3 Graduate Students Win Awards at NC State’s Graduate Student Research Symposium

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Three NC State College of Education doctoral students were recognized as top presenters at the 14th Annual NC State University Graduate Student Research Symposium held Wednesday, March 20.

More than 200 graduate students from NC State presented research during this annual symposium, with three winners being selected from each of the eight discipline areas represented.

First Place | Megan Ennes

Program: STEM Education (Science Education)
Topic: Beyond the Child: Building Science Capital and Parent Science Habitus through Family STEM Programs
Advisor: M. Gail Jones

Second Place | Michelle Nugent

Program: STEM Education (Science Education)
Topic: Investigating the Aspects of Active Learning that URM Students Value in Introductory Biology
Advisors: Miriam Ferzli and Soonhye Park

Third Place | Sarah Egan Warren

Program: Educational Leadership, Policy, and Human Development (Adult, Workforce, and Professional Continuing Education)
Topic: Former Ballet Dancers’ Transfer of 21st Century Skills to Careers as Data Analysts
Advisor: Michelle Bartlett