College News

College honors outstanding graduate research, grant recipients

Dean Jerry Thomas hosted a special reception May 8 to celebrate the success of our master’s and doctoral graduates for the 2013-2014 academic year.

Special guest Cathy Bryce ('91 Ph.D.) welcomed graduates as the newest members of the UNT alumni family, and Mark Wardell, dean of UNT’s Toulouse Graduate School, congratulated the students on their achievements.

Doctoral students honored as Chi Sigma Iota Leadership Fellows

Chi Sigma Iota honored Kara Hurt and Elizabeth Ener, doctoral students in the University of North Texas College of Education, as 2014-15 International Leadership Fellows.  

Each year, CSI selects 10 aspiring leaders from more than 15,000 active members and 350 chapters to participate in their leadership program. This March, Hurt and Ener took part in the American Counseling Association conference in Honolulu.

Veterans with PTSD find help from horses in UNT doctoral student’s research study


As a counseling student, Hallie Sheade (pronounced "shade") uses horses to help military veterans heal.

And now, the UNT doctoral student has embarked on a research project to find out how much they can help.

New online master’s level courses in bilingual and ESL education to be offered fall 2014


Faculty to serve as UNT ambassadors in Mexico

Nancy Nelson, professor and Meadows Chair for Excellence in Education, and Ricardo González-Carriedo, assistant professor, both from the Department of Teacher Education and Administration, will participate in UNT's Faculty Abroad Seminar in Mexico this month.

Founder of UNT Center for Play Therapy to serve as honorary visiting professor in England

landrethDr. Garry Landreth, regents emeritus professor in the department of Counseling and founder of UNT's Center for Play Therapy, was recently named an honorary visiting professor at the University of Roehampton in England.

Graduating student Kelly Savage finds inspiration at UNT to help others

SavageSuccess doesn't happen overnight. Kelly Savage knows that better than anyone.

Nineteen years after her high school graduation, Kelly Savage is realizing her dream of earning a college degree. And now, she wants to become a teacher, helping others on that same path to education.

Alumni Spotlight: Desiree DeLeon from EPSY

DeleonAfter transferring to UNT with an associate's degree from North Central Texas College, Desiree DeLeon graduated from UNT in December 2013 with a Bachelor of Science in Development and Family Studies from the Department of Educational Psychology with an emphasis in Intervention and Administration from the College of Education. We recently caught up with DeLeon to discuss her experience at UNT:

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