Office of Student Life and Thriving Offering Experiences During Global Session

2024-06-11T11:54:08-07:00

Office of Student Life and Thriving Offering Experiences During Global Session The Office of Student Life and Thriving offers experiences for students and the Fielding community at Global Session in Washington, D.C., from July 7 to July 11. Students and other members of the Fielding community may attend the events below, unless otherwise mentioned (all times are Eastern). Advising July 7-July 9 Graduate program advisors will be available for in person 30-minute academic advising meetings by appointment. Advising appointments are an excellent opportunity to review your progress toward degree completion and plan for future term registration. Students registered for session [...]

Office of Student Life and Thriving Offering Experiences During Global Session2024-06-11T11:54:08-07:00

Office of Student Life and Thriving Website Now Available

2024-06-11T11:27:56-07:00

Visit the Office of Student Life and Thriving Website The Office of Student Life and Thriving’s website is now available for students and the Fielding community. Associate Provost for Student Life and Thriving Cherjanét Lenzy, Ph.D. The website programs and initiatives support students in their doctoral, Master’s, certificate, and post-doctoral scholarship and practice. The overarching goal is to ensure students are thriving and not just surviving. The Office of Student Life and Thriving’s work and ethic of care is centered on the following pillars: Community: Assisting students in developing support networks and communities of care through programs and [...]

Office of Student Life and Thriving Website Now Available2024-06-11T11:27:56-07:00

BSA Hosting Juneteenth Event Centered on Optimal Psychology, Art Showcase

2024-06-12T05:47:24-07:00

The Fielding community is invited to attend the Black Student Association’s “Cultural Trauma: Breaking the Psychological Chains Using an African-Centered Approach” on June 17, 2024, at 4:30 p.m. PT | 7:30 p.m. ET. BSA is hosting this event at a time in history when there is a desire to rewrite and, in some cases, erase Black history, it is crucial to recognize the freedom of our ancestors. To understand the partial weight lifted off their backs on June 19, 1865, two and half years after the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation. Our ancestors began their most significant challenge of freedom, [...]

BSA Hosting Juneteenth Event Centered on Optimal Psychology, Art Showcase2024-06-12T05:47:24-07:00

Join the Office of DEI for the 2024 Juneteenth Celebration on June 18

2024-06-10T08:54:49-07:00

Join the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for the 2024 Juneteenth Celebration event on Tuesday, June 18 at 8 a.m. PT | 11 a.m. ET. Speaker Dr. Lenneal Henderson will host a special presentation entitled, “Juneteenth and Beyond: Celebrating Three Great Moments in Civil Rights.” Dr. Henderson will share insights regarding the three most decisive moments in Civil Rights history: Juneteenth, Brown V. Board of Education (1954), and the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Fielding’s offices will be closed on June 19 in observance of Juneteenth. Fielding is also a sponsor of Joy for the People Juneteenth Block Party [...]

Join the Office of DEI for the 2024 Juneteenth Celebration on June 182024-06-10T08:54:49-07:00

Fielding Recognizes Melissa Garcia for Academic Excellence and Community Leadership

2024-06-04T07:37:02-07:00

Melissa Garcia Melissa Garcia, a dedicated Ph.D. student in Organizational Development and Change at the School of Leadership Studies, received two prestigious Fielding scholarships. Melissa has been awarded the Janet Garufis Endowed Scholarship in Leadership and the Montecito Bank & Trust Scholarship in recognition of her outstanding academic achievements and commitment to community service. Melissa's journey in education exemplifies her passion for making a difference in the Santa Barbara community. With a schoolteacher background, she is now advancing her career as an education administrator, currently serving as Coordinator for Language Education Services at the Santa Barbara County Education [...]

Fielding Recognizes Melissa Garcia for Academic Excellence and Community Leadership2024-06-04T07:37:02-07:00

Student AMA Panel Kicks Off New Students’ Term

2024-06-04T03:59:40-07:00

Ask Me Anything (AMA) Panel The recent New Student Orientation (NSO) for Summer term featured a dynamic student-produced event: an “AMA” (Ask Me Anything) panel. The format, inspired by a popular social media norm, encouraged live audience interaction and aimed to provide new students with a significant head start! Each panelist was selected to represent a diverse range of professional backgrounds, geographic locations, and research interests, offering new students potentially relatable and/or relevant perspectives. The eclectic group, sharing their experiences and insights about university life, was composed of six “senior”-level students and graduates including: Moderator/organizer Angel Burns, a PhD media [...]

Student AMA Panel Kicks Off New Students’ Term2024-06-04T03:59:40-07:00

Fielding Attends National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) 2024

2024-05-29T04:52:30-07:00

Fielding at NISOD 2024 in Austin, Texas! Fielding was well represented at this past weekend's International NISOD 2024 Conference. The Fielding coalition was led by Dr. Barbara Mink, Program Director in the School of Leadership Studies (SLS), and Dr. Ed Leach, SLS Associate Faculty Member and Executive Director of the National Insititute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD). Also in attendance were Fielding students and alumni, including Tara Pearce, EdD student, and Joyce Langenegger, Fielding alumni. Dr. Langenegger is the current Executive Director of Academic Success at Blinn College in Brenham, Texas. NISOD’s International Conference on Teaching and Leadership Excellence [...]

Fielding Attends National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) 20242024-05-29T04:52:30-07:00

50th Anniversary Welcome Reception Hosted by Provost Williams & The Voices of Fielding Film Screening, July 7, 2024

2024-06-03T12:22:26-07:00

50th Anniversary Welcome Reception Hosted by Provost Williams & The Voices of Fielding Film Screening Join Provost Wendi S. Williams, Ph.D., for a special celebration at the 50th Anniversary Welcome Reception and the screening of "The Voices of Fielding" film. This event is scheduled for Sunday, July 7, 2024, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. ET, marking the commencement of Fielding's Global Session at the University of the District of Columbia (UDC). The evening will begin with an opening reception featuring light refreshments, followed by the premiere of "The Voices of Fielding." After the screening, a discussion will be held with [...]

50th Anniversary Welcome Reception Hosted by Provost Williams & The Voices of Fielding Film Screening, July 7, 20242024-06-03T12:22:26-07:00

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., July 10, 2024

2024-06-03T12:23:23-07:00

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., July 10, 20242024-06-03T12:23:23-07:00
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