconsin-Extension, and his responsibilities included academic, development, administrative and financial aspects of both institutions. Cross was...
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Posted in Alumni, College News, Development, Educational Administration, HALE, K-12 Administration, Other News |

Six MSU scholars named to Public Presence ranking

January 8, 2014
Six MSU scholars named to Public Presence ranking

Education Week blogger Rick Hess has named six Michigan State University faculty members to the Edu-Scholar Public Presence Rankings, an annual listing of scholars known for making significant contributions to national debates in education. MSU Education Policy Center co-director William Schmidt has been ranked at No. 58, and Hannah Distinguished Professor Barbara Schneider has...
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Posted in Center for the Study of Curriculum, College News, Educational Policy Center, In The News, Teacher Education, Teacher Preparation |

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