Mental health issues are on the rise among all ages. A new School of Education academy provides trauma-informed training to schools and our community. Last year, Arionna Wilkerson was part of the first cohort of UNC Greensboro master’s students placed in Rockingham County Schools to increase trauma-awareness. Now she works at RCS full time as […]

The Department of Counseling and Educational Development’s North Carolina Academy of Stress Trauma and Resilience (NCA-STAR) has published their 5th episode of Trauma Connections podcast. Do you find yourself at the beginning of 2022 headed toward burnout? This episode focuses on empathy and compassion and how understanding the difference can be a key to avoiding […]

After four years working as an elementary school counselor, Ashley Smith returned to UNCG to pursue a PhD so she could teach the next generation of counselors. She persevered and found grace during her time as a Spartan.  For soon-to-be graduate Ashley Smith, the “G” in “UNCG” stands for grace. That’s the word she uses […]

The U.S. News & World Report released its 2022 ranking for Graduate Schools of Education in the spring, and the UNC Greensboro School of Education (SOE) has been ranked #73 nationally as a Graduate School of Education, the SOE’s highest ranking on record. Within North Carolina, the UNCG SOE has the third highest ranking among […]

The Department of Counseling and Educational Development (CED)’s North Carolina Academy for Stress Trauma and Resilience (NCA-STAR) releases its third podcast, one that is relevant to what a lot of individuals are experiencing — isolation and loneliness. The guest is Jacob Blackstock, who is completing his doctorate in the CED department at UNCG. In a […]