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Fielding Graduate University Announces Retirement of Longest-Serving President Katrina S. Rogers, Ph.D.

2024-05-23T07:47:35-07:00

Katrina S. Rogers, Ph.D. The Board of Trustees Chair Gary Wagenheim, Ph.D., and Vice Chair Karin Bunnell, Ph.D., have announced that President Katrina S. Rogers, Ph.D., will retire at the conclusion of her contract on January 31, 2025. Following her retirement, President Rogers will rejoin the Fielding faculty. As the longest-serving President of Fielding Graduate University, Dr. Rogers has guided the institution through significant higher education challenges. The Board expresses deep appreciation for her steadfast leadership and compassionate guidance. President Rogers' decision to retire has been influenced by personal losses she has endured in recent years. “Katrina has [...]

Fielding Graduate University Announces Retirement of Longest-Serving President Katrina S. Rogers, Ph.D.2024-05-23T07:47:35-07:00

Fielding to Honor 2024 Marie Fielder Medal for Social Transformation Recipient Ronald Mason, Jr., J.D.

2024-05-22T14:38:58-07:00

Educational Innovator. Inclusion Advocate. Visionary Leader. Ronald Mason, Jr., J.D. One of the Marie Fielder Center for Democracy, Leadership, and Social Innovation’s signature initiatives is an annual award of the Marie Fielder Medal for Social Transformation. This award recognizes an individual for a lifetime of achievements devoted to efforts that support equal educational access and success. Join us in celebrating 2024 Marie Fielder Medal recipient Dr. Ron Mason, Jr., and his lifetime achievements in advancing equal educational access and success of diverse students. The medal presentation will take place at the University of the District of Columbia campus [...]

Fielding to Honor 2024 Marie Fielder Medal for Social Transformation Recipient Ronald Mason, Jr., J.D.2024-05-22T14:38:58-07:00

Fielding’s Institute for Social Innovation is Proud to Announce Its ISI Fellows for 2024-25

2024-05-23T10:37:16-07:00

The ISI Fellows Program offers Fielding alums an academic partner to continue their professional work, apply for external funding, and publicize their projects. ISI Fellows have one-year appointments with renewal contingent on progress and future plans. “Fielding’s Institute for Social Innovation (ISI) accepted 12 alums as Fellows for the 2024-2025 cycle,” said Charles McClintock, Ph.D., Director of the Institute for Social Innovation. “Their work spans a wide range of content, from leadership and mental health to diversity, equity, and inclusion. ISI Fellows continue to pursue their research and professional development projects under the aegis of ISI, where they have support [...]

Fielding’s Institute for Social Innovation is Proud to Announce Its ISI Fellows for 2024-252024-05-23T10:37:16-07:00

Fielding Continues to Celebrate 50th Anniversary During May 2024 Events

2024-05-15T14:23:23-07:00

May has been a busy 50th Anniversary celebration month for the Fielding community! On May 1, 2024, President Katrina S. Rogers, PhD, hosted a delegation from Keystone Group (Shanghai), Inc., at the historic Cosmos Club in Washington, D.C. The delegation was led by Fielding alum and Keystone’s Board Chair Emeritus Marjorie Woo, Ph.D., Board Chair Amanda Shang, and Board Member Yin Tian Ran, Ph.D. Together, they signed a memorandum of understanding to affirm their ongoing partnership. The partnership consists of collaborative academic and certificate programs, as well as continuing education. Following on May 2, 2024, Fielding celebrated its 50th Anniversary [...]

Fielding Continues to Celebrate 50th Anniversary During May 2024 Events2024-05-15T14:23:23-07:00

June 1st Qualitative Inquiry at Fielding: Past, Present, and Futures   

2024-05-14T04:35:08-07:00

Qualitative Inquiry at Fielding: Past, Present, and Futures Sponsored by the Ruthellen Josselon Chair in Qualitative Inquiry Qualitative Inquiry at Fielding: Past, Present, and Futures Conference is scheduled for June 1, 2024. This symposium is sponsored by the Ruthellen Josselson Chair in Qualitative Inquiry. The symposium's program will feature a robust roster of speakers Dr. Ruthellen Josselson and Dr. Susan Goldberg will be delivering separate keynotes. Following their presentations, there will be a panel of students who received dissertation funding, as well as a panel discussing the experiences of Black students in academia. Stay tuned for more speakers to be [...]

June 1st Qualitative Inquiry at Fielding: Past, Present, and Futures   2024-05-14T04:35:08-07:00

AWC-SB Honors Four Leaders in Education at Fielding Graduate University Sponsored Women of Achievement 2024 Awards Luncheon

2024-05-09T08:50:53-07:00

AWC-SB Honors Four Leaders in Education at Fielding Graduate University Sponsored Women of Achievement 2024 Awards Luncheon Santa Barbara, CA – The Association for Women in Communications – Santa Barbara (AWC-SB) recognized four outstanding local educational leaders at the 16th annual Women of Achievement Awards luncheon on Wednesday, May 1. “Celebrating our educational champions highlights the pivotal role of communication in their leadership journey,” said Hilary S. Lyn, AWC-SB Board President and Fielding Graduate University Director of Alumni Relations. “The impact of their work underscores the importance of effective dialogue in driving positive change and shaping future generations.” More than 150 guests, including AWC-SB members, public [...]

AWC-SB Honors Four Leaders in Education at Fielding Graduate University Sponsored Women of Achievement 2024 Awards Luncheon2024-05-09T08:50:53-07:00

Match Day Success: Clinical Psychology Students Secure Internship Sites

2024-04-30T11:08:35-07:00

We are pleased to congratulate our clinical psychology students on their advancement toward their careers by securing internship placements. We are proud of our unique APA-accredited clinical psychology doctoral program, which has consistently placed our students in competitive internships. Congratulations to the Following Clinical Psychology Students Afsarifard, Kayvon Richard J. Donovan Correctional Alvito, Jamie The Behavioral Wellness Center at Girard / Psychology Berger, Jessica Georgia Southern University / Counseling Center Bucher, Taylor Nebraska Internship Consortium in Professional Psychology Catlin, Julia Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Chapman, Katherine University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler Chung, Mona Central Regional Hospital Darling, [...]

Match Day Success: Clinical Psychology Students Secure Internship Sites2024-04-30T11:08:35-07:00

Provost Wendi S. Williams, Ph.D., Presenting at the Western Psychological Association Convention on April 26

2024-04-24T08:19:04-07:00

Provost Wendi S. Williams, Ph.D., Presenting at the Western Psychological Association Convention on April 26 Provost and Senior VP Wendi S. Williams, Ph.D. Distinguished Speaker will be presenting at the Western Psychological Association Convention on April 26. The title of her presentation is On Refusal and Recovery: Black Women and Girls Lead Anyway. Provost Williams will delve into the resilience of Black women and girls in leadership roles, despite facing numerous challenges. Drawing from her book, "Black Women at Work: On Refusal and Recovery," and her experiences interviewing Black women leaders on her podcast, "She Been Ready! The Podcast," Dr. [...]

Provost Wendi S. Williams, Ph.D., Presenting at the Western Psychological Association Convention on April 262024-04-24T08:19:04-07:00

Qualitative Research from Start to Finish In-Person Seminar in Santa Barbara, California

2024-04-23T11:58:40-07:00

Fielding Graduate University’s School for Leadership Studies (SLS) organized a Research and Practice session, “Qualitative Research from Start to Finish” which took place April 11 - 13, 2024 in Santa Barbara, California.  Fourteen PhD and EdD students came from around the country and Canada to move their dissertation topic and research ahead.  Led by Human and Organization Development (HOD) faculty, Patrice Rosenthal, Fred Steier and Annabelle Nelson, joined by Valerie Bentz, Rich Appelbaum and Keith Melville, topics ranged from the research topic, research question, the literature review, qualitative interviewing, and qualitative research methods. Students from the first term to [...]

Qualitative Research from Start to Finish In-Person Seminar in Santa Barbara, California2024-04-23T11:58:40-07:00

The Role of Community Colleges in Advancing Economic Equity and Social Justice

2024-04-19T10:10:09-07:00

The Role of Community Colleges in Advancing Economic Equity and Social Justice Higher Education Leadership Panel Discussion Wednesday, April 24, 2024 8:00 – 9:00 AM Los Angeles | 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM New York April is National Community College Month. Join us for an insightful discussion on the pivotal role community colleges play in advancing social justice and economic equity. This event will bring together community college leaders to explore the unique contributions of community colleges in addressing systemic inequalities and promoting access to higher education. Through an engaging panel discussion, attendees will gain a deeper understanding of [...]

The Role of Community Colleges in Advancing Economic Equity and Social Justice2024-04-19T10:10:09-07:00
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