School of Management launches alumni-led Student Leadership Certificate during Wintersession
For Clark’s graduate students, winter break is often a rare time to unwind and take a breath between busy semesters. But during this year’s COVID-extended winter break, many are taking advantage of online Winter Intersession — or “Wintersession,” as it’s commonly called — course offerings to fulfill prerequisites, get a head start on degree program requirements, or to keep engaged and stay connected.
A few months after taking command of the Maryland National Guard, Major General Linda Singh helped lead the response to unrest and rioting in Baltimore following the death of Freddie Gray, a young Black man, from injuries sustained in police custody. The retired officer, now chief executive officer of Kaleidoscope Affect LLC, discussed this and other public policy experience from her long, distinguished career in “Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace,” a Master Class hosted by the School of Professional Studies’ Master of Public Administration Senior Leadership (MPA-SL) program.
We know that the change in Clark University’s academic calendar for the 2020-’21 school year is leaving a wide gap between the Fall and Spring semesters. With the help of graduate student Sonia Vo, MSF ‘21, we’ve compiled these tips about on and off campus activities for students who will be staying local during winter break.
Clark University joined business leaders, educational institutions and other partners to celebrate National Apprenticeship Week (NAW), held from November 8 through November 14, whichrecognized the value apprenticeships add to a skilled workforce.
The business world, and the jobs within it, have become more and more project-based in recent years — and those projects have become increasingly complex and deadline-driven. The critical skills and perspectives required by today’s project managers must continue to evolve and expand. To meet this rapidly growing demand, Clark’s School of Professional Studies (SPS) has launched a master’s in project management program in the spring 2021 semester.