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2009 News Archives

Upcoming dates for the 2009-2010 Porter Lecture Series

December 3, 2009

The Porter Lecture Series continues on January 21, 2010 with Dr. Kris Gutiérrez. Dr. Gutiérrez is a Professor and Provost Chair in the School of Education at University of Colorado at Boulder and a president-elect of the American Educational Research Association (AERA). Dr. Gutiérrez will lecture from 7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. in Suite 203, John W. Porter Building. The lecture is FREE of charge, with a book signing and reception to follow. The series continues with Dr. Madhu S. Prakash on March 11, 2010 and Dr. Henry Giroux on April 8, 2010. For more information visit www.emich.edu/coe/chair.

Application deadline for Ph.D. in Educational Studies

December 2, 2009

The Ph.D. in Educational Studies program is now accepting applications for the second cohort that begins on August 2, 2010 (summer semester). All application materials must be submitted by February, 1, 2010. Applications received after the deadline will be considered on a space available basis. Visit the Ph.D. in Educational Studies program website at www.emich.edu/coe/edst.

Registration comes to the College of Education

November 20, 2009

Representatives from the Offices of Records & Registration, Student Business Services, Financial Aid and Academic Advising will be available Monday, November 30th, from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Second Floor South Entrance of the John W. Porter Building. Representatives will be available to assist with registration, student billing, questions about financial aid, and general academic advising. Flyer (pdf)

Fall 2009 Speech & Hearing Screening Schedule now available

August 26, 2009

The Fall 2009 Speech & Hearing Screening schedule is now available. Fall 2009 Speech & Hearing Screening Schedule (pdf)

Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View

June 3, 2009

Users experiencing issues with the way the College of Education website displays or functions since upgrading to Internet Explorer 8 should visit support.microsoft.com/kb/956197/LN/ to learn how to use IE8 Compatibility View.

Office of Urban Education to partner with Charles H. Wright Museum

May 13, 2009

The College of Education's Office of Urban Education and Educational Equity will be signing a Memorandum of Understanding with the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History. The partnership with the Museum, planned to be mutually beneficial, will assist the Museum’s capacity to accomplish its mission and goals. The signing will take place during an Education Open House at the Museum on Monday, May 18th, 2009 at 4:30 p.m. Announcement (pdf)

David C. Winters to lead the Department of Special Education

April 17, 2009

After a nationwide search, Eastern Michigan University is pleased to welcome David C. Winters as the new head of its Department of Special Education. Dr. Winters holds an earned doctorate from Northwestern University in the field of Communication Sciences and Disorders - Learning Disabilities. Most recently he served as the Executive Director of Clinical Affairs at 32° Masonic Learning Centers for Children, Inc. Dr. Winters is the recipient of a number of academic awards including the International Multisensory Structured Language Education Council’s "Outstanding Multisensory Structured Language Education Professional." Dr. Winters will join the department effective July 1st, 2009.

Panel discussion to kick-off Asian/Pacific Islander Month

March 26, 2009

The Center for Multicultural Affairs and the College of Education will hold a panel discussion to kick off Asian/Pacific Islander month. The event will take place on Monday, March 30th at 11:00 a.m. in Room 300 of the EMU Student Center. Flyer (pdf)

March 2009 open houses for professional educators

March 19, 2009

Continuing Education will be hosting several Open Houses during the month of March at EMU off-campus locations. EMU advisers, faculty and staff will be available to meet with you to discuss curriculum, admission requirements and application deadlines. Apply at one of the Open Houses and we'll waive the application fee! Brochure (pdf)

ASHA to review Speech-Language Pathology Program in March

March 2, 2009

The Speech-Language Pathology Program will be hosting site visitors from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association’s (ASHA) Council on Academic Accreditation on March 5th and 6th, 2009. Official Public Notice (pdf)

Special Education launches new website

March 2, 2009

The Department of Special Education has given its website a fresh new look!  Our new website provides you with a more streamlined and intuitive navigation structure that will help you get to the content you need quicker. Browse the site and let us know what you think. We welcome your feedback.

EMU is now on iTunes U!

February 25, 2009

EMU has launched its participation in Apple's iTunes U service. Learn more | Visit EMU on iTunes U

D.U.E.T.S.s. program offers scholarship of over $13,000 per year

February 13, 2009

Are you interested in teaching math, science or technology? If so, the Developing Urban Education Teachers in STEM Subjects (D.U.E.T.S.s.) program is offering a scholarship that covers full tuition, fees and expenses (over $13,000) per year in the program. To learn more or apply, visit the D.U.E.T.S.s. program website at www.emich.edu/honors/duetss.

Porter Chair Lecture Series to be streamed LIVE

February 12, 2009

The John W. Porter Distinguished Chair in Urban Education 2008-2009 Lecture Series continues this evening with Dr. Beth Harry from the University of Miami School of Education. Dr. Harry will lecture at 7:00 p.m. in Suite 203 of the John W. Porter Building on Making a Difference in the Over-Representation of Minority Students in Special Education. Dr. Harry's lecture will be streamed live via MI Streamnet. Visit the Porter Chair website at www.emich.edu/coe/chair for more information.

Application deadline extension: Ph.D in Educational Studies

February 3, 2009

The deadline for applications for the Doctoral Program in Educational Studies has been extended to March 30, 2009. Applications received after the deadline will be considered on a space available basis. Visit the Ph.D. in Educational Studies program website at www.emich.edu/coe/edst.

Free home foreclosure counseling

January 20, 2009

The Counseling Clinic is offering FREE counseling to persons/families in the home foreclosure process. Flyer (pdf)

Welcome Back!

January 5, 2009

Winter 2009 classes start today, January 5th. Complete academic calendar.

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