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College of Education 2014 Teacher Certification Information Session - RSVP Today!
August 20 2014
Education, College of
If you have a bachelor's degree in a field other than Education and would like to become a certified teacher, we invite you to attend an information meeting to learn more about the Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.) and Post-Bachelor Certification Programs at WSU. Attendees must possess or be within one year of completing a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college/university. 2014 Meeting Schedule: Wednesday, June 18, 2014 - Room 441 (Dean’s Conference Room) COE 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Saturday, July 12, 2014 - Room 10 COE 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Friday, September 19, 2014 - Room 10 COE 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.  
Governance & Citizenship CFP
August 20 2014
McGregor Memorial Conference Center
12th Annual Conference inCitizenship Studies Governance & Citizenship Wayne State UniversityDetroit, Michigan March 12-14, 2015 Abstracts due October 15, 2014 The affordances of citizenship are bound in many ways to structures of governance that provide and at the same time deny access to power. While formal structures of governance establish rights and responsibilities, there are many additional forms of governance people use to orchestrate and affirm their community membership, among them are civic organizations, community groups, and NGOs. The Center for the Study of Citizenship invites proposals for its 2015 annual conference that explore the many dimensions of the theme of governance and citizenship. The Center welcomes proposals that focus on: formal or informal governance local, national and international governance as well as proposals that explore the nature of governance as a means of delimiting access authority power and responsibility This list touches the surface of topics connected to governance and citizenship. Although the program committee will give preference to proposals that are directly relevant to the conference theme, proposals on all aspects of the study of citizenship are welcome. Abstracts of no more than 500 words are welcomed for consideration. Proposals, along with a short biography (50 words), and your twitter name (if you have one) should be submitted in one file to the Center's Event & Conference Coordinator, Helen Callow (citizenship@wayne.edu) no later than October 15, 2014. The best papers will be considered for publication in a peer-reviewed volume in the Wayne State University Press book series "Citizenship Studies," edited by the Center's Director, Marc Kruman and Research Fellow, Richard Marback. Both panel proposals and individual submissions are welcome Those interested in submitting panel proposals can use H-Citizenship to locate scholars with compatible interests Some scholarships will be available for international scholars to help defray their travel costs. These funds will be distributed on a competitive basis Limited availabilty of remote presentation Questions should be directed to Marc Kruman or Helen Callow
College of Education High Five Literacy Program
August 20 2014
College of Education
High Five Literacy Program LOOKING FOR HELP IN READING AND WRITING FOR YOUR CHILDREN? The High Five Literacy Program at Wayne State University is open to students in grades 1-8.  The program will provide FREE tutoring in reading and writing skills on Wednesdays from October 2014 through April 2015.  Tutors are graduate students completing a master’s program in reading under the supervision of faculty in the Reading, Language, and Literature Program.   To Enroll in the High Five Literacy Program Contact Renee at 313-577-1742, who will send an application form or download form click on link for more information and download an application: http://coe.wayne.edu/ted/reading/tutoring_program.php   Attendance in the program on a regular basis will benefit both your child and the tutor.    Two (2) or more absences will result in your child being withdrawn for the program.  It is the parent or guardians responsibility to call and report absences.        APPLICANTS ACCEPTED INTO THE PROGRAM WILL BE CONTACTED BY PHONE WITH THE STARTING DATE.  Due to overwhelming responses, we will be unable to contact each parent of applicants.  The program can accommodate a limited number of students, therefore, students will be selected on a first-come, first serve basis.  Students who are not selected will be placed on a waiting list until the next opening is available for the 2014-2015 school years.  Applicants must reapply each school year.   Where is Program Located? Sessions will be held at Wayne State University’s (Downtown Detroit Location) College of Education.  Transportation to and from tutoring sessions is the responsibility of the student’s parent or guardian.   Parking is available in Parking Structure No. 2, located on Anthony Wayne Drive, for $6.50.  There is often metered street parking available as well   The dates for the program are as follows: Beginning October 2014 – April 2015 Times 5:15 pm – 6:30 pm YOU WILL BE NOTIFIED IF YOUR CHILD IS ACCEPTED INTO THE PROGRAM!  
FREE Warrior flip-flops for spring/summer students!
August 20 2014
Mort Harris Recreation and Fitness Center
Walk campus this summer while showing your Warrior pride. Students registered for spring/summer classes can receive a free pair of WSU flip-flops at one of three on-campus locations. Simply show your class schedule and OneCard ID, then choose your size. Where to get your flip-flops: • Dean of Students Office, 351 Student Center Building (8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays)• Transfer Student Success Center, 1150 David Adamany Undergraduate Library (Noon to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday)• Front desk, Mort Harris Recreation and Fitness Center (5:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. weekdays) One pair per student. Available while supplies last. Get yours today!  
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Special Events

The Wayne State University’s Office of Special Events and Services was created to support the university and its schools, colleges and departments in planning major special events. Because the university is large and its initiatives are great, it is important that the university has a centralized office that is committed to assisting in the scheduling and execution of major events.

Special events are regularly conducted at all levels and locations throughout the university system in support of the university’s strategic vision and brand identity. The Office of Special Events seeks to provide a consistent and positive university image while maintaining maximum flexibility for events to appropriately reflect the distinctiveness of the school, college, department or campus responsible for planning and sponsoring the event. When involved, the office offers guidance and assistance in the following areas:

  • Help the university's schools, colleges, departments and campuses avoid conflicts when scheduling events
  • Help the Office of the President in maximizing event-appearance opportunities
  • Provide presidential protocol guidelines for special guests and invitees
  • Maximize university resources in regards to events
  • Support and promote the university’s positive brand image