Past Stories

Middle Grades tops in region

By Cherry Crayton | Jun 12, 2014 | 0 Comment

Campbell’s Middle Grades Program was honored with the first-eer Teacher Preparation Program to Watch Award for North Carolina’s Eastern Region in 2013. The peer-nominatedaward recognizes excellence of middle grade academic programs and the effots of faculty and graduates to advance the aims of exemplary middle grade education. “This is an hono,” said Lorae Roukema, an associate professor of education at Campbell. “We were up against a lot of schools in the region that have big education departments, so for us to actually win the award makes it even more special.” The program educates approximately 30 students per year. Read more »

Fighting for teachers, Rebecca Garland ‘81 M.Ed.

By Cherry Crayton | Jun 12, 2014 | 0 Comment

As North Carolina’s chief academic offic, REBECCA GARLAND (’81 MED) is second in command when it comes to public education in the state, behind only Superintendent of Public Instruction June Atkinson. Garland’s office implements policset by the government and state Board of Education and oversees assessment and accountability, teacher education programs and anything related to curriculum and instruction. “Teaching is the hardest thing you can do,” she says. “I think that’s the thing we need to remember: We come up with all these innovations, but at the end of the day, the people who have to do it are the ones who have the hardest jobs.” Read more »

Class of 2014: Lynne Castles & James Kearney

By Cherry Crayton | Jun 12, 2014 | 0 Comment

Lynne Castles ’14 has served as the sign language interpreter for James Kearney ’14 since he was in the 8th grade. God put them together, Castles says, so it was fitting they graduated together. Read more »

School of Education to offer online M.Ed.

By Billy Ligget | Jun 12, 2014 | 0 Comment

The School of ducation received approval from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to offer online the aster of Education in elementary, middle grades (language arts, math, social studies), secondary grades (English, math, social studies) and K-12 (physical education). “Graduates from our many initial teacher licensure programs, including students completing alternative initial licensure programs at the graduate level, have been asking for an online master’s degree option due to accepting teaching positions that have taken them to work in schools all across the state and beyond,” said Sam Engel, assistant dean of the School of Education and coordinator of the school’s online programs. Read more »

Study abroad opportunities

Every other summer the Department of Psychology travels to Austria, Germany and Switzerland to study the heritage of psychology. Learn more about the program »