SEHS News and Events

SEHS Dean's Scholarship Now Available!

The School of Education and Human Services is awarding 10 students $500 scholarships for the Spring 2014 semester. All you have to do is be enrolled in one three-credit SEHS course and you automatically have a chance to be awarded one of the 10 scholarships! The more SEHS courses you’re enrolled in, the better your chances!

The details:

  • You must be enrolled in at least one three-credit SEHS course
  • This scholarship is only offered for the Spring 2014 semester
  • The scholarship will be awarded after the tenth day of the spring semester to your school account
  • SEHS courses include ECE, EDE, EDL, EDM, EDN, EDR, EDS, EDT, SAT, SWR
  • Any questions please contact the SEHS Marketing Coordinator Kayla Cornell at kacornel@umflint.edu

Winter 2014 Golden Apple Recipients

Congrats to our SEHS faculty who receieved Golden Apple awards!

Elizabeth Collardey Fay Latture
Kathleen Dunham Jennifer Lee
Diane Fuselier-Thompson Stephen Rassi
Suzanne Knezek Todd Womack
Jeff Kupperman

 

 

Spring semester is the perfect time to fulfill some Gen Ed requirements

Don't take a gen ed course that you're not passionate about just because you're trying to fulfill a requirement. The education department is offering a number of different courses this spring that fulfill general education requirements while still being relevant to what subjects you're interested in.

Course Number 

Course Title

Gen Ed Attribute

ECE 200

 Child Development & Learning

 Social Science

EDE/EDS 201

Women, Education & Globalization

Global Studies

EDM 100 

Problem Solving for College Students

Finance & Quantitative

EDR 230

Genre and Diversity in Children's Literature

Humanities

EDT 201

Using Technology in a Global Community

Technology

Congressman Dale Kildee Donates Papers, Artifacts to UM-Flint Library and Establishes Education Scholarship

Congressman Dale Kildee Donates Papers, Artifacts to UM-Flint Library and Establishes Education Scholarship

Retired Congressman Dale. E. Kildee continues his longstanding support of the Flint community through a donation of key items from decades of work in Washington D.C. to the University of Michigan-Flint’s Frances Willson Thompson Library. In addition, a scholarship honoring Kildee has been established that will benefit students aspiring to careers in education.

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.

J. Parker Laurence, UM-Flint’s First African-American Graduate

J. Parker Laurence, UM-Flint’s First African-American Graduate

When the University of Michigan-Flint opened its doors in 1956 (it was the Flint College of the University of Michigan at that time), J. Parker Laurence was among the 118 full-time and 49 part-time students. Laurence would become the first African American to graduate from UM-Flint.