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Merges, Award Winner in Teaching

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Kelly Merges received the 2024 College of Humanities & Earth and Social Sciences Award for Outstanding Teaching by a part-time faculty member. Kelly is a 2020 alumni of the M.Ed. Educational Leadership – Higher Education program. Criteria for the award include a consistent record of (1) strong/distinguished teaching, (2) evidence of impact on student learning […]

Superintendency Meets Cooper

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On December 8, 2023, the Ed.D. in Educational Leadership, P-12 Superintendency concentration students visited Raleigh, NC, the state capital, and met with Governor Roy Cooper. Dr. Walter Hart, Superintendency Coordinator, and faculty Dr. Jim Watson and Dr. Jamie Kudlats organized the trip for first-year superintendency students. Dr. Walter Hart and students Nicole Lawson and Melissa […]

Herrera Mosquera Publication

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Congratulations to Leonardo Herrera Mosquera, doctoral candidate for the Ph.D. in Educational Research, Measurement, and Evaluation, and Dr. Richard Lambert on their recent publication “Helping children achieve literacy proficiency: A case study” with Taylor & Francis Online, Literacy Research and Instruction Journal, a top-tier journal (Q1) with an 18% manuscript acceptance rate. The article results […]

Kim and Westine Awarded SIG

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Drs. Stella Kim and Carl Westine, faculty in the Department of Educational Leadership and the Ph.D. in Educational Research, Measurement, and Evaluation, recently were awarded the AEAR Classroom Observation SIG for their study “Examining peer observation practices of online teaching and learning through analysis of existing instruments.” Kim and Westine share key attributes of their […]

She, Ed.D. Alumnus Received Graduate Dean’s Distinguished Dissertation Award

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Liane She, alumnus of the Ed.D. in Educational Leadership and the Learning, Design and Technology concentration received the 2023 Graduate Dean’s Distinguished Dissertation Award in the field of Humanities and Fine Arts. The Graduate School presents the distinction to recognize outstanding research and scholarship by a doctoral student at UNC Charlotte. Dr. She has been […]

Wilson Named Director of Educational Technology

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Brandon D. Wilson, an alumnus of the M.Ed. in Educational Leadership – Learning, Design and Technology program, was recently named the Director of Educational Technology & Support for Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools (CMS). Wilson begins his new role on July 3 and will provide continuous professional development for school technology staff, oversee the implementation of technological […]

Dr. Tisha Greene (left) and Dr. Ryan A. Miller (right).

Miller and Greene College Award Winners

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Drs. Ryan Miller and Tisha Greene were recognized during the annual Cato College of Education Awards Ceremony & Celebration at the Cone Center, McKnight Hall, on April 27, 2023. Miller was awarded Excellence in Teaching. Greene received the Award for Diversity. Faculty and staff within the college received the following awards: Congratulations to all for […]

Professor Ryan Miller Earns Bonnie E. Cone Early-Career Professorship in Teaching

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The Office of Academic Affairs recognized faculty and an academic unit for exemplary work in the areas of teaching, advising and civic engagement at the annual Provost’s Awards Reception. Read the full story.

Jeff Cox Named North Carolina Community College President

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Jeff Cox, Ed.D. alumnus, class of 2001, named North Carolina Community College President! View the full story here or check out our May 2023 Ed Ledger.

Dr. Lisa Merriweather Named to the Editorial Team Adult Education Quarterly

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Dr. Lisa Merriweather from the Department of Educational Leadership was named to the editorial team Adult Education Quarterly (AEQ). Dr. Merriweather joins Drs. Edith Gnanadass, University of Memphis, Dianne Ramdeholl, SUNY Empire State College, and Ralf St. Clair, University of Victoria in editorship. Jacob Frankovich, a second-year higher education doctoral student, also joined the team […]