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UNCG Program Prepares Herring for Award-Winning Career in Education

UNCG alumna Sophie Herring holds her 2022-23 Randolph County Teacher of the Year plaque

Currently the Academically or Intellectually Gifted (AIG) teacher at both Trindale and Archdale Elementary Schools, Sophie Herring was honored as the 2022-2023 Teacher of the Year by Randolph County Schools this fall. Herring earned her bachelor’s degree in elementary education through UNC Greensboro’s Department of Teacher Education and Higher Education in 2016.


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.


Month in London Enhances Educational Experiences of Future Teacher

Hannah Ward poses at the Tower of London during her summer study abroad session

As a UNC Greensboro School of Education Global Ambassador and recipient of the Smiley Award, Hannah Ward, who will graduate in May 2024, spent part of the summer living and learning in London, England. During her time with the program, Hannah was able to enhance her educational experience while exploring … Continued


Karena Zhang (MAT TESOL) Active in Growth of State’s Mandarin Teaching

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As the number of students interested in learning Chinese as a heritage language or foreign language continues to grow, the number of Mandarin dual language/immersion (DL/I) programs across the state of North Carolina has also increased. According to the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, there are now 22 Mandarin … Continued


MAT TESOL Student Receives Fulbright ETA Award

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Among those honored by the highly selective Fulbright English Teaching Assistant (ETA) program was UNC Greensboro student Alex Holmes. A member of the Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) master’s program, Homes was selected to travel to Poland for the program. In 2021-22, just three awards were issued … Continued


Dual Major Wins Provost Student Excellence Award 2022

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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


Congratulations to Kervins Clement and Hannah Ward 2022 Smiley Award Recipients and SOE Global Education Ambassadors!

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The Smiley Award supports global educational opportunities for current undergraduate and graduate students in the School of Education (SOE) at UNC Greensboro. SOE students who serve as outstanding Global Education Ambassadors through international or local engagement are encouraged to apply each Spring, particularly students who demonstrate leadership, innovation, and impact … Continued