Often we hear about the wonders of having "summers off" as a faculty member, and our friends or family will express their envy of such a life. Yet, faculty members know the reality of the situation is that their summers are often not their own....even if they are not teaching in the summer. In that regard, I wanted to share some of the summer activities of faculty members in … [Read more...] about What do university faculty members DO with their “summers off”?
Dr. Jeffrey Cornelius-White, Professor (Counseling), co-developed a Public Affairs Scale used to measure the implementation of the public affairs mission with graduates of Missouri State University. For more information, and to listen to the interview with Dr. Cornelius-White and Dr. Rachelle Darabi, Associate Provost for Student Development and Public Affairs, follow this … [Read more...] about CLSE Professor Co-Develops Public Affairs Outcomes Assessment
Heather Hagstrom, graduate student in the special education program, received the 2013 Delta Gamma Foundation Student Stipend Award to attend American Foundation for the Blind 2013 Leadership Conference in Chicago, Illinois. This award is provided to university students pursuing advanced studies in blindness and low vision. Heather is currently pursuing certification as a … [Read more...] about Special education student receives American Foundation for the Blind fellowship
The Institute for Play Therapy at Missouri State University has earned designation as an approved center of play therapy education by the Association for Play Therapy (APT). With this designation, Missouri State will offer play therapy graduate and supervisor training courses, in addition to generating publications and presentations to benefit students, faculty and … [Read more...] about MSU institute designated approved center of play therapy education
On Wednesday, September 12, a crowd of students, faculty, and professionals involved in Student Affairs in Higher Education were treated to a thought-provoking presentation by Dr. Marcia Baxter-Magolda. Her research into self-authorship and the development of reflective practitioners was the focus of a discussion that engaged both emerging and seasoned professionals in analysis … [Read more...] about Dr. Marcia Baxter-Magolda Provides Insight into Student Development