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Faculty Spotlight Holly Downs

October 7th, 2013

Holly Downs

Holly Downs, Assistant Professor in the Educational Research Methodology department in the UNCG School of Education, provides hands-on experiences to her students in their field of program evaluation, including working with Physicians for Peace in the Dominican Republic.

Holly Downs

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Student Spotlight Shuying Sha

October 7th, 2013

Shuying Sha, a second year graduate student in the Educational Research Methodology department in the UNCG School of Education, talks about her internship experiences, why she loves the ERM department, and her perspective on UNCG and the Greensboro community as an international student.

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My Internship

I am really excited and proud of my accomplishments this past summer! As a second year M.S. & Ph.D. student in the Educational Research Methodology department, I completed two internships through the ERM’s Office of Assessment, Evaluation, and Research Services (OAERS) office, and received great feedback from the clients.

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News: 09-30-2013

September 30th, 2013

Announcements/Events

SOE student scholars write thank you notes to their scholarship donors.

 

In Memory of Kristen Ross – Our Eternal Librarian

The UNCG LIS Department recently helped open up “the last library in North Carolina” for Camden County, NC, the only remaining county that did not have its own library (99 out of 100).

In honor of our efforts and support, Camden County officials graciously agreed to dedicate a book shelf in their new library to the memory of Mrs. Kristen Ross, a December 2012 graduate of UNCG’s LIS program who passed away unexpectedly due to complications from giving birth to her second child.

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News: 09-23-2013

September 23rd, 2013

Announcements/Events

OSS Spartan Spirit

OSS staff members show off their Blue & Gold Spartan Spirit.

 

Applications Now Being Received for 2013-2014 CDLC Fellowships.

(Message from Micheline Chalhoub-Deville)

It is time for our second-year CDLC Fellowship applications.

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News: 09-16-2013

September 16th, 2013

Announcements/Events

Miles for Wellness Walking Program – SOE Faculty vs. Staff Challenge

Last semester, the ‘SOE Walkaholics’ Walking Team participated in the ‘Miles for Wellness’ Walking Challenge, placing second in the Tortoise division completing 4,451,376 steps, or walking a distance of 2,226 miles. This semester, the Wellness Challenges begins a new adventure with a 10 person SOE staff team already in place, and they have issued a challenge to all SOE faculty – are there 10 SOE faculty members willing to create a team of their own? We can race each other and hopefully both teams can make it to the end of the trail!

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News: 09-09-2013

September 9th, 2013

Announcements/Events

Hollie Mason

Follow Hollie Mason this Fall on the Adventures of a Future Teacher SOE blog

Hollie Mason, a current M.Ed. Project ENRICH student in the Special Education: General Curriculum program in SES, is featured this fall in the Adventures of a Future Teacher Blog located on the SOE homepage. Follow Hollie through her adventures at Walkertown Middle School this semester, as she prepares for her December graduation. Please feel free for you and your students to email Hollie with questions or encouragement throughout the semester!

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News: 09-03-2013

September 3rd, 2013

Announcements/Events

Dean Karen Wixson and many SOE faculty and staff took part in UNCG’s House Calls program on August 26th, welcoming freshmen students to the dorms, delivering welcome bags and answering questions from students about UNCG campus life.

 

SOE Curriculum Committee Guidelines

SOE Curriculum Committee Proposal Deadlines

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News: 08-26-2013

August 26th, 2013

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SOE Faculty/Student Spotlight Feature This Month

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This month’s SOE Faculty and Student Spotlight features TEHE professor Kathy Matthews and TEHE graduate students Aerin Benavides and Lacey Huffling, as they share their personal experiences from this summer’s Rockfish Herpetological Research Experience. Read more on the SOE home page (soe.uncg.edu), or click here.

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Faculty Spotlight Kathy Matthews

August 22nd, 2013

Kathy Matthews, Professor in the Teacher Education and Higher Education department in UNCG’s School of Education, gives us a daily account of her experiences at the 2013 Rockfish Herpetological Research Experience.

Sunday

It’s the first day of the 2013 Rockfish Herpetological Research Experience (HRE) and I’m excited. What will the students be like? Who are our new teacher participants and will they work well with our groups? What does the weather have in store for us this summer? Will we find ‘new’ species? What will Mr. Aceng, our Indonesian partner think of this classic North Carolina blackwater swamp? Will we catch amphiumas and spotted turtles again this year?

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Student Spotlight Aerin W. Benavides and Lacey Huffling

August 22nd, 2013

Aerin W. Benavides and Lacey Huffling, graduate students in the Teacher Education and Higher Education program in the UNCG School of Education, provide their daily account of life out in the field during the 2013 Rockfish Herpetological Research Experience as part of the HERPs Project.

Sunday

Aerin: I love Rockfish!  At this HRE we too get to ‘go to camp’ and stay in the hotel rooms at the lodge on the property. For some reason, this helps me feel that ‘team spirit’ as an integral part of the program, 24 hours a day.   As part of Dr. Carlone’s human research team this year, staying connected to it all helps me as a researcher to have a deeper understanding of all the forces at play. I become a better observer, and my experience as a human researcher at last year’s HRE’s helps me feel confident I can get the job done this year, and improve on it.  My best part of the first day is getting to pick up participants on the way that would not have been able to go to Camp Rockfish otherwise because their families just can’t afford or can’t arrange for transportation from Greensboro to Rockfish (near Fayetteville.)  I was a little sad that David’s (not his real name) mom decided to drive him at the last minute because on the car ride I get to know the kids better. I was picking up Hannah (not her real name), and Sandy’s (not her real name) parents drove her to my house from Winston-Salem.  Sandy was a talker.  Within a few minutes both Hannah and I knew all the places Sandy had lived and had intimate knowledge of her vast array of friends and step-siblings. I even heard all about that time she got suspended from school, and what that terrible teacher was like, and how much she liked art and the art teacher.   Hannah was kind of quiet, but she did tell me she was the oldest, often responsible for her younger siblings’ care, so this week of the HRE (Herpetological Research Experience) sleeping in a cabin with other high school girls was a time for her to be a kid and have fun.  I was glad for her.  I love the feeling I am helping provide this amazing opportunity free of cost to interested low income kids.

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