UNC Greensboro

First-Year Librarian Reaches Students, Masses Through TikTok

MLIS student Jennifer Miller holds books in a library. To the left is the ILRS department logo on a blue background.

As a first-year librarian, Jennifer Miller turned to social media, specifically TikTok, for tips from others in the field. In less than a year, the UNC Greensboro Master of Library and Information Science student has gone from someone who had never used TikTok to being the most followed school librarian on the platform with over 417,000 followers and 11.3 million likes.

Real-World Research Allows Leck, Huff to Represent UNCG at Graduate Education Day

UNCG students Sarah Leck and Sarah Huff were among grad students from across North Carolina who attended Graduate Education Day in Raleigh, meeting with legislators

Research that is having a direct impact on North Carolinians led to UNC Greensboro students Sarah Leck and Stacy Huff representing the university, and the School of Education’s Department of Information, Library, and Research Sciences, at the annual Graduate Education Day hosted by the North Carolina Council of Graduate Schools.

Sellers Named UNCG Student Teacher of the Year

Melanie Sellers, 2024 UNCG Student Teacher of the Year, headshot on blue background next to the UNCG School of Education logo

Melanie Sellers, enrolled in the Birth-Kindergarten licensure program, was selected as the 2024 UNCG Student Teacher of the Year. Sellers completed her student teaching at WNCSource Children’s Center in Hendersonville, N.C. 

SES Works to Build Community Among Doctoral Students, Faculty

SES faculty and Ph.D. students gather at an event

The 2023-2024 Belonging Project Grants, led by Dr. Heather Coleman and alongside three Ph.D. students in the Department of Specialized Education Services (SES) – Kyle Dunlap, Rahaf Alsaidalani, and Faris Alshahrani – aim to engage a sense of belonging among the department’s doctoral students at UNC Greensboro. This initiative seeks to hold more events to meet the needs of doctoral students and faculty members in the SES department to build an interactive community.