Cristina D'Agostino Selected as Noyce Scholar | UNCG Biology

Cristina D'Agostino, UNCG Biology Undergraduate, selected as Noyce Scholar

Christina E. D'AgostinoCristina E. D'Agostino was selected as a Noyce Scholar participant in the Summer 2012 "Best Practices Inquiry-Based Science Education" workshop, to be held at the University of Crete, Heraklion, Crete, Greece. She will spend 10 days with fellow scholars, learning hands-on, inquiry-based science activities that make science learning a compelling and exciting experience.

Cristina is a UNCG-Biology Major with a minor in Chemistry, and is pursuing Science Teaching Licensure in Secondary Schools. She expects to graduate in 2014. She is a Noyce Scholar in the ExSEL program at UNCG, with her full scholarship funded by the Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program, an NSF grant at UNCG that is directed by Dr. Jerry Walsh (Chemistry and Biochemistry), Dr. Catherine Matthews (Science Education) and Dr. Val Vickers (Science Education). Her workshop participation is made possible by grants from the National Science Foundation, Shodor, and the National Computational Science Institute (NCSI). Congratulations Cristina!

Source: Dr. John Lepri, UNCG-Biology, (336)334-4132 or jjlepri@uncg.edu

April, 2012