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Former education professor Henry Frierson to be honored by SPGRE

Henry Frierson will be honored at a banquet in Chapel Hill this weekend for his work in founding the Summer Pre-Graduate Research Experience (SPGRE) program at UNC-Chapel Hill and directing it for 19 years. The program will celebrate its 20th anniversary July 24-26.

Frierson was a professor of educational psychology and program evaluation at the School of Education from 1993 until he left Carolina in 2007 to become associate vice president and dean of the Graduate School at the University of Florida. He served on Carolina’s faculty in various positions for 33 years.