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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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NEWS: 04-08-15

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

ANNOUNCEMENTS/EVENTS

UNCG SOE Alumni Awards – Friday, April 10

Come congratulate the four 2014-15 SOE Alumni Awards winners at 3 p.m. on April 10 in the TRC! Refreshments and drinks will be provided.

Early Career Award: Zhan Shu, Ph.D ‘10

Distinguished Career Award: Patty Fagin, Ph.D. ‘01

Distinguished Service Award: Pat Whitley Sickles, BA ‘65

Outstanding Achievement Award: Joe Jordan, Ph.D. ‘06

Blue & Gold Kickball Game

The UNCG Staff Senate and Faculty Senate invite you to the 3rd annual UNCG Blue & Gold Kickball Game, on April 14th, 2015 at 6:00 PM in the UNCG Baseball Stadium. This year, the event will feature family-friendly activities, food trucks and fun!

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NEWS: 04-01-15

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

ANNOUNCEMENTS/EVENTS

SOE Scholarships – Applications due Wednesday, April 1

School of Education scholarship flyer

 

Birth-Kindergarten Initial Licensure Program Grant Funding Opportunity– Applications due Wednesday, April 1

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NEWS: 03-25-15

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

ANNOUNCEMENTS/EVENTS

LINK-2-LEAD Stakeholder Meeting – Wednesday, March 25

We invite you to join in a LINK-2-LEAD stakeholder meeting in which we discuss our partnerships at the national, state, and local levels, as well as what we have accomplished together. Also, you will have an opportunity to provide feedback and suggestions that will strengthen these partnerships and further improve impact. Please save the date and join us if your schedule permits. We look forward to seeing you soon. Together, we can make a difference.

Partnerships: Promoting Excellence in Teaching and Learning

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