News Items from UNC Greensboro

UNCG’s School of Education has several events for the campus community in the coming weeks:

The HERP Project Earth Day Community Celebration
The HERP Project will host a free Earth Day Community Celebration on Saturday, April 12, from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at Burlington City Park. Storytelling, hiking adventures, live animals, arts and crafts and other family fun activities will take place. For additional information, visit: http://soe.uncg.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/The-HERP-Project-Celebration-Flyer-2014.pdf.

American Sign Language Idol
American Sign Language Idol, sponsored by the Specialized Education Services department of the UNCG School of Education, will take place Sunday, April 13, at 3 p.m. in the EUC Auditorium. This year’s theme is ‘The Motown Era!’ featuring students performing popular songs in ASL from Motown greats such as the Temptations, Marvin Gaye, and the Supremes. Admission is $5 ($3 for children ages 6-12; free admission for children ages 5 and under. Money from ticket sales and donations will go to help our Deaf-Blind friends attend Camp Dogwood.

For more information, please visit: http://soe.uncg.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/ASL-Idol-Flier-2014.pdf.

‘Understanding your students who are Deaf/Hard of Hearing’ (A workshop on Deaf Education)
A workshop on classroom topics related to students with hearing loss, presented by Deaf Education majors, will be held on Tuesday, April 15, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in the School of Education Building, Room 120. The workshop is free; RSVP to m_harker@uncg.edu. For more details on topics covered during the workshop, visit: http://soe.uncg.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/Deaf-ed-workshop-flyer-.pdf.

HED Doctoral Colloquium
The first annual Higher Education Doctoral Colloquium featuring Dr. Ralph Soney, vice president of corporate and continuing learning at GTCC, will be held on Wednesday, April 16, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. in the School of Education Building, Room 401. For more information and to register for the Colloquium, visit: http://soe.uncg.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/LESJ-Colloquium.pdf.

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