Stories From 2018

Apr 23, 2018

Clark, Matthews Honored with Orthogonal Medals for Distinguished Service

Aaron C. Clark and Brian Matthews, both members of the NC State College of Education faculty, have been honored with the Orthogonal Medal for Distinguished Service in Graphic Science.

Apr 23, 2018

NC State Education Alumni, N.C. Community College Leaders Win Awards of Distinction

Randy Parker ’11 EDD and David Shockley ’05 EDD received Shirley B. Gordon Awards of Distinction at honor society Phi Theta Kappa’s international meeting in April. Both currently serve as community college presidents in North Carolina.

Apr 20, 2018

#WhyIChoseEducation: Andrew Wall

Pride for the NC State College of Education runs deep in the Wall family, including Andrew who teaches and coaches soccer at Mills Park Middle School.

Apr 17, 2018

The Hechinger Report: What Happens When Students See Themselves in Their Teachers

A New Jersey educator references Assistant Professor Anna Egalite's research on teacher match and students' attitudes in the classroom in this opinion piece for the Hechinger Report.

Apr 17, 2018

Zarifa Zakaria Earns Fellowship to Research STEM Mentorship Program for Girls

Zakaria, a doctoral student in educational psychology at the NC State College of Education, received the American Association of University Women Fellowship to study girls’ mindsets on STEM education in Bangladesh.

Apr 16, 2018

Associate Professor Margareta Thomson Receives 2018-2019 Fulbright Scholar Award

Margareta Thomson, an associate professor of educational psychology, has received the U.S. Core Fulbright Scholar Award. Her proposed Fulbright project “Fostering Academic Motivation and a STEM Growth Mindset in High Poverty Schools through Authentic Research Experiences” will take place in Romania.

Apr 14, 2018

B.U.I.L.D. Summit Brings 100+ High School Male Students Together to Encourage “Building Community”

Designed around the theme “Building Community,” the third annual Brothers United in Leadership Development (B.U.I.L.D.) summit brought over 100 high school male students of color together on Saturday, April 14, to receive leadership training, participate in group discussions and workshops, and develop career and college readiness skills while building community with each other and with community and education leaders.

Apr 12, 2018  |  Honors and Awards

NC State Education Student Ashley Lawson Named Truman Scholar

Ashley Lawson, a senior in mathematics education and mathematics, is NC State's 10th Truman Scholar. The prestigious Truman Scholarship invests in the potential of individuals committed to public service leadership.

Apr 12, 2018

Education Council Honors 18 Students with Spotlight Awards

The NC State College of Education recognized 18 students with awards for their leadership, achievements, and dedication to the field of education during its 7th Annual Spotlight Awards ceremony Thursday, April 12.

Apr 10, 2018  |  Honors and Awards

Gaston Gayles Receives Zenobia Lawrence Hikes Woman of Color in the Academy Award

Joy Gaston Gayles, an associate professor of higher education, is the 2018 recipient of an award that recognizes a woman of color with a distinguished career in higher education.