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Casey Receives Distinguished Paper Award from NCARE

   June 11, 2019

Dr. Lee Casey Received the 2019 Distinguished Paper Award from the North Carolina Association for Research in Education

Congratulations to Dr. Lee Casey!  His paper titled, "Academic Resiliency among African-American Males in Secondary Schools" has received the 2019 Distinguished Paper Award from the North Carolina...

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Wang Selected as the 2019 Recipient of the Faculty International Education Award

   April 8, 2019

Dr. Chuang Wang was selected as the recipient of the 2019 Faculty International Education Award. The Faculty Award recognizes a faculty member for his/her outstanding contributions to the enhancement of the international education experience at UNC Charlotte. For more information about the award, go to:

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Martin Selected as the 2019 Recipient of the Thomas L. Reynolds Leadership Award

   April 8, 2019

Dr. Florence Martin was selected as the first recipient of the Thomas L. Reynolds Leadership Award. The Thomas L. Reynolds Leadership Award honors excellence in graduate program administration. Dr. Martin will $1000, an engraved plaque, and her name will be engraved on a perpetual trophy on permanent display at a central location on campus.

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Dika Awarded Spencer Research Grant

   April 8, 2019

Dr. Sandra Dika was awarded a Spencer Small Research Grant to examine STEM transfer culture at two large, predominantly White institutions in North Carolina. Below is the abstract of her study:

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Westine Awarded Student Success Innovation Lab Grant

   April 8, 2019

Dr. Carl Westine was awarded a North Carolina Student Success Innovation Lab grant. Dr. Westine will serve as the evaluator for an intervention implemented by East Carolina University. For more information about Student Success Innovation Lab, go to: ...

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Gezer Selected for Summer Internship

   March 28, 2019

Ms. Tuba Gezer, doctoral student in the Educational Research, Measurement, and Evaluation program, was selected for a summer internship at the Center for Assessment in Dover, NH. She will be working with researchers at the Center on tools for depicting and analyzing achievement gaps. For more information about the Center, go to ...

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Wang Named Dean at University of Macau

   March 27, 2019

Dr. Chuang Wang will will be taking a three-year leave to absence to serve as the Dean of Education at the University of Macau. One of his goals is to form a partnership between UNC Charlotte and the University of Macau.

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Benson Delivers TEDXUNCCharlotte Talk

   March 25, 2019

Dr. Tracey Benson presented his talk on The Binary Code of Racism at inaugural TEDXUNCCharlotte. To view Dr. Benson’s talk, go to minute 20 of the following link: [link]

 

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Atwell named Research Fellow

   March 15, 2019

Adam Atwell named a Research Fellow with the Bridging the Gaps in Postsecondary CTE Research

Adam Atwell, doctoral student in higher education, was named a Research Fellow with the Bridging the Gaps in Postsecondary Career Technical Education (CTE) Research project out of NC State.  This is was a highly competitive award, and marks the start of a 2-year journey...

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Watson Named to North Carolina Principal Fellows Commission

   March 7, 2019

Dr. Jim Watson was named to the North Carolina Principal Fellows Commission by Governor Roy Cooper. The Principal Fellows Program is a competitive, merit-based scholarship loan to individuals of exceptional academic ability who have teaching or relevant experience and who desire to enter school administration in a North Carolina public school. Fellows have the opportunity to attend school on a...

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