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

VP of DEI Statement Regarding Buffalo Mass Shooting

2022-05-16T16:56:22+00:00

Dear Fielding Community, Our nation experienced a tragic event on May 14th in Buffalo, New York. As many of you know, a gunman killed ten people and injured three at a grocery store mid-day. At least eleven of the individuals were Black, and the neighborhood was intentionally chosen because of the high percentage of Black people who live there. The person who committed this crime boldly admitted to being a racist and a proponent of white supremacy. Tragedies such as this have become all too common in this, “our America.” Acts of senseless violence rooted in extremism remind us that [...]

VP of DEI Statement Regarding Buffalo Mass Shooting2022-05-16T16:56:22+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

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month Reflections from V.P. of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

2022-04-29T14:19:55+00:00

Fielding is proud to join the nation in recognizing Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month. This is a time to acknowledge and celebrate those who make up the fastest growing racial or ethnic group in the United States. Their cultures, diverse stories and contributions, scholarship, and achievements have enriched the country’s culture and history—and our global Fielding community. Let us be clear, we cannot celebrate heritage without acknowledging history. These achievements were not without struggle, and within that struggle came perseverance and hope. As a nation, we must honestly acknowledge and address the Chinese Exclusion Act of [...]

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month Reflections from V.P. of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion2022-04-29T14:19:55+00:00

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

2022-04-15T12:58:57+00:00

The Role of Community Colleges in Advancing Social Justice and Economic Equity Higher Education Leadership Panel Discussion Thursday, April 28, 2022 10:00 – 11:00 AM Los Angeles | 1:00 – 2:00 PM New York Community colleges play a significant role in the U.S. educational system: they offer flexible access to educational opportunities to students of diverse backgrounds. Join School of Leadership Studies Dean Dr. Barbara Mink and her distinguished guests. The panel of experts in the field will discuss how community colleges nationwide have the potential to advance social justice and economic equity in the U.S. Register for Event [...]

The Role of Community Colleges in Advancing Social Justice and Economic Equity2022-04-15T12:58:57+00:00

Is Being an Ally Enough?

2022-04-04T21:21:03+00:00

By Fielding alum Theresa Southam, Ph.D. (HOD’20) Awareness of inequities in this world continues to grow. Following the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s responses to the 94 calls for action amass in Canada. The COVID-19 pandemic has brought attention to longstanding health inequities in the United States. The murder of George Floyd has made many reflect on the complicit nature of bystanders and systemic racism. It is difficult to ignore one’s role in colonization, inequity, and racism. To change, academics and non-academics may embrace the role of ally. Being an ally involves awareness of the horrific histories that have led to systemic [...]

Is Being an Ally Enough?2022-04-04T21:21:03+00:00

Arab American Heritage Month Reflections from V.P. of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

2022-04-06T18:51:31+00:00

In April 2019, President Biden signed a resolution to recognize the contributions of Arab-Americans to the United States as National Arab American Heritage Month. This profound move acknowledges the contributions of individuals of Arab descent to the United States. The Arab World consists of 22 countries in West Asia and North Africa, including Algeria, Bahrain, the Comoros Islands, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Libya, Morocco, Mauritania, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, the United Arab Emirates, and Yemen. This pastiche of nations is also full of rich religious diversity that includes individuals from the Christian, Druze, Jewish, and [...]

Arab American Heritage Month Reflections from V.P. of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion2022-04-06T18:51:31+00:00

Women’s History Month: Alum Marjorie Woo, Ph.D. Offers a Perspective for Women in Mid-Career

2022-03-31T17:17:12+00:00

Marjorie Woo, PHD, MCC Marjorie Woo, Ph.D., is the founder and Chairman Emeritus of Keystone Group (Shanghai) Inc., a coaching service pioneer in China and Asia. She is a Master Certified Coach (MCC) and former Director of the Professional Coaches Global Board of the International Coaching Federation. Under her leadership, Dr. Woo’s company has coached over 2,000 managers and senior-level executives and 30,000 mid-level managers in China since 1998. Dr. Woo is a visionary and co-editor of Leadership Coaching in China, the first publication to fully explore the experience of Western coaches operating at the highest levels of [...]

Women’s History Month: Alum Marjorie Woo, Ph.D. Offers a Perspective for Women in Mid-Career2022-03-31T17:17:12+00:00

Women’s History Month: Women Leaders and Empathy

2022-04-01T18:10:38+00:00

Andriana Eliadis, Ph.D. Alum Andriana Eliadis, Ph.D. (HOD’19) joined Fielding’s annual Call across the Globe on March 11 and shared her leadership story and the significant role her Mother, Kalliopi Elliadis, played in her life. Dr. Eliadis is a Greek-American bilingual coach who divides her time between the USA and Europe. She is the co-founder of Executive Communication USA-Hellas-Cyprus Inc., an international company specializing in corporate training, translations, and executive coaching. She has been living and working in New York, Athens—Greece, and Limassol—Cyprus. Dr. Eliadis was a corporate trainer and coach at Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company and subsequently [...]

Women’s History Month: Women Leaders and Empathy2022-04-01T18:10:38+00:00

Women’s History Month: Helping Children Thrive

2022-03-29T22:35:36+00:00

Clinical Psychology doctoral student and Black Student Association Recording Secretary Brianna J. Downey shares what inspires her work with children and discusses how she manages to balance studies and life. During Women’s History Month, our focus is on women providing healing and promoting hope. You have provided one-on-one developmental services to children and adolescents with developmental and behavioral barriers, such as Autism, Conduct Disorder, and ADHD/ADD. What do you find most rewarding by giving your time and energy to work with people who need it? Brianna J. Downey There are many aspects of my work that I [...]

Women’s History Month: Helping Children Thrive2022-03-29T22:35:36+00:00
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