October, 2015

Happy October!

It's a beautiful time of year here on campus! The Autumn colors are really starting to show their full splendor and it's definitely getting into 'hoodie season'.

Who is excited about this weekend's MSU v. UM football game? The "chip on the shoulder" pictures are really entertaining!

Before the exciting game day - we are really thrilled about the screening of the documentary "Most Likely to Succeed", if you're in the area please come out on Friday, October 16th at 6:30 (see below for more details).

Go Green!

Important Dates

October 21, 2015: Last day to drop with no grade reported (8:00 p.m. EST)

December 11, 2015: Fall Classes End

December 18, 2015: Master’s graduation

Friday, December 18

Jack Breslin Student Events Center

534 Birch Road

Doors open at 2:15 p.m.

Assembly of candidates: 2:45 p.m.

Processional: 3:20 p.m.

Ceremony: 3:30 p.m.

Overseas Students - Spring Enrollment

If you are an MAET Overseas student interested in taking your online course during Spring 2016, please email Heather Johnson ( by November 1st with the course name and number so she can get you enrolled and initiate the CASHNet online payment process. Please do not enroll yourself if you are an Overseas student.

“Most Likely to Succeed” Film Screening

Friday, Oct. 16th, 6:30pm

620 Farm Lane

East Lansing, MI

October 16, 2015 at 6:30pm (doors open at 6pm) at Erickson Hall

The “Most Likely to Succeed” Michigan tour is coming to the Kiva in Erickson Hall at Michigan State University! Watch the trailer and join us (#MAET) program for the FREE screening of this award-winning documentary about student engagement, project-based learning, and innovation.

Please follow this link to watch the trailer and reserve your FREE ticket:

Following the film, there will be a panel discussion with education professors, teachers, policy makers, and students. We hope to engage a diverse crowd, so please share this event with anyone you think may be interested in attending.

Upcoming Conferences of Interest to MAET Community

4T Virtual Conference on Digital Writing

October 11-14, 2015

The MAET Program is sponsoring the 4T Virtual Conference on Digital Writing this fall. Please save the dates and plan to attend. Several MAET-affiliated speakers will be presenting, and we will be promoting the conference

College of Education's Technology Conference #COETC15

November 7, 2015

@sarahdateechur is the keynote. Come meet some of our #MAET staff and students at this free conference on campus!


Eight of the campus MakerSpaces will host an open house for faculty, staff, and students on Friday, October 16, from 8:30 until 11:30 a.m. Participants who visit at least three of the spaces are eligible to win some “door prizes.”



Date: October 16th

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.


The Hive

(Wilson Room C-180)

Creativity Exploratory

(Linton Rooms 305-307)

Main Library

(2nd Floor, West Copy Center)

The Hatch

(325 E. Grand River Suite 345)

Student Media Center

(Union Room 25)


(Old Horticulture Room 112)


(Snyder Room E-037)

Pharm Tox Printer Core

(Life Science Room B410A)

MSU Urban Stem Program

There are 49 educators to our MSU/WIPRO Urban STEM fellowship. This program is preparing teacher-leaders for STEM learning in Chicago Public Schools. This program is designed to empower math and science teachers in urban K-12 schools to create transformative, innovative, and multimodal instructional experiences for students.

Learn more about it at:
Follow their updates on Twitter @MSUrbanStem


Here is the archive of September and October job postings on the @MAET twitter feed: