Greensboro College’s Education Honor Society Inducts 11 Members

March 31, 2019 4:05 pm
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GREENSBORO, N.C. – Greensboro College’s chapter of Kappa Delta Pi, the international education honor society, inducted 11 new student members March 31.

They are:

  • Delma Church, a junior mathematics education major from Hamptonville, N.C.
  • John Cox, a Piedmont Alternative Licensure student in Special Education/Adapted Curriculum from Liberty, N.C.
  • Natalie Craven, a junior K-12 music-education major from Archdale, N.C.
  • Nidhi Kumar, a Piedmont Alternative Licensure student in Birth-Kindergarten Education from Summerfield, N.C.
  • Aviana Lindsey, a junior K-12 music education major from Reidsville, N.C.
  • Emily Matthews, a senior elementary-education major from Archdale, N.C.
  • Nyia Potts, a Piedmont Alternative Licensure student in Special Education/Adapted Curriculum from Greensboro, N.C.
  • Fiona Reeves, a junior elementary-education major from Greensboro, N.C.
  • Constance Turrentine, a Piedmont Alternative Licensure student in Special Education/Adapted Curriculum from Greensboro, N.C.
  • Shea Welborn, a junior English-education major from Climax, N.C.
  • Grace Wheeler, a senior Special Education/Adapted Curriculum major from Greensboro, N.C.

Susan D. Connelly, a professor of education at Greensboro College, also was inducted.

To be inducted into Kappa Delta Pi at Greensboro College, students must be enrolled in the Teacher Education Program; have demonstrated leadership; have completed 30 or more hours of coursework, of which 12 or more hours must be completed or in progress in education; have a cumulative grade-point average of 3.0 for undergraduates or 3.5 for graduate students; and receive an invitation from the chapter.

Kappa Delta Pi, chartered on March 8, 1911, at the University of Illinois, seeks to sustain an honored community of diverse educators by promoting excellence and advancing scholarship, leadership, and service. It works to help committed educators be leaders in improving education for global citizenship.

The organization has more than 580 chapters and 60,000 current members. Greensboro College’s Psi Mu chapter was chartered in 1997.

In addition to the society inductions, the ceremony recognized two students for outstanding student teaching. Nidhi Kumar received the Jacqueline Garner Award for outstanding student teaching by a non-degree-seeking student, and Caroline Meisner, a senior theatre-education major from Lutz, Fla., received the Zelda C. Pemberton Award for outstanding student teaching by a traditional undergraduate student.

Greensboro College’s Teacher Education program serves both undergraduates and post-baccalaureate students. For more information on the program, contact the director, Rebecca Blomgren, at 336-272-7102, ext. 5264, or email blomgrenr@greensboro.edu.

Greensboro College provides a liberal arts education grounded in the traditions of the United Methodist Church and fosters the intellectual, social, and, spiritual development of all students while supporting their individual needs.

Founded in 1838 and located in downtown Greensboro, the college enrolls about 1,000 students from 29 states and territories, the District of Columbia, and seven foreign countries in its undergraduate liberal-arts program and six master’s degree programs. In addition to rigorous academics and a well-supported Honors program, the school features a 17-sport NCAA Division III athletic program and dozens of service and recreational opportunities. Learn more at greensboro.edu.

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