On Monday, Sept 23, the College of Education participated in UCA’s annual Dinner for First Year Minority Students. About 15 first-year minority pre-education majors attended the dinner hosted by the Provost Office.
Dr. Pounder, Dean of the College, Dr. Carolyn Williams, Assistant to the Dean, and faculty members Dr. Angela Webster-Smith, Dr. Shoudong Feng, and Pre-Education Advisor, Mr. Shannon Williams were also in attendance.
President Courtway and Provost Runge welcomed students, faculty, and guests. Ms.Thelma Moton, Founder and Executive Director of a non-profit organization entitled Choosing to Excel, made an inspiring speech that encouraged students to pursue and achieve their academic goals. The COE faculty also had casual conversations with the students and answered their questions regarding their programs of study, teacher education admission requirements, financial aid, and various other issues.