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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, 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 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 […]

Dr. Stella Kim, from the Department of Educational Leadership, and Drs. Taryne Mingo and Tabitha Haynes from the Department Counseling were three of the eight newly named Gambrell Faculty Fellows. Learn more information about the Gambrell Faculty Fellowship at the following link: Dr. Stella Kim is an assistant professor of educational research, measurement, and […]

Anthony Davis recently began his new position as the Associate Vice President for Student Engagement and Dean of students at Georgia State University. Davis is in the Ed.D. in Educational Leadership, Higher Education concentration at UNC Charlotte. His research focuses on student conduct administrators’ perceptions of support. Click here to read more about Anthony’s position.

Brian Flynn was awarded the Dr. Craig R. Brown Graduate Fellowship. Brian is a new doctoral student in the Ed.D. and Learning, Design, and Technology concentration. He will begin his studies in fall 2022. Congratulations to Brian!

Kiran Budhrani was recently named the Commencement Bell Ringer for the May 13, 2022 Graduate Commencement ceremony. Kiran is an Ed.D. Candidate in the Learning, Design & Technology concentration. She will represent all graduating students at the ceremony in ringing the Charlotte victory bell. Kiran Budhrani is the Associate Director of Personalized & Adaptive Learning […]

Kimberly Laney won the award in the human resources category. She is Director of Niner Central. Congratulations Kimberly!…

Kiran Budhrani is the Associate Director of Personalized & Adaptive Learning at the Center for Teaching and Learning at UNC Charlotte. Kiran is preparing to graduate this semester as she recently successfully defended her dissertation. Congratulations Kiran!…

Ken Smith is a first-year doctoral student in the higher education concentration. He was recently featured in the University Niner Insider. Read here to learn more about Ken.…

Congratulations to Dr. Christa Guilbaud (program alum, higher education concentration) on the recent publication of her dissertation in the Online Learning Journal. The article “Faculty Perceptions on Accessibility in Online Learning: Knowledge, Practice and Professional Development” was co-authored by Dr. Florence Martin, dissertation chair, and Dr. Xiaoxia Newton.