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Four MSU online master’s programs named in nation’s top-10

January 24, 2023
Four MSU online master’s programs named in nation’s top-10

Michigan State University, a leading institution in the field of education, remains home to some of the most prestigious and highly-ranked online master’s degree programs in the country. According to U.S. News & World Report’s annual rankings, MSU moved up 14 spots overall from 2022 and has four specialty programs in the top-10. The college… Read More »

Five MSU scholars recognized as national education influencers

January 5, 2023
Five MSU scholars recognized as national education influencers

Five scholars from the Michigan State University College of Education were featured on the top-200 list of nationwide influencers in the field of education. Now in its 13th year, the annual Rick Hess Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings honors scholars from across the U.S. who have shaped education research, policy and practice. This year, the college… Read More »

Venzant Chambers publishes book on “Racial Opportunity Cost”

January 4, 2023
Venzant Chambers publishes book on “Racial Opportunity Cost”

There is a scene in a book recently published by Michigan State University Professor Terah Venzant Chambers that shows how one moment can completely alter how a person interacts in a classroom environment, perhaps permanently. In this example, “Makayla,” a Black Advanced Placement (AP) student, drops a pencil. Makayla picks it up and says: “It… Read More »

Umucu tapped for World Health Organization report

December 16, 2022
Umucu tapped for World Health Organization report

Michigan State University Assistant Professor Emre Umucu was tapped by the World Health Organization (WHO) to provide substantial technical support and feedback on the “Global report on health equity for persons with disabilities.” The report, which was published on the eve of International Day of Persons with Disabilities, will be used to improve disability health… Read More »

Cárdenas Curiel receives Arthur Applebee Award

December 16, 2022
Cárdenas Curiel receives Arthur Applebee Award

Department of Teacher Education Assistant Professor Lucia Cárdenas Curiel and her colleague, University of Arizona Associate Professor Leah Durán, are recipients of the Literacy Research Association’s Arthur Applebee Award for Excellence in Research on Literacy. Their article, “A Historical Inquiry into Bilingual Reading Textbooks: Coloniality and Biliteracy at the Turn of the 20th Century” was… Read More »

Book supports early educators and learners in best literacy practices

November 28, 2022
Book supports early educators and learners in best literacy practices

Associate Professor Tanya S. Wright is the lead author of a new professional book that aims to improve literacy learning for children from birth through age 5.   The book, “Literacy Learning for Infants, Toddlers, and Preschoolers: Key Practices for Educators,” is available now through the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).  … Read More »

Bryan Beverly Wins 2022 Outstanding Supervisor Award

November 22, 2022
Bryan Beverly Wins 2022 Outstanding Supervisor Award

Bryan Beverly, director of the Office of K-12 Outreach at the College of Education is a recipient of the Outstanding Supervisor Award at Michigan State University. For Beverly, who oversees close to 30 staff members, the award comes as a great honor, but he believes would not have been possible without the dedication from his… Read More »

Carter Andrews receives Educator of the Year Award from Lansing’s NAACP branch

November 8, 2022
Carter Andrews receives Educator of the Year Award from Lansing’s NAACP branch

Michigan State University Professor Dorinda Carter Andrews received the Educator of the Year Award from the Lansing branch of the NAACP on October 22, 2022. The annual award is among those given by the organization to recognize individuals and organizations who help promote NAACP’s mission. Their mission includes achieving equity, political rights and social inclusion… Read More »

Flennaugh named interim associate dean of diversity, equity and inclusion

November 3, 2022
Flennaugh named interim associate dean of diversity, equity and inclusion

Associate Professor Terry Flennaugh, a recognized scholar of and advocate for improving urban education, has been appointed interim associate dean for diversity, equity and inclusion in the Michigan State University College of Education.  Flennaugh began in the role on Nov. 1, 2022. He succeeds Professor Terah Venzant Chambers, who held the role since April 2020;… Read More »