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NEWS: 08-26-15

Wednesday, August 26th, 2015

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Alumni Awards Nominations

Due Friday, September 4

Nominations are now open for this year’s SOE Alumni Awards, which will be held on Friday, October 16. If you have any nominations for the four awards, please fill out this form no later than September 4. As a reminder the awards are: Early Career Award, Distinguished Career Award, Outstanding Achievement Award, and Distinguished Service Award. Descriptions of each award may be found on the form. Please include the nominee’s name, your name, and your detailed supporting information for the nomination. (more…)

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NEWS: 08-19-15

Wednesday, August 19th, 2015

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Alumni Awards Nominations

Due Friday, September 4

Nominations are now open for this year’s SOE Alumni Awards, which will be held on Friday, October 16. If you have any nominations for the four awards, please fill out this form no later than September 4. As a reminder the awards are: Early Career Award, Distinguished Career Award, Outstanding Achievement Award, and Distinguished Service Award. Descriptions of each award may be found on the form. Please include the nominee’s name, your name, and your detailed supporting information for the nomination.

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NEWS: 08-12-15

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Nominate students for Spartans of Promise

Know a graduating senior who’s an excellent scholar and dedicated to service?

The Spartans of Promise is an annual award recognizing UNCG seniors who have demonstrated exceptional academic and service accomplishments. Supported each year by the 50th Reunion class and the UNCG Alumni Association, it creates a unique connection between our newest generation of alumni and the members of the Vanguard. Up to ten seniors are honored each year. As Spartans of Promise, the award recipients will be recognized at the Alumni of Distinction Award Dinner and invited to participate in UNCG Alumni Association events throughout the year.

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NEWS: 07-22-15

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015

INTERIM DEAN WELCOME

Faculty and Staff,

I hope the summer has given you time to refresh from last year and given you the energy to prepare for the 2015-16 school year. I am excited to serve as your interim dean and look forward to working with each of you as we strive to remain a top education school in the state and region.

The Dean’s Office will continue to support you in your endeavors this year, and I am excited to join its enthusiastic and conscientious staff. I want to thank Dr. Karen Wixson for placing her trust in me to lead the School of Education and am excited to guide the SOE this year.

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SOE News: 07-09-15

Thursday, July 9th, 2015

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Welcome!

We would like to welcome Judy Pelance to the Office of Student Services as our new Placement Coordinator. Judy’s first day was Monday, June 22nd. She is joining us from Indiana Wesleyan University where she served as Coordinator of Placements and Advisor to Alternative Licensure Programs. As you have an opportunity, please drop by the office to welcome her.

Condolences

Our condolences go out to Debbie Joyce, the housekeeper on the 1st floor, for the tragic loss of her daughter at the end of June. If you would like to share a note or offer Voluntary Shared Leave please see Meredith Carlone for more information. Her obituary can be found at http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/thetimesnews/obituary.aspx?n=elizabeth-staton-springs-sissy&pid=175183686&

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Dr. Jewell Cooper named Associate Dean

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro School of Education (SOE) Interim Dean Randy Penfield announced Dr. Jewell Cooper as the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Student Services. Dr. Cooper, who has worked in higher education for 28 years and has been involved in teacher education for the past 25, will begin her new role on August 1.

Dr. Cooper has been a member of the Department of Teacher Education and Higher Education (TEHE). Prior to her time at UNCG, she was a faculty member at Bennett College for Women in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction for 9 years. She also has experience in the classroom as a former middle school language arts teacher in North Carolina, Michigan, and Tennessee.

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NEWS: 06-17-15

Wednesday, June 17th, 2015

WHAT’S NEW

 Our website is under construction!

This summer, the SOE will begin working with DCL to create a new, more functional website. Stay on the lookout for updates throughout the year.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Come and tinker, play and learn at our first annual National Day of Making!

Thursday, June 18 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the SELF Design Studio

This event will be a making Open House, where anyone at any age can come in to play and build and do and MAKE with some of the toys and tools in our makerspace. (more…)

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NEWS: 06-03-15

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015

WHAT’S NEW

Our website is under construction!

This summer, the SOE will begin working with DCL to create a new, more functional website. Stay on the lookout for updates throughout the year.

UPCOMING EVENTS

 Rethinking Traffic and Transit: A Community Conversation  

Stephanie Hudson from the ELC department and Sophia Angeles from the CED department have worked on this proposal. We are hoping to reach out to the chief of police and city council members after we have collected some signatures.

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Dr. Heidi Carlone invited to speak at the Museum of Science, Boston

Wednesday, May 27th, 2015

Dr. Heidi B. Carlone will present her research on the innovative Engineering is Elementary® (EiE®) curriculum at the Museum of Science, Boston on June 2.

Carlone, an associate professor of science education at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, brings “equity” front and center in her research agenda.  In her invited presentation at the Museum of Science, Boston, she’ll apply theoretical lenses from the fields of anthropology and sociology to investigate the short- and long-term impacts of innovative elementary instruction in science and engineering on the development of identity in diverse student groups.

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NEWS: 05-20-15

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015

WHAT’S NEW

Congratulations!

Lucas Stern (graduate student in ERM) and wife Jessica are the proud parents of Corban Clayton Stern, born Thursday May 7th at 7:51 p.m. He was 8 lbs. 9 oz. at birth.

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SOE Receives Accreditation from NCATE

Read the release here. (more…)

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