The Charles Butt Scholarship for Aspiring Teachers has chosen 21 UNT Dallas School of Education students as recipients over the last two years, and now a new group of aspiring teachers eagerly awaits the 2020 announcement coming in April.
The University of North Texas at Dallas ranks No. 1 in the state for effectively serving first-generation, low-income students, according to a study conducted by the Dallas-based nonprofit ScholarShot.
Roberto Garcia is a UNT Dallas student, a junior political science major. He wants to teach government and be a coach after he graduates. While taking a full load of courses, Roberto works as a project manager at a software development firm in Dallas.
The Principal Impact Collaborative, housed in the UNT Dallas President's Office, started the new year with big news: a $50,000 grant from the Cotton Bowl Foundation, plus a matching grant from The College Football Playoff Foundation.
UNT Dallas President Bob Mong has led the charge to reinvigorate the Caruth Police Institute, and on Tuesday, Dec. 17, his initiative officially launched as the newly formed 18-person Executive Advisory Board gathered on campus for a full day of policy strategy meetings and a press conference.
The University of North Texas at Dallas sent another 400 career-ready graduates onto their next journey during the Fall 2019 Commencement ceremony on Friday, Dec. 13. A packed house of some 5,000 family, friends and special guests cheered, clapped and dabbed tears of joy inside the overflowing Inspiring Body of Christ Church.
Spanish in the Community, a free semester-long course offered to local Spanish speakers and taught by UNT Dallas students who enroll in the course as an elective, graduated 70 participants on Tuesday, Dec. 3, a record number that keeps growing.
The Urban Advantage Podcast has returned from hiatus with new co-host Jeff Caplan, UNT Dallas' Director of Integrated Communications, joining Rainmaker Inc. CEO Greg Campbell, an ardent supporter of UNT Dallas and the economic and social development of our southern Dallas communities.
During his speech given at the Fall 2019 commencement ceremony, Hector Robledo encouraged his fellow graduates to follow their dreams. After all, it's all he's ever done.