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CONGRATULATIONS: Eileen Johnson Appointed to CETL Faculty Fellowship

Eileen Johnson, Associate Professor of Educational Leadership, has been appointed as a Faculty Fellow to work with the Oakland University Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning. Faculty Fellows will work weekly with the CETL for a year, helping to improve and assess teaching across campus. This is the first year of this program and Eileen was chosen as one of only two appointees. For more information about CETL, visit:


Several of our faculty members presented at the American Educational Research Assosication's Annual Meeting held in Vancouver, April 13-16

Congratulations to:
  • Caryn Wells
  • Cindy Carver
  • Tim Larrabee
  • Rebecca Leigh
  • Tom Pedroni
  • Julia Smith
  • Thandi Sule
To see their papers, presentations and sessions, please refer to the highlighted portions of the AERA 2012 program.

CONGRATULATIONS: Graduate Student Research Award Recipient, Joel Lane

Joel Lane is the recipient of the Graduate Student Research Award for his project, "Attachment Relationships and Attitudes Toward College Graduation". In the award letter, Vice Provost for Research, Dorothy A. Nelson notes that Joel's collaboration with Sachin Jain, Assistant Professor of Counseling, "precisely reflects the 'unique educational experience' that we believe characterizes Oakland University." Congratulations to Joel and his collaborator, Dr. Jain.

EVENT: Lecture - Neuroscience: Practical Implications for Counseling and Medicine, May 8

The Oakland University School of Education and Human Services - Department of Counseling and the Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine present the inaugural event of the Patrick K. and Barbara J. Faircloth Lecture Series

Neuroscience: Practical Implications for Counseling and Medicine
Allen E. Ivey EdD, ABPP
Distinguished University Professor (Emeritus) at the University of Massachusetts
President, Microtraining Associates, Inc.

Tuesday, May 8 at 4:00 p.m. in the Oakland Center Banquet Room B

Allen E. Ivey is Distinguished University Professor (Emeritus) at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and Courtesy Professor at the University of South Florida, Tampa. Dr. Ivey is a past-president and Fellow of the Society of Counseling Psychology of the American Psychological Association and a life member of the American Counseling Association.  He is known as the originator of the influential microcounseling framework for the teaching of interviewing, counseling, and therapy skills. The author or co-author of over 40 books and 200 articles, his works have been translated into 22 languages. In 2006, he turned his attention to the question how neuroscience informs the counseling and therapy process and believes that the cutting edge for neuroscience in counseling will become central.

REMINDER - EVENT: Ninth Annual Gradate Student Research Symposium, May 5

Saturday, May 5, 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. - Pawley Hall
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REMINDER - EVENT: OUCARES Symposium, May 7-8

Monday, May 7 and Tuesday, May 8 at the Marriott Auburn Hills
For more information or to register, visit or

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