Tuesday, October 1, 2013
Two UNT students win international scholarship awards
DENTON (UNT), Texas — Two University of North Texas students — Hannah McDonald, a senior in the College of Arts and Sciences studying English language arts, and Rania Salman, a doctoral candidate in the College of Education’s Department of Teacher Education and Administration —were awarded scholarships from Kappa Delta Pi, an international honor society in education.
Headquartered in Indianapolis, Ind.,Kappa Delta Pi was established to further excellence in education and leadership. Each spring, the organization offers scholarship opportunities to active undergraduate,...
Thursday, September 19, 2013
Expert on minority disproportionality in special education to speak at UNT Sept. 27
What: University of North Texas’ College of Education presents Dr. Dan Reschly, professor of education and psychology in Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College, as Project TELL’s Distinguished Lecturer. Reschly will address “Response to Intervention and the Prevention of Minority Special Education Disproportionality”
Tuesday, July 23, 2013
UNT student receives recognition from National Council on Family Relations
DENTON (UNT), Texas – Yamuna Teter, who earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of North Texas’ College of Education in May, received recognition from the National Council on Family Relations for her outstanding contributions to the field of family science through scholarship, leadership and community service.
A mother of four children ages 3 to 10, Teter came to UNT several years after earning an associate’s degree from Richland College in Dallas. Her own experience returning to school to pursue a career as a teacher inspired her to...
Thursday, July 18, 2013
Larry g(EE) to headline concert to raise money for UNT Kristin Farmer Autism Center
DENTON (UNT), Texas — Dallas singer and songwriter Larry g(EE), who made his national debut on Jimmy Kimmel Live in December, will perform as the headliner at the DREAM 2013 Benefit Concert to raise money for the University of North Texas Kristin Farmer Autism Center.
The funk musician, a former front-man for Dallas-based rock band Odis, will be among several bands from the DFW and Austin areas that will perform in the concert, which will follow the 5th...
Tuesday, July 16, 2013
UNT student received 2013 Outstanding Educator Award
Frankie Norris of Fort Worth, a doctoral student in the University of North Texas' College of Education and a teacher in the Birdville Independent School District, received the 2013 Outstanding Educator Award from the Council for Exceptional Children-Division of Learning Disabilities. The award is designed to recognize outstanding professionals who serve students with learning disabilities.
Norris is one of 10 Project TELL scholars, a program funded by the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Special Education Programs. Project TELL's goal is to prepare leadership personnel in...
Friday, June 14, 2013
UNT graduate student chosen for national GEAR UP Alumni Leadership Academy
DENTON (UNT), Texas — A first-generation college graduate, Leslie Jimenez wants other students to know that education can change their lives.
Jimenez, who expects to earn a master’s degree in higher education from the University of North Texas’ College of Education in August, has been chosen to share her story and become an advocate for education as part of the inaugural class of the GEAR UP Alumni Leadership Academy. She was one of 30 people from across the country...
Friday, May 31, 2013
UNT camp addresses state's need for bilingual teachers
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- Fort Worth ISD high school students with dreams of teaching will learn from the pros June 10 – 13 (Monday – Thursday) in the University of North Texas' Future Bilingual Teachers Academy -- a summer camp that responds to the state's growing need for highly qualified teachers of English language learners.
Master teachers will tell the 25 students about careers in bilingual education and show them how to create lesson plans for English language learners. Beyond learning about teaching careers, the students will experience college life by staying in residence...
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Legal issues of campus violence to be discussed at UNT conference
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
UNT faculty, students, chapter honored at ACA Conference
Thursday, May 2, 2013
UNT to celebrate state-wide education initiative May 3
DENTON (UNT), Texas— The North Texas Regional P-16 College and Career Readiness Marketing Project, headquartered at the University of North Texas, will host a visit for 60 middle school students on May 3 (Friday) to encourage participation in higher education as part of the state-wide celebration of GenTX day.
The North Texas Regional P-16 Council works with schools; families; businesses; faith-based groups; local, state and federal agencies; and community organizations to...