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College of Education 2014 Teacher Certification Information Session - RSVP Today!
July 31 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. Tuesday, August 19, 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
July 31 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
Summer Textbook Rental Reminder
July 31 2014
Barnes & Noble Bookstore
Just a friendly reminder that all textbooks rented for the spring/summer term wil be due back by August 15th 2014 * Remember to return your rental textbooks to avoid any late/processing fees or extra credit card charges
Bookstore Summer Hours
July 31 2014
Barnes & Noble Bookstore
The WSU Bookstore is running on our summer store hours schedule.    Monday-Friday 8am-5:30pm Saturday 10-3 We will extend our store hours on Saturday when there is a new student orientation scheduled.  On orientation Saturday, the bookstore will be open until 5pm. www.wayne.bkstore.com www.facebook.com/waynestatebookstore  
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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