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Dr. Dianne Kipnes Library Announcement: Celebrating a New Gift and Launching a Fundraising Campaign

2022-05-17T19:56:57+00:00

Fielding Graduate University receives a generous commitment from The Dianne and Irving Kipnes Foundation and launches a fundraising campaign for the Dr. Dianne Kipnes Library Endowment.  Dianne Kipnes, Ph.D., 1998 School of Psychology alumna and convocation speaker for Fielding’s summer 2016 graduation ceremony, and her spouse, Mr. Irving Kipnes, have pledged $1,000,000 to establish the Dr. Dianne Kipnes Library Endowment.  Previously, Dr. Kipnes shared that she believed that libraries are essential to human development and academic learning. She added: “The education of Fielding students is of particular importance because of the influence graduates will have on both individuals and groups. [...]

Dr. Dianne Kipnes Library Announcement: Celebrating a New Gift and Launching a Fundraising Campaign2022-05-17T19:56:57+00:00

The Influence Continuum Podcast: Living a Full Life with Judy Stevens-Long, Ph.D.

2022-05-13T22:32:03+00:00

The Influence Continuum Podcast is produced by Fielding alum Steven Hassan, Ph.D.  Steven Hassan, Ph.D., is one of the leading experts on cults and undue influence in the world. His recent book, The Cult of Trump, is already a bestseller.  On the podcast, Dr. Hasan explains HOW mind control works and how to protect yourself from its grips. In the recent episode, Dr. Hassan discussed living a full life and dying well with Fielding’s Faculty Emerita Judy Stevens-Long, Ph.D. Dr. Stevens-Long is an internationally known researcher in adult development, the author of four editions of Adult life, developmental processes, and [...]

The Influence Continuum Podcast: Living a Full Life with Judy Stevens-Long, Ph.D.2022-05-13T22:32:03+00:00

Alum Telletha Valenski, Ed.D., Appointed Director of West Campus at San Juan College

2022-05-16T14:00:16+00:00

STAR ALUMNI ALERT: Leadership for Change Program alum Telletha Valenski, EdD’21, will serve as the next director of West Campus at San Juan College.  Prior to this appointment, Dr. Valenski was a School Health Education Specialist with Northern Navajo Medical Center. She also served on New Mexico State Chiropractic Board. Dr. Valenski is a founder and board member of Dream Diné Charter School.  Dr. Valenski’s dissertation title is Dancing to Learn Navajo: Assessing Levels of Perceived Learning Enjoyment in Young Dual-Language Navajo Students following a Short Session of Aerobic Dance. For her dissertation research, Dr. Valenski introduced a dose of [...]

Alum Telletha Valenski, Ed.D., Appointed Director of West Campus at San Juan College2022-05-16T14:00:16+00:00

Alum Suzanne Ames, Ed.D., Named Peninsula College’s Next President

2022-05-04T00:15:06+00:00

FIELDING STAR ALUMNI ALERT: Peninsula College names Dr. Suzanne Ames the next president. Board of Trustees Chair Mike Glenn shared: “Dr. Ames has worked her entire career preparing for this opportunity, and we could not be more pleased she will be the next President of Peninsula College. Her open, collaborative leadership style and commitment to teaching and learning will be a great asset to the College community.” Suzanne Ames, Ed.D. Dr. Ames previously served as Associate Vice President of Instruction at Lake Washington Institute of Technology. Dr. Ames earned a Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership for Change [...]

Alum Suzanne Ames, Ed.D., Named Peninsula College’s Next President2022-05-04T00:15:06+00:00

Alum Sheila Bergman, Ph.D., appointed Executive Director of Catalina Museum for Art and History

2022-05-02T23:07:10+00:00

FIELDING STAR ALUMNI ALERT: Catalina Museum for Art and History announces Sheila Bergman, Ph.D., as the museum’s new Executive Director.  Prior to joining the museum, Dr. Bergman served as the Executive Director of UCR ARTS, the University of California, Riverside’s internationally recognized arts center. Fielding Alum Sheila Bergman, Ph.D. Growing up in the Los Angeles area, Dr. Bergman has a long history of visiting Catalina Island with family and friends. Her family’s connection to the island was further strengthened when her daughter was married at Descanso Beach. She is also passionate about sea kayaking and looks forward to [...]

Alum Sheila Bergman, Ph.D., appointed Executive Director of Catalina Museum for Art and History2022-05-02T23:07:10+00:00

Money Conversations Made Easy: Learn how to not take pricing personally

2022-02-10T19:27:08+00:00

Coaching in Context series Money Conversations Made Easy: Learn how to not take pricing personally Many coaches struggle with pricing, packages, and their value. They’re conflicted about what to charge and how to ask for their worth. Defining your value as a coach and knowing your differentiator, will help you to powerfully ask for your fee and gain confidence if/when a potential client gets nervous about the price. Learn how to communicate your coaching value and how to field client pricing objections. Takeaways for participants: Learn how to handle money objections. Not make pricing personal. Key tips on [...]

Money Conversations Made Easy: Learn how to not take pricing personally2022-02-10T19:27:08+00:00

VP of DEI: Reflections on Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day

2022-05-12T19:14:48+00:00

Dear Fielding Community, I am writing to commemorate Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day. As we journey through life, we meet people who have lived through extraordinary circumstances. It is hard to imagine how individuals not only survive instances of deep trauma but manage to find a way to live in and with a world that betrayed them at some point in their life. It is harder still when the extraordinary circumstance involves unspeakable inhumane acts. The betrayal becomes a moral betrayal against life itself – the deepest cut of all. As an undergraduate college student, I was blessed to learn from [...]

VP of DEI: Reflections on Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day2022-05-12T19:14:48+00:00

Earth Day Reflections from the Ventura Botanical Gardens

2022-05-12T19:15:13+00:00

by Tracy N. Long, Ph.D. Over the last two years, more people have discovered what many already knew, the healing power of experiencing nature in beautiful outdoor spaces. We were encouraged to go outside, breath fresh air, and get some exercise during the pandemic. We heard that enjoying the natural world was good for our physical and psychological health. This was not news for some of us who are lucky enough to spend most of our time outdoors. Hoodia As the administrative director of the Ventura Botanical Gardens, I am keenly aware of how beneficial a visit to [...]

Earth Day Reflections from the Ventura Botanical Gardens2022-05-12T19:15:13+00:00

Fielding VP of DEI Allison Davis-White Eyes, Ph.D., Joins the 2022 Class of the AGB Institute for Leadership & Governance

2022-05-12T19:15:23+00:00

Fielding VP of DEI Allison Davis-White Eyes, Ph.D., is in the News. DEI Allison Davis-White Eyes, Ph.D. The AGB Institute for Leadership & Governance in Higher Education has announced the selected participants for the class of 2022. The six-month program is designed for individuals who aspire to presidencies at four-year public research universities and regional comprehensive institutions. Twenty-five participants from institutions around the country will begin their experience with an in-person symposium in September in Washington, D.C.  Research shows that the average tenure of college presidents in their current positions was six-and-a-half years in 2016, down from about seven [...]

Fielding VP of DEI Allison Davis-White Eyes, Ph.D., Joins the 2022 Class of the AGB Institute for Leadership & Governance2022-05-12T19:15:23+00:00

Dr. Szabi Ishtai Zee: The Passing of a True Scholar, Educator, Artist, and Activist

2022-05-12T19:15:33+00:00

In Memory of Dr. Szabi Ishtai Zee We are saddened to announce the passing of Dr. Szabi Ishtai Zee, Educational Leadership for Change Faculty Emeritus. Dr. Szabi Ishtai Zee Since coming to Fielding, Dr. Zee has served the School of Educational Leadership for Change (now incorporated into the School of Leadership Studies) from its inception and for more than twenty-four years. He was an exemplary scholar, faculty member, leader, and friend. He has served us as Mentor to and Chair of two hundred doctoral students, a member of three-hundred dissertation committees as Faculty Reader or Research Faculty. Most [...]

Dr. Szabi Ishtai Zee: The Passing of a True Scholar, Educator, Artist, and Activist2022-05-12T19:15:33+00:00
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