Dr. Bertina Combes

On February 19, 2021, the University of North Texas lost an invaluable educator, mentor, and friend. In honor of Dr. Bertina Hildreth Combes' life, a scholarship has been created in her name, the Equity & Diversity Conference Inclusive Excellence Award was renamed the Dr. Bertina H. Combes Inclusive Excellence Award, and a celebration of life event will take place March 9, 2021. This page will continue to be updated.


Celebration of Life | March 9th, 2021

Join the UNT community in celebrating the life of Dr. Bertina H. Combes, which will be live streamed on YouTube. If you are unable to watch live, the video will remain on the University of North Texas YouTube channel.


Dr. Bertina H. Combes Scholarship Fund

A scholarship in honor of Dr. Bertina H. Combes' legacy as an educator has been established at the University of North Texas College of Education.