News & Views from the Department
Registration for Summer and Fall 2014:
Priority registration for summer classes opens on 3/3/14 and fall opens on 3/31/14. You can find your specific registration date (based on number of completed credits) by logging on to ConnectU, clicking on the My Services tab, and following the links for Registration. Your registration date will be listed under "Registration Permit date & time."
The Application Deadline for Dr. Charles V. Branch Scholarship is 3/10/14:
The Dr. Charles V. Branch Scholarship is for students pursuing a Human Services Degree. This scholarship was established in memory of Dr. Branch who died February 11, 2013. Dr. Branch held multiple leadership positions at MSU, including Chair of the Human Services Department, Coordinator of the Center for High Risk Youth Studies and Dean of the School of Professional Studies. He was a tenured professor of both teacher education and human services. He believed in empowering students on their journey to academic success and real world achievements
- Have declared a Human Services major (at least 12 semester hours each semester)
- Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above
- Be degree seeking
- Have demonstrated a commitment to the field of human services
Please submit an essay that describes how you have made a positive change in your life and why you deserve this scholarship. Be specific. In the essay, describe how you meet the requirements and criteria for the scholarship. Your essay should be approximately 500 words, two pages, typed and double spaced. Your application will be kept confidential.
Applications will be reviewed by members of the Branch Family as well as a committee within the Department of Human Services.
Applications are available at the Human Services office (WC-236), or by clicking here: Dr. Branch Scholarship Info and App ( 7 KB). Applications (application form, essay, & CAPP report) are due to Ms. Debora L. Martin by 5 pm. on March 10, 2014.
Student may be eligible for the scholarship evenif he/she has received the a Branch Scholarship award in the past.
Providers for Youth Partnership training:
Save the date for the next training, Helping Traumatized Youth, to be held on March 21st.
Donations List for the Kempe Center
- Gift cards to Walmart/Target
- Stuffed animals (they must have tags and be new)
- Art supplies (paper, markers, stickers, paints, etc.)
- Soft/inside balls
- Baby Blankets
Jennine Jeffries, HSP major with a nonprofit studies concentration, and Alton Clark, HSP alumni and Director of Veteran’s Upward Bound, for receiving the 2014 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Peace Award.
Congratulations to the Fall 2013 HSP Graduates!