School of Education

SOE Mourns Passing of Dr. Lloyd Bond

Dr. Lloyd Bond headshot next to UNCG SOE logo on a blue background

Longtime UNC Greensboro professor, Dr. Lloyd Bond, passed away on September 28. Bond spent over a decade teaching in the School of Education’s former Department of Educational Research Methodology. 

Nearly $1 Million Grant Awarded to Add to Trauma-Informed Clinical Supervisor Pipeline

Dr. Jennifer Deaton headshot next to Department of Counseling and Educational Development logo, all on a blue background

Looking to increase the number of trauma-informed clinical supervisors and expand and enhance the training opportunities for clinical mental health counseling students, Dr. Jennifer Deaton of UNC Greensboro’s Department of Counseling and Educational Development was recently awarded a nearly $1 million grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration. 

Global Perspectives for Productive Classrooms

Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement students gather at the UNCG Alumni House

What makes a classroom work? How can you engage students through play and technology? How does culture play a role in learning? This year’s cohort in the Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement (Fulbright TEA) Program came to UNC Greensboro to discover answers to these questions and more over their six-week residency. Fulbright TEA is a U.S. government program supported by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the United States Department of State, and administered by the International Research and Exchanges Board.

Cool Majors: Information Science

UNCG lecturer Lisa Barron stands at the front of the classroom, addressing a room of students

Information science addresses the needs of a world where we can feel overwhelmed by all the data at our fingertips. Dr. Lisa O’Connor, associate professor and chair of library and information science, developed the program within the School of Education to teach students how to organize information and make it accessible to people, communities, companies, and other organizations.

Cammarano Named First Recipient of Short Fellowship

Alex Cammarano head shot next to UNCG School of Education logo all set on a blue background

The Paula and Rick Short Endowed Fellowship in Education was established in the spring of 2023 and Department of Counseling and Educational Development doctoral student Alex Cammarano has been named the first recipient of the award. 

Smiley Award Helps Harrison Study in Costa Rica

Dauria Harrison pets a rabbit during her time abroad in Costa Rica

The Smiley Award supports global educational opportunities for both undergraduate and graduate students in UNC Greensboro’s School of Education and is presented annually. One of last year’s recipients, Dauria Harrison, was able to spend part of her summer on an immersive and service-learning program in Costa Rica. 

Full Circle for GCS Superintendent

Dr. Oakley celebrates with students from Allen Jay Preparatory Academy during her one-year anniversary celebration, held at Congdon Yards in High Point on September 1, 2023. Photo by Toni Shaw.

As Dr. Whitney Oakley moves into her second year as superintendent of one of the state’s largest school districts, she points to her experiences as a doctoral student at the University of North Carolina Greensboro for contributing to her success as an educator.