Doing the Work & Minding the Labor: Reflections on Centering Activism, Community & Love in Literacy Teaching & Research with Dr. Marcelle Haddix

Dr. Marcelle Haddix (Syracuse University, Dean’s Associate Professor, co – Director of the Leader Center for Social Justice, chair of the Department Reading & Language Arts) will share reflections on her work in literacy teaching and teacher education that centers her passions and commitments toward activism, community, and love. The presentation will focus on three… Read More »

Face to Face: Conversation About Moving Beyond Despair & Collective Trauma

In light of recent hate acts that have occurred across the nation and the world, the MSU College of Education, the City of East Lansing, the East Lansing Human Relations Commission, and the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commission of Mid Michigan are hosting a facilitated panel and community conversation focused on moving beyond despair and trauma.… Read More »

Women of Color Community Conference

The Women of Color Community is hosting a half-day event of learning, connection, and dialogue for women of color at Michigan State University. The conference will include “WOC Circles: Navigating -isms in the Workplace” which will provide an opportunity to connect with colleagues around issues that are important to us “Storytelling: Expanding WOC’s Presence and… Read More »

Youth Diabetes Health Summit

CREATE for STEM Institute of Michigan State University, the University of Michigan School of Public Health and partners in Flint and Genesee County invite the public to attend an event hosted by Health in Our Hands. During the Youth Diabetes Health Summit, sixth graders from Flint Community Schools and Clio Schools will report the findings from… Read More »

Spartan Love & Solidarity Day

Join fellow Spartans as we come together to do something beautiful and positive on a day when hate tries to enter our space. Join us for three FREE events: Meals on Wheels Community Service Individuals who RSVP (required) will receive an email with further details. Event from 12:00p – 2:00p. Diversifest A celebration with free… Read More »

Our Community: Engaging to Move Forward

Please join us for a guided conversation among MSU employees related to current events and climate on campus. This opportunity, with trained facilitators from the regional Facilitator’s Guild, will allow attendees to provide the context of where they see the university community now and productively discuss ideas for moving forward. All faculty, staff, post-docs and… Read More »

Providing Feedback for Learning

Part of the #ITeachMSU series. Join us for an opportunity to build community and grow in teaching for learning and student success at MSU. This inaugural, three-part #ITeachMSU series will provide immersive opportunities for you to share and learn together in your work providing feedback to students. Participants will work with MSU faculty who are… Read More »

One Book, One Community Kickoff

Community members are invited to meet Saroo Brierley, author of “A Long Way Home,” as he kicks off the 2017 MSU – East Lansing One Book, One Community (OBOC) program with a special visit to the East Lansing-MSU community this August. Brierley will be traveling from Australia to kick off the month-long program with a special community… Read More »