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College of Education scholars to accept diversity awards

College of Education scholars to accept diversity awards

Two individuals and one program from the Michigan State University College of Education will receive Excellence in Diversity Awards from the university this month. Established in 1990, the awards program recognizes and rewards efforts that support an environment where diversity and inclusion are valued. Up to nine individuals, teams and programs receive the awards from the… Read More »

Setting the tone for students in Detroit

Setting the tone for students in Detroit

What began as a simple, thoughtful idea quickly transformed into one of the best starts of the school year Henry Ford Academy: Elementary School had ever seen. Black men from the surrounding community lined the doors to the Detroit elementary school on the first day of the academic year and cheered, high-fived, danced and applauded as… Read More »

MSU and Wipro Limited announce graduation of first cohort of 25 teachers of MSU-WIPRO Urban STEM & Leadership Fellowship program

MSU and Wipro Limited announce graduation of first cohort of 25 teachers of MSU-WIPRO Urban STEM & Leadership Fellowship program

Wipro Limited, a global information technology, consulting and business process services company, in partnership with the Michigan State University College of Education, recognized 25 Chicago Public School (CPS) educators for their completion of the MSU-WIPRO Urban STEM & Leadership Fellowship on July 7, 2015. Established in 2014, the MSU-WIPRO Urban STEM & Leadership Fellowship was… Read More »

College hosts inclusive excellence conference

College hosts inclusive excellence conference

More than 150 people attended the first-ever Creating Inclusive Excellence in Teacher Education conference hosted by the College of Education on Feb. 7, 2015. The event included eight workshops and a keynote session from H. Richard Milner IV of the University of Pittsburgh. The conference was created in an effort to bridge the gaps between theory… Read More »

Calabrese Barton receives civic engagement award

Calabrese Barton receives civic engagement award

In early November, Angela Calabrese Barton, professor in the Department of Teacher Education, was honored with the 2013-14 MSU Service-Learning and Civic Engagement Award. She received the annual award for her long-standing service with GET City, an after school science program for Lansing youth. GET City helps to provide a year-round program designed to engage… Read More »

Heller featured on MSU Today show with Simon, Hollis

Heller featured on MSU Today show with Simon, Hollis

Michigan State University President Lou Anna K. Simon and Athletic Director Mark Hollis welcomed College of Education Dean Donald Heller  to their monthly MSU Today radio program, which is now featured on the Spartan Podcast. Their conversation focuses on critical areas such as urban education, problems facing our public education system and Heller’s vast background of experience… Read More »