Glasscock School Blog

Would you like to get to know us better? Our blog is a great place to start. Browse in-depth features that discuss our rich variety of courses and esteemed instructors, as well as articles about our involvement in the Houston community.

by mpaetow  |  Feb 21 , 2018

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Students listening attentively in class
by admin  |  Jun 05 , 2015

Three Paths Converged

In Robert Frost’s popular poem “The Road Not Taken,” the writer attributes the circumstances of his life to choosing an uncommon path. Here at Rice University, students from disparate backgrounds

Teacher helping student in class
by admin  |  May 29 , 2015

Insider Perspectives: Master of Arts in Teaching

The Teacher Education program at Rice University offers an opportunity for experienced teachers to earn their Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT).

Recent graduates of Rice University
by admin  |  May 22 , 2015

Congratulations to Our Recent Graduates!

Last week the 2015 graduates from our Master of Liberal Studies (MLS) and Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) programs celebrated the hard work it took to obtain their degrees with several events.

Peter Brown Gallery at the Anderson Clarke Center
by admin  |  May 15 , 2015

'Creative Community' Student Art Exhibit

Last night, the Susanne M. Glasscock School of Continuing Studies hosted a new student art exhibit titled “Creative Community” in the Anderson-Clarke Center.

Professor leading course
by admin  |  May 08 , 2015

Building the Next Generation of Philanthropists

Whether a child chooses to help their neighbor with yard work or collect cans for a food bank, early moments of kindness can foster a lifelong interest in the common good.

Attentive audience in auditorium
by admin  |  May 01 , 2015

Development and Finance Symposium is a Success

While the development and finance offices within a nonprofit can function independently, organizations benefit significantly when they collaborate.

Writing camp participants playing game in the ACC lawn
by admin  |  Apr 24 , 2015

Finding the Write Camp for Summer

Summer camp is a rite of passage for children all across the country, and if you are a parent, then you are probably already clamoring to fill your child’s summer docket.

MLS graduates with Dean Mary McIntire
by admin  |  Apr 17 , 2015

Three of Our Own Honored by Fondren Library

The Friends of Fondren Library will host its annual event honoring Rice University faculty, staff, alumni and members of the Friends of Fondren Library.

Continuing studies friendships
by admin  |  Apr 10 , 2015

An Association of Continuing Friendships

After earning their masters, some MLS alumni weren’t ready to call it quits and applied their extra energy and focus to forming the new board.

Art gallery of Instructor Art at ACC
by admin  |  Apr 03 , 2015

The Fine Art of Instruction

All of our instructors here at the Glasscock School are so much more than instructors. They’re experts who are active in their fields and teaching is just one of the ways they contribute to their