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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

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NEWS: 05-06-15

Wednesday, May 6th, 2015

COMMENCEMENT INFORMATION

FRIDAY, MAY 8 at 6 PM, GREENSBORO COLISEUM SPECIAL EVENTS CENTER

Please refer to the SOE’s 2015 Commencement information guide here for important details about the ceremony.

 

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

Scratch Day

Saturday, May 9 – 11 a.m.

Would you like to learn how to create awesome animations, digital stories, or video games?  Come to our first Scratch Day at the SELF Design Studio! Free and open to the public!

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NEWS: 04-29-15

Wednesday, April 29th, 2015

COMMENCEMENT INFORMATION

FRIDAY, MAY 8 at 6 PM, GREENSBORO COLISEUM SPECIAL EVENTS CENTER

Please refer to the SOE’s 2015 Commencement information guide here for important details about the ceremony.

 

 

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

Spring 2015 Edition of Educate Magazine now available

Read it here or on the SOE home page.

 

Kiser & Grimsley Student Deaf-Friendly Home Model Presentation

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NEWS: 04-22-15

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015

UPCOMING EVENTS

“Project Runway” star Justin LeBlanc Presentation and Q&A

Friday, April 24

Save the Date!  On April 24, 2015, Justin LeBlanc, will be coming to UNCG to share his experiences as a fashion designer, as one of the finalists on the TV show “Project Runway” and of his growing up years being a deaf person. LeBlanc is a native of Raleigh, NC and teaches at NC State University. Starting at 1:00 pm in the School of Education Building, he will give a one-hour presentation followed by a one-hour Q&A session and then a Meet and Greet with refreshments.  This event is being sponsored by the School of Education and the Consumer, Apparel and Retail Studies program in the Bryan School of Business.

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Announcement from Dean Wixson

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015
Dr. Karen K. Wixson, who has served as the dean of the UNCG School of Education (SOE) since 2011, will step down from her position at the end of June.
“My decision is motivated by both an opportunity to pursue my work in the area of reading assessment with the Educational Testing Service and my belief that this is a good time for SOE to transition to new leadership,” Wixson told faculty and staff. “It has been my privilege to work with the SOE faculty and staff and I feel I have gained as much or more than I have given. Together we have made significant progress in many areas.”

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NEWS: 04-15-15

Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

WHAT’S NEW

2015 Heritage Language Academy

Congratulations to all parents and students who completed the 2015 Heritage Language Academy (HLA) program. The HLA program was developed as a university-school collaboration between the TESOL program at UNCG and Asheboro City Schools (ACS) in 2008. It aims at developing students’ bilingual skills. Parents are invited to participate in home literacy activities and a computer skills class. Students and parents from Balfour Elementary School and North Asheboro Middle School participated in HLA this year. Dr. Ye He, from the School of Education at UNCG, awarded certificates of completion to HLA participants at NAMS. The HLA received the University-School Teacher Education Partnerships (USTEP) grant and was supported by ACS superintendent Dr. Terry Worrell, Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction Jennifer Smith, principals Jusmar Maness and Candace Call, assistant principals Holly White and Yajaira Owens, and ESL lead teacher Dubraska Stines. HLA teachers included Carlie Abercrombie, Adriana Paschal, Claudia Rodriguez, Izamar Delgado, Jennifer Williamson, Marilu Arellano, and Sharon Cagle.

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Alumni Awards Winners Honored

Friday, April 10th, 2015

The UNCG School of Education is pleased to announce our 2014-15 Alumni Award winners in the following categories:

Early Career Award

Recognizing achievement in an alumni’s profession 8 years since their recent UNCG degree.

Zhan Shu, Ph.D.

 

Distinguished Career Award

Recognizing exemplary service to one’s profession.

Patty Fagin, Ph.D

 

Outstanding Achievement Award

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