On June 1, 2015, Creso Sá presented at the annual conference of the Canadian Society for the Study of Higher Education (CSSHE). After being awarded the Research & Scholarship Award Professor Sá was invited to present on his recent work. The presentation focused on his latest book The Entrepreneurship Movement and The University.
The CSSHE is Canada’s forum for the promotion of research in the field of higher education. This year’s conference took place May 31 – June 2 in Ottawa, ON.
Team member Daniel Hamlin presented research done in collaboration with Creso Sá at this year’s American Educational Research Association (AERA) Conference that took place April 16-20 in Chicago, Illinois. The presentation entitled “Research Use in Government: The Role of Capacity, Relationships, and Leadership.” examines the use of research in the policymaking process.
The AERA Annual Meeting seeks to connect scholars of education, including all levels from early childhood to higher education. With over 2,600 sessions, this year’s meeting welcomed more than 14,000 people.
On Wednesday April 15, 2015 team member Andrew Kretz successfully defended his doctoral thesis entitled “Exploring the effects of postsecondary experiences on STEM majors’ attitude towards entrepreneurship.” This thesis was supervised by Creso Sá. The team is very proud of Andrew’s achievement and wishes him the best of luck in his future endeavours!
The Canadian Society for the Study of Higher Education (CSSHE) has announced that Creso Sá will be this year’s recipient of the Research & Scholarship Award.
This award recognizes a practicing scholar on achievements and contributions to the scholarship on Canadian postsecondary education. The award will be officially conferred at the 2015 CSSHE Annual Conference taking place May 31 – June 2, in Ottawa.
In their newly released book, “The Entrepreneurship Movement and the University,” Creso Sá and Andrew Kretz examine how efforts to support entrepreneurial thinking and practice are impacting higher education in Canada and the United States. The book is the culmination of research undertaken by the research team since 2013, and has been published by Palgrave MacMillan.