Alumni News and Notes

Alumni News and Notes

Honoring women pioneers Two alumni from the College of Education were inducted into the Michigan Women’s Hall of Fame in October 2016. Olivia Letts, M. ’54, Ed.D. ’70 and Ph.D. ’75 (Educational Administration and Curriculum), was the first African American teacher in the Lansing School District, and later became the district’s first African American principal… Read More »

Alumni News and Notes

Alumni News and Notes

Changing students’ lives School counselor Sylvia Sanders-Thomas, B.A. ’86 (Special Education), has changed countless lives as she’s helped students navigate their way through high school and into college. It is for her years of dedication and service that she was nominated as the Michigan School Counselor of the Year. She was invited to the White… Read More »

Previous Editions

Previous Editions

Fall/Winter 2017-18 From the Dean: Rebuilding Trust Doctoral Degree Recipients, Fall 2016-Summer 2017 Spartan Connector: Improving the Future for Flint’s Children Cover Stories: Crossing Paths Cover Stories: An Obstacle in Her Path Cover Stories: Paving Pathways Faculty Viewpoint: The Power of Peer Educators New Faculty Members, 2017-2018 In Memoriam Alumni News and Notes Alumni Profile:… Read More »

Open Dialogue

Open Dialogue

Opportunity on campus and in local schools teaches empathy, listening to influence change By Lauren Knapp The idea occurred to Donna Rich Kaplowitz on the way to Thanksgiving dinner in 2014. She had been teaching classes on civic engagement and social justice in the Residential College in the Arts and Humanities (RCAH) at Michigan State… Read More »

Reflecting on the Ames era

Reflecting on the Ames era

College of Education reflects on 18 years of excellence under the leadership of Dean Carole Ames By Nicole Geary “In the last 18 years, education research at Michigan State University has arguably become broader, bolder and more connected to the world beyond campus. Technology has transformed the way faculty members teach and the very infrastructure… Read More »

From the President

From the President

We have much to celebrate this spring. Our College of Education programs have again received top national rankings with elementary and secondary education remaining No. 1 for the 17th consecutive year. Six additional study areas also were ranked within the top-11. Congratulations to our faculty and students—their leadership, scholarship and dedication are unmatched. New Alumni… Read More »