MEDIA

SEMIS Coalition related projects that are making headlines

The accomplishments of students and teachers in improving their communities and environment is truly newsworthy! View recent reports and videos that chronicle the success Southeast Michigan Stewardship Coalition (SEMIS Coalition) projects and partners.

 

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Recent Articles and Publications 

2017 | Wallstreet Journal: “As it’s populations falls, Detroit adjusts

2017 | Green Schools Catalyst Quarterly : Teaching for equity and environmental justice

2017 | Model D: “How good teachers are making a difference in Detroit’s multiethnic classrooms

2016 | Eastern: The magazine of Eastern Michigan University: “Out of the Classroom: Learning comes alive when students engage in place-based education

2016 | Green Teacher Magazine, article origrinally appears in the Summer 2016 Issue: “Fostering Youth Leadership in Urban Places

2016 | Detroit Metrotimes: “Education Coalition works to connect Detroit students with their community

2016 | Eastern Michigan University’s EMU Today: “Eastern Michigan University professor recognized for his dedication to building partnerships between schools and community partners

2015 | Crazy Wisdom Journal: “Green Living: Growing Visionary Educational Communities”

2015 | Eastern Michigan University’s EMU Today: “Southeast Michigan Stewardship Coalition hosts annual community forum at Eastern Michigan University, celebrates importance of young stewards in local communities

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“Growing Up Green profiles a unique statewide, hands-on environmental education program in Michigan, the Great Lakes Stewardship Initiative. For the very first time, both rural and urban schools across the state are working to increase academic performance by involving students in local efforts to improve the environments they inhabit.” Learn more here!

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2015

12.31.2015 | Crazy Wisdom Journal: “Green Living: Growing Visionary Educational Communities”

6.7.2015 | The Eastern Echo: “7th Annual SEMIS Coalition brings area schools and community leaders together

5.26.2015 | Eastern Michigan University’s EMU Today: “Southeast Michigan Stewardship Coalition hosts annual community forum at Eastern Michigan University, celebrates importance of young stewards in local communities

4.29.2015 | Earth Force.org: “Great Lakes Literacy: Telling Our Story

1.7.2015 | Eastern Michigan University’s EMU Today: “Eastern Michigan University again earns Carnegie Foundation designation for exceptional community engagement

2014

10.14.2014 | MLive.com: “Detroit kids become environmental citizens through place-based learning

9.30.2014 | Model D: “Place-based education motivates students by connecting learning to community”

2014 | Model D: “Detroit kids become environmental citizens through place-based learning

7.17.14 | Macomb Daily “UCS Teacher Named Finalist for National Award”

5.18.14 | Detroit Free Press “DNR’s Salmon in the Classroom project” (video)

5.12.14 | Eastern Michigan University’s EMU Today: “Area students, schools and non-profits honored at EMU for work as stewards of the Great Lakes region ecosystem.”

2.12.14 | Ann Arbor Rotary Harpoon: “Notes from the Program”

2013

11.8.13 | DPS News from the Schools: “Schools going green at DIT at Cody

3.16.13 | Michigan Nightlight: “Place-Based Stewardship Education Initiative”

2012

5.1.12 | The Crazy Wisdom Community Journal: “Planting a Seed”

4.25.12 | MLive.com “National Endowment for the Arts awards $1.5 million to 21 Michigan arts and cultural institutions” 

2011

3.13.11 | Ann Arbor News:  “Ann Arbor Learning Community turns trash into artwork as part of event celebrating diversity

3.7.11 | Ann Arbor News: “Ann Arbor Learning Community students ditch the classroom for an outdoor learning experience

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MEDIA INQUIRIES

Media interested in reporting on recent and upcoming SEMIS Coalition supported projects should contact us, and we’ll connect you to the staff members and partners most familiar with the topic. The SEMIS Coalition also welcomes requests for insight into the following areas of expertise:

  • Place-based learning
  • Environmental education
  • EcoJustice education
  • Community stewardship programs
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