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SOE Students Earn Honors at UNCG 3MT Competition

Somer Matthews with her 3MT award

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.


Ryndak Honored for Career of Service

Diane Ryndak Headshot

Dr. Diane Ryndak, a professor in UNC Greensboro’s Department of Specialized Education Services , has been announced as the recipient of the 2022 June Downing Breakthroughs in Inclusive Education Award presented by TASH, an international leader in disability advocacy.


Council for Exceptional Children Adds Holzberg to Board; Pair to Present at Convention

Dr. Debra Holzberg head shot

Dr. Debra Holzberg will serve on the Council for Exceptional Children’s (CEC) Executive Board as Publications and Communications Chair for the Division of Learning Disabilities (DLD). Holzberg and Dr. Julie Irene Bost will also be presenting at the 2023 CEC Convention and Expo in March of 2023. Both Holzberg and Bost are Clinical Assistant Professors in the UNC Greensboro School of Education’s Department of Specialized Education Services.


Cobb One of the Next Generation of Teachers

Screen shot of Makalah Cobb teaching from Spectrum News 1 story

UNCG’s Makalah Cobb is one of the next generation of educators. The special education and elementary education dual major looks to fill a need in the classroom as she interns this fall and will student teach in the spring. Story from Spectrum News 1.


We Can, She Can, Deaf Can!

Deaf Women Can painted rock

Funded by a We Can She Can grant, the Interpreting, Deaf Education, and Advocacy (IDEA) faculty and students sponsored multiple events that allowed K-12 Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DHH) students to learn about famous Deaf women […]


Dr. Morgan Chitiyo (SES) chosen as the new editor of JISNE

Morgan Chitiyo headshot

Congratulations to Dr. Morgan Chitiyo, Department Chair for the SES department, for being selected to serve as the new editor for the Journal of International Special Needs Education (JISNE). JISNE is the flagship journal of the Council of Exceptional Children’s Division of International Special Education and Services and focuses on … Continued


Dual Major Wins Provost Student Excellence Award 2022

headshot of Kiarra Web Coe

Please join us in congratulating Kiarra Webb-Coe, a current senior in the Dual Elementary and Special Education Program, and the newest winner of the Provost Student Excellence Award 2022! This award is the highest academic honor given to undergraduates at UNCG and recognizes Kiarra’s academic excellence as a student both … Continued


A Culture of Inclusivity

Graduate School Students in workshop

To be effective campus leaders these days, they also must understand the forces of social, economic, and educational equity as the schools they serve grow more diverse. Here’s a look at the work […]