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Introducing Newest Member of COE Development Team

Saturday, December 1, 2012

In May 2012 the College of Education welcomed Kathryn Rusak to its development team, joining Joanne Osmer who has served as the college’s sole Development Officer for over 15 years.  In addition to her role as a Major Gift Officer for the College of Education, Rusak also continues to provide development support for the Irvin D. Reid Honors College where she has served for the...

Presentation by Dr. Joan Wynne, Guest Speaker

Saturday, December 1, 2012

Whiteness and White Privilege in Higher Education was the title of a November 13, 2012 presentation by Joan Wynne, Ph.D., sponsored by the College of Education (COE).  Dr. Wynne’s presentation reflected her expertise, research and scholarship in the area of the impact of institutional racism and white privilege on the education of children of color living in poverty. She...

Accreditation Announcement by Dean Shields

Saturday, December 1, 2012

Recently, Carolyn Shields, Ph.D., College of Education dean and professor, made the following announcement to the College of Education faculty and staff regarding the college’s Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC) accreditation status: I am pleased and gratified to announce that the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC) has granted Initial accreditation to...

Geralyn Stephens Wins Prestigious Blackboard Award

Saturday, December 1, 2012

In April 2012, Geralyn Stephens, Ed.D., assistant professor - clinical for Career and Technical Education, received the Blackboard Catalyst Award for the Exemplary Course Program (ECP) from the Blackboard Corporation. To underscore the importance of this award – which honors individuals who extend the boundaries of their educational programs and use of technology to provide...

Carolyn M. Shields: One Year Into New Deanship

Saturday, December 1, 2012

“Coming to Wayne State University has fulfilled one of my professional goals,” says Carolyn M. Shields, Ph.D., who became dean of the College of Education (COE) on July 1, 2011. Since her arrival on campus, Dean Shields has engaged significantly with COE faculty and staff to become acquainted with one of the university’s oldest colleges (established in 1881).  When...

Family Establishes Scholarship in Memory of KHS Graduate

Saturday, December 1, 2012

Robert (Rob) Wingert, B.S. ‘09 (September 3, 1985 – June 13, 2012) was an inspirational teacher, coach, role model and mentor, dedicated to sharing his love for fitness and a healthy lifestyle. To honor Rob’s memory, his family – parents Kevin and Patti Dib, siblings Kara and Ben, grandparents Robert and Marilyn Weidenbach – established a scholarship this...