Karen Royster-James
Karen Royster-James

Supervisor, ASC & SLA
Academic Support Center and Structured Learning Assistance
Phone: (231) 591-3543
Email: [email protected]

Education

  • Other, MS.Ed, Chicago State University, Education, Guidance and Counseling, Psychology
  • Other, MSEP Scholarship Award, The University of Chicago
  • BA, Chicago State University, Psychology

Graduate/Post-Graduate Training

  • Scholarship Award, MSEP Scholarship Award, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, United States

Biography

Karen Royster-James is the Supervisor of the Academic Support Center and Structured Learning Assistance for Ferris State University. She has more than 19 years of higher education leadership experience. Throughout her career, Karen has led initiatives in strategic planning, change processes, coaching, academic and student support, staff and faculty development, classroom observations, retention, and program management. A native of Chicago, Illinois, Karen received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Master of Science in Education from Chicago State University.

Presentations

  • Webcast
    Royster-James, K. (Other), First Annual NTA Virtual Conference, "Welcome Address: Virtual Tutoring Conference," National Tutoring Association, Online - Virtual, (March 2020).
  • Oral Presentation
    Royster-James, K. (Author & Presenter), FERRISNOW, "New! Online Tutoring Resource - NetTutor," Ferris State University, Big Rapids, MI, (March 16, 2020).
  • Demonstration
    Royster-James, K. (Presenter), Mizner, R. (Presenter), NetTutor & Pisces, "NetTutor & Pisces," Ferris State University, Big Rapids, MI, (September 27, 2019).
  • Poster
    Royster-James, K. (Leader), HatchEd, "Academic Literacies Center," Ferris State University, Big Rapids, MI, (September 25, 2019).