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Marie Fielder Center for Democracy, Leadership, and Education under development

Friday, July 31st, 2015

Fundraising is underway to launch the Marie Fielder Center, in honor of the civil rights leader and founding Fielding board member. The research and policy center promotes Marie Fielder’s principles of transformational change for social justice as exemplified through her life’s work, her philosophy, and her contributions to equity, education, and justice. The mission of […]

Frederic Hudson Scholarship created to honor Fielding founder

Friday, July 31st, 2015

The Frederic Hudson Scholarship has been created by his family to honor Fielding’s founding president, who passed away in February of 2015. The scholarship will provide support to promising doctoral students who have a passion to work in the scholar-practitioner mode, but lack the resources to pursue their goals. “Frederic was a lifelong learner and […]

New OSR Scholarship for master’s students

Friday, July 31st, 2015

Fielding’s acquisition of the Organization Systems Renewal (OSR) master’s degree program was just completed when an OSR Scholarship Fund was created. Members of the existing OSR Board of Directors made donations to establish the fund which will support new, and later continuing, students who attend Fielding’s ODL~OSR program. The program is now being offered as […]

Mike Neal Legacy Award honors late Media Psychology alumnus

Friday, July 31st, 2015

The Mike Neal Legacy Award was created by students and faculty of the Media Psychology Program to honor alumnus Michael Neal, PhD, who passed away shortly before graduating and received his PhD posthumously. The scholarship supports students who demonstrate outstanding academic achievement, media innovation, and collaboration with and support of fellow media scholars, as exemplified […]

New scholarship to promote social justice: The Suzanne Baer, PhD, and Judge Harold Baer, Jr, Social Justice Scholarship

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

Suzanne Baer, PhD, and Judge Harold Baer, Jr, recently made a significant leadership gift to create a scholarship for Fielding doctoral students studying in the area of social justice. Sadly, Judge Baer passed away in May 2014. He sat on the US District Court for the Southern District of New York for 20 years and […]

Deckers Outdoor Supports Navajo Cohort

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

Deckers Outdoor Corporation has made a grant of $10,000 to Fielding in support of its Navajo Nation project for education system change. The grant will provide scholarships to 16 Navajo teachers and administrators who are pursuing the EdD in the 3-year program. The goal of the program is to spur the development of a more […]

Pauline Albert Initiates New CMM Scholarship

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

Coordinated Management of Meaning (CMM), is a communication theory, and in addition “works both as a set of tools for practitioners and as a worldview,” said the late longtime Fielding faculty member Barnett Pearce. Pearce and Vernon Cronen, communication professor at the University of North Carolina, first proposed CMM in 1980 in part to explain […]

Margaret Rudolf Endowed Scholarship Created

Thursday, March 27th, 2014

Alumna Margaret Rudolf and her husband Dana Vanier, PhD, have established an endowed scholarship for international students at Fielding. The Margaret Rudolf International Scholarship Endowment Fund is created in honor of Margaret’s beloved grandfather Victor, “who always encouraged learning and intellectual development,” she said. Rudolf is a 2009 graduate of the doctoral program in the […]

LGBTQ/Allies Canadian Scholarship is second fund for HOD grad

Thursday, March 27th, 2014

Just one year after alumna Laura (Lolly) de Jonge and her husband Mike established the Laura and Mike de Jonge Scholarship Fund, the couple has created another targeted fund for Fielding students: the LGBTQ/Allies Canadian Scholarship. Lolly is a 2012 graduate of the Human & Organizational Development doctoral program. “The award is intended to recognize […]

Major SB Foundation grant for Nonprofit Leadership scholarships

Thursday, March 27th, 2014

The Santa Barbara Foundation has provided a grant of $35,000 to Fielding Graduate University. The grant provides scholarships to students in the first cohort of Fielding’s new Nonprofit Leadership Certificate Program. The Santa Barbara Foundation seeks to facilitate the building of philanthropy and strengthen the nonprofit sector within the Santa Barbara community.  It has identified […]

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