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Faculty Regalia Requests and Commencement RSVP Due Friday

Commencement will be here before we know it! This year, the School of Education ceremony will be at the Greensboro Coliseum Fieldhouse (formerly the Pavilion) on Friday, May 12 at 6 p.m.
 
We ask that faculty arrive at Meeting Room 3A in the Special Events Center by 5 p.m. the day of the ceremony. Faculty will be joined by platform party guests, as well as alumni award winners, and refreshments will be provided. 
 
Please RSVP by Friday, March 10 using this form.
 
The Dean’s Office will provide rental regalia for any faculty who requests it – please let Laura Caroline know by March 10.
 

 SOE Advisory Board

The SOE Advisory Board met Friday, February 24, 2017.  The meeting was led by Board Chair, Dr. Jean Camp (Former SOE Faculty and Alumna), and featured presentations from Dean Randy Penfield and Board Governance Chair, Dr. Donna Peters (SOE Alumna) on the SOE Strategic Plan and Advisory Board Structure and Committees.  The Advisory Board is made up of members of the education, business, public service, and alumni community and serves as a resource to the Dean.  The Board is looking forward to an exciting year ahead!

 

Gate City Writes Workshop

 

Gate City Writes Young Writers’ Camp
 

 

2017 National Conference for College Women Student Leaders

UPCOMING EVENTS

Professional Preparation Workshop

Defining the Faculty Role in Student Success Workshop

Undoing the Isms

 

The 1st Annual Emergent Voices in Evaluation (EViE) Conference

Friday, March 31, 2017

Hosted by the Educational Research Methodology Department at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Keynote speaker: Dr. Jennifer Greene, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The 2017 theme is Broadening Voices in Evaluation, a focus intended to promote diversity and the novice evaluator’s dialogue, research, and practice. This conference will serve as a space where students with diverse backgrounds and experience can discuss theory and practice and share their unique work and studies.

Pre-Conference events (to be held on Thursday, March 30) include: 

  • Workshop: Dr. Jill Chouinard and Dr. Ayesha Boyce will lead a half-day workshop session on Culturally Responsive approaches to evaluation.
  • Networking: The conference will also feature a pre-conference networking event.

Please join us for this graduate student-led regional conference for graduate students and new evaluators. Professors are also invited to attend. Presentation formats include paper presentations, poster presentations, and round table discussions.

The call for proposal is open until February 15.

For more information about the conference and call for proposals, please see evie2017.weebly.com.

 

 

TECHNOLOGY

Latest Dangerous Phishing Attack Targeting UNCG, 3-1-17

 

Important Updates to MyCloud for Faculty and Staff

New MyCloud Virtual Desktop Available for Students

Coming in April – New Developments with Adobe Creative Cloud & Mobile Printing

FACULTY AND STUDENT ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Dr. Simone Lambert, a CED alum, has been elected the 67th President of the American Counseling Association (ACA).  Dr. Lambert will begin her president-elect term onJuly 1 of this year, and then will serve her term as president starting July 1, 2018.  ACA is “the world’s largest association exclusively representing professional counselors in various practice settings,” and has 56 charted branches in the U.S., Europe, and Latin America.

Congratulations to our new grant recipients! 

  • Dr. Bob Henson, Department of Educational Research Methodology: “Development of Accessible IRT-Based Models and Methodologies for Improving the Breadth and Accuracy of Item Option-Scored Diagnostic Assessments” supported by funds from the U.S. Department of Education
  • Dr. Anthony Chow, Department of Library and Information Studies:”Contract with VAWnet: User analysis and redesign of web site architecture (Phase IV)” sponsored by the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence