Student News

2009

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Make a gift to “Digital Wish”

Twelve teachers in the literacy cohort of the Master of Education program for experienced teachers have registered with Digital Wish, a non-profit organization that helps educators obtain funding for technology for their classrooms.

Ed.D. interns’ concept paper a linchpin for collaboration with Durham Public Schools

Last August, School of Education Professor Catherine Marshall was looking for a group project for her six Educational Leadership interns.

School counseling student Montez Thomas receives scholarship

The North Carolina School Counselor Association recently awarded Montez Thomas with a $500 scholarship. Graduate students who are studying to become school counselors are eligible to apply for the scholarship.

School counseling graduate students take second and third place at the NCSCA fall conference

Two groups of current graduate students in the Master of Education program in School Counseling participated in the poster session at the North Carolina School Counselor Association Annual Fall Conference, Nov. 4-6, 2009.

Graduate students gain valuable experience through summer opportunities

Graduate students from the School of Education participated in internship programs last summer which helped them gain real-world experience.

Doctoral students Cary Gillenwater, Lara Willox selected as UNC Future Faculty Fellows

Education doctoral students Cary Gillenwater and Lara Willox were among 25 highly promising senior-level doctoral students from across the campus who were selected as UNC-Chapel Hill Future Faculty Fellows this year.

SNCAE creates partnership with local middle school

With the goal of connecting college students with high-needs community schools and teachers, the School of Education’s chapter of SNCAE (the Student North Carolina Association of Educators) has created a partnership with W.G. Pearson Magnet Middle School in Durham, N.C.

Outstanding undergraduates initiated into Kappa Delta Pi

The School of Education’s chapter of Kappa Delta Pi welcomed 46 new initiates April 22, 2009. 

Education students raise thousands in Relay for Life

Four teams of students from the School of Education raised more than $6,000 to fight cancer in UNC-Chapel Hill’s annual Relay for Life April 3-4, 2009.

Danielle Faerber, Carla Heppert to graduate with honors

Danielle Faerber, a senior Elementary Education major, will graduate with Highest Honors from the School of Education May 10, 2009. Carla Heppert, a senior Child Development and Family Studies major, will graduate with Honors.

Graduate Student Association hosts regional conference on educational studies

The School of Education’s Graduate Student Association hosted the 14th annual conference of the Southeastern Association of Educational Studies (SEAES) Feb. 20-21, 2009.

MaryFaith Mount-Cors receives funding for dissertation study in Kenya

MaryFaith Mount-Cors, a fourth-year Ph.D. in Education student specializing in Culture, Curriculum and Change, recently received an Off-Campus Dissertation Research Fellowship from the UNC Graduate School for the spring 2009 semester.

School Counseling master’s student Rebecca Newell awarded national scholarship

Rebecca “Becky” Newell is one of 10 master’s students nationally to receive the 2009 Ross Trust Scholarship Award from the American Counseling Association.