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UNT center evaluates alternative treatments aimed at helping kids with autism

Four-year-old Jackson Arnold points to the day of the week during circle time at the UNT Kristin Farmer Autism Center, which was tapped by Texas to identify ways to help families with children on the autism spectrum. 

The University of North Texas' Kristin Farmer Autism Center<

Doctoral Student Association recognized for Pathways for Success Conference

TrophyThe COE Doctoral Student Association has won the award for the 2014-15 Outstanding Organization Event from UNT Student Activities for the DSA Pathways for Success Conference held in September.

The award recognizes an organization for its positive impact on the UNT and/or Denton community and its contribution to the growth, learning, or development of the constituent group impacted. This achievement was announced at the Eagle Awards Banquet on Tuesday, April 14.

Alumni Spotlight: Netreia McNulty McCoy from Higher Education

McNulty McCoyNetreia McNulty McCoy, Ed.D. graduated from UNT's College of Education in August 2014. That same month, she joined The Suder Foundation as Director of Campus Relations and Programming.

100% of Higher Education master's students employed soon after graduation

Within three months of receiving their master's degrees in higher education from the College of Education, every 2014 graduate who held a graduate assistant position within UNT's Division of Student Affairs had received a job offer in higher education. This perfect placement rate matches the success of the program's 2013 graduating class. Two of the seven students from the 2014 graduating class received job offers before graduating.

Combes named associate dean for academic affairs and research

The College of Education is pleased to announce that Bertina Hildreth Combes has been named associate dean for academic affairs and research effective June 1, 2015.

Latest issues affecting Texas higher education to be addressed at UNT law conference

Prevention and handling of sexual assault and harassment. The growing student debt crisis. Cyberbullying. And the ongoing Texas legislative session. These topics, as well as other major legal considerations for university and college professionals and attorneys, will be discussed at the Texas Higher Education Law Conference at the University of North Texas.

Alumni Spotlight: Jesús Luján from Teacher Education and Administration

LujanJesús Luján graduated from UNT's College of Education in December 2013 with a bachelor's degree in Interdisciplinary Studies (EC-6 generalist with bilingual). Immediately following in January 2014, he began teaching a third grade bilingual classroom at WS Ryan Elementary School in Denton ISD.

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