C&SC 4th Cohort Fall 2013 Orientation


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  • C&SC 4th Cohort Fall 2013 Orientation

    1. 1. EDUCATIONAL &EDUCATIONAL &PSYCHOLOGICALPSYCHOLOGICAL STUDIESSTUDIESMaster’s Program inMaster’s Program inCommunity & Social ChangeCommunity & Social ChangeOrientationOrientation44ththCohortCohortJune 2013June 20131
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    3. 3. 3SoEHD DEANDr. Isaac PrilleltenskyEPS DEPARTMENT CHAIRDr. Guerda Nicolas: 305 284-9124, nguerda@miami.eduPROGRAM DIRECTORDr. Laura Kohn-Wood: 305 284-1316*Office Merrick Building MB-311Al.kohnwood@miami.eduEPS OFFICE SUPERVISORShelley Lue-Foung: 305 284-3001sluefoung@miami.eduPROGRAM COORDINATOR/RECRUITERFareza Khan: 305 284-6351, f.khan@miami.eduPROGRAM GRADUATE ASSISTANTBrandy Fleming: 910 890-0010, b.fleming1@umiami.eduPROGRAM CONTACTS
    4. 4. 4SoEHD CONTACTS:SoEHD GRADUATE STUDIES311 Max Orovitz BuildingSENIOR ASSOCIATE DEAN, SoEHDDr. Walter SecadaASSISTANT TO SR. ASSOCIATE DEANMs. Tinisha Hollinshead305-284-2102305-284-9395 faxtinisha@miami.eduMANAGER OF GRADUATE ENROLLMENTSMs. Patty Cappspcapps@miami.eduMANAGER OF GRADUATE ADMISSIONSMs. Lois Heffernan (contact if deferringadmission)lheffernan@miami.edu
    5. 5. Community & Social ChangeProgram Overview Advising/Registering Courses Cognate/Electives Practicum Hours and Seminar Peace Corps MI Program Capstone Project Requirement Events and Opportunities Getting started in Miami Q&A5
    6. 6. Partnerships City Year http://alumni.cityyear.org/?UMiami_SOE Peace Corps Masters International http://www.peacecorps.gov/learn/whyvol/eduben6
    7. 7. Advising & Registration Advisor Assignments – verify, enroll Important Dates: June 28 – next EPS financial aid submission Aug 26 – Fall classes begin/late registration fees CaneLink (replacing myUM system) Advising releases you to register for classes Dr. Kohn-Wood’s Office Hours: Pearson #139 – Fall schedule TBA 1-1 opportunity to review progress/concernswill come in fall with advising appts7
    8. 8. CORE C&SC COURSES 6 Required (+1 PCMI): 3 Fall, 2 Spring, 1 SummerI EPS606-Community Well-Being and Change 8/26-8/30: 9am-5pm EPS644-Development and Change in Community Organizations Saturdays - 9/21, 10/19, 11/16 & 12/14 EPS554-Essentials of Research Sundays -9/22, 10/20, 11/17, 12/15 EPS654-Program Evaluation TBA – Jan, Feb, March, April, 2014 EPS648-Multicultural Communities TBA – Jan, Feb, March, April, 2014 EPS609-Managing Community Organizations TBA - 1 week intensive May, 2014 EPS558 – Community Youth Development (required only if PCMI) TBA – Fridays, Jan, Feb, March, April, 20148
    9. 9. Cognate Cognate/Electives-cohesive set of 3 courses Elective: EPS558-Community Youth Development This elective is required for Peace Corps studentsbut open to all students. Courses can be taken in any dept at UM Graduate courses are generally numbered 500+ You may take up to 6 credits at another University Advisor Approval Receive B or better Submit transcript Submit “Petition to Transfer Credit” Form9
    10. 10. Practicum Practicum Hours: 120 hours required prior tograduation Practicum Agreement: Complete and submitsigned “Practicum Agreement” form Practicum Seminar EPS 658 – Register for Spring, Summer or Fall Practicum Supervisor: Must sign form andsubmit final statement based on agreement. Practicum Sites – list of past cohort locationsand assignments to be shared soon10
    11. 11. Peace Corps Master’sInternational Dual Program Required elective: EPS558-Community Youth Development This elective is required for Peace Corps studentsbut open to all students. Required Practicum: Peace Corps Service (27 months, beginningSummer after first year of program). Capstone Project: Linked to Peace Corps Service11
    12. 12. Capstone Project Requirement in order to graduate Culminating experience that synthesizesstudent learning and allows students todemonstrate mastery in the skills acquired in theprogram More details in C&SC Handbook (coming soon) 4 options: Portfolio (most popular) Independent Research Project Master’s Thesis Comprehensive Exam12
    13. 13. Performance Academic Coursework 3.0+ average at all times Probation Professional and EthicalConduct Ethics Codes (ACA and APA) UM Honor Code Professional Representation13
    14. 14. Residence Rules Six years maximum tocomplete Program Continuous enrollment isrequired You must be readmitted if youhave an enrollment lapse Can take a 700 level, 0-creditcourse to maintain enrollment, buthave to pay for 1 credit Leave of absence (LOA)requires dept. approval14
    15. 15. ProgramEvents/Opportunities Monthly “Intervision” What: Support, Engagement and Interchange ofIdeas with some structure (topics, speaker, etc.) When: First Monday each month 7pm Where: Pearson Residential College Master Apt. Organizers Needed! Monthly Informal/Social Event Up to you …. Create your own community! Check EPS, UM, local Miami events shared onFacebook15
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    17. 17. UM Events/Opportunities Butler Center Volunteer opportunities Advocacy-based services Leadership forums Dunspaugh-Dalton Center for Educational Well-Being Occasional National Speakers Research Methodology Services Research Methodology Help Desk Training and Workshops17
    18. 18. Society for CommunityResearch & Action BiennialConference 2013 Division 27 – AmericanPsychological Association UM hosting this year June 26-29 Special rates forgraduate student volunteers ($25) Follow and get updates on theofficial event Facebook page http://www.scra27.org18
    19. 19. 19 GRADUATE STUDENT ASSOCIATION University-wide Contact: gsa@miami.edu www.miami.edu/gsa STUDENT ACTIVITIES & ORGS GRADUATE STUDENT COUNCIL C&SC Sentate Rep: Meg Thomasmegthomas@miami.eduSTUDENTINVOLVMENT
    20. 20.  New Student Center20
    21. 21. Tuition and Fees: AY 2013-2014Graduate tuition per credit:$1,730/credit hourFT = 9 credits or more, PT = 1-8 creditsFees:Activity Fee = $42 (mandatory full-time)Student Health/Counseling Ctr = $112 (mandatory)Athletic Fee = $69 (optional)Wellness Ctr = $152 (optional-waive 1stweek w/ form)Student Center Fee = $150 (mandatory)Total: $304 (mandatory) to $525 (with optional fees)21
    22. 22. UM Departments Office of Financial Assistance Loans, Costs, Federal Work Study, Aid Packages Office of Student Account Services Billing, Payments, Waivers Office of Student Employment Jobs at UM, Federal Work Study Assignments Office of the Registrar Academic Calendar, Registration, Add/Drop22
    23. 23. Moving to Miami Coral Gables Campus Map Connect with C&SC Community: https://www.facebook.com/groups/umcscstudentnetwork/ Great forum to ask questions Designate a FB leader and createyour own private 4thCohort Group Department of Housing &Residential Life Roommate finder Off Campus housing database23
    24. 24. You are in great company! http://www.themiamihurricane.com/2012/04/12/nonprofit-honors-student-for-work-at-yes-institute/ http://www6.miami.edu/miami-magazine/Departments/journalstory16.html24
    25. 25. 25And you will graduate!
    26. 26. You are/will be doing greatthings! December 2011 – First Ever Graduate Through May 2013 – approx 20 graduates Where are they? admitted to Ph.D. programs, beginning non-profitconsulting organizations, starting non-profits,continuing in leadership roles in their own non-profit organizations, education.26AND….New in 2013 – PhD Program in Community Well-Being
    27. 27. 27Enjoy your Summer 
    28. 28. Q&A28