COLLEGE OF PROFESSIONAL STUDIES E-NEWSLETTER
May 2014


Message from Dean Robert Deahl

In an effort to address the changing landscape of adult higher education, the College of Professional Studies has begun a program review to focus on its adult undergraduate degree programs. As a result, the college has made changes to its graduate offerings: the Master's in Leadership Studies program, including the Master's Certificate in Sports Leadership, will move with its faculty, staff and resources to the College of Business Administration and Graduate School of Management; the Master's in Public Service program will move to the Graduate School; and the college will continue to explore options for the master's degree and certificate in dispute resolution.

In addition to its primary focus on adult undergraduate degree programs, the College of Professional Studies will continue to deliver the Future Milwaukee community leadership program.

There will be no immediate changes to curriculum and costs per credit hour will remain the same. As in the past, students in the Master of Arts in Public Service program will receive their degrees from the Graduate School. Students in the Master's in Leadership Studies program will receive their degrees from the Graduate School of Management.


ALUMNI NATIONAL AWARDS - NOMINATE SOMEONE!
This year's Alumni National Awards have ended, but now's the time to nominate someone for a future award! Nominate a fellow alumnus/a online and visit the Alumni National Awards website to watch highlights of this year's event.



ALUMNI ANNOUNCEMENTS
  • Earnell Lucas, Prof Stu '00, is featured in the Spring 2014 Marquette Magazine article, "Play Ball."
  • Adjunct Instructor Tim Crain, Arts '87, Grad '90, to lead Holocaust program at Seton Hill. 
  • Jonathan Cagle, Prof Stu '13, was elected to the Whitnall School Board in April 2014. 


FUTURE MILWAUKEE COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP
ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS

The Future Milwaukee Community Leadership Program, offered through the College of Professional Studies, is currently recruiting individuals for its nine-month program. Program participants can expect to examine their leadership capabilities, focus on expanding skills and explore best practices in team building and collaboration. Participants will meet two times each month on Monday evenings from September 2014 through May 2015. Apply online at www.futuremilwaukee.org by Monday, June 30.


MAY 2014 GRADUATION

Congratulations to our May college graduates! These students will be recognized during Marquette University's commencement and the College of Professional Studies ceremony on Sunday, May 18. 


WANTED: ADULT STUDENT REFERRALS

Now's the time to encourage a family member, friend or business colleague to consider Marquette's values-based education programs designed for busy adults with weeknight, Saturday, and online classes available. Learn more.

 

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