5 Questions with STEM Ed Undergrad Campbell Cross


Campbell CrossIn December, we recognize and congratulate our students who will receive their degrees during fall commencement.

To celebrate their achievements, we’ll feature some of our outstanding students and share their postgraduation plans throughout the month.

Campbell Cross is an undergraduate student studying in the Department of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Education. She will graduate with a degree in middle school math education this December.

When did you begin your studies at NC State? Fall 2011

What has been your best memory during your time here? I think my best memory was spending time with my roommates during the winter storms a couple of years back. It was great to be trapped in my apartment with some of my best friends and watch movies on repeat.

What do you plan to do after graduation? I plan on teaching in Wake County for a while and then who knows, I might teach abroad!

What is the most important thing you’ve learned at the College of Education? I think the most important thing that I learned here is that my job is going to be difficult at times, but it will be worth it. Teaching can be extremely rewarding!

How do you think CED has prepared you for a career after graduation? I think that the College of Education has prepared me to enter the field as an empowered educator with the skills needed to succeed. I now know how to handle myself in professional situations, write and send email correspondence, and tackle “real-world” situations with confidence.