Partnership with Mexican official grows

Tue, Jun 14, 2016 - 6:27pm

The partnership between the Secretariat of Education for the state of Jalisco, Mexico and the UNT College of Education remains strong after 15 years.

Students and faculty visited with the secretariat as part of a trip to Guadalajara. The secretariat supervises education from early childhood to colleges and research centers in the state.

Because of the partnership, UNT students training to be teachers get to interact with teachers in Mexico and learn about their culture and education system.

Briefly in the arts

Sat, May 14, 2016 - 3:35pm

University of North Texas College of Music doctoral student and teaching fellow Michael Chandler was awarded the 2016-17 Perry R. Bass Fellowship, which includes a $5,000 scholarship, which Chandler will use to cover costs of living for the upcoming school year.

Chandler is a former elementary school music teacher who currently presents a music education workshops nationwide.

Music students from UNT and other Fort Worth-area universities who are working on master’s or doctoral degrees are eligible to apply for the fellowship. The fellowship honors the memory of Perry R. Bass, a businessman from Fort Worth whose...

Headliners, scholarships, other winners in Texas AP Broadcasters contest

Tue, Apr 12, 2016 - 8:00am


AUSTIN: Sept. 29, 2015:OTHER WINNERS:Headliners Foundation of Texas/Charles E. Green Awards for Excellence in Journalism

— Best Radio Reporter: Kate McGee...

UNT students clinch top award in National Retail Federation contest for first time

Wed, Jan 27, 2016 - 10:11am

Four University of North Texas students have won first place in the National Retail Federation Student Challenge, clinching a first-ever win for students in UNT's Department of Merchandising and Digital Retailing. They were each awarded a $5,000 scholarship Jan. 17 during the NRF's annual "BIG Show" in New York City for their pitch of a product worthy of a national retailer.

The NRF Foundation to award 25 outstanding students for its Next Generation Scholarship

Mon, Dec 14, 2015 - 9:00am

The NRF Foundation will award $125,000 in scholarships to 25 outstanding students as a part of its Next Generation Scholarship program. Today, the NRF Foundation has named the top five finalists, who will interview with a panel of executive judges to determine the four $10,000 scholarship recipients and the top $25,000 recipient of the Next Generation Scholarship.

The top recipient will be revealed on stage in front of hundreds of retail CEOs and retail insiders at the NRF Foundation Gala in New York City on Sunday, January 17, 2016.

The five finalists for the 2016 NRF Next Generation Scholarship are:

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