UNC Greensboro

Positioning Black Men for College Success

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The odds seem to be stacked against Black men in college: Just 40 percent who enroll in undergraduate programs complete their degrees within six years. But at UNC Greensboro, efforts are underway to improve those odds.


Dr. Ye He In StateWide Partnership to Improve Learning Outcomes

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A five-year grant will allow Dr. Ye He, a professor in UNC Greensboro School of Education’s Department of Teacher Education and Higher Education, to work with the National Center for Families Learning (NCFL) and other partners in North Carolina, to build upon the state’s family engagement infrastructure to improve learning outcomes for children and their families. 


Combating a Lack of Internet Services: SOE Assists in Pilot Program to Bring Access to Elementary Students

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When schools moved to remote status during the height of the COVID pandemic, numerous students were unable to fully participate in classes due to the lack of broadband internet access at their homes. Backed by a grant from the United States Department of Education, three members of the School of Education are joining a team led by UNC Greensboro’s Information Technology Services (ITS) unit to combat that issue.


Building Solidarity and Collaboration Amongst BIPOC Educators: Critically Engaging Interracial Tensions in Times of Anti-Blackness and Anti-Asian Hate”

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This project seeks to address some of the gaps on educational equity, interracial tensions, and other social justice issues within North Carolina teacher education. As part of the Project for Critical Research, Pedagogy & Praxis (PCRP), this project focuses on critical dialogue and participatory action research (PAR), as strategies to … Continued


Small Steps, Big Impact | EDI in the classroom Podcast

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UNC Greensboro strives to create safe and inclusive environments in our classrooms including, but not limited to, all ethnicities, racial backgrounds, religions, ability status, socioeconomic backgrounds, first-generation status, sexuality, and gender identities. Equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) are our core values as an institution, but we must continue the conversations … Continued


Drs. Christian Chan & Jennifer Deaton (CED) Investigate Identity Affirmation and LGBTQ+ Oppression in Project Funded by UNCG New Faculty Internal Grant

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Dr. Christian D. Chan and Dr. Jennifer D. Deaton, assistant professors in the Department of Counseling and Educational Development, received a UNCG New Faculty Internal Grant to fund the research project titled “Investigating the Impact of Relational Satisfaction and Identity Affirmation on the Relationship Between LGBT-Based Oppression and Help-Seeking Behaviors.” … Continued


Dr. Aileen Reid (ERM) Honored with the Thomas Undergraduate Research Mentor Award

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UNC Greensboro’s Thomas Undergraduate Research Expo took place on April 19th, which included honoring the faculty mentors who have helped and inspired students along the way, engaging them in real-world scholarship and helping them fine-tune their research skills. For the Thomas Undergraduate Research Mentor Award, faculty members were honored in … Continued


Dr. Brian Clarida (ELC) Launches New Leadership Academy for Assistant Principal Preparation

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Dr. Brian Clarida, clinical associate professor in the Educational Leadership and Cultural Foundations (ELC) Department, received new funding from Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools to launch the Assistant Principal Leadership Academy (APLA) project. The purpose of the Leadership Academy is to develop participants’ capacities as assistant principals who make vital leadership and … Continued