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McCaskill, Ho Selected as 2024 Smiley Award Recipients

Mary Beth McCaskill (left) and Youn Jung Ho (right), recipients of the 2024 Smiley Award

The Smiley Award, which supports global educational opportunities for current School of Education (SOE) undergraduate and graduate students, has been presented to undergraduate student Mary Beth McCaskill (Department of Teacher Education and Higher Education) and graduate student Youn Jung Ho (Department of Counseling and Educational Development). These students will represent the SOE as Global Education Ambassadors through international or local engagement. 


CLASS OF 2024: HANNAH WARD SAYS YES TO OPPORTUNITY

Hannah Ward poses in a cap and gown out side of the Lloyd International Honors College

Stepping onto campus as a first-year student and Teacher Education Fellow, Hannah Ward had a mission: make her hometown of Morganton, North Carolina proud and major in music. Through her fellowship and the Lloyd International Honors College (LIHC), Ward soon encountered mentors, opportunities, and experiences that took her down paths she had not considered and helped her discover her true calling: teaching English.


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. 


Harrison, Hogan Named Recipients of 2023 Smiley Award

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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.


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


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


Congratulations to Joshua Burns and Seongeun Kim, 2021 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