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Congrats, Class of 2022!

The College of Education celebrated the graduation of over 420 students during its Spring 2022 Graduation Ceremony on May 6. Both student speakers shared lessons that drew on the legacy of the late Lee Stiff ’79PHD, who served and led in the College of Education for 37 years.

As a research powerhouse grounded in our land-grant mission, we prepare extraordinary educators, solve educational problems and increase the educational success of all learners across North Carolina and beyond


producer of STEM educators in North Carolina

Top 5%

in active research funding among colleges of education in U.S.


ranked public college of education in U.S.

Advancing diversity, equity and inclusion

As as a land-grant College of Education, we have a unique responsibility to confront racial injustices and build a more diverse, inclusive and supportive community.

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Students make their way across campus on the first day of classes for the fall 2020 semester. Photo by Becky Kirkland.

“I chose the NC State College of Education because it is the best college of education in North Carolina and one of the best in the nation.”

– James Daniels ’21

teacher at East Cary Magnet Middle School

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"The teachers I had growing up have shaped me into the person I am today, and I hope as an incoming educator, I can also be the one to help educate and inspire the younger generation." — Don Bui '22, graduating with a bachelor's degree in technology, engineering, and design education.
Graduation is just around the corner, #NCState22. Don't forget to add #HowlBack to your graduation photos to enter @NCStateAlumni's graduation photo contest. It's your chance a chance to win a free diploma frame!