SOE Global News & Events
The School of Education (SOE) at UNC Greensboro strives to foster a welcoming and supportive environment for international students. Our faculty, staff, and students have networking opportunities to engage through various academic and social activities within the School of Education, at UNC Greensboro, and all over the world.
SOE Global News
- Growing Teachers Around the World Through IGNITE (5/31/2023) - 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.
- Harrison, Hogan Named Recipients of 2023 Smiley Award (4/12/2023) - 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.
- Families Celebrate Completion of Spanish Heritage Language Academy (3/22/2023) - Students, families, and educators celebrated their completion of the 2023 Spanish Heritage Language Academy (HLA) at UNC Greensboro on March 11. HLA is a long-standing partnership between UNCG and Asheboro City Schools. This program engages both students and families in project-based heritage language and cultural exchanges facilitated by ACS educators. Through the HLA program, students are not only learning the Spanish language, but also engaged in learning with their parents.
Please see the calendar list below to find out more about global events that are being offered both in the School of Education and across campus.
Tuesday, August 15th
First Day of Classes (Fall 2023)
SOE Global Experiences
Below you will find highlights from some of the many global experiences our faculty, staff, and students have experienced.