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ELPHD graduates continue to make waves long after their time at NC State. We’re proud of our alumni and their accomplishments in changing the face of education as knowledgeable leaders in their fields. Become inspired by the possibilities and learn more about our alumni right here.

Shaping our Future

The impact and success of our current faculty and students is made possible through the accomplishments of our alumni. ELPHD graduates have a passion for making genuine advances in their workplaces, as well as through their lasting connections with NC State. It shows in their ongoing support and the contacts they maintain long after graduation as they inspire others to follow in their footsteps.

Although the ELPHD department is part of NC State’s larger university setting, we maintain the feel of a small college, complete with the strong support systems needed to ensure our students’ current and post-graduate success. Through the generous donations and contributions by our alumni and friends, we are able to focus on cutting-edge research and providing crucial graduate fellowship and scholarship opportunities.

Consider expanding the influence of your time at NC State through a yearly gift, by creating a scholarship or joining the Dean’s Circle. Staying engaged with the ELPHD department is one of the many perks to being a Wolfpack member for life.

Over 14,000 Strong

Our exceptional roster of alumni encompasses leaders in education throughout North Carolina and beyond.

Celebrating the Success of our Alumni

Graduates from the ELPHD department are part of an extraordinary roster of alumni – including teachers, principals, superintendents and more – known throughout North Carolina and beyond as highly effective leaders in the education field.
Get to know past students and see where they’ve gone in their professional careers upon graduating from NC State.

“I especially appreciated the exchange of knowledge and practical experiences I received during my coursework. The countless hours of mentoring…provided me a foundation that I continue to reflect on 10 years later in my current position.”

– Karrie Dixon, Class of 2003. Senior Associate Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs, The University of North Carolina General Administration

Alumni Profiles

Ken-BohamDr. Kenneth A. Boham, 88
Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute

Coniglio_DavidDr. David Coniglio, ’13
Academic Coordinator of the PA Program and Associate Professor of Health Professional Studies,
Campbell University

Karrie DixonDr. Karrie Dixon, ‘03
Vice President for Academic and Student Success,
The University of North Carolina General Administration

DrGatewoodDr. Algie Gatewood, ’94
Alamance Community College

PetherbridgeDr. Donna Petherbridge, ’07
Associate Vice Provost for Instructional Technology Support and Development,
North Carolina State University

DrThornburgDr. L. Steve Thornburg, ’88
Cleveland Community College