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THIS WEEK AT A GLANCE

ThursdayFaculty-staff end-of-year reception, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., Carolina Inn
SaturdaySchool of Education Graduation Ceremony, 1 p.m., Dean Smith Center
School of Education Graduation Reception, 3:30 p.m., George Watts Hill Alumni Center
Graduation on Saturday; Whichard to give remarks

The School of Education will hold its graduation ceremony on Saturday, with the event beginning at 1 p.m. in the Dean Smith Center. Willis “Bill” Whichard, former N.C. Supreme Court justice, will be the guest speaker. Graduates will begin lining up for the ceremony at 12:15 on the ground floor of the Smith Center, in the tunnels behind the stage. Full details are available here.

Counselor organization cites Robert Martinez study

The Ronald H. Frederickson Center for School Counseling Outcome Research and Evaluation has included a Robert Martinez study in a listing of research that has identified best practices for school counselors. The study, Promoting Career and College Readiness, Aspirations, and Self Efficacy: Curriculum Field Test, was published in Career Development Quarterly in 2017.

In the media: Robert Martinez quoted in HuffPost article

Robert Martinez, assistant professor of school counseling, was cited in a Huffington Post article about things to know when seeking a therapist. In the article, “12 Things You Should Know Before Finding A Therapist,” Martinez is quoted in item No. 8: “Know your sessions will take effort.”

Publications, presentations, grants awarded, etc.

Graig Meyer, member of the N.C. House, and faculty member George Noblit are co-authors of the new monograph “More Than A Mentoring Program: Attacking Institutional Racism.” Published by Information Age, the book is part of a series “Perspectives on Mentoring.”

Karen Murphy, Jeffrey Greene, Carla Firetto, Brendan Hendrick, Mengyi Li, Cristin Montalbano, Liwei Wei. (2018) Quality Talk: Developing Students’ Discourse to Promote High-level Comprehension. American Educational Research Journal. DOI: 10.3102/0002831218771303

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Events

Thursday, May 10

End-of-Year Reception
4:00p.m. - 6:00p.m.
Carolina Inn

Saturday, May 12

School of Education Graduation Ceremony
1:00p.m.
Dean Smith Center

Saturday, May 12

School of Education Graduation Reception
3:30p.m.
George Watts Hill Alumni Center