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Student Newsletter

June 7, 2021

 



Dr. Kelly King


We are sorry to announce that Dr. Kelly King will be finishing her time as a faculty member at NCCU at the end of the dual summer term. She would like to deliver the following message to our students:
 
I have had the pleasure to teach, supervise, advise, and get to know many of you over the years. Because of these relationships and what they mean to me, I want to share some more information about where I am headed and say a "proper" (virtual) goodbye. The next stop in my career is to continue teaching at the University of California Davis. The reason for the change is a personal one: my partner and I will be able to live in the same city and work at the same university. I am very excited to make this transition. I also have heartache about leaving NCCU. The people in our program...YOU!!...have made my time at Central such a joy. I will carry fond memories with me and speak proudly of our program. Inspired by Dr. Scott, check out my goodbye TikTok:

 https://youtu.be/_4LGEQY-nJ8



Wrapping Up Another School Year! A Note from the Department Chair


Sign that reads "Mind, body, reset"As our summer gets started, I hope that you will take some time to rest and relax, if you are able to do so.  This year, we have all spent a great deal of time looking at our screens.  It is time to "unplug" for a little while - both students and faculty. 

If you are seeking information about something related to our Program, a lot of what you may be interested in can be found on our website.  If you have questions that are not addressed on the site, please be patient during the break between semesters.  Some faculty teach during the summer, and some do not.  Most faculty use the summer to focus on their research and writing. 

If a faculty member is not teaching during the summer, I would ask that you allow them to have some space and time to focus on their work and wellness this summer (and I hope that you will do the same).  We will be back at "full-speed" again when school starts in August. 

~ Dr. Chadwick Royal
Chair, Department of Allied Professions

FYI: Next year, we will be known as the "Department of Counseling and Higher Education"

 

Summer and Fall Semesters 


Please be aware that there are synchronous and asynchronous course listings both this summer and next fall. 
  •      Synchronous: All students are online at the same time.
  •      Asynchronous: Students do not have to be online at the same time.

If a class is synchronous, there will be a specific day and time listed on BANNER.  Please pay attention to this information when registering.  If you register for a synchronous course, you are required to be present during each and every class day and time.  Synchronous classes meet every week on the same day at the same time.  If you cannot commit to the class meeting times, please do not register for the course.  You will need to develop a different plan with your advisor.

 

Registration and Overrides

 

Any communication regarding registration or course overrides should be through your advisor.  Please do not send any communication to Ms. Joyner about registration.  Your advisor should be the only person to communicate with Ms. Joyner regarding course registration.

 


 

Telehealth Course Scheduled this Fall

 

 



Practicum and Internship - Fall 2021


Students completing a practicum or internship in the fall of 2021: Your Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) is due to Dr. Blount by 5pm on Friday, July 9, 2021.

 



PRAXIS (Licensure Test for School Counselors)

The Professional School Counselor exam of the Praxis II (test number 5421) is required for school counselor licensure in North Carolina. This exam should be taken during your practicum or internship placement.  We now have a page dedicated to this topic on the student branch of our website.
http://www.nccucounseling.com/student2/index.php/advising/praxis-school-licensure

 


 

Pursuing a Second Degree - Changes Ahead


For students who are graduating Spring 2022 or later, you MUST complete a minimum of 18 semester hours above and beyond your original plan of study in order to receive a second degree.  There are very specific courses that must be completed to receive a second degree, and these are specified on this page: http://www.nccucounseling.com/student2/index.php/advising/dual-major

Please note that your second internship must consist of a 600-hour placement.  In other words, students receiving a second degree will complete a second 600-hour internship placement (600 hours for their first major, 600 hours for their second major).

Please speak with your advisor if you have any questions.

 



Upcoming Dates to Remember for nccuCounseling: 

  • June 28: Last day of classes for summer session 1
  • July 1: First day of classes for summer session 2
  • July 5: No Classes - July 4 observance on campus
  • July 6: Last day to withdraw from a summer 2 class with a tuition adjustment/refund
  • July 9 (5pm): Fall MOAs due to Dr. Blount
  • July 12: Last day to withdraw from summer 2 classes with a WC grade
  • July 30: Last day of classes - summer 2 and dual sessions
  • August 10: University Conference (Faculty and Staff)
  • August 16: First day of classes for fall 2021 semester

 


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