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Spartans recognized for contributions to higher education

February 29, 2024
Spartans recognized for contributions to higher education

Michigan State University College of Education Spartans were among 40 women honored by Diverse: Issues in Higher Education for their contributions to higher education. Faculty leaders Emily Bouck and Sheneka Williams were listed in the annual publication.   The accolade celebrates “women who have made a difference in the academy by tackling some of higher education’s… Read More »

Global education scholar Chudgar named interim associate dean and full-time director

February 28, 2024
Global education scholar Chudgar named interim associate dean and full-time director

Professor Amita Chudgar, an expert in the field of international and comparative education, has been appointed to interim associate dean and full-time director of the Office for International Studies in Education (OISE). Chudgar, who joined the Michigan State University College of Education in 2010, serves as a professor of education policy. She has explored how… Read More »

New fellowship for students pursuing Learning Experience Design

February 20, 2024
New fellowship for students pursuing Learning Experience Design

A new fellowship opportunity will empower students in Michigan State’s online M.A. in Learning Experience Design (MALXD) to shape the future of the program.  The Learner Insight Fellowship will award $1,000 grants to 25 MALXD students who join the program’s first cohort of students this fall. Recipients will be required to provide feedback on their… Read More »

Lisa Linnenbrink-Garcia named AERA Fellow

February 15, 2024
Lisa Linnenbrink-Garcia named AERA Fellow

Michigan State University Professor Lisa Linnenbrink-Garcia, a leading scholar on student motivation in the college’s Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology, and Special Education (CEPSE), has been named an American Educational Research Association (AERA) Fellow. Each year, individuals are acknowledged for their outstanding scientific or scholarly endeavors in educational research, or for their contributions to the… Read More »

Jerlando F. L. Jackson named AERA Fellow

February 15, 2024
Jerlando F. L. Jackson named AERA Fellow

Michigan State University College of Education Dean Jerlando F. L. Jackson was named an American Educational Research Association (AERA) Fellow in February 2024. The honor recognizes scholars for their “exceptional contributions to, and excellence in, education research,” said AERA in a news release. Jackson was one of three Michigan State University Spartans named to this… Read More »

Patricia A. Edwards named AERA Fellow

February 15, 2024
Patricia A. Edwards named AERA Fellow

Patricia A. Edwards, an internationally recognized literacy scholar, was named an American Educational Research Association (AERA) Fellow in February 2024. The honor recognizes scholars for their “exceptional contributions to, and excellence in, education research,” said AERA in a news release. Edwards was one of three Michigan State University Spartans named to this year’s cohort. Dean… Read More »

MSU online master’s programs soar to #7 in rankings

February 7, 2024
MSU online master’s programs soar to #7 in rankings

Michigan State University remains home to some of the most prestigious online education master’s degree programs in the United States. According to U.S. News & World Report’s annual rankings, MSU ranks #7 overall and four specialty programs are ranked in the top-five. Among specialties within education, the MSU’s College of Education ranked: Out of 303… Read More »

Partnership examines restorative measures in K-12 MI schools 

January 29, 2024
Partnership examines restorative measures in K-12 MI schools 

Michigan State University College of Education scholars are leading a research-practice partnership to sustainably implement restorative practices for behavior issues in K-12 schools.   The partnership examines alternative approaches, such as community building and conflict resolution, in comparison to exclusionary approaches for student discipline (i.e., suspension or expulsion).   “Restorative practices build community and relationships between students… Read More »

New partnership with MSU, Rockford Public Schools amplifies teacher learning

January 24, 2024
New partnership with MSU, Rockford Public Schools amplifies teacher learning

Nearly 20 K-12 teachers will return to the classroom as Michigan State University graduate students in January, supported by a new partnership between the College of Education and Rockford Public Schools. These educators will join the M.A. in Teaching and Curriculum (MATC) program, allowing them to earn their master’s degrees, additional teaching endorsements, and new… Read More »

Kinesiology Ph.D. program ascends to #11 in nation

January 16, 2024
Kinesiology Ph.D. program ascends to #11 in nation

Michigan State University’s Kinesiology Ph.D. program is ranked #11 in the nation by the National Academy of Kinesiology (NAK) — improving its position by 12 spots since the last time rankings were announced in 2020. “I am very proud of our dedicated faculty, students and collaborative community who have propelled us forward 12 positions in… Read More »