Tuesday, September 23, 2014
UNT College of Business names first recipient of endowed professorship
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- The University of North Texas College of Business celebrated the newly endowed Dean Henry Hays Professorship for Exemplary Service by honoring an up-and-coming professor, a distinguished former dean and the donors whose support made the professorship possible.
Danielle Cooper, associate professor of management, was named the inaugural recipient at a luncheon Sept. 2 at Dallas' Park City Club. The professorship provides recognition and salary support for a three-year term and...
Friday, September 19, 2014
Education Leadership Conference set for Nov. 12 at UNT
Friday, September 12, 2014
UNT earns grant to research adult literacy program this fall
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- This fall, University of North Texas students are designing and implementing an adult literacy program -- called the Extensive Reading Program -- in collaboration with the Denton Public Library, thanks to an $8,000 grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation.
Graduate students Monica Ng, a master's student in linguistics and technical communication at UNT, and Dung Nguyen, a doctoral student in curriculum and instruction with a concentration on language and literacy, are working on the project with Dr....
Tuesday, September 2, 2014
UNT conference for educators of grades 4-12 to focus on teaching history through biography
What: "Leadership and Legacy Through Biography" -- The 2014 Teaching of History Conference presented by the University of North Texas Department of History. Featuring Randolph "Mike" Campbell, Lone Star Professor of Texas History at UNT, as keynote speaker.
When: 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 20 (Saturday)
Where: UNT's Business Leadership Building, 1307 W. Highland St., Denton
Cost: $25 regular...
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
UNT receives $480,000 grant for South Texas writing project
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- This year, students in South Texas will learn tips to strengthen their writing skills in a variety of classes -- including math, science, reading, English and more -- with the help of the University of North Texas' North Star of Texas Writing Project.
UNT's North Star of Texas Writing Project received a $480,000 grant from the Texas Education Agency to organize professional development workshops for South Texas teachers, who will take their newly learned tips...
Monday, August 25, 2014
UNT alumna to address reading, writing conference
What: 13th Annual Denton Area T.A.I.R. Conference -- Navigating Your Path as a Lifelong Literacy Leader
When: 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sept. 20 (Saturday)
Where: Guyer High School, 7501 Teasley Lane, Denton
Cost: $25 for early bird registration postmarked by Sept. 9;
$40 for late registration and on-site registration
Contact: For registration information, contact Teddi Martin, lecturer in the College of Education, at...
Monday, August 11, 2014
Exemplary educators honored for faculty excellence by UNT
DENTON, Texas (UNT) – Three University of North Texas faculty members will receive UNT's highest faculty awards in recognition of their excellence in teaching, scholarly research and community service. The awards are among the approximately three dozen honors that will be given to faculty members and the more than 70 faculty promotions in rank and/or recipients of tenure. Recipients will be honored Sept. 22-26 (Monday to Friday) during a week-long series of events that culminates in an evening celebration.
Monday, August 4, 2014
Money-saving Eagle Express Tuition Plan open for enrollment
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- Interested in saving some money on college? The University of North Texas' innovative Eagle Express Tuition Plan is now available for sign-up. The plan is open to all students for fall 2014, which begins August 25.
The plan offers students the option to lock in their total academic costs for four years, saving up to $3,000 in their last 15 credit hours when they graduate in four years. Additionally, students that graduate on time also will quality for the state's $1,000 tuition rebate, providing an opportunity for...
Monday, July 21, 2014
UNT to host Collegiate World Series for Latino high school seniors
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- While the most elite college and university baseball players in the U.S. head to Omaha every summer for the College World Series, some of the most accomplished Hispanic high school seniors in the U.S. play their own series every summer -- the Collegiate World Series offered by the National Hispanic Institute, a nonprofit organization based in Texas.
But the Collegiate World Series isn't a sports tournament. Instead, it's a program to...
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Two from UNT earn national honors from Kappa Delta Pi
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- A University of North Texas College of Education student and a recent graduate earned national recognition from Kappa Delta Pi, International Honor Society in Education.
Aston Thompson, of Arlington, earned the 2013-14 Distinguished Chapter Officer Award from Kappa Delta Pi, given to current or immediate past chapter officers for displaying the ideals of the organization. Thompson, who was treasurer of the UNT chapter of Kappa Delta Pi, was one of eight chapter officers nationwide selected for the honor this year. Thompson graduated with a...