Dr. Sally Peterson Research Excellence Award – Now Accepting Nominations

2022-02-10T14:09:41-08:00

Dr. Sally Peterson We are proud to announce the establishment of the Dr. Sally Peterson Research Excellence Award. The Dr. Sally Peterson Research Excellence Award is an annual award to a Fielding Graduate University faculty-student collaboration whose work appeared in a peer-reviewed publication in the previous calendar year. The Award is possible thanks to the generosity of the James S. Peterson Foundation, the David B. Peterson Foundation, the Holly Peterson Foundation, and the Michael A. Peterson Foundation. Nominations of candidates for the inaugural award may be made through May 20, 2022. The award recipients will be announced to [...]

Dr. Sally Peterson Research Excellence Award – Now Accepting Nominations2022-02-10T14:09:41-08:00

Passing of Fielding Faculty Emeritus Sam Osherson, Ph.D.

2022-01-21T20:08:53-08:00

Sam Osherson, Ph.D. With great sadness, we share the news about the loss of beloved colleague Faculty Emeritus Sam Osherson, Ph.D. A four-day auto-immune storm (ITP) destroyed his platelets and his life. Sam loved teaching at Fielding. He was a dear colleague, an excellent scholar, a caring practitioner, and a prolific writer. Sam held a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Pennsylvania and a doctorate in clinical psychology from Harvard University. He researched and wrote about the complexities of adult life. Sam’s legacy lives on at Fielding. He was the founding director of the Alonso Center [...]

Passing of Fielding Faculty Emeritus Sam Osherson, Ph.D.2022-01-21T20:08:53-08:00

Janet Garufis is awarded Fielding Graduate University’s Honorary Degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Humane Letters

2022-01-14T00:55:26-08:00

“Compassionate, distinguished, and exemplary are three words that embody the many contributions Janet Garufis has made to our community and our university. We are grateful to be able to rely on her wisdom and her commitment to our mission of lifelong learning, social justice, and advancement for individuals, organizations, communities, and society. It is with great honor that we will confer an honorary doctorate of humane letters to signify the immense impact she has had on Fielding Graduate University.” – Katrina S. Rogers, Ph.D, President, Fielding Graduate University Janet Garufis On January 15, 2022, Janet Garufis will [...]

Janet Garufis is awarded Fielding Graduate University’s Honorary Degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Humane Letters2022-01-14T00:55:26-08:00

Fielding Faculty and National Geographic Author Jean-Pierre Isbouts Receives Emeritus Appointment and Honored with Endowment

2021-11-19T18:58:21-08:00

Fielding Faculty and National Geographic Author Jean-Pierre Isbouts Receives Emeritus Appointment and Honored with Endowment Long-term faculty member, director of Fielding University Press, National Geographic author, historian, film director, and award-winning author Jean-Pierre Isbouts, D.Litt., was named Faculty Emeritus in the School of Leadership Studies at Fielding Graduate University. Drs. Katrina Rogers, Jean-Pierre Isbouts, and Pauline Albert The Faculty Emeritus nomination was made by faculty colleagues and the Board of Trustees unanimously approved the resolution to honor Dr. Isbouts for his dedicated service to the University and its students. The appointment was conferred on November 11, 2021. [...]

Fielding Faculty and National Geographic Author Jean-Pierre Isbouts Receives Emeritus Appointment and Honored with Endowment2021-11-19T18:58:21-08:00

Ace of Cups Band Receives Creative Longevity and Wisdom Award

2021-08-27T19:00:32-07:00

Award Given for Contributions to Advocacy Across Generations and Empowerment of Women   Fielding Graduate University is pleased to present the 2020 Creative Longevity and Wisdom Outstanding Scholar Practitioner Award to the Ace of Cups Band. Formed in the 1960s as the first all-female rock band, band members reunited in their sixties over the last decade, producing two albums and leading advocacy efforts in support of positive aging.  ACE of Cups The Ace of Cups has been featured on CBS This Morning, NPR and in feature articles in The New York Times, The San Francisco Chronicle, The Guardian and Billboard [...]

Ace of Cups Band Receives Creative Longevity and Wisdom Award2021-08-27T19:00:32-07:00

Dolores Bunnell Scholarship Aims to Support Early Childhood Educators

2021-08-27T17:49:43-07:00

This scholarship is available to incoming students to help defer the cost of attending the first year of graduate studies at Fielding. Fielding alum (HOD’98) and Trustee Emerita Karin Bunnell, PhD, honors her mother, Dolores (Dee) Bunnell, by establishing a scholarship for early childhood educators and professionals. Mrs. Dolores Bunnell with her students, class of 1978 Human development begins the day a child is born. The experience of early childhood has the most significant impact on one’s life. Birth through age six is a golden opportunity to help children become compassionate and curious youngsters. “Early childhood educators understand [...]

Dolores Bunnell Scholarship Aims to Support Early Childhood Educators2021-08-27T17:49:43-07:00

Tiner-Witt Educational Advancement Scholarship Announced

2020-11-05T15:04:06-08:00

The EdD Leadership for Change Program at Fielding Graduate University is proud to announce the new scholarship honoring long-term faculty members and leaders of the Program, Dr. Kathy Tiner and Dr. Judy Witt. Dr. Kathy Tiner The scholarship honors Dr. Kathy Tiner and Dr. Judy Witt, long-time academic leaders and faculty members of our EdD program. Over the years, both invested their passion, skills, and time in helping the Program's students and alumni develop into strong change agents who have transformed educational and social service agencies, systems, districts, and schools—in elementary, secondary, and postsecondary domains. This scholarship, bearing their [...]

Tiner-Witt Educational Advancement Scholarship Announced2020-11-05T15:04:06-08:00

Alum Teaches People How to Take Care of Their Brain Health

2020-10-05T15:51:02-07:00

Holly A. Bardutz,  PhD is the 2020 recipient of the Nancy Wermuth Francke Memorial Alumni Award Holly Bardutz, PhD In its second year, the $2,500 award was established by alum, Barb Mather, PhD. The inspiration behind the Award is to support a Fielding graduate whose research is in health education. Dr. Mather, the Wermuth family, friends, and Fielding alumni and staff, contributed to the Award's fundraising campaign organized in Nancy's memory. March 26, 2020, would have been Nancy's 73rd Birthday. We caught up with Dr. Bardutz, and she told us about her research and receiving the Award: What would [...]

Alum Teaches People How to Take Care of Their Brain Health2020-10-05T15:51:02-07:00

Interview with the Chair of the Board Scholarship Recipient, Jennifer Nosker

2020-06-19T11:18:23-07:00

  The Chair of the Board Scholarship was established in 2012 by Trustee Michael B. Goldstein, JD, DHL. The scholarship supports Fielding student leaders who advocate for their student peers as participating members of their program’s Student Governance. Participating in Student Governance enables students to have a voice on program matters, working collaboratively with faculty and academic leaders. Jennifer Nosker, the Chair of the Board Scholarship recipient, was inspired to serve on Student Governance because she felt “it was important for all voices to be heard in the decision-making processes that impact students.” What does it mean to receive a scholarship [...]

Interview with the Chair of the Board Scholarship Recipient, Jennifer Nosker2020-06-19T11:18:23-07:00
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