News Items from UNC Greensboro

Freshman year is all about firsts: First time living away from home; first midterm exam; first roommate; and for some students, it’s the first time anyone in their family has attended college. In addition to the typical firsts most new students experience, first-generation students face a unique set of challenges. Next week, UNC Greensboro will […]

Dr. Julie Edmunds (SERVE Center) received new funding from the UNC System Student Success Innovation Lab for the project “Research Affiliate for the University of North Carolina System Student Success Innovation Lab.” Edmunds will serve as a Research Affiliate for the UNC System, assisting other UNC schools in developing proposals that improve postsecondary student success […]

Dr. Sophia Rodriguez (Educational Leadership and Cultural Foundations) received new funding from the Spencer Foundation for the project “Promoting education equity for immigrant students: Examining the influence of school social workers.” From the abstract: “This mixed-methods study focuses on the role of school social workers in promoting access and education equity for vulnerable immigrant students […]

Dr. Ayesha Boyce (Educational Research Methodology) received a continuation of funding from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign for the project “Network for Computational Nanotechnology – Hierarchical nanoMFG Node.” The evaluation team, led by external program evaluator Assistant Professor Ayesha Boyce and associates from the School of Education at UNC Greensboro, will work closely with […]

UNCG honorary degree nominations are due on Wed., Nov. 7th.   The Committee on Honorary Degrees invites you to identify people who would be good candidates for honorary degrees to be granted at the 2019 commencement or subsequent commencements. The purpose for awarding honorary degrees includes the following:   To recognize individuals who demonstrate extraordinary […]