Juan Carrillo named UNC-Chapel Hill’s 2014 Chiron Award recipient
Assistant Professor Juan Carrillo has been named the 2014 recipient of the Chiron Award, an award bestowed by student groups at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to recognize excellence in teaching and devotion to students.
Lillie Cox (Ed.D. ’09) named finalist for national educational leadership award
Lillie Cox (Ed.D. ’09), superintendent of the Alamance-Burlington School System, has been named a finalist for the 2014 Women in School Leadership Award, presented by AASA, the School Superintendents Association.
Meece named second McMichael Professor
Judith Meece, professor of educational psychology, has been named to the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Education’s McMichael Term Professorship, becoming the second faculty member to hold the professorship.
Student Profile: Jillian Froelick took a life-changing journey
A gap year spent in Tanzania by Robertson Scholar Jillian Froelick inspired her to pursue a career working with children. The junior is now researching the school transition process for children with chronic medical conditions.
Student Profile: Joseph Shelley takes unusual path to teaching
A senior majoring in elementary education, Shelley was homeschooled through the elementary grades, middle school and into high school. Now he’s learning to be a teacher, preparing for a career in which he hopes to instill in children his love of learning.
Sallie Senseney ’10 ignites a passion for science in her N.C. hometown
Using real-world examples and minimal lecturing, Sallie Senseney ('10) seeks to spark a passion for science and in interest in college in her high school students.
Webcam coaching program helps struggling readers
A new literacy webcam coaching strategy, developed by researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has been shown to help struggling kindergarten and first-grade readers in rural classrooms keep pace with their peers.
Looking for a creative spark? Sawyer says practice lights the flame
Stuck in a rut? Trying to come up with something new? Keith Sawyer, the Morgan Distinguished Professor in Educational Innovations at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's School of Education, has tips for you.
Schools again separate and unequal
Fifty years ago, the March on Washington ushered in an era of civil rights that included efforts to desegregate public schools across the country.
Our students have inspiring stories
Our students have inspiring stories. Here's a collection, profiling some of our students who received donor-supported aid in the past year. We invited you to read them. And know this: You can be a part of our students' stories ... by giving to our Annual Fund!
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