Educational administration

Doctoral Degree Recipients, Fall 2016-Summer 2017

Doctoral Degree Recipients, Fall 2016-Summer 2017

The following individuals received doctoral degrees from the College of Education in the program areas and during the semesters noted. To see photos from doctoral convocations, visit the MSU College of Education flickr site: flickr.com/msucollegeofed Fall 2016 Curriculum, Instruction and Teacher Education Xueying Ji Prawat Curriculum, Teaching and Educational Policy Christopher Burke Reimann Dwi Agus… Read More »

Cover Stories: Crossing Paths

Cover Stories: Crossing Paths

Their dreams of educational greatness started on the border, and converged on the campus of MSU By Nicole Geary Jessica Gonzalez and Madeline Mavrogordato are two Spartans living their dreams. Jessica is a senior at Michigan State University on her way to becoming the first in her family to graduate from college. Her heart is… Read More »

Faculty Viewpoint: The Power of Peer Educators

Faculty Viewpoint: The Power of Peer Educators

How can peer educators help address mental health on campuses? By Matthew Wawrzynski Associate Professor Department of Educational Administration mwawrzyn@msu.edu Of the almost 20 million students enrolled in colleges and universities across the United States, many are engaged in cocurricular experiences and serve in leadership roles. Some of these student leaders, often referred to as… Read More »

In Memoriam

In Memoriam

Alumnus and former Professor Glenn D. Berkheimer died Jan. 25, 2017. He earned an Ed.D. in Curriculum (1966) before joining the MSU faculty with joint appointments in the College of Education and the Science and Mathematics Teaching Center, housed within the Colleges of Education and Sciences and Arts, from 1966-93. In the 1970s, he co-authored… Read More »

Alumni Profile: Global Problem Solver

Alumni Profile: Global Problem Solver

How the drive to make an impact is motivating an alumna’s research By Lauren Knapp There was a problem: Online graduate students at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln (UNL) were struggling to find where to go for what and who to call when. And then, Christina Yao created a solution through collaborative innovation. Yao, a… Read More »

Doctoral Degree Recipients, Fall 2015-Summer 2016

Doctoral Degree Recipients, Fall 2015-Summer 2016

The following individuals received doctoral degrees from the College of Education in the program areas and during the semesters noted. To see photos from doctoral convocations, visit the MSU College of Education flickr site: flickr.com/msucollegeofed Fall 2015 Educational Policy Julie Christine Harris Tara Miyoko Kintz Mary Lynn Mason Educational Psychology and Educational Technology Amira Farouk… Read More »

In Memoriam

In Memoriam

Melvin Buschman died on April 2, 2016. He was a professor of continuing education from 1960-85. He also served as an administrator in Continuing Education and Admissions, taught graduate courses internationally and helped establish the Center for Extra-Mural Studies as part of the MSU project that created the University of Nigeria. He served as the… Read More »

Alumni Supporting Students

Alumni Supporting Students

Newly Established Alumni Board Scholarship Fund Continues Tradition For several years, the Michigan State University College of Education Alumni Association has awarded scholarships to worthy students with financial need. These scholarships were funded by membership dues generated by the association and managed by the college’s Alumni Board of Directors. Recently, however, MSU stopped collecting dues… Read More »