Student News


Video: Overcoming teacher resistance to literacy instruction training

Doctoral student Elizabeth Cutrer describes her research into how combining strategies works best in improving teachers’ literacy instruction.

Alexandria Johnston named School of Education’s first Dean Smith Scholar

Johnston, a student in the school counseling program, is the first SOE recipient of a scholarship from the new fund that honors the life and work of Coach Smith.

Doctoral Student Alex Lowry selected by U.S. State Department to teach in Nepal

The U.S. Department of State has selected School of Education doctoral student Alex Lowry for a 10-month fellowship project conducting English teacher training in Nepal.

Education Pioneers: ‘Why every education leader in America needs to talk to William Jackson’

Doctoral student William Jackson profiled by Education Pioneers.

Three Questions with Mary Ward

Mary Ward, a participant in our Education Minor, recently won a “Best Poster” award at a Carolina showcase of undergraduate research. We ask about that and her work on reviving the Yackety Yack!

Three Questions with Alex Ford

Alex Ford is like many Carolina students. She’s smart, deeply engaged in her school work and digs into civic activities. In the past year, Ford co-chaired Project Literacy, a Campus Y-housed student group that coordinates student volunteers to work in area literacy programs.

Three Questions with Simone Diggs

Simone Diggs, a student in the School Counseling master’s degree program, recently won a runner-up award in the American Counseling Association’s Student Ethics essay competition, a competition that was open to master’s and doctoral-level students from across the country.

Ph.D. candidate Mike Caprino wins Marvin Wyne Award

Mike Caprino, a Ph.D. candidate in educational psychology, measurement and evaluation, has won the 2014 Marvin Wyne Outstanding Paper Award from the North Carolina Association for Research in Education.