Tag Archives: HALE

College ranks 11th in nation for online master’s programs

College ranks 11th in nation for online master’s programs

Michigan State University now ranks 11th in the nation for best online master’s degree programs in education, according to the latest ranking from U.S. News & World Report. In recent years, the college has moved up 12 spaces in the national rankings. In 2013, the college was ranked 23rd; in 2014, it was ranked 18th. Last… Read More »

MSU to help train school leaders in Azerbaijan

MSU to help train school leaders in Azerbaijan

Michigan State University has partnered with a growing university in Azerbaijan to improve training for that nation’s education leaders. The ADA University (formerly Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy) plans to offer its first master’s degrees in K-12 and higher education administration starting in fall 2016. Scholars from the MSU College of Education are using a $2.5 million… Read More »

Renn to receive Contribution to Knowledge Award

Renn to receive Contribution to Knowledge Award

Kristen Renn will be honored for her body of scholarship by ACPA College Student Educators International at the organization’s national convention this week. Renn will receive the 2015 Contribution to Knowledge Award. A professor of Higher, Adult and Lifelong Education (HALE), Renn studies student diversity, equity and success. Currently, she is co-principal investigator of the… Read More »

College hosts discussion on Chinese student experience in U.S.

College hosts discussion on Chinese student experience in U.S.

About 50 people from across Michigan State University gathered in Erickson Hall on Feb. 11 to discuss the rapidly growing population of Chinese international students at U.S. higher education institutions. The event, “Eastern Dragon in the Western Ocean: Opportunities and Challenges Related to Growing Populations of Chinese Students at U.S. Higher Education Institutions,” was organized… Read More »

The Power of Endowed Faculty

The Power of Endowed Faculty

The Erickson legacy When W. Bruce Erickson created an endowed faculty chair at Michigan State University, he knew putting additional funds in the hands of faculty would empower bold ideas. Growing up the son of former Dean Clifford Erickson, he recognized the quality of the research and teaching in the College of Education. And he… Read More »

Amey honored by NASPA

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 have… Read More »

No. 1 for 20 years!

No. 1 for 20 years!

For a solid two decades now, Michigan State University has been ranked No. 1 in the nation for both elementary and secondary education! According to the latest graduate school rankings from U.S. News & World Report, released today, the MSU College of Education has been considered the best place to study elementary and secondary education… Read More »

Online master’s programs in national top 20

Online master’s programs in national top 20

Michigan State University ranks 18th in the nation based on an assessment of online master’s degree programs in education, according to U.S. News & World Report. MSU moved up from No. 23 last year. This is the third time U.S. News has ranked online degree programs based on a variety of data provided by more… Read More »

Shahjahan elected to two international boards

Shahjahan elected to two international boards

Assistant professor of Higher, Adult and Lifelong Education Riyad Shahjahan has been appointed to two boards—both influential in the field of international education. Shahjahan will serve as member-at-large for the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE) Council on International Higher Education. He will also sit on the editorial board for Policy Futures in Education,… Read More »

Preparing future STEM faculty as top teachers

Preparing future STEM faculty as top teachers

Michigan State University will help improve the preparation of thousands of future professors as part of a national network focused on improving teaching in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM. The Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning has received a $5 million grant from the National Science Foundation to expand its… Read More »