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UNCG Ranked as a Top School for Online Master’s in Education

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The University of North Carolina Greensboro School of Education has been recognized as one of the top-50 schools for most affordable online learning at the master’s level by OnlineMastersDegrees.org (OMD). UNCG’s education programs earned top honors for overall quality, affordability, and commitment to student success.


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.


NCCTM Bestows Highest Honor on Wilson

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Dr. Holt Wilson, an associate professor in the UNC Greensboro School of Education’s Department of Teacher Education and Higher Education, was recently honored for his contribution to mathematics education in North Carolina with the W.W. Rankin Award. This distinction is bestowed annually by the North Carolina Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCCTM) and is the organization’s highest honor.


UNCG Joins Statewide Effort to Track COVID Impacts on Students

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UNC Greensboro researchers and their collaborators have received approximately $500,000 to study the impacts of COVID on student learning. The funding is part of the NC Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) and North Carolina Collaboratory’s $6.73 million investment in 20 projects rooted at universities across North Carolina.


UNCG Teacher Education Fellows Program Leads to Increased Opportunities, Scholarships for Students

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Developing high-quality and well-prepared teachers is a priority for the School of Education at UNC Greensboro. Doing so by reducing potential financial barriers for students is also key. By combining these priorities, the School of Education developed the UNCG Teacher Education Fellows program, a scholarship opportunity for incoming freshmen students wishing to major in select education programs.


Elementary Education Major Concludes Successful Freshman Season on the Pitch

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A preseason injury did not derail freshman elementary education major Emma Malone from having a successful inaugural collegiate season on the soccer field. The Connecticut native took over as the starting goalie for the UNC Greensboro women’s soccer team midway through the season, helping the team reach the conference finals and earning Southern Conference All-Freshman Team accolades.


Empowering Parental Engagement in STEM Education is Focus of Tan’s Research

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Backed by funding from the William T. Grant Foundation, Dr. Edna Tan, Hooks Distinguished Professor of STEM Education at the School of Education’s Department of Teacher Education and Higher Education at UNC Greensboro, will conduct research with her team into designing and studying new modes of empowering parental engagement in STEM teacher-parent partnerships.


Dr. Ye He Awarded Grant to Improve Multilingual Learning Opportunities

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Looking to improve the success of multilingual learners, Dr. Ye He, a professor in the UNC Greensboro School of Education’s Department of Teacher Education and Higher Education, has been awarded a nearly $250,000 grant from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.


Lauded Tutoring Program Helps Students Affected by Pandemic

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UNCG has received national attention for its tutoring program in partnership with Guilford County Schools, an effort to support families, community, and young students most affected by the pandemic. The Biden Administration named Guilford County as one of 15 school systems nationwide using funds from the American Rescue Plan to their best advantage.