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Black History Month: Why Black Mental Health Matters

2024-02-26T16:02:31-08:00

Black History Month: Why Black Mental Health Matters By Sheila Turner Despite efforts in awareness and advocacy, the mental health needs of Black people remain under-addressed. From race-based and historical traumas to systemic inequalities, various factors contribute to the challenges faced by African American and Black individuals in navigating their mental health journeys. Let us reflect on why Black mental health matters and why it is essential to prioritize it. First, we must understand the historical context. The legacy of slavery, segregation, and ongoing racial discrimination has left scars on the spirit of the Black communities. From the brutality of [...]

Black History Month: Why Black Mental Health Matters2024-02-26T16:02:31-08:00

Honoring Dr. Orlando L. Taylor’s Transformative Impact on Education

2024-02-27T05:02:48-08:00

Orlando L. Taylor, Ph.D. Dr. Taylor was a person of great heart and wisdom. His remarkable contributions have left an indelible mark on our community, and his loss is deeply felt. In recognition of his legacy, we are hosting an event, reflecting and celebrating Dr. Taylor's profound impact on education. At this event, we also hope to generate ideas and opportunities to carry Dr. Taylor’s legacy into the future through the work of the Marie Fielder Center and beyond. Please join us on Thursday, March 7, 2024, 4-5.30 p.m. P.T./7-8.30 p.m. ET to honor the legacy of Dr. [...]

Honoring Dr. Orlando L. Taylor’s Transformative Impact on Education2024-02-27T05:02:48-08:00

Monday, March 11, 2024    Fielding Forward: 50th Anniversary Celebration & A Giving Marathon

2024-02-21T08:40:02-08:00

ե֭ Giving Marathon Schedule- Pacific Time Zone Every gift received between 7:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. is matched 1:1 by Fielding alum and Board member John Bennett, PhD, for up to $2,000. 7:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.: Celebrating 50 Years of Change- Fielding's Giving Marathon   Prize: Five random participants who donate in this time slot get "The Transformative Power of Learning" monograph, a 50th-anniversary pin, and a Fielding-branded fancy notebook. 8:00-9:00– Call Across the Globe 2024: 50 Years of Stories. Join us for an online event. To sign-up and for more details: /event/50-years-of-stories-call-across-the-globe-2024-giving-day/  10 a.m.-1:00 p.m.: Empowerment Through Giving for [...]

Monday, March 11, 2024    Fielding Forward: 50th Anniversary Celebration & A Giving Marathon2024-02-21T08:40:02-08:00

Fielding Forward: Join Fielding for Call Across the Globe 2024 and Giving Marathon on March 11, 2024 

2024-02-21T11:10:33-08:00

See the Day's Full Schedule Below Since 1974, ե֭ has been on the cutting edge of the social sciences, from its early adoption of the distributed-learning model to its focus on adult learning. On March 11, 2024, Fielding will commemorate its 50th Anniversary with the annual Call Across the Globe and our Giving Marathon. As Fielding turns 50 in 2024, past, present, and future members of our community are invited to attend Call Across the Globe 2024: 50 Years of Stories on Monday, March 11, 2024, at 8 a.m. PT | 11 a.m. ET. While scholarship [...]

Fielding Forward: Join Fielding for Call Across the Globe 2024 and Giving Marathon on March 11, 2024 2024-02-21T11:10:33-08:00

Submit Your Stories for March 11’s Call Across the Globe 2024

2024-02-16T12:49:56-08:00

Submit Your Stories for March 11’s Call Across the Globe 2024 Share your stories with us during Fielding’s 50th Anniversary! For 50 years, Fielding has been on the cutting edge of the social sciences, and our community members continue to move collective and individual scholarship and practice forward. While that showcases the Fielding experience, the stories of our community are at the heart of who we are.  During our Call Across the Globe: 50 Years of Stories celebration on March 11, we are sharing the narratives of our students, alums, faculty, staff, Trustees, donors, faculty emeriti, friends, family, and more! [...]

Submit Your Stories for March 11’s Call Across the Globe 20242024-02-16T12:49:56-08:00

Media Psychology Student Uses VR to Transport Viewers Back to 1955 and the Famous Rosa Parks Bus Ride

2024-02-16T07:50:25-08:00

Cory Logston, Ph.D. candidate Ph.D. candidate in media psychology, Cory Logston is dedicated to leveraging virtual reality (VR) technology for social good to induce empathy and reduce implicit racial bias. Cory’s VR project centers around the iconic civil rights figure Rosa Parks and has garnered significant attention. The VR experience transports users into history, providing an immersive experience that enables individuals to witness and understand the pivotal moment when Parks refused to give up her seat on a segregated bus in Montgomery, Alabama 1955. Cory recently received endorsement from Rosa Parks' family, adding authenticity and reverence to the [...]

Media Psychology Student Uses VR to Transport Viewers Back to 1955 and the Famous Rosa Parks Bus Ride2024-02-16T07:50:25-08:00

Alonso Center Presents: Decolonizing Cognition

2024-02-13T15:45:14-08:00

Alonso Center Presents: Decolonizing Cognition Magical Thinking, Psychoanalysis, & the Spectrum of Rationality.  Please join us on Sunday, February 18, 11.30 a.m.-2.30 p.m. ET, for a presentation by a guest speaker, Rain Mason Olbert, PhD, titled “Decolonizing Cognition: Magical Thinking, Psychoanalysis, & the Spectrum of Rationality.”    Email alonso@fielding.edu to receive a Zoom link.  Rain Mason Olbert, Ph.D. Talk Description:  The ascendency of natural science and its focus on objective knowledge fostered a powerful ideology—naturalism—which devalues and marginalizes non-scientific ways of experiencing and knowing the world. Max Weber named the experience of mechanization and objectification following in [...]

Alonso Center Presents: Decolonizing Cognition2024-02-13T15:45:14-08:00

Fielding to Host State of Diversity Summit on Feb 21

2024-02-12T14:35:57-08:00

2023ե֭ has been a year of tremendous change both nationally and internationally. As we move through 2024, our university’s 50th Anniversary, we will find that Fielding’s work in advancing inclusive excellence continues to transform and grow in new and innovative ways.   Please join us on Wednesday, February 21, 2024, 8-9.30 a.m. P.T./11 a.m. - 12.30 p.m. ET, for the State of Diversity Summit.   The State of Diversity Summit will offer insights into where Fielding has grown in the past two years, where we are now, and where we are headed as we face the headwinds of national and international change. The event will [...]

Fielding to Host State of Diversity Summit on Feb 212024-02-12T14:35:57-08:00

Transforming Trauma into Beauty: Community Healing and Solidarity-Building Through Arts-Based Phenomenological Research

2024-02-13T15:48:29-08:00

Ruthellen Josselson Chair in Qualitative Inquiry Speaker Series Presents: Transforming Trauma into Beauty: Community Healing and Solidarity-Building Through Arts-Based Phenomenological Research will feature Nisha Gupta, Ph.D., on April 7, 8:30 - 10:30 a.m. PT | 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. ET. Register Today! Nisha Gupta, Ph.D. The goal of this learning experience is to introduce participants to arts-based phenomenological research as a vehicle for emancipatory praxis to serve the mission of liberation psychology, which is to raise critical consciousness about the psychological impact of sociopolitical oppression and to partner with marginalized communities to foster dialogue, community healing, [...]

Transforming Trauma into Beauty: Community Healing and Solidarity-Building Through Arts-Based Phenomenological Research2024-02-13T15:48:29-08:00

The Transformative Power of Learning: 50 Years of Lifelong Learning at ե֭

2024-01-26T07:42:45-08:00

50 Years of Lifelong Learning at ե֭ The Transformative Power of Learning, editors Elena I. Nicklasson and Jean-Pierre Isbouts, D.Litt. Fielding University Press is proud to announce the publication of The Transformative Power of Learning (ISBN: 173-7943980), which encapsulates the essence of lifelong learning and its transformative power. This compelling publication, curated by editors Elena I. Nicklasson and Jean-Pierre Isbouts, D.Litt., is a testament to the enduring impact of ե֭'s innovative approach to adult education and its pivotal role in shaping transformative learning experiences. The monograph offers a rich tapestry of narratives that reflect [...]

The Transformative Power of Learning: 50 Years of Lifelong Learning at ե֭2024-01-26T07:42:45-08:00
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