SES Alumna Using Her Degree in Midair
If you see a flight attendant using sign language to communicate with passengers aboard Piedmont Airlines, it’s likely UNCG alum Elice Evans ’18, who received her bachelor’s degree in Interpreting, Deaf Education and Advocacy Services (IDEAS).
Growing Teachers Around the World Through IGNITE
UNC Greensboro’s Innovation to Grow, Nurture, and Inspire Teachers of English-learners (IGNITE) trains Spartans to be at the forefront of Teaching English as a Second Language (TESOL). The IGNITE program began in 2022 and offers six different programs for learners on different career paths, including a fully-funded opportunity through the UNCG TESOL master of arts in teaching (MAT) program.
Kessinger Named UNCG Student Teacher of the Year
A Special Education major, Calli Kessinger has been selected as the 2023 UNCG Student Teacher of the Year and will represent UNC Greensboro at the upcoming state competition sponsored by the North Carolina Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (NCACTE).
U.S. News & World Report Highly Ranks UNCG School of Education, Department of Counseling and Educational Development
In rankings released by U.S. News & World Report on Tuesday, April 25, the UNC Greensboro School of Education ranks in a tie for 83rd nationally among Graduate Schools of Education for 2023-2024. Within the state of North Carolina, the UNCG SOE holds the fourth-highest ranking in the same category.
Harrison, Hogan Named Recipients of 2023 Smiley Award
The Smiley Award, which supports global educational opportunities for current School of Education undergraduate and graduate students, has been presented to undergraduate student Dauria Harrison and graduate student Kevin Hogan. These students will represent the SOE as Global Education Ambassadors through international or local engagement.