Alumni and Friends
Our alumni are teachers, counselors, principals, superintendents and other leaders in education who impact students in North Carolina and beyond.
As alumni of the NC State College of Education, you are part of a community of extraordinary educators, counselors and leaders who are making a collective impact in every corner of North Carolina, around the world and across the field of education. Collectively, you are building more equitable, inclusive and supportive schools, colleges and communities so all learners have the opportunity to thrive.
Here are some ways you can maintain a lifelong relationship with our college and share your passions, as well as explore opportunities to expand your social and professional networks.
Stay Engaged With Us!
We have a network of over 17,000 alumni across the globe.
Our alumni are working in all 100 counties of North Carolina.
Alumni NewsMore Stories
WhyIChoseEducation: ‘Education is an Avenue to Social and Economic Mobility,’ Says Elizabeth City State University Chancellor Karrie Dixon ’97, ’03EDD
Johnny Crow ’62, ’68MS, ’85 EDD Named NC State College of Education’s 2022 Distinguished Alumnus
Patrick Holmes ’12MSA Named 2022-2023 Person County Schools Principal of the Year
“Each time that I have graduated from NC State, I felt prepared for the career change that ensued. I received a great education that was hands-on, embedded with strong relationships and an enormous amount of success. Our professors wanted us to succeed. They were excited about our career advancements and our scholarly work. We always felt as though we had a ‘raving fan’ in our corner. I couldn’t have asked for more or better support.”
– Valerie Bridges ’02MSA, ’10EDD
Superintendent of Edgecombe County Public Schools