MSCM Newsletter Fall 2013
Kennesaw State University’s Master of Science in Conflict Management (MSCM) is a 16-month executive degree program designed for students seeking a supportive academic environment. Students gain the knowledge and skills to manage conflicts in today’s challenging environments. The MSCM faculty bring a diverse array of experiences to the classroom including environmental, public policy, international, court-related, workplace, non-profit, and more.
Newsletter Master of Science in Conflict Management htt p : //www. ken n es aw. e d u /p ols /ms cm / Novem b er 2 9, 2 0 1 3 Is s ue Letter from the Director In addition, MSCM Cohort XIV students and faculty traveled in October to Minneapolis/St. Paul for the Association for Conflict Resolution Annual Conference and in November to Northern Ireland and Ireland for our annual study abroad. Both of these trips were filled with wonderful learning experiences, networking, and relationship building. Please read on in the newsletter to learn more about each of the events. Itâ€™s First, in October we said worth nothing that the ACR congoodbye to Janet McGovern ference next year is in Cincinnati, after three years of service to the OH October 8-11th. We always program. Although MSCM lost Jalove to see alumni at conferences, net, Kennesaw State did not, as she took a so please consider attending! new position in President Pappâ€™s office, so we still know where to find her! We also had the All the best for a peaceful and privilege to welcome Nicole Connelly, who productive 2014! joins us from University College at Kennesaw State. We also welcomed Dr. Paul Story, a faculty member with a joint appointment in Psychology and Conflict Management, to our Sherrill Hayes, Ph.D., program faculty. Paul will be teaching courses MSCM Director related to industrial and organizational conflict management and research. You can read more about Nicole and Paul in this issue. The fall can be summed up in one word for the MSCM program: eventful. We have staff changes, our two annual field study trips, a USIP grant funded speaker series, four open houses, publications, presentations, and more! In this Issue: Featured Article..........................2 Announcements...........................4 Upcoming Events.........................5 Open House Dates.......................7 Faculty Accomplishments..........8 Master of Science in Conflict Management Department of Political Science and International Affairs Kennesaw State University 1000 Chastain Rd. MD 2205 SO Bldg. 22 Rm. 5030A Kennesaw, GA 30144 To provide submissions to the MSCM newsletter, email Nicole Connelly at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 770) 423-6299. The Master of Science in Conflict Management (MSCM) program at Kennesaw State University provides students with the knowledge and skills to manage conflict in todayâ€™s challenging environments. MSCM education addresses the issues that divide our world by encouraging communication, fostering positive relationships and developing comprehensive, long-term solutions. Further, it provides a set of tools and a way of thinking that enhances the saftey and vitality of our families, communities and workplaces. Master of Science in Conflict Management Department of Political Science and International Affairs Kennesaw State University 1000 Chastain Rd. MD 2205 SO Bldg. 22 Rm. 5030A Kennesaw, GA 30144