News & Events

New Graduate Course for Fall 2014 Semester

The Early Childhood Education Masters Program is offering a new course, Music and the Young Child (MUS 585) this fall. It is a course designed for early childhood teachers, elementary teachers, and special educators who want to learn more about using music in classroom settings and fostering the musical development of young children. Musical experience is welcomed but not necessary, and the course will be individualized to suit the varied backgrounds of course participants with regard to musical background, grade level taught, and area of specialization.

For more information and class times, please vist the catalog.

UM-Flint Student Success Center Partners with New Center for Educator Preparation

UM-Flint Student Success Center Partners with New Center for Educator Preparation

UM-Flint's Student Success Center has established a formal partnership with the new Center for Educator Preparation to better facilitate student recruitment, achievement, graduation, and placement for all teacher candidates at the University of Michigan-Flint.

UM-Flint Boyer Faculty Scholars Working to Enhance Community Engagement

UM-Flint Boyer Faculty Scholars Working to Enhance Community Engagement

Each spring and summer, UM-Flint’s University Outreach supports the professional development of up to five faculty members, with a focus on community-engaged scholarly activity, through the Boyer Faculty Scholars Program.

Noted Author and UM-Flint Alumnus Christopher Paul Curtis Brings “Writing Adventure” to Flint 4th Graders

Noted Author and UM-Flint Alumnus Christopher Paul Curtis Brings “Writing Adventure” to Flint 4th Graders

Over 2,500 students have attended the “Writing Adventure” since it was first held five years ago. It was created to encourage young people to find the value in reading, to develop confidence in their own abilities as writers, and to see that people are interested in reading what they have to say.

Alvin D. Loving, Ph.D., The University of Michigan’s First African-American Professor

Alvin D. Loving, Ph.D., The University of Michigan’s First African-American Professor

Alvin D. Loving, Ph.D. was one of the 16 founding faculty members, and the only African American, for what was to become the University of Michigan-Flint. Professor Loving is remembered for being the first African American full professor within the University of Michigan system.