Supply chain program named No. 6 in country
The supply chain management program at UNT, which teaches students about logistics and how products are created, stored and shipped, was ranked sixth in the country by Gartner Inc.
Gartner, the company that researches and advises about information technology, looked at programs across the country and analyzed value, 12 aspects of the education program and the scope and size of the program and courses.
The last time the rankings were released, UNT was No. 23 in the country.
Eagle Express plan attracting students
New and current students are quickly opting into the Eagle Express tuition plan at UNT, with 2,522 students enrolling in the first week the plan was available.
This is the only time the plan will be open to current students, and first-timers will always have the option to enroll in their first semester on campus.
The plan has a fixed tuition rate for four years, and if the students graduate on schedule, they get $3,000 toward the last semester of school, plus a $1,000 bonus from the state. The deadline to register is Friday.
Foundation announces three award recipients
The UNT Foundation has announced the three recipients of its awards: Richard Rogers, Mark Vosvick and Stanley R. Ingman.
The awards and several other faculty excellence awards will be presented at the annual Salute to Faculty Excellence Awards Dinner, which is scheduled for Friday, Sept. 26.
Rogers will receive the Distinguished Professional Contribution in Public Policy Award, for his work with the National Science Foundation evaluating Miranda rights and waivers.
Vosvick will receive the Faculty Leadership Award, for his work in the Faculty Senate, the Center for Psychosocial Health Research and for serving as director of the LGBT Studies Program.
Ingman will receive the Community Engagement Award for his work as a professor of public affairs and community service and for previously serving as director of the university’s Center for Public Service.