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NEWS: 07-07-14

July 7th, 2014

ANNOUNCEMENTS/EVENTS

Note: SOE News will be published every other week during the summer. The next SOE News publication will be on Monday, July 21.

Under Construction

The TRC will be under construction beginning June 23 through August 12. Areas that will be affected in SOEB are rooms 312, 307, 302, 007 and the TRC. While the main construction to the TRC and the new makerspace (307) should be completed by Aug. 12, 302 and 007 may not be completed until September 1. The computer lab in 302 is closed for reconstruction – it will reopen in September in a new location, room 007.

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NEWS: 06-23-14

June 23rd, 2014

ANNOUNCEMENTS/EVENTS

Note: SOE News will be published every other week during the summer. The next SOE News publication will be on Monday, July 7.

Under Construction

The TRC will be under construction beginning June 23 through August 12. Areas that will be affected in SOEB are rooms 312, 307, 302, 007 and the TRC. While the main construction to the TRC and the new makerspace (307) should be completed by Aug. 12, 302 and 007 may not be completed until September 1. The computer lab in 302 is closed for reconstruction – it will reopen in September in a new location, room 007.

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UNCG School of Education Statement on NCTQ Teacher Prep Program Rankings

June 20th, 2014

The National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ) recently issued a national ranking of teacher prep programs in which UNCG’s undergraduate elementary education program was listed in the lower half of the rankings without a numerical rating.

Improving teacher readiness is an important priority across our country. However, in our view, the NCTQ report does not properly assess graduates’ readiness to teach. NCTQ’s ranking methodology has been widely criticized by the American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education (AACTE) and its members. The NCTQ’s approach holds so little credibility among teacher prep programs that only 10% of the approximate 1,100 programs rated participated fully.

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NEWS: 06-10-14

June 10th, 2014

ANNOUNCEMENTS/EVENTS

Note: SOE News will be published every other week during the summer. The next SOE News publication will be on Monday, June 23.

SOE Transition Plan

WORK ORDER INFORMATION

FINDING THE ONLINE FORM:

In order to submit an online request for a work order, go to:

http://facoperations.uncg.edu/wic.html

You will see this in the middle of the page: “Submit online via TMA”, click on TMA.

That takes you to another page: “Requesting a Work Order”

Says “Click on link TMA”. When you click on that, it will take you to the online form.

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NEWS: 05-27-14

May 27th, 2014

ANNOUNCEMENTS/EVENTS

Note: SOE News will be published every other week during the summer. The next SOE News publication will be on Monday, June 9.

 Remembering Marilyn L. Miller, 83, Library Leader, Educator and Advocate

Marilyn Miller

Greensboro, NC – Dr. Marilyn Lea Miller, 83, Professor Emeritus, Department of Library and Information Studies, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, passed away quietly on May 22nd at Beacon Place Hospice.

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NEWS: 05-13-14

May 13th, 2014

ANNOUNCEMENTS/EVENTS

Note: Beginning in May, SOE News will be published every other week during the summer. The next SOE News publication will be on Tuesday, May 27.

Faculty Award Winners from SOE Commencement Ceremony

The following SOE faculty members were recognized at the 2014 SOE Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 9:

Holly Downs (ERM) and Laura Gonzalez (CED) were recipients of the 2013-2014 Mentoring / Advising / Supervising Awards

Karen De Naples (SES) was the recipient of the 2013-2014 Teaching Excellence Award

Congratulations to our award recipients!

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NEWS: 05-05-2014

May 5th, 2014

ANNOUNCEMENTS/EVENTS

Touger with Dean Wixson

Congratulations to Touger Vang, who was awarded the SOE Staff Excellence Award at the Reading Day Luncheon on April 30.

 

Congratulations to Deb Ackerman

Congratulations to Deb Ackerman, who retired from UNCG on Wednesday, April 30 after almost 10 years of service. Deb is looking forward to spending more time with her grandchildren, William (4 ½ years) and Emma & Andrew (2 ½ years). We will miss you!

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NEWS: 04-28-2014

April 28th, 2014

ANNOUNCEMENTS/EVENTS

J Rios Vega headshotD Ormond Headshot

Congratulations to ELC doctoral student Juan Rios Vega and SES Dual Major student Dominique Ormond, who have been selected as our student speakers at SOE Commencement on May 9!

 

 SOE Reading Day Luncheon – Wednesday, April 30

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NEWS: 04-21-2014

April 21st, 2014

ANNOUNCEMENTS/EVENTS

April backpack assembly

Thanks to all SOE Faculty and Staff who donated items for the Murphey Traditional Academy Back Pack Assembly Spring service project!

 

New Fall 2014 Course Offering – ELC 375 Philosophy of Education

ELC 375 Philosophy of Education, a new General Education course available for all undergraduates, is now included in the fall 2014 course listings. For more information on the new course, please view the event flyer.

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NEWS: 04-14-2014

April 14th, 2014

ANNOUNCEMENTS/EVENTS

Donor pic

UNCG honored scholarship donors and their student recipients at a special dinner on Thursday, April 3.   The event celebrated the generosity of donors across all academic units, as well as gifts made university-wide.

The School of Education thanks our alumni and friends who have made major gifts during this academic year.  Their generosity allows us to continue to strengthen our mission of preparing students to be successful professionals and our faculty to provide the best in educational excellence.

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