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HALE students receive fellowships

HALE students receive fellowships

Pamela Roy and Alex Akulli, both HALE Ph.D students, have each received the Donald H. Wulff Diversity Travel Fellowship, sponsored by The Professional and Organizational Development Network in Higher Education (POD). The fellowship is named after the late Don Wulff, a distinguished scholar and practitioner at the University of Washington, who devoted his life’s energy… Read More »

Remembering alumnus John Porter, historic education leader in Michigan

Remembering alumnus John Porter, historic education leader in Michigan

Alumnus John W. Porter (M.A. ’57, Ph.D. ’62) passed away June 27, 2012. He was 80. A two-time graduate of the College of Education, he received a master’s in counseling and guidance and a doctorate in higher education. Dr. Porter worked as a teacher before becoming the first black professional employed in the Michigan Department… Read More »

Honoring Bruce Erickson, distinguished donor to the college

Honoring Bruce Erickson, distinguished donor to the college

W. Bruce Erickson helped both students and faculty members realize their goals through his generous gifts to the Michigan State University College of Education, providing funding for scholarships and a distinguished chair in Higher, Adult and Lifelong Education (HALE). Bruce Erickson was the son of  former MSU Provost Clifford Erickson — the College of Education’s… Read More »

Codde elected to military education board

Codde elected to military education board

Joseph Codde, professor in the College of Education at Michigan State University, was elected to serve a two-year term on the University Military Education Advisory Committee beginning in August. The committee provides oversight and guidance as to the ways in which military education at MSU may best serve the university, state and nation.  This includes… Read More »

Dean Donald Heller shares perspectives on higher education policy

Dean Donald Heller shares perspectives on higher education policy

When it comes to the future of higher education across the U.S., there are no easy answers. That was the message of Michigan State University College of Education Dean Donald Heller, speaking in downtown Lansing April 19 before a group of noted educators and policymakers. “In the years to come, institutions of higher education are… Read More »

Two College of Education students win awards for international work

Two College of Education students win awards for international work

Todd Drummond, a recent Ph.D graduate in Educational Policy, (see right) and Stefan Fletcher, current doctoral student in Higher, Adult and Lifelong Education (HALE), (below) were honored at the 22nd annual International Award ceremony hosted by International Studies and Programs (ISP) at Michigan State University. The International Award Ceremony, held on March 21 at Spartan Stadium, is an… Read More »

Alumna tells Chronicle about student leadership in Dubai

Alison Fox, who received her Masters of Art in Student Affairs Administration (SAA) from Michigan State University  in 2011, was recently featured in an article in the Chronicle of Higher Education. Fox, the Senior Student Leadership and Development Coordinator at Zayed University Dubai, was interviewed concerning the development of new leadership programs. Read the article.… Read More »

Austin elected to AERA Council

Austin elected to AERA Council

Ann Austin, professor of higher education at Michigan State University, has been elected to serve as an at-large member of the AERA Council, the legislative and policy-determining body of the American Educational Research Association. She is one of five new members-at-large elected this year as part of an expansion of the Council from 2 to… Read More »

Center for Higher and Adult Education Brown Bag Series: Dr. Jussi Kivistö on Financing Finnish Higher Education: Equity and Equality Perspectives

Center for Higher and Adult Education Brown Bag Series: Dr. Jussi Kivistö on Financing Finnish Higher Education: Equity and Equality Perspectives

Dr. Jussi Kivistö holds a doctoral degree in higher education administration from University of Tampere, and serves as Research Director of HEG (Higher Education Group). During the 2009-2010 academic year, Dr. Kivistö was a Fulbright scholar at the Center for Higher and Adult Education. While there, Dr. Kivistö conducted research in international doctoral program development… Read More »

Erickson Chair presents symposium on graduate study abroad with Phil Cousineau

Erickson Chair presents symposium on graduate study abroad with Phil Cousineau

The Dr. Mildred B. Erickson Distinguished Chair in Higher, Adult, and Lifelong Education presents a Global View Symposium: “The Journey of a Thousand Miles . . .” in the MSU Union on March 16, 2012. The program will explore the options of graduate study abroad programs. Keynote speaker for the event will be Phil Cousineau (see right), award-winning… Read More »