Stories From 2017

Jun 21, 2017  |  Our People

Ellen Storey Vasu to Retire After 34 Years with College of Education

The associate dean for academic affairs talks with ced.ncsu.edu about what she will miss (and won’t miss) about working with the College of Education.

Jun 16, 2017  |  Honors and Awards

Lesley Wirt Wins 2017 University Award for Excellence

Lesley Wirt, associate director of the Northeast Leadership Academy, was one of 12 NC State staff members to receive a 2017 University Award for Excellence for her exemplary contributions to the university and community.

Jun 14, 2017

#NCStateCEDSummer | How Culture and Education Interact in the Big Easy

Eight undergraduate College of Education students went on a cultural immersion trip to New Orleans to see how culture influences public education and understand how Hurricane Katrina affected local schools.

Jun 13, 2017  |  Honors and Awards

Karen Keene Receives 1-Year Appointment to NSF as Program Officer

As a program officer with the National Science Foundation, the associate professor of mathematics education will be involved in grant proposals related to improving STEM Teaching at the Undergraduate Level.

Jun 9, 2017  |  Our People

PiedmontCC.edu: Piedmont Community College Names Pamela Gibson Senegal ’11 EDD President

The Piedmont Community College Board of Trustees has named College of Education alumna Pamela Gibson Senegal '11 EDD as its fifth president and the first woman to lead the college.

Jun 7, 2017

Leadership in Public Science: Meet K.C. Busch

Incoming Assistant Professor of Science Education and Leadership in Public Science cluster member K.C. Busch’s work examines how climate change is communicated in educational settings and what motivates young people to take action on this issue.

Jun 1, 2017  |  Honors and Awards

Friday Institute Names 7 Superintendents 2017 Friday Medalists

The Friday Institute will present the 2017 Friday Medals to seven superintendents of rural school districts in North Carolina who have improved student learning and implemented digital-age approaches to teaching and learning.

May 26, 2017

Helping Social Studies Teachers Engage Students in Learning About World War I

Associate Professor Meghan Manfra is helping teachers and students better understand the impact of World War I on North Carolina through curriculum resources she helped develop for the N.C. Museum of History’s interactive multimedia World War I exhibit that opened in April.

May 26, 2017  |  Honors and Awards

Randy Parker ’11 EDD Receives Higher Education Distinguished Alumni Award

The award recognizes the Guilford Technical Community College president's outstanding contributions to higher education and his impact on North Carolina.

May 22, 2017  |  Research and Impact

A Day in METRC

Before METRC closed for summer renovations, we followed a group of elementary education majors who spent a class learning about METRC’s resources and how to use them in their lessons.