News & Updates



Bank of America Award for Teaching Excellence Finalist Spotlight – Jeanneine Jones
Date Published: April 29, 2011
Challenged her first semester by a student who told her that middle grades students felt that no one cared about them, Jeanneine Jones was determined to concentrate on classroom teaching and student relationships and has never stopped.           ...


Counseling professor named Cone Early-Career Professor in Teaching
Date Published: April 29, 2011
Lyndon Abrams, an associate professor in the Department of Counseling in the College of Education, received the Bonnie E. Cone Early-Career Professorship in Teaching at the University’s annual convocation, Tuesday, Aug. 17.             ...


Children’s Defense Fund Partners with College of Education
Date Published: April 29, 2011
UNC Charlotte is staking its claim to assist at-risk children by serving as the host of a site for a 2010 Children’s Defense Fund’s Freedom Schools summer program. Mary Lynne Calhoun, dean of the College of Education, announced the initiative. “This was a natural chain of events due to...


UNC Charlotte’s Graduate Programs Recognized by U.S. News
Date Published: April 28, 2011
CHARLOTTE – March 24, 2011 – Several UNC Charlotte graduate programs are ranked among the top in the nation in the 2012 edition of U.S. News and World Report's Best Graduate Schools. The latest rankings are further recognition of the emerging prowess of UNC Charlotte’s graduate programs. Counseling...


UNC Charlotte Professor of Special Education Receives UNC Board of Governors’ Highest Faculty Honor
Date Published: April 8, 2011
CHAPEL HILL – Diane M. Browder, Lake and Edward J. Snyder, Jr., Distinguished Professor of Special Education at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, received the O. Max Gardner Award today (Friday, April 8) from the Board of Governors of the multi-campus University of North Carolina....


UNC Charlotte Multicultural Play Therapy Center approved
Date Published: April 29, 2010
The national professional society Association for Play Therapy (APT) has designated the University’s Multicultural Play Therapy Center an approved center of play therapy education.              Housed in the College of Education, the...