Associate Dean Paola Sztajn Selected to Deliver Judith Jacobs Lecture at Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators Conference in 2020
Associate Dean for Research and Innovation Paola Sztajn, Ph.D., has been selected to deliver the 2020 Judith Jacobs Lecture, which recognizes distinguished mathematics teacher educators.
New Book Co-Authored By Associate Professor Chad Hoggan Offers Advice for Supporting Students Through Transformational Learning in Community Colleges
Many nontraditional or historically underserved students face challenges beyond academics in community colleges. A new book co-authored by Associate Professor Chad Hoggan, Ed.D., focuses on their transformative learning experiences and ways faculty and advisors can support students.
STEM Education Researchers Gather at National Summit to Explore Next Big Ideas, Questions in STEM Education
On Thursday, Oct. 10, STEM researchers, policymakers and educators were given a forum to come together to discuss the definitions and implications of STEM at the National STEM Education Research Summit held at the NC State College of Education’s Friday Institute for Educational Innovation.
Counselor Education Graduate Student Whitney McLaughlin Has Been Named a Finalist for Three Minute Thesis
Counselor education graduate student Whitney McLaughlin is one of 10 finalists competing for the 5th Annual Three Minute Thesis on Oct. 29. Finalists will compete for cash prizes as they share their research in just three minutes.
Elizabeth Vanegas ’22: ‘My Eyes Are Set on a Goal Much Bigger Than Myself’
As a person who loves to plan their life, I learned very quickly after my first year of college that you can’t always expect every obstacle that comes your way. Despite having a successful academic career on paper, I went […]
Inside Higher Ed: Varied Friendships Make Students More Tolerant
A new IDEALS Project study, co-authored by Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor Alyssa Rockenbach, found that relationships between college students from differing faiths and political views encourage them to be more empathetic and understanding of others’ beliefs.
Diverse Issues in Higher Education: Study Finds College Students Build Friendships that Bridge Divides
A new study co-authored by Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor Alyssa N. Rockenbach finds that college students who build diverse friendships are likely to develop positive attitudes towards all world views.
Kimberly Ferrell ’02MSA, ’13EDD: ‘With the Right Teacher, Environment and School Culture, All Students Can Learn and Achieve’
Kimberly Ferrell ’02MSA, ’13EDD, who has won multiple Teacher of the Year awards, adds another honor to her name: 2018-19 Wells Fargo Principal of the Year for Durham County Public Schools.
IDEALS Project Study Reveals How College Students Are Bridging Polarizing Differences
The latest study from the IDEALS project, on which NC State College of Education Professor Alyssa Rockenbach is co-principal investigator, found that friendships developed in the first year on a college campus can endure to bridge divides and cultivate pluralistic worldviews.
New Book Explores How Data Can Contribute to Inequity in Mathematics Classrooms
For many minority students, high performance doesn’t guarantee access to advanced mathematics classes. A new book from Valerie Faulkner, Ph.D., Patricia Marshall, Ph.D., and Associate Dean Lee Stiff, Ph.D., explores how data and bias can lead to inequity in the classroom.