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2021

Alumni Spotlight: Laytora Dash
   July 7, 2021
Laytora Dash recounts her time in the AIG graduate certificate program.

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UNC Charlotte’s B.A. in Sociology Now Available Online
   June 4, 2021
UNC Charlotte expands its online bachelor’s degree completion programs this fall with the Bachelor of Arts in Sociology: Concentration in Organizations, Occupations, and Work.

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Lead Faculty Members of AIG program Recognized Nationally for Contributions to the Field
   May 25, 2021
Lead faculty members, Drs. Michael S. Matthews and Cindy M. Gilson were both recognized for excellence and contributions to the field of gifted and talented learning in 2020. Dr. Matthews is the Program Director for the M.Ed. in Special Education concentration in Academically or Intellectually Gifted. Dr. Gilson is the Program Director for the Graduate Certificate in Academically or Intellectually Gifted and Co-Director of the Education Honors Program.

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Student Spotlight: Elisha Rearick
   May 4, 2021
Elisha Rearick is a current student in the M.Ed. in Special Education and Child Development concentration in Academically or Intellectually Gifted program. Currently a talent development teacher in Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools, she works with gifted and advanced students and their teachers to help provide challenging content for students at a Title I school.

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Jasmine Rezapour Bishop works her way through the Learning, Design and Technology program and sets sights on doctorate
   April 6, 2021
With a passion for gamification and game-based learning, Jasmine Rezapour Bishop works her way through her master's in Learning, Design and Technology and is accepted into the doctoral program. She hopes to help shape the way students are instructed to foster a better understanding of concepts through new methodology.

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U.S. News & World Report ranks UNC Charlotte Distance Education programs among those top in the nation
   January 26, 2021
In the 2021 rankings for Best Colleges from U.S. News & World Report, UNC Charlotte Distance Education was ranked nationally for its online programs and among the top 10 for online special education programs.

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2020

Brian Ring: Respiratory Therapist, Scholar, Educator and Researcher
   November 12, 2020
Interview with Brian Ring, alumni of both the BSRT and the MSRC programs, clinical assistant professor.

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Level-up with Our Online Programs
   October 23, 2020
Develop new skills, level-up your career with flexible, affordable online programs.

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Drs. Glass and Miller bring passion and life-long dedication to race, anti-racism education
   June 30, 2020
Drs. Tehia Starker Glass and Erin Miller co-designed the courses for the Anti-Racism in Urban Education Grad. Cert. in 2014-2015 to fill a gap in curriculum for the program.

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Quality Matters for Students Program
   June 3, 2020
Students in the Quality Matters for Students program aid UNC Charlotte faculty in the development of online courses during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Kathy Jordan
   May 4, 2020
Dr. Kathy Jordan has a passion for clinical nursing practice and teaches in the Doctor of Nursing Practice Program and the Family Nurse Practitioner Program. She is currently developing an online post-master’s Emergency Nurse Practitioner program and has been a part of the University for 15 years.

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Respiratory therapy students aiding coronavirus response
   April 23, 2020
Students from the respiratory therapy and care programs aid in coronavirus response.

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Niner Nation Cares
   April 22, 2020
UNC Charlotte created a resource for members of Niner Nation housing the answers and support you need, all in one place.

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FACULTY SPOTLIGHT: DR. FLORENCE MARTIN
   April 3, 2020
Dr. Florence Martin is a champion for online learning. She is a professor and program coordinator for our Ed.D. concentration in Learning, Design and Technology (LDT) program, program director for our PCER in University and College Teaching and has been with the University for six years. She is passionate about her students and the role education plays in their lives. “I believe that ‘to teach is to touch and change a life forever,’” she said.

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NEW NAME, SAME AWARD-WINNING PROGRAM
   February 11, 2020
The Learning, Design and Technology program, formerly Instructional Systems Technology, underwent a change in name to reflect current trends in the field and better represent the program’s focus.

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2019

IST Program achieves second quality matters certification
   January 23, 2019
The Master of Education Degree and the Graduate Certificate in Instructional Systems Technology (IST) at UNC Charlotte are designed for those who wish to hold instructional design and technology positions in the areas of K-12 and higher education and corporate, government, and military training and human performance improvement. The program offers three concentrations: School Specialist, Training and Development, and Online Learning and Teaching.

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2017

IST program receives national Quality Matters certification
   October 18, 2017
Online learning is maturing into an essential need, versus a convenient option, for many who pursue higher education. Limited financial resources, family responsibilities, conflicting work schedules – these are just some situations that contribute to a powerful, growing educational community in the digital universe.

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2016

2016 BSRT Pinning Ceremony
   May 30, 2016
The Respiratory Therapy Program had their first year for the Pinning Ceremony.

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Mom and daughter graduate together
   May 16, 2016
Candace Yow, 46 and her daughter Samantha Whitley, 21 graduated together from UNC Charlotte along with thousands of other 49ers on Friday, May 13, 2016. Yow received her bachelor of science in respiratory therapy and Whitley her bachelor of science in nursing.

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2016 Summer Intensive Orientations
   April 25, 2016
These courses are designed to provide admitted students with an opportunity to better prepare in the areas of chemistry and mathematics. Registration now open!

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Get ahead this summer! Registration is now open for summer and fall.
   March 31, 2016
Summer classes can help you move one step closer to graduation and lighten your fall load! Registration is now open for summer and fall.

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4th semi-annual Teacher-to-Teacher Conference
   February 8, 2016
The College of Education, in collaboration with the Urban Educators for Change, is pleased to present the Teacher-to-Teacher Conference.

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Global Norm-ing Gallery February 2016 Update
   February 5, 2016
Norm went to visit two graduates of Special Education and AIG working at Bethel School K-8 in Bethel, NC.

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New Chair for Systems Engineering and Engineering Management
   January 26, 2016
Dr. Simon Hsiang is the New Chair for Systems Engineering and Engineering Management

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2015

Distance Education Celebrates Grand Opening of Testing Center
   December 8, 2015
The office of Distance Education is pleased to celebrate the grand opening of its new testing center located in Barnard Hall. The center is set to open in January 2016.

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Distance Education’s IST faculty member receives national award
   October 19, 2015
Dr. Florence Martin, director of the Instructional Systems Technology program, will receive the 2015 Crystal Award from the Association for Educational Communication and Technology (AECT) Division of Distance Learning in Indianapolis on November 6th.

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UNC Charlotte Respiratory Therapy Students Shine at NCSRC Symposium
   October 5, 2015
The respiratory therapy (BSRT) program has more great news to share about our students!

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UNC Charlotte Paints Nursing Convention GREEN!
   September 28, 2015
​The UNC Charlotte​ School of Nursing and Office of Distance Education​ are platinum co-sponsors of ​the ​exhibit hall and mobile app for attendees at this year's event.

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AARC selects UNC Charlotte Students to Present at Congress
   September 23, 2015
Recent UNC Charlotte graduates were selected to present their final projects from the Respiratory Therapy Capstone course during this year's open forum.

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Global Norming Gallery Update
   May 4, 2015
Norm has been busy traveling! If you would like your photo with Norm consider participating.

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Education Information Sessions
   April 17, 2015
Information sessions are being hosted for a variety of Education programs.

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In-depth Program Information Sessions Available
   February 16, 2015
Learn more about our Engineering, Engineering Technology & Education programs! Reserve your seat today to attend.

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2014

Global Norm-ing
   September 25, 2014
We want to highlight the places in which our students live and study. If you would like your photo with Norm consider participating in the distance education project.

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