Indigenous Peoples’ Day: Statement from President Katrina S. Rogers, Ph.D.

2022-10-03T15:40:09-07:00

Indigenous Peoples’ Day: Statement from President Katrina S. Rogers, Ph.D. Indigenous peoples have lived along the coasts, on the islands, and in the mountains of California for thousands of years. The Chumash Nation, specifically, has always believed that “all things are alive, intelligent, dangerous and sacred.” Since our founding in 1974, Fielding Graduate University has been physically located in Santa Barbara, where the Chumash Nation and its ancestors’ tribes and bands have lived for centuries. In addition to Santa Barbara, this California Indigenous Nation has roots in San Luis Obispo, Ventura, Malibu, and the Channel Islands. In acknowledgment of [...]

Indigenous Peoples’ Day: Statement from President Katrina S. Rogers, Ph.D.2022-10-03T15:40:09-07:00

Alum Dominique Eugene, Ph.D., Receives Award for Research Excellence and Innovation

2022-09-29T13:02:21-07:00

Alum Dominique Eugene, Ph.D., Receives Award for Research Excellence and Innovation Clinical Psychology Program alum (’18) Dominique Eugene, Ph.D., LMFT, RPT-S, IFECMHS, recently received Stellenbosch University’s prestigious Deputy Vice Chancellors Top 20 Postdoctoral Award for Research Excellence and Innovation.  Dominique Eugene, Ph.D. Dr. Eugene is an HBNU (Harvard University, Boston University, Northwestern University, and the University of New Mexico) Fogarty Global Health Training Program – Harvard University Post-Doctoral Fellow at Stellenbosch University in South Africa. Stellenbosch University is hosting 356 Postdoctoral Research Fellows in 2022, with Fellows representing disciplines across all faculties, with the majority in Science, Health, [...]

Alum Dominique Eugene, Ph.D., Receives Award for Research Excellence and Innovation2022-09-29T13:02:21-07:00

Fielding is the first university in the world to have both the ICF accreditation and the GSAEC recognition

2022-09-28T13:42:43-07:00

On Monday, September 26, 2022, Fielding Graduate University's Evidence Based Coaching Program was recognized as having met GSAEC’s Academic Standards for Graduate-Level Educational Programs in Professional Coaching. The Graduate School Alliance of Education in Coaching (GSAEC) is an association of institutional, individual and student members dedicated to strengthening and promoting the discipline and practice of coaching through excellence in graduate-level coach education and research. Students who graduated from Fielding's Evidence Based Coaching program on or after September 2021 can apply to GSAEC to receive the GSEC coaching credential as a Graduate School Educated Coach. Last month, Fielding's Evidence Based Coaching [...]

Fielding is the first university in the world to have both the ICF accreditation and the GSAEC recognition2022-09-28T13:42:43-07:00

Fielding Alum Dr. Laura Sherwood Serving as Mentor at 30 Years of Photovoice Virtual Conference in October

2022-09-28T12:23:52-07:00

Fielding alum Laura Sherwood, Ph.D. (HOD ’21), is a conference mentor for the upcoming “30 Years of Photovoice: Past, Present Future” Virtual Conference from Oct. 20-22, 2022. Dr. Sherwood will help mentees with Photovoice Theory vs. Practice in a 50-minute session. The conference consists of three days of presentations, networking, and workshops.  Laura Sherwood, Ph.D. Dr. Sherwood graduated from Fielding in 2021 with a Ph.D. in Human Development. She is a qualitative researcher and community program development specialist based in Frederick, MD. Her dissertation was titled, “Why Art Matters: Dismantling Dominant Narratives through Art and Digital Feminist Activism.” [...]

Fielding Alum Dr. Laura Sherwood Serving as Mentor at 30 Years of Photovoice Virtual Conference in October2022-09-28T12:23:52-07:00

Indigenous Peoples Day Acknowledgement with guest speaker Steven Newcomb

2022-10-03T11:58:02-07:00

The Doctrine of Discovery: Unmasking the Domination Code This presentation explores how the Doctrine of Discovery provides the larger historical context for Pope Francis’ recent trip to Turtle Island (“Canada”) and the various calls for truth and reconciliation. Understanding the Doctrine of Discovery is critical in understanding how Indigenous policy today has been informed by our past. Issues addressed include challenges to Tribal sovereignty, land stewardship and loss,  “boarding schools” in the United States as well as “residential schools” in Canada. Such understandings allow us to reflect on how and in what ways we can make meaningful change, that [...]

Indigenous Peoples Day Acknowledgement with guest speaker Steven Newcomb2022-10-03T11:58:02-07:00

University Town Hall on Oct. 13: Welcoming Fielding’s New Provost Dr. Wendi Williams

2022-09-23T13:56:28-07:00

President Katrina S. Rogers, Ph.D., invites Fielding Graduate University’s alums, students, faculty, staff, and prospective students to a University Town Hall on Oct. 13 to announce the appointment of Fielding’s new provost. The town hall will take place 9-10 a.m. Pacific/12-1 p.m. Eastern. This University Town Hall will introduce Wendi Williams, Ph.D., Provost and Senior Vice President, to the Fielding community. Dr. Williams will begin the provost position on Oct. 11 and brings many years of academic and administrative experience -- as well as a scholarly background -- to this important role at Fielding. As a psychologist, advocate, and educator, [...]

University Town Hall on Oct. 13: Welcoming Fielding’s New Provost Dr. Wendi Williams2022-09-23T13:56:28-07:00

@#%$ Your Sorry: Black Womxns’ Reflection on the APA’s Formal Apology

2022-09-21T14:37:47-07:00

Clinical Psychology faculty Dr. Konjit Page and four Fielding clinical psychology graduate students (Tahlia Bragg, Donica Harper, Brianna Downey, and Sheila Turner) were the winners of the American Psychological Association's 2022 Stuart C. Tentoni Outstanding Professional Development Program Award. The award is provided by APAGS (the graduate student arm of APA, representing 1/3 of all APA membership) and honors the best professional development student presentation at the APA convention. This is a high honor and comes with a monetary award of $500 for the students.  @#%$ Your Sorry: Black Womxns' Reflection on the APA's Formal Apology Tahlia Bragg, Dr. [...]

@#%$ Your Sorry: Black Womxns’ Reflection on the APA’s Formal Apology2022-09-21T14:37:47-07:00

VP of DEI Sponsored Event: Decolonizing the Psychology Curriculum

2022-09-15T14:41:48-07:00

Decolonizing the Psychology Curriculum: From Critical Consciousness to Liberatory Pedagogies September 23, 2022 | 9-10 a.m. Pacific V.P. of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Allison Davis-White Eyes, Ph.D., invites alums, students, faculty, staff, and prospective students to a presentation by Jasmine A. Mena, Ph.D. The field of psychology grew out of the history of conquest and colonization. As a result, the knowledge production and services have not been equally accessible to all peoples and cultures and have resulted in a multitude of inequities. Halting the perpetuation of U.S. colonization of psychology will require a reassessment of the mission, values, and practices in [...]

VP of DEI Sponsored Event: Decolonizing the Psychology Curriculum2022-09-15T14:41:48-07:00

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

2022-09-08T15:10:59-07:00

Dear Fielding Graduate University community, welcome to the month of September and the beginning of the school year for many across the world. September also is National Hispanic Heritage Month, beginning on September 15 and lasting through October 15, celebrating and acknowledging the contributions, achievements, and oftentimes untold history of Hispanic/Latinx peoples that hail from the Caribbean, Central, North, and South America. The day of September 15 was specifically chosen because of its direct connection to the liberation movements that resulted in the independence of Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua, with Mexico and Chile celebrating their independence [...]

Hispanic Heritage Month Reflections from V.P. of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion2022-09-08T15:10:59-07:00

Webinar: Trustee Goldstein, President Rogers & Rowan Global CEO Sosa to Present on Strategic Partnerships

2022-09-08T07:14:12-07:00

Webinar: Trustee Goldstein, President Rogers & Rowan Global CEO Sosa to Present on Strategic Partnerships The Fielding community is invited to the webinar hosted by the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges (AGB) on September 13 at 2-3 pm Eastern. The webinar registration is complimentary. Register for Event Creating Strategic Partnerships to Strengthen Institutional Resilience Survey data from Inside Higher Ed and various organizations show that leaders at most institutions plan to explore or create strategic partnerships to leverage economies of scale and address revenue and enrollment challenges. While partnerships can be an important element of strengthening [...]

Webinar: Trustee Goldstein, President Rogers & Rowan Global CEO Sosa to Present on Strategic Partnerships2022-09-08T07:14:12-07:00
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