Stories From 2019

Dec 19, 2019

#NCStateCED19 Recap: To the Class of 2019, Always Evolve, Educate and Esteem and Go Confidently, Knowing You’re Ready to Leave a Legacy

The NC State College of Education recognized over 150 graduating students during its December 2019 Graduation Ceremony Thursday, Dec. 19, in the McKimmon Center. Our recap includes photos, quotes and notes from the ceremony.

Dec 18, 2019

Book Co-Authored by Associate Professor Chad Hoggan Chosen for The Chronicle of Higher Education’s list of Selected New Books

A book co-authored by Associate Professor Chad Hoggan, Ed.D., has been chosen for The Chronicle of Higher Education’s list of Selected New Books on Higher Education for 2019.

Dec 17, 2019

1st Group of Pathway to Practice NC Completers Earn Teaching Licensures as Program Expands

Pathway to Practice NC, a 100% online teacher licensure program aimed at helping North Carolina address its growing teacher shortage, launched in October 2017. Since its inception, the program has had 12 teachers earn full teacher licensure, while another 86 residency-licensed teachers from across the state are currently enrolled.

Dec 16, 2019

NC State College of Education Faculty, Alumni Address Need for Teacher Diversity at DRIVE Summit

NC State College of Education faculty and alumni discussed the importance of diversity in the classroom and ways to bring more educators of color into the field during the DRIVE Summit held Dec. 10, 2019.

Dec 16, 2019  |  Our People

Jermaine R. Howell ’19MED: I Saw Education as an Avenue to Foster a Sense of Identity in the Lives of Students and to Fulfill my Ultimate Goal in Helping to Shape the World of Tomorrow

With a passion for training teachers new to the United States, Jermaine Howell ’19MED plans to use his master’s degree to become an instructional coach, where he trains and develops educators to become effective classroom practitioners.

Dec 16, 2019  |  Our People

Alexandra van Dorsten ’19MAT: The Course I Took on Classroom Diversity Gave Me the Skills to Connect With All My Students

As a biology and physical science lateral entry teacher at Athens Drive High School, Alexandra van Dorsten ’19MAT chose NC State’s College of Education to earn her teaching license. At the end of May, she will move to Ghana to teach science as a Peace Corps volunteer.

Dec 16, 2019  |  Our People

Nada Wafa ’11, ’19MS, ’22PHD: I Knew This Was the Place Where I Could Grow, Personally and Professionally

With a background in international schools, Nada Wafa '11, '19MS, '22PHD has a passion for global learning. NC State gave her the opportunity to expand her knowledge on global learning and explore new literacies in the field of education.

Dec 16, 2019  |  Our People

Amanda Dye Melniczek ’19MED: As a First-generation College Student, Education was the Key to Opening the Door to a World of Opportunity to Learn, Travel and Grow

As a community college professor, Amanda Dye Melniczek ’19MED will use her master’s degree in training and development to help provide professional development for faculty and staff in a two-year institution.

Dec 16, 2019  |  Our People

Thomas Carrington ’19MAT: I Chose Elementary Education Because I Wanted to Educate Children, Help Them Overcome Obstacles and Help Them Discover the Joys in the World

Studying abroad in China, Thomas Carrington ’19MAT developed a passion for Chinese culture and learned about education in other countries, inspiring him to look for educational opportunities in other countries and with international schools.

Dec 16, 2019  |  Our People

Ashley Tice Roseno ’19PHD: I Chose NC State’s College of Education Because of its Top-Tier Adult Education Program

Ashley Tice Roseno ’19PHD is a registered dietician who sought an adult education program to help her better understand how to work with adults in nutrition settings. She developed a passion for training educators how to use food and nutrition as a tool to teaching math and science.