In keeping with the mission for the Morgridge College of Education, we as students seek to be change agents who contribute to field of higher education and to the students we serve. By embodying the spirit of education and inclusive excellence, HESA works to provide meaningful experiences for all of our students in both the Masters and Doctoral programs.
We invite you to join us in creating positive and meaningful professional development, program socials, and community engagement opportunities, and we look forward to getting to know you throughout the upcoming school year!
2016-2017 HESA Leadership
The Higher Education Student Association (HESA) provides an educational, professional, and social base for students interested in the field of higher education. Activities of the organization encourage and enhance all facets of graduate student growth and development and provide an opportunity to engage in collegial and social relationships with faculty, peers, and experts in the field.
Our organizational goals for this year are designed to serve the needs of the Higher Education students at DU including:
Mission: The Morgridge College of Education’s mission is to be a force for positive change in the lives of individuals, organizations and communities through unleashing the power of learning.
We accomplish our mission in four ways:
Vision: The Morgridge College of Education will be a global leader in innovative and effective approaches for promoting learning throughout the lifespan.
Transcending traditional ideas about education and schooling, we will embrace a new, comprehensive vision of learning as a lifelong activity that involves the whole person and can occur through a variety of methods, anywhere and at any time.
We will promote educational change and social equity and will provide leadership for the improvement of education, mental health and information services and systems.
Advisor - Dr. Ryan Evely Gildersleeve
President - E Madarasz
Vice President - Jordan Grapentine
Communications Chair - Amy Wang
Professional Development Chair - Audrey Mooradian
Community Engagement Chair - Vanessa Vazquez
Doctoral Representatives- Jules Wienski
Masters Representatives - Guillermo Ramirez & Kelly Schlabach
Visit the University of Denver Morgridge College of Education Website for more information: http://morgridge.du.edu/programs/higher-education/