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June | 7.13.2020
College of Education, the cornerstone for educators, the future of tomorrow...
Today's Highlights
  • #ProtectTheFAMUly | Wear Masks, Wash Hands, Distance 6 Feet Apart
  • 2020 Virtual Summer Mathematics Boot Camp
  • Retention and Recruitment | COE Online
  • Alumni Spotlight | Kimberly Steward
  • Research and Innovation | New Article Published
  • Graduate Studies Student Workshop | Please Share
  • Equality in Life | Village Square Hall-Dean Watson
  • Save the Date | Town Hall Meeting July 24th 2-3 PM
  • Announcements and much more in this issue!
2020 Virtual Summer Mathematics Boot Camp
Recruitment and Retention | COE Online Programs
Master's Degree in Educational Leadership (MEd)
Doctoral Degree in Educational Leadership (PhD)
Alumni Spotlight | Kimberly Steward
Educator and Business Executive
This week we spotlight our alumni educator Ms. Kimberly Steward . Ms. Steward is a two-time alumnus from the FAMU College of Education. She holds a B.S in Elementary Education and M.Ed in Counselor Education.

Ms. Steward transitioned her academic career into a business career where she specializes in Consumer Healthcare at GSK (GlaxoSmithKline). Currently Ms. Steward serves as an Oral Healthcare Consultant.

We are so proud of Ms. Steward for increasing awareness regarding multiple pathways in education and training.
Research and Innovation | New Article Published
European Scientific Journal
Congratulations Dr. Ezzeldin R. Aly and Mr. Desmond Hodge on their latest article, "Factors that Influence Fan’s Attendance at Individual Sporting Events in Egypt through Coaches’ and Media Perspective"

Dr. Aly is an associate professor of Sport Management in our Department of Health, Physical Education and Recreation and Mr. Desmond Hodge a FAMU, College of Education alumnus, serves as in the department of psychology and social work in Marion County Schools.

Aly, E. R., & Hodge, D. S. (2020). Factors that Influence Fan’s Attendance at Individual Sporting Events in Egypt through Coaches’ and Media Perspective.  European Scientific Journal, ESJ 16 (18), 1.

Engagement | "Equality in Life" Series
Equality in Life Series
The Village Square's series " Equality in Life" continues on Tuesday, July 21st from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on the topic of "Government, Schools and the Future." In the wake of the tragic killing of George Floyd, our hometown joins others around the nation around a shared mission to make the promise of equality a reality.
Learn more about the Zoom Town Hall and RSVP here:
Graduate Studies | Research, Education & Finance Workshop
Please Encourage Attendance for All Graduate Students
ATTENTION FACULTY: Please consider attending and encourage our graduate students to attend.

You are cordially invited to the School of Graduate Studies, Research and Continuing Education’s Financial and Academic Workshop which will be held live via Zoom on July 16, 2020 from 9:00 am until 4:00 pm. This workshop is essential for all graduate staff, coordinators, department chairs, and deans who work with graduate students at the University. 

Presentations will be made by the Office of Human Resources, Student Health Services, Academic Affairs, Procurement Services, Title III, Sponsored Programs, Operations Analysis, Office of the Controller, Financial Aid, Student Accounts, International Education and Development, and Continuing Education. Any updates to graduate policies and procedures, and changes needed for the 2020-2021 academic year to process graduate student paperwork, maximize CollegeNET, etc., will be covered at this meeting. 
Your participation is requested to ensure that you have the most recent information needed to facilitate the successful matriculation of our graduate students. Please register at the link below:
Thank you for your anticipated cooperation and we look forward to your participation in this annual event. Please contact Dr. David Jackson, if additional information is needed.
Strengthening Your Digital Presence
COE Student Town Hall Meeting | July 24th 2-3 PM
Faculty and Staff Giving Campaign
July 1st kicked off our annual FAMU Faculty and Staff Giving Campaign ! We need you and we need your participation! Let's break a record and set a new trend. If each of you provide a monetary donation of any amount to the College of Education YOU will help us reach our goal. We are so fortunate to work each day at FAMU and care for our students, let's use this time to show our gratitude by giving back! Please contact Ms. Kia Epps by email at or 850.561-2596 . The donor cards will be coming soon!
Keep Up to Date | Social Media in the College of Education
Follow us on all of our social media sites:

  • Facebook | FAMU College of Education
  • Twitter | famu_coe
  • Instagram | famu_coe
  • Linkedin | College of Education FAMU
  • YouTube | FAMU College of Education
  • TikTok | famucoe

Don't forget to follow, like, and share. Our goal is to have 1000 followers by the end of June 2020!
Monday Wishes on the COE Website
Monday Wishes Link for Past Editions
Please click here to be redirected to our web page with all of the past Monday Wishes newsletters. All links and attachments within the newsletters are active.
College of Education | STRIKE Vision Plan
S |   STRATEGIC INITIATIVES - The FAMU COE will align closely with the university vision and mission to implement programs designed to increase academic achievement across undergraduate and graduate programs. Increase the teacher pipeline by partnering with our local districts and those across the state.
T |   TRUST -  The FAMU COE will build trust and offer transparency to our internal campus community and external school and community partners. We will build programs and engage others with truthful and meaningful practices.
R |   RECRUITMENT AND RETENTION -  Recruitment and Retention | The FAMU COE will tackle the national and state teacher shortage crisis and implement new strategies to recruit and retain teacher education majors. We will grow our graduate programs and be proactive in identifying the needs and gaps in state certification and test achievement. We will create pathways for gains from our education candidates and follow them into successful careers.
I |   INNOVATION AND RESEARCH -  The FAMU COE will create innovative and immersive learning experiences for our learners will promoting a solid research agenda and providing rich research expertise. We will provide rich teaching and learning with immersive technology for undergraduate and graduate programs.
K |  K-20 SCHOOL AND UNIVERSITY PARTNERSHIPS -  The FAMU COE will work closely as a key partner with FAMU DRS and surrounding county schools to identify the needs of the educational community and utilize our faculty, staff, and students to meet those needs.
E |   ENGAGEMENT IN THE COMMUNITY, THE STATE AND THE NATION -  The FAMU COE will increase the number of privately funded scholarships to support our students and faculty by promoting our programs and creating forums for exposure and visibility.
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