Student News

2013

Student Profile: Jillian Froelick took a life-changing journey

When Jillian Froelick headed overseas for a gap year before coming to Carolina, she had no idea the experience would change her life. Froelick went to Tanzania, volunteering to teach in an orphanage and then in a special needs classroom for children with hearing disabilities.

Student Profile: Joseph Shelley takes unusual path to teaching

Shelley, a senior majoring in elementary education, was homeschooled through the elementary grades, middle school and into high school. Now he’s learning to be a teacher, preparing for a career in which he hopes to instill in children his love of learning.

Kurz, Garayua-Tudren, Walton win School Counseling program awards

Three masters of education candidates in the School of Education's school counseling program - Maureen Kurz, Barbie Garayua-Tudryn and Laura Walton - have won awards from the program.

Senior Michelle Thompson named to Phi Beta Kappa

Michelle Thompson, an undergraduate student in the UNC-BEST (Biology) program, has been named to the Phi Beta Kappa honorary society.

Akos, students visit lawmakers on school counselors' 'legislative day'

Patrick Akos, coordinator of the school counseling program, and students from the program went to Raleigh on Thursday, March 7, to meet with legislators as part of the N.C. School Counselors Association's "legislative day."