WMU-Grand Rapids Graduate Programs Provide 63,800+ Hours of Service to the Community Through Fieldwork

“Field education is an integral part of graduate students’ learning process, and is the signature pedagogy of social work education. Service hours in the field allow students to demonstrate the integration of knowledge, values and skills gained in the classroom, while also providing needed services to the West Michigan community,” said Vicki Poleni, WMU-Grand Rapids Master of Social Work Field Education Coordinator.

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WMU to Tackle Shortage of Manufacturing Talent With State-of-the-Art Laboratory

Construction has begun at Western Michigan University’s Grand Rapids regional location for a state-of the-art manufacturing laboratory. AMP Lab @WMU, an Advanced Manufacturing Partnership Laboratory, is being built in collaboration with West Michigan manufacturers and Grand Rapids Community College to address the shortage of skilled trades and engineering employees in the region.

November 30

Informational session Meet with occupational therapy program faculty and learn more about the M.S. program, WMU-Grand Rapids, 200 Ionia Ave SW, Grand Rapids, 4 to 6 p.m. Free; RSVPs requested.

January 24

Hot Legal Topics for Educators webinar series "Social Media Law for Teachers and Students," Dr. Brett Geier, Department of Educational Leadership, Research and Technology, 4:30 p.m.  Free registration.

February 21

Hot Legal Topics for Educators webinar series "Public Educator Retirement, MPSERS," Dr. Brett Geier, Department of Educational Leadership, Research and Technology, 4:30 p.m.  Free registration.

March 21

Hot Legal Topics for Educators webinar series "Public School Teacher Evaluation," Dr. Brett Geier, Department of Educational Leadership, Research and Technology, 4:30 p.m.  Free registration.