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Early Childhood Center hosts Detroit Reads visit during March is Reading Month

Monday, April 17, 2017

The College of Education and its Detroit school partners welcomed the 2017 Michigan Teacher of the Year Tracy Horodyski, 2017 Department of Defense Education Activity Teacher of the Year Kelisa Wing, and Michigan Department of Education representatives Joshua Roesner, an educator talent analyst, and Jennifer Robel, manager of the District Partnership Unit, on Friday, March 24, for a morning...

Promotion and tenure announcements

Thursday, April 20, 2017

The college announces changes of status and key accomplishments within the Dvision of Teacher Education Division:   Asli Ozgun-Koca from associate professor and program coordinator of mathematics education to full professor.               Jennifer Lewis from assistant professor of mathematics...

Silverenia Kanoyton named 2017 Woman of Excellence by The Michigan Chronicle

Monday, April 17, 2017

The Michigan Chronicle , the region’s oldest African-American newspaper, is honoring Assistant Professor of Research Silverenia Q. Kanoyton, Ed.D., as a 2017 Woman of Excellence. Kanoyton is the director and principal investigator of two State of Michigan, King-Chavez-Parks grants and co-principal investigator of a NSF grant entitled "Center for Advanced Automotive...

Rachael Dombrowski receives Poster Competition Award

Monday, April 17, 2017

Rachael Dombrowski, Ph.D., an instructor in the the college's Division of Kinesiology, Health and Sport Studies was awarded the Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) Poster Competition Award at the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health Research and Practice Awards Day on Friday, April 7. Dr. Dombrowski presented on her dissertation topic, "Corner Stores as...

Julie Osburn, Director of Academics is recognized for her contributions with Winning Futures

Sunday, April 16, 2017

In recognition of National Volunteer Month, we wish to honor Julie Osburn, Director of Academics at Wayne State University College of Education, for all the contributions she has made as a volunteer in the community and to our organization, Winning Futures. Julie Osburn serves as a mentor with Winning Futures, a nonprofit that provides goal­ setting and skill-building...

Elementary education major and diver Holly Krill receives Dean's Award

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Early childhood/elementary education major Holly Krill received a Dean's Award in acknowledgement of her commitment to academic excellence during the university's 17th Annual Academic Recognition Luncheon. Interim Assistant Dean of the Division of Administrative and Organizational Studies William Hill presented the award to Krill. A senior diver on the women's swimming and...

Alumna Lisa Phillips ('92) named statewide Principal of the Year

Monday, April 17, 2017

Principal Lisa Phillips thought her school, Cass Technical High in Detroit, was about to receive an award for academic success Wednesday as faculty, administrators and dignitaries gathered in the school's Grand Theatre. Boy, was she wrong.   An award was being presented, but not to the school. Instead, officials with the Michigan Association of Secondary School Principals awarded...

Fall 2017 Registration Information

Monday, April 17, 2017

How to register for classes Schedule of classes

Student Ambassador program seeking new volunteers

Monday, April 17, 2017

Student Ambassadors are current undergraduate and graduate WSU College of Education students who volunteer throughout the year to help with student recruitment efforts in the college. Our student ambassadors serve as a point of contact for prospective students and various outreach events that the college hosts throughout the year. By providing a voice from the students’ perspective...

MPSI Fellows Recruitment - Pre-Doctoral Training Program

Monday, April 17, 2017

The Merrill Palmer Skillman Institute (MPSI) is actively seeking talented doctoral students with a strong interest in infant, child, or adolescent development, especially within family or community contexts, for a one-year research fellowship through the Institute's Pre-Doctoral Fellows Program. Additional years of funding are available if the student is making appropriate academic and...


Monday, April 17, 2017

WSU Dream Keepers An educator acquires a wealth of knowledge after studying specific discipline areas. This knowledge can be acquired through experiences as well as formal training in an educator preparation program. Educators bring their valuable skills to their respective preparation programs that enrich the learning experience. The WSU Dream Keepers Urban Teacher Residency Program at...

Think Wayne State is great? Become a Community Ambassador!

Monday, April 17, 2017

The Wayne State University Office of Admissions is seeking enthusiastic faculty, staff and alumni to support its recruitment efforts by serving as Community Ambassadors or assisting with events. Individuals interested in spreading the word about the great things happening at Wayne State are invited to attend the Ambassador training session on Monday, May 15; it will be held at the...

Vote today! Help kids build gardens and develop healthy eating habits

Monday, April 17, 2017

Wayne State University Center for Health and Community Impact partner program Brilliant Detroit applied for a grant with Seeds of Change to build gardens at their sites and provide a kids based curriculum around healthy eating. Brilliant Detroit participating families have been asking for this. Please help them win by visiting the website below and voting daily.   Vote here:...

Wayne State University Years of Service Honorees

Monday, April 17, 2017

Wayne State University recognizes employees for their years of service every five years beginning at ten years of service, concluding with those who have retired from the University. All honorees and retirees, along with their friends, families and colleagues, are invited to attend the Employee Recognition Ceremony where we recognize their contributions to the University. During the ceremony,...