Dr. Diane Ryndak, a professor in UNC Greensboro’s Department of Specialized Education Services , has been announced as the recipient of the 2022 June Downing Breakthroughs in Inclusive Education Award presented by TASH, an international leader in disability advocacy.

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.

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.

The Round Rock Independent School District, just north of Austin, Texas, serves about 45,000 students and is where Dr. Amy Grosso, a 2008 Ph.D. graduate of UNC Greensboro’s Department of Counseling and Educational Development (CED), has helped to implement what may be the future of the relationship between schools and the police.

Trauma-based care is a topic that has become ubiquitous within the mental health community in response to the many stressors people endure today – the pandemic and myriad other inflictions – isolation, fear, poverty, health problems, crime, accidents, and abuse.