Stories From 2019

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 State College of Education can play a role in addressing those challenges.

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 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 a technology, engineering, and design education major and N.C. Teaching Fellow, who plans to become a technology teacher.

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.

Dec 9, 2019

IDEALS Project Cited in Government Accountability Report Addressing Religious-Based Hate Crimes on College Campuses

The IDEALS project was cited in a recent U.S. Government Accountability Office report addressing the increase of religious-based hate crimes on college campuses. Co-principal investigator Alyssa Rockenbach addresses her work on the report and the latest findings from the IDEALS project in this Q&A.

Dec 6, 2019

Education Week: I Study How Teachers Collaborate Online. Here’s How They Can Do It Better

NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Robin Anderson, Ph.D., discusses ways teachers can reduce the use of deficit language when interacting through online communities. 

Dec 5, 2019  |  Honors and Awards

Associate Professor Meghan Manfra, Doctoral Student Casey Holmes Win 2019 National Technology Leadership Initiative Fellowship Award

Professor Meghan Manfra, Ph.D., and doctoral student Casey Holmes were awarded the 2019 National Technology Leadership Initiative Fellowship Award at the College and University Faculty Assembly of the National Council for the Social Studies annual conference on Nov. 20.

Dec 5, 2019

Building Campus Climates for Thriving, Not Just Surviving

NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Christy Byrd gave a presentation entitled "Building Campus Climates for Thriving, Not Just Surviving" on Nov. 13 as part of a lunch and learn series hosted by the Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity. 

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 4, 2019

Valencia College President Sanford ‘Sandy’ Shugart: ‘Dramatic Improvements in the Transfer Ecosystem’ Needed to Help Students Transition from Community Colleges to Universities

Valencia College President Sanford “Sandy” Shugart offered six steps for creating a successful community college transfer system when he delivered the NC State College of Education’s Dallas Herring Lecture on Dec. 3, 2019.