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October 15th, 2014 Posted in Highlights

College of Education

Counseling students, alumni and faculty featured for research on schizophrenia

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Assistant professor of Counseling Elizabeth Prosek and doctoral candidate Kara Hurt wrote a Practice Brief for an American Counseling Association writing project and then were interviewed for ACA’s magazine, Counseling Today. And alumna Kathleen Hoy’s (PhD ’12) doctoral dissertation was recently published in the new Chi Sigma Iota journal, Journal of Counselor Leadership and Advocacy. Jan Holden, department chair and professor of Counseling, served as Hoy’s major professor.

Wickstrom receives $480,000 grant for South Texas writing project

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This year, students in South Texas will learn tips to strengthen their writing skills in a variety of classes — including math, science, reading, English and more — with the help of the University of North Texas’ North Star of Texas Writing Project. UNT’s North Star of Texas Writing Project received a $480,000 grant from the Texas Education Agency to organize professional development workshops for South Texas teachers, who will take their newly learned tips back to the classroom. Full story…

Outstanding faculty recognized during Salute to Faculty Excellence Week

Salute to Faculty Excellence Week

As part of UNT’s Salute to Faculty Excellence Week, the College of Education recognized faculty who received awards from the college and university throughout the past year at a special reception on September 23 at the UNT Alumni Center. See photos & read more…

Mayborn School of Journalism
UNT Mayborn Alumni Updates

Congratulations to Farrah Cox, a UNT alumna and executive director, global practice leader and digital leader for Golin, who’s been honored in PR Week’s 40 under 40 to Watch list.

Barbara Colegrove

Barbara Colegrove, a retired UNT journalism professor, is surrounded by some of her former students during her 85th birthday party in July.

College of Engineering
UNT College of Engineering
 – Alums Enjoy Game Day

Lambda Chi Alpha

Freddie Fifer, 1984 BS Industrial Technology and Lambda Chi Alpha member reconnected with classmate, Jay Chenault, 1984 BS Industrial Technology, prior to kickoff of UNT vs. Nicholls State football game.

UNT vs. Nicholls State

Troy Wolf, 1986 BS Engineering, 1993 MS Engineering Systems alumnus, enjoys UNT vs. Nicholls State football game with friend, Julie.

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Eileen Moran visits with Andre Chenault and his brother, Jay, 1984 BS Industrial Technology, during UNT vs. Nicholls State football game at Apogee Stadium.

UNT Community Engagement

Early Voting at UNT

This fall, Texas residents will have the opportunity to elect a new governor, lieutenant governor and consider a wide variety of proposals. To make it easier for you to get to the polls, the Division of Community Engagement and the UNT Libraries have arranged for an early voting site at UNT for all Denton County residents. Early voting at UNT will take place from Oct. 27 (Monday) to Oct. 31 (Friday) from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. in Sycamore Hall room 142.

Registered and eligible voters may vote at any early voting location located in their county of residence. For more information about Texas Voting visit this website.

UNT International

US Alumni Fair

US Ambassador to Thailand, The Honorable Kristie Kenney, stopped by to cheer on a team of UNT alumni at the US Alumni Fair (Higher Education Promotion) in Bangkok on Saturday, September 20th, 2014.

Also present were UNT Honorary Thai Alumni Ambassador for CAS, Dr. Somporn, Professor of Mathematics at Ramkhamhaeng University; UNT Honorary Thai Ambassador for PACS, Ms. Tanittha Poonsin at the Thai Drugs Enforcement Council; and Ms. Somying ‘Mod’ Soonthornwat, UNT Representative in Thailand, among others.

Greek Life

Greek Life

The Greek Life Center will be having a ribbon cutting ceremony on homecoming weekend November 8th at 3:30pm.

The Greek Life Center is the University of North Texas’s newest facility. At 6.000 square feet, The Greek Life Center is the first in the nation stand-alone structure with programmable space that serves the Greek Life community.

Center for Learning Enhancement, Assessment and Redesign

http://thanks.unt.edu

thanksOutstanding teachers at UNT do make a difference for students.  They make learning challenging and fun; they are available when needed; and they weather many storms with students to foster bright futures.  When teachers have made this kind of a difference, many students wish for a way to say “Thanks”.

UNT students and alums have the opportunity to say “Thanks” through the “Thank a Teacher” Program here at UNT.  Current students and alums will have until December 5th to complete the form at http://thanks.unt.edu to share their thanks with their UNT teacher(s).  You may complete as many of these forms as you wish (one for each teacher you wish to thank).  You may also choose to remain anonymous.  Your notes will be sent to your teachers as part of a letter of recognition from the Provost with copies to their Deans and Department Chairs!

Athletics

Homecoming Tailgate Tent Packages

Looking for Homecoming Tailgate Tent packages? Check out http://www.meangreensports.com/homecomingtailgate/ website to reserve Homecoming Tailgate tents.

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2014 Zeke Martin Homecoming Golf Classic
Friday, November 7 at The Golf Club at Champions Circle

Registration begins at 8 a.m. with a 10 a.m. shotgun start to follow. The Homecoming Golf Classic will be hosted at The Golf Club at Champions Circle. Come out and support the North Texas Lettermen’s Association.
Individual Golf Only…..$150
Tee Box Sponsorship…..$200

Please contact Reginald Johnson at 940.369.8268 or email Reginald at Reginald.johnson@unt.edu to register.

Click here to register on-line

Click here to pay dues on-line

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