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College joins national consortium to improve EdD programs

Sayler Chen

Single mother of three and Dean’s List student earns bachelor’s degree, plans to return for master’s

Mandy Wright and her children Khloe (6), Jaxon (8) and Payton (14)

Finishing a bachelor's degree and preparing to apply for a master's is no easy task. Add in being a single mother of three, and the challenge could seem overwhelming.

COE faculty receive mentoring grants from university

Four College of Education faculty received mentor grants from UNT's Office of the Provost for the 2014-2015 academic year. The goal of the mentoring initiative, modeled after the successful work of Mary Deane Sorcinelli at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and the Mellon Foundation, is to help faculty in four critical areas: gaining institutional knowledge, supporting teaching and research efforts, developing professional networks and promoting diversity.

UNT named one of America's 100 Best College Buys

For the 19th consecutive year, the University of North Texas has been named one of America's 100 Best College Buys® by Institutional Research & Evaluation Inc.

The annual rankings identify 100 American colleges and universities that provide students the highest quality education at the lowest cost.

To be considered for inclusion, an institution must meet the following requirements:

College hosts career advancement workshop for aspiring educators

Over the summer, the college's Educational Administration program hosted a workshop for UNT students and alumni aspiring to be principals and superintendents. John Brooks, principal lecturer in the department of Teacher Education and Administration, spearheaded the workshop. Topics and speakers included:

"The Superintendency in Texas"
David Thompson,
educational law attorney, Thompson & Horton, LLP

Denton Record Chronicle: Guyer students learn about college world

Originally published 11-14-14 by the Denton Record Chronicle.

University of North Texas students are using their experiences applying for college to encourage a future generation of high school students and show them that they too can pursue degrees.

Since January, UNT students have served as mentors to Denton school district Hispanic English language learners as they prepare to transition from high school to college.

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