UNCG Teacher Education Fellows Program Leads to Increased Opportunities, Scholarships for Students
Developing high-quality and well-prepared teachers is a priority for the School of Education at UNC Greensboro. Doing so by reducing potential financial barriers for students is also key. By combining these priorities, the School of Education developed the UNCG Teacher Education Fellows program, a scholarship opportunity for incoming freshmen students wishing to major in select education programs.
Elementary Education Major Concludes Successful Freshman Season on the Pitch
A preseason injury did not derail freshman elementary education major Emma Malone from having a successful inaugural collegiate season on the soccer field. The Connecticut native took over as the starting goalie for the UNC Greensboro women’s soccer team midway through the season, helping the team reach the conference finals and earning Southern Conference All-Freshman Team accolades.
CED Students Collect Array of Accolades and Grants
Numerous students in the School of Education’s Department of Counseling and Educational Development (CED) have recently received awards, research grants, or other recognition for the work they are doing and the impact that it will have on the counseling field and local community.
Empowering Parental Engagement in STEM Education is Focus of Tan’s Research
Backed by funding from the William T. Grant Foundation, Dr. Edna Tan, Hooks Distinguished Professor of STEM Education at the School of Education’s Department of Teacher Education and Higher Education at UNC Greensboro, will conduct research with her team into designing and studying new modes of empowering parental engagement in STEM teacher-parent partnerships.
SOE Students Earn Honors at UNCG 3MT Competition
A pair of School of Education students took home honors in UNC Greensboro’s recent Three-Minute Thesis (3MT) competition. Claiming first place was Somer Matthews, a doctoral student in the Department of Specialized Education Services (SES), while Jasmine Garland McKinney, a doctoral student in the Department of Counseling and Educational Development (CED) earned the People’s Choice honor.