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We would like to thank John and Judy Talbert ’61 for their gift of $30,000 to add to the Judy Blackwelder Talbert and Daniel Scott Talbert Teacher Education Scholarship Fund which they established in 1998. This fund supports students who plan to teach with a preference for residents of Cherryville, NC.

The School of Education is excited to announce the launch of our very own SOE store! After a number of requests for SOE-branded gear, we are now able of offer t-shirts, hoodies, coffee mugs, and much more to our students, alumni, and friends.  Please visit this link to shop!

We would like to thank the Self Foundation for their payment of $50,000 towards their $250,000 pledge to the Sara Smith Self Foundation School of Education Program Fund.   This gift not only helped with the development of the collaborative “makerspace” area known as the SELF Design Studio, but also was a critical piece towards […]

We would like to thank the J.M. Smucker Company, Tim Smucker, and Richard Smucker for $30,000 gift in support of the Haggai Academy. The J.M. Smucker Company and Tim and Richard Smucker have been long time supporters of the THA Foundation under the leadership of Tom Haggai. These gifts represent the completion of a commitment made to Dr. Haggai, […]

We would like to thank the Sara Smith Self Foundation for their gift of $25,000 to support the Luther Winborne Self Fellowship Fund. This marks the 25th anniversary of the scholarship which supports doctoral students demonstrating financial need in the School of Education.

Morgan Ritchie-Baum M.Ed., Library and Information Studies Hometown: Greensboro, NC Sangster Parrott Library Science Fellow   “I will expand my knowledge and perception of what it means to be a librarian in the 21st century.” Because of this scholarship, I will be able to commit fully to the study and practice of Library Science by […]

Qua’-Shaun Henning Junior, Elementary Education(K-6) UNCG Teacher Education Fellow Hometown: Raleigh, NC Jacqueline W. & Jack H. Varner Endowment Fund   “My dream is to make a difference in the lives of children in my community.” I aspire to become an influential educator in an elementary classroom. I am a firm believer that a positive […]

Lalenja Harrington Ph.D. candidate, Educational Leadership and Cultural Foundations Hometown: Greensboro, NC Luther Winborne Self Fellowship Fund   “Your assistance allows me to have a more robust research experience at UNCG.” Thank you so much for recognizing my potential to contribute to the education field in concert with my dedicated circle of co-researchers. I am […]