Tagged: School of Education

SED to host Kevin Ryan Symposium on Character Strengthening

September 17th, 2013 in Conferences & Workshops, Panels, Talk 0 comments

SED‘s Center for Character and Social Responsibility will be holding its Kevin Ryan Symposium on Thursday, September 26th at 5:00PM. The topic for this year’s seminar is “Service Learning Strengthening Character Across Cultures: Japan and the United States.”

This event will feature presentations by university leaders and faculty from BU and Japan’s Reitaku University on diverse ways of strengthening character and moral decisions. Presentations will be followed by a cross-cultural dialogue with the audience.


Reitaku University leaders and faculty participating include University President Osamu Nakayama, Professor Shujiro Mizuno, Professor Peter Luff Albert, and alumnus Mr. Norikazu Furukama.

SED Dean Hardin Coleman, and BU professors Stephan Ellenwood, Philip Tate, Scott Seider, and Merry White will also be on hand.

Registration begins at 4:30PM in the SED lobby and the seminar will run from 5:00 – 7:00 PM in the auditorium (room 130.) Online registration also available here.

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Change the Game Conference: Re-designing sport for greater impact

April 19th, 2012 in Conferences & Workshops, Panels, Presentations, Sports & Recreation 0 comments

Boston University’s School of Education is partnering with Up2Us and Edgework Consulting to host the Change the Game Conference on April 27th and 28th.  With Dean Conway as the conference mentor, Change the Game is an unorthodox conference that encourages participation and creativity by its attendees. Participants include individuals who run youth sports programs and leagues with an interest in using new techniques to enhance youth development on and off the field.  Conference hosts and mentors will introduce the concept of Sports System (re-) Design, an approach that implements simple changes in youth sports to amplify the impact of sports leagues and programs.  The registration fee is $150.00 with a discounted student rate of $75.00.  The conference will take place at the Boston University Photonics Center.

To register, click here.

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Youth Sport Coach Development Roundtable

March 16th, 2011 in Uncategorized 0 comments

coaching picToday from 9am- 12pm SED’s The Institute for Athletic Coach Education (IACE) is hosting a Youth Sport Coach Development Round table Discussion to discuss the challenges that exist in developing high quality coaches. Top researchers, youth development experts, and coach trainers will lead discussions and help participants think through possible solutions, and will create a set of preliminary strategies for advancing coach development efforts in this country.

Thought leadership will be provided by featured guests:

The event will be held in StuVi II. For more information and to RSVP, please contact Megan Bartlett at mbartlett@up2us.org or 212-563-3031.

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SED hosting Deaf Deaf World event tonight

March 7th, 2011 in Uncategorized 0 comments

It’s the flip side of the WikiLeaks story. Should the media be prosecuted for publishing classified information that might jeopardize national security?

Hosted by the College of Communication (COM), come hear from Gabriel Schoenfeld, author of the new book, Necessary Secrets: National Security, the Media and the Rule of Law.

Event: Can Leaks Threaten Our Democracy?

Host: College of Communication

Date: Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Time: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Place: School of Management, 4th Floor Executive Dining Room (595 Commonwealth Ave.)

Admission: Free and open to the public

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SED hosting Deaf Deaf World event tonight

March 3rd, 2011 in Uncategorized 0 comments

OKSED‘s Deaf Studies Program is hosting an expected 300 attendees for their Deaf Deaf World (DDW) event tonight from 5-7 in the GSU’s Metcalf Ballroom. The event will be is an opportunity for ASL, Deaf Studies and Deaf Education graduate students to step out and begin to experience and appreciate Deaf Culture and learn about the Deaf world. The DDW experience consists of visiting booths to engage in a conversation regarding specific Deaf life experience. The event will include role-playing and is free and open to the public.

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SED junior pinning tonight

February 18th, 2011 in Uncategorized 0 comments

junior pinning

The School of Education (SED) will host their annual Junior Pinning ceremony tonight at 7:30 PM in SMG 105. SED established the event to honor students as they enter the final professional coursework of their academic programs and to provide an opportunity for those students to celebrate their commitment to the education profession. During this ceremony, the junior class will affirm their dedication to the profession by reciting the Boston University Educators’ Affirmation and hear an address from guest speaker Greg Forbes Siegman. Families of our juniors , faculty, staff and alumni are invited to attend the dinner and ceremony.

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“Race to Nowhere” Screening tonight

February 10th, 2011 in Uncategorized 0 comments

The Boston University School of Education, College of Communication and on-campus high school, Boston University Academy, are hosting a screening of the critically acclaimed documentary “Race to Nowhere: The Dark Side of America’s Achievement Culture” tonight at 7 PM in the Tsai Performance Center. The film screening is free and open to the public; tickets are first come, first served at the door.

race to nowhere

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Book Panel Discussion Tonight

November 10th, 2010 in Panels 0 comments

41780_121169761266751_2342_nSED Professor Scott Seider will participate in a book panel discussion tonight at the United Lutheran Church (66 Winthrop Street, Cambridge) at 7 PM in promotion of his first book Shelter: Where Harvard Meets the Homeless. The panel will include James Shearer, Co-founder of Spare Change News, Reverend John Finley, IV, Founding Director of Epiphany School, Gail Bucher, Service Deacon at University Lutheran, David Dance, PBHA’s Director of Programs for Harvard Square Homeless Shelter and Amelia Lin the HSHS Volunteer Director and member of the Harvard Class of 2011. Scott discusses his book here. The event is free and open to the public.

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The Psychology of Coaching Teams Conference

May 20th, 2010 in Uncategorized 0 comments

<a href=”http://www.bu.edu/sed/iace.htm” target=”_blank”><img src=”http://blogs.bu.edu/bunow/files/2010/01/institute.jpg” alt=”institute” width=”200″ height=”118″ />The Institute for Athletic Coach Education</a> (IACE) in the <a href=”http://www.bu.edu/sed/” target=”_blank”>School of Education</a> is hosting a 1-day conference for coaches, directors, and and leaders of youth sport at the<a href=”http://www.agganisarena.com/“> Agganis Arena</a> from 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM today. Attendees will enjoy a rare opportunity to learn from exceptional sports practitioners who address issues relevant to coaches, while presenters will explore the psychological, emotional, social and moral dimensions of sport. Featured speakers include School of Education Dean <a href=”http://www.bu.edu/phpbin/news/releases/display.php?id=1531” target=”_blank”>Hardin Coleman</a> and Director of the IACE<a href=”http://efolio.bu.edu/portfolio/renderView.do?shareId=328” target=”_blank”> John McCarthy</a>.  For tickets/more information, contact 617-353-0365 or coaching@bu.edu.

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Today is Sweater Vest Tuesday @ SED

March 30th, 2010 in Uncategorized 0 comments

<p style=”text-align: center”><img src=”http://blogs.bu.edu/bunow/files/2010/03/032308-sweater-vest-tommy.JPG” alt=”032308-sweater-vest-tommy” width=”243″ height=”240″ /></p>

Ok, this might sound strange, but we’re hearing a lot about sweater vests lately. Yes, sweater vests. Apparently they’re making a comeback on campus…? If you’re here and you want to join the craze, go to the SED lobby <strong>TODAY</strong> at 3 PM (wearing your sweater vest, of course).

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