Student News

2010

Kirsten Edwards chosen for Phi Beta Kappa

Kirsten Edwards, a junior from Hendersonville who is majoring in middle grades education, has been chosen to join Phi Beta Kappa.

Helen Crompton wins IUT Conference's McKeachie Award

Doctoral student Helen Crompton won this year's McKeachie Award, which funded her travel to the Improving University Teaching International Conference in Washington, D.C., in July.

Kristen Newitt, Sandra Martinez-Zuniga receive annual awards from School Counseling Program

Two students were selected as the recipients of annual awards presented by the School Counseling Program to recognize outstanding performance and advocacy.

Doctoral students Helen Crompton, Karla Martin and Anna Todd named Future Faculty Fellows

Three doctoral students from the School of Education were selected as UNC-Chapel Hill Future Faculty Fellows.

Karyl Askew receives summer research fellowship from UNC Graduate School

Karyl Askew, a fourth-year Ph.D. student in Educational Psychology, Measurement and Evaluation, was recently selected as a recipient of the Thomas F. Ferdinand Summer Research Fellowship for the upcoming summer.

School of Education students raise nearly $3,500 in Relay for Life

Students from the School of Education participated in UNC-Chapel Hill’s annual Relay for Life on April 16-17 to help raise money and increase awareness to fight cancer.

Four outstanding undergraduates earn Honors distinctions

Four senior education students will graduate from Carolina with Honors or Highest Honors at the spring commencement on May 9, 2010.

State Board of Education Chairman Bill Harrison addresses students initiated into Kappa Delta Pi

“As difficult as teaching sometimes becomes, always remember that you are making a major impact on children. ...”

School Counseling program welcomes two graduate students from the National College Advising Corps

Two students, currently working with the National College Advising Corps, have recently been accepted into the School Counseling program in the School of Education.

Master’s students gain opportunities for international travel and study, thanks to Professor Gerald Unks

Robert Brinlee and Brandon Keith are preparing to be high school teachers Robert plans to teach English and Brandon, history.

School counseling student Lucas Paulsen selected as national scholarship recipient

Lucas Paulsen, a student in the Master of Education program in school counseling, was chosen by the American School Counselor Association (ASCA) as the recipient of a 2010 ASCA Foundation Scholarship.

Teaching Fellows Stacey August, Erin Conlon inspire adolescent females through FEMMES

Students in the School of Education are inspiring adolescent females to be high academic achievers through the FEMMES program ─ Females Excelling More in Mathematics, Engineering and Science.