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

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

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

Fielding’s Institute for Social Innovation is Proud to Announce Its ISI Fellows for 2024-25

2024-05-23T10:37:16-07:00

The ISI Fellows Program offers Fielding alums an academic partner to continue their professional work, apply for external funding, and publicize their projects. ISI Fellows have one-year appointments with renewal contingent on progress and future plans. “Fielding’s Institute for Social Innovation (ISI) accepted 12 alums as Fellows for the 2024-2025 cycle,” said Charles McClintock, Ph.D., Director of the Institute for Social Innovation. “Their work spans a wide range of content, from leadership and mental health to diversity, equity, and inclusion. ISI Fellows continue to pursue their research and professional development projects under the aegis of ISI, where they have support [...]

Fielding’s Institute for Social Innovation is Proud to Announce Its ISI Fellows for 2024-252024-05-23T10:37:16-07:00

Fielding Continues to Celebrate 50th Anniversary During May 2024 Events

2024-05-15T14:23:23-07:00

May has been a busy 50th Anniversary celebration month for the Fielding community! On May 1, 2024, President Katrina S. Rogers, PhD, hosted a delegation from Keystone Group (Shanghai), Inc., at the historic Cosmos Club in Washington, D.C. The delegation was led by Fielding alum and Keystone’s Board Chair Emeritus Marjorie Woo, Ph.D., Board Chair Amanda Shang, and Board Member Yin Tian Ran, Ph.D. Together, they signed a memorandum of understanding to affirm their ongoing partnership. The partnership consists of collaborative academic and certificate programs, as well as continuing education. Following on May 2, 2024, Fielding celebrated its 50th Anniversary [...]

Fielding Continues to Celebrate 50th Anniversary During May 2024 Events2024-05-15T14:23:23-07:00

June 1st Qualitative Inquiry at Fielding: Past, Present, and Futures   

2024-05-30T09:11:34-07:00

Qualitative Inquiry at Fielding: Past, Present, and Futures Sponsored by the Ruthellen Josselon Chair in Qualitative Inquiry Qualitative Inquiry at Fielding: Past, Present, and Futures Conference is scheduled for June 1, 2024. This symposium is sponsored by the Ruthellen Josselson Chair in Qualitative Inquiry. The symposium's program will feature a robust roster of speakers Dr. Ruthellen Josselson and Dr. Susan Goldberg will be delivering separate keynotes. Following their presentations, there will be a panel of students who received dissertation funding, as well as a panel discussing the experiences of Black students in academia. Stay tuned for more speakers to be [...]

June 1st Qualitative Inquiry at Fielding: Past, Present, and Futures   2024-05-30T09:11:34-07:00

AWC-SB Honors Four Leaders in Education at Fielding Graduate University Sponsored Women of Achievement 2024 Awards Luncheon

2024-05-09T08:50:53-07:00

AWC-SB Honors Four Leaders in Education at Fielding Graduate University Sponsored Women of Achievement 2024 Awards Luncheon Santa Barbara, CA – The Association for Women in Communications – Santa Barbara (AWC-SB) recognized four outstanding local educational leaders at the 16th annual Women of Achievement Awards luncheon on Wednesday, May 1. “Celebrating our educational champions highlights the pivotal role of communication in their leadership journey,” said Hilary S. Lyn, AWC-SB Board President and Fielding Graduate University Director of Alumni Relations. “The impact of their work underscores the importance of effective dialogue in driving positive change and shaping future generations.” More than 150 guests, including AWC-SB members, public [...]

AWC-SB Honors Four Leaders in Education at Fielding Graduate University Sponsored Women of Achievement 2024 Awards Luncheon2024-05-09T08:50:53-07:00

Two Chosen as 2024’s Clinical Psychology Program DEI Award Recipients

2024-05-07T10:07:37-07:00

The Clinical Psychology DEI Committee has chosen its 2024 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Award recipients: Nathan Smith, Clinical Psychology Ph.D. student, and Lauren Mizock, Ph.D., Clinical Psychology core faculty. Nathan Smith This award recognizes the contributions students and faculty make to advance DEI work. We asked this year’s recipients about their DEI work and what this award means to them. What does receiving this award mean to you? Nathan Smith: I feel seen and heard. Receiving the Clinical Psychology program’s DEI student award means the world to me and affirms my passion for working with racial and [...]

Two Chosen as 2024’s Clinical Psychology Program DEI Award Recipients2024-05-07T10:07:37-07:00
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