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Sharon Hirsch
June 10, 2014
The BAAS faculty named Sharon Hirsch the Outstanding BAAS Student for 2013-2014 at UNT Honors Day, an annual event that honors the most accomplished of students, faculty and staff. She lives in Plano and has taken all of her UNT classes online or at the Collin Higher Education Center (CHEC) in McKinney. Finishing her degree has been a lifelong...
June 10, 2014
The Social Work faculty recently recognized Jordan Holley with a Fannie Belle Gaupp Outstanding Student Award at UNT Honors Day, an annual event that honors the most accomplished of students, faculty and staff. Holley has worked as a crisis intervention specialist with Denton County Friends of the Family; served as student representative on the...
Jackie Davis
June 10, 2014
The College of Public Affairs & Community Service recently awarded Jackie Davis the William A. Luker Award for Student Involvement for 2013-2014. Davis is actively engaged in the local community and state as an advocate for children and youth in foster care. He is a founding member and the president of Persevere UNTil Success Happens (PUSH), a...
Students in picture (left to right): Emily Beale, Kajal Patel, Amanda Thaner.
June 10, 2014
Students in the Child Welfare class last spring raised $450 to help abused and neglected children in the local community through a campus-wide Child Abuse Awareness Campaign. To promote awareness, students handed out water bottles with information on how to identify signs of abuse and neglect as well as how to report mistreatment. Over 1000 blue “...