Dec 4, 2019 | Research and Impact
NC State College of Education Celebrates Grand Opening of Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research
The NC State College of Education held an opening reception for its Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019, at the center’s new location at 706 Hillsborough Street in Raleigh. Nearly 100 guests, including many statewide and community college leaders, attended the grand opening that marked the physical establishment of the Belk Center.
Dec 3, 2019
Ask The Expert: Can I Discuss the Impeachment Inquiry in My Classroom? Assistant Professor Paula McAvoy Shares Why Discussion is an Important Learning Tool
Assistant Professor Paula McAvoy, Ph.D., shares reasons why teachers should address sensitive political issues, like the recent impeachment inquiry, in the classroom and offers advice on facilitating these discussions.
Nov 20, 2019 | Academics and Programs
NC State College of Education Moves Up 8 Spots in World University Rankings, Ranked No. 84 Internationally
NC State University has been ranked No. 84 in the world in the 2020 Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings’ list of best colleges for education degrees. That is a jump of eight spots from last year when NC State debuted in the education category at No. 92 in the world.
Dec 2, 2019
iPad Minis, Mobile App Improve Efficiency of NC State’s Counselor Education Program
When the old model of supervising graduate students in the Counselor Education Program proved to be difficult, Assistant Professor Adria Shipp Dunbar developed a solution that resulted in a new app and iPad minis for students.
Nov 19, 2019
Hiller A. Spires Named Executive Director of Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, Associate Dean
Hiller A. Spires, Ph.D., will serve as executive director of the NC State College of Education’s William and Ida Friday Institute for Educational Innovation and associate dean, effective Wednesday, Nov. 20.
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Dec 13, 2019
NC State College of Education to Graduate 157 Students Thursday, Dec. 19
Graduating students Greg Cheney ’19PHD and Walaa Sarsour ’19 will deliver the keynote addresses during the NC State College of Education's graduation ceremony Thursday, Dec. 19.
Dec 11, 2019
Former U.S. Secretary of Education John King: ‘We Have No Future’ if Education Doesn’t Improve for Minority and Low-Income Students in U.S.
Former U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. spoke about why he chose to become a teacher, the biggest challenges he sees in education today and how the NC...
Dec 10, 2019
N.C. Teaching Fellow and Technology, Engineering, and Design Education Student Nicholas Schwankl Earns Library Leaders Scholarship
NC State College of Education junior Nicholas Schwankl is one of two students awarded a Library Leaders Scholarship from the NC State University Libraries for his exemplary contributions. Schwankl is...
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Dec 11, 2019
EdNC: NC Takes the Lead on Intentionally Building a Pipeline of Educators of Color
NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Anna Egalite, Ph.D., was one of several panelists who participated in the DRIVE Summit at Talley Student Union on Dec. 10, 2019.
Dec 9, 2019
KQED: How Classroom Political Discussions — Controversies, Too — Prepare Students for Needed Civic Participation
Research from NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Paula McAvoy, Ph.D., is cited in this piece that provides a 21st century guide to politics in the classroom.
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Dec 12, 2019
‘The Job of a Poet Is to Tell the Truth’: Remembering Gerald Barrax
Former students and colleagues share their impressions of Gerald Barrax, a retired emeritus professor of creative writing, who died Dec. 7.