Friday, April 5, 2013
UNT education faculty member named Fulbright Scholar
DENTON (UNT), Texas – Dr. Marc Cutright, associate professor of higher education at the University of North Texas’ College of Education and director of UNT’s Center for Higher Education, has been named a Fulbright Scholar to Uganda in the 2013-2014 academic year.
Cutright’s primary appointment will be with Uganda Martyrs University, starting in the fall. At Uganda Martyrs University, he will teach graduate students and further develop a “work college” concept, in which...
Friday, April 5, 2013
Director of UNT Child Development Laboratory earns national award
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Teach North Texas earns $1 million matching grant from National Math and Science Initiative
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- The Teach North Texas program has raised enough private support to qualify for a $1 million matching grant from the National Math and Science Initiative, fulfilling a promise made by NMSI when the UNT program began five years ago.
Students enrolled in the streamlined teacher-education program are earning their bachelor's degrees in math, science or computer science while also preparing for their teacher certification.
The announcement was...
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
College of Education professor earns American Counseling Association awards
DENTON (UNT), Texas — Sue Bratton, professor of counseling and higher education and director of the Center for Play Therapy at the University of North Texas, was presented with two awards at the 2013 American Counseling Association (ACA) conference in March.
“I am honored and humbled to receive these awards,” said Bratton. “Knowing the nominations came from current and former students means more than the...
Thursday, March 21, 2013
Doctoral graduate from UNT’s College of Education wins national doctoral dissertation award
DENTON (UNT), Texas — Mary Amanda “Mandy” Stewart has earned the Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award from PDK International for research that she conducted while earning a doctoral degree in literacy and language studies from the University of North Texas’ College of Education.
Stewart received the doctoral degree in 2012 and is now a postdoctoral research associate for the Morningside Children’s Partnership, an initiative with UNT to improve the academic outcomes...
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Registration opens March 18 for UNT Elm Fork Education Center’s 2013 summer camps
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- Registration opens March 18 (Monday) for the 2013 Elm Fork Education Center’s summer camps at the University of North Texas. The 2013 camps run from June 17 (Monday) through July 19 (Friday).
The camps are open for children in second through eighth grades. Explorer’s camps are weeklong, half-day sessions focusing on science. Explorer’s camps meet from 8 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday. Discovery Camp extends from noon to 6 p.m....
Thursday, March 7, 2013
UNT’s College of Education starts new student teacher exchange program with Spain
A new international student teacher exchange offered through the University of North Texas’ College of Education in collaboration with the University of Seville in Spain aims to help students learn about other cultures – while giving the future teachers real-life experience in the classroom.
“The international student teacher exchange with the University of Seville is the college’s first effort to provide this opportunity for student teachers,” said Dr. Jerry Thomas, dean of UNT’s College of Education. “We hope to continue this program annually with the University of Seville and...
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
UNT College of Education professor wins service award
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Two UNT College of Education Professors recognized on "Top 25 Texas Education Professors" list
University of North Texas College of Education faculty members Lyndal Bullock and Smita Mehta and UNT alumna Colleen Swain were recognized on the Online Schools Texas list of “Top 25 Texas Education Professors.”
Bullock, Regents Professor in educational psychology, also was recently awarded the Distinguished Service Award from the Teacher Education Division of the Council for Exceptional Children.
Mehta, UNT associate professor of educational psychology and curriculum coordinator of the autism graduate programs in the department of educational psychology, was recently given...
Thursday, February 7, 2013
UNT’s Project NEXUS helps prepare educators to teach English language learners
DENTON (UNT), Texas--A University of North Texas program is enhancing math and science teachers’ skills and knowledge to help them more effectively teach middle school and high school students who are English language learners, thanks to a $985,000 Title III National Professional Development grant from the U.S. Department of Education. UNT was one of 101 universities across the country to receive the grant, which is funding 100 percent of the project.
Through Project NEXUS, UNT is partnering with the Region 10 Education Service Center...