The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
School of Education

Announcements: 12-3-2012


SOE Reading Day Luncheon – Tues. 12/4 from 12-2 p.m.

Location: SOE Building, Room 118

Just a reminder that our SOE Reading Day Luncheon will be held on Tues. 12/4 from 12-2 p.m.

This year we will have a holiday sing-off between departments and the LIS department has already identified an outstanding cast of faculty and staff that are going to at least try and sing for everyone’s entertainment :-)!

Julie is preparing her traditional movie and please also be sure to pay your social committee dues and contribute to the housekeepers’ fund so the Dean can honor each of them at the luncheon.


The Social Committee

Laura Gonzalez (CED)

Dodie Booton (ELC)

Rachel Hill (ERM)

Anthony Chow (LIS)

Teresa Little (SES)

Edna Tan (TEHE)


The UNCG School of Education Staff Assembly has selected Murphey Traditional Academy as its service project for the 2012 holiday season.

We will be collecting items to fill backpacks for their students in need to take home over the holidays. Donations from the list of needed items (or cash donations) may be made to any School of Education department administrator.  If you would like to participate, please make your sign-up selection below.  The deadline for actually delivering your donation to the SOE is December 14, 2012.

SOE Faculty are welcome to join this service project!


December commencement ceremony


If you need regalia for the December commencement ceremony please get the following information to Sharlene O’Neil below no later than Wednesday, December 5. You will be able to pick this up at the UNCG Bookstore and will be responsible for returning it as well.

The Dean has offered to pay for this for you.

  • Name
  • Highest degree received
  • University from which you received your highest degree
  • Height
  • Complete set
  • Gown only
  • Hood only
  • Cap only


Holiday Safety

As the holiday season approaches please remember to lock all offices and labs.


Faculty, Staff, Student and Alumni Accomplishments

The ALISE Board of Directors announced Dr. Clara Chu as one of the winners of the ALISE 2013 Election. Clara Chu is Vice President Elect.


Jordan Buggs is a graduate from the TESOL MEd – Classroom Practice Track program. He recently received the U.S. State Department Funded English Language Fellowship to Puebla, Mexico.This is a prestigious opportunity, quite similar to the Fulbright with its affiliation to the Embassy, that covers at minimum a year of teaching of English and U.S. culture overseas with possibility for an extension to a second year.


UNCG students and faculty represented the SOE at the annual meeting of the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE),  November 15-16 in Las Vegas, NV. Allison Palmadessa (HED doctoral student) presented “Academic Freedom Meets Academic Capitalism: Faculty Scholarship and the Development of Copyright Law and Policy” and Elizabeth Jodoin (HED doctoral student) and David F. Ayers presented “The Relations between Management Strategies and Professional Practice in College Mental Health Centers”.  David Ayers served as a discussant in a research paper session titled “Collaborating to Compete: Partnerships in Research and Technology”.



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