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Lynda Stone honored by John Dewey Society

Lynda Stone, the Samuel Holton Distinguished professor, has been honored by the John Dewey Society with its Outstanding Lifetime Achievement Award. Stone, whose teaching and research focuses on the theoretical foundations and contexts of education, philosophy of education and ethics, has been active with the John Dewey Society for many years. She served as president of the society from 2008 to 2012. The award, which was presented in conjunction with the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, cited Stone’s “excellent contributions to education and culture that reflect the spirit and vision of American philosopher John Dewey.”

Willis Whichard, former N.C. Supreme Court justice, to give graduation remarks

Willis “Bill” Whichard, former N.C. Supreme Court justice, will be the guest speaker at the School of Education’s graduation ceremony on May 12. Whichard, who is the only person in North Carolina history to have served in both houses of the General Assembly and on both of the state’s appellate courts, serves on the School of Education’s Board of Visitors. Whichard is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Carolina, getting a bachelor’s degree in history in 1962, then his law degree from UNC’s School of Law in 1965. After retiring from the state Supreme Court, Whichard served as dean of the Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law at Campbell University from 1999 to 2006. Learn more about Whichard here. Details about the School of Education’s graduation ceremony are here.

Video of town hall discussion of resegregation of schools available

A town hall discussion of issues around resegregation of public schools entitled "All Deliberate Speed: School Resegregation in the South" is available online. The event, held earlier this month at the Friday Center, was co-hosted by the School of Education. Panelists included Pamela Grundy, author of “Color and Character: West Charlotte High and the American Struggle over Educational Equality;” Jerome Morris, author of “Troubling the Waters: Fulfilling the Promise of Quality Public Schooling for Black Children;” and Erica Frankenberg, co-author of “Educational Delusions? Why Choice Can Deepen Inequality and How to Make Schools Fair.”

Publications, presentations, grants awarded, etc.

Fenwick English and Rosemary Papa (2018). Chapter: Discursive Analysis of Neoliberal Policies and Practices in Education in The Wiley Handbook of Educational Policy.

Thanasiu, P. L., Rust, K. L., & Walter, S. M. (2018). Service learning and live supervision as early components in play therapy training. International Journal of Play Therapy, 27(2), 103-113.

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Thursday, May 10

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

Saturday, May 12

School of Education Graduation Ceremony
Dean Smith Center

Saturday, May 12

School of Education Graduation Reception
George Watts Hill Alumni Center