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.
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.
Chandler Henninger ’20: ‘Having the position of an educator in the 21st century is about inspiring students to reach their potential.’
Through the NC State College of Education and the Goodnight Scholars Program, Chandler Henninger '20, has learned to see the world from a different perspective. And that perspective has prepared him for his career as a high school mathematics teacher.
EdNC: Here’s What It Looks Like to Facilitate Math Instruction in Today’s Classrooms
Paola Sztajn, associate dean for research and innovation at the NC State College of Education, outlines four sets of activities required of teachers who act as facilitators in mathematics classrooms.
The Hechinger Report: States Increasingly Extend Charter-Like Flexibility to District Schools
Lance Fusarelli, Ph.D., professor and director of graduate programs in NC State College of Education's Department of Educational Leadership, Policy, and Human Development, gives his input on the flexibility of charter schools.
College of Education and College of Natural Resources Partnership Provides Teachers with Professional Development in Bioproducts and Bioenergy
Sixteen high school science and career and technical education teachers attended a four-day hands-on professional development workshop at NC State in July. The workshop was part of the USDA-funded Sustainable Bioproducts and Bioenergy Program, a collaboration between NC State’s College of Natural Resources and College of Education.
Recommended Reads: A Prescription for Comic Relief
Students need to read books they enjoy to help them become adults who read for fun. Kerri Brown Parker, director of the NC State College of Education’s Media and Education Technology Resource Center (METRC), has curated three lists of books designed to provide comic relief for students of all ages.
Inside Higher Ed: Needed: Allies for Equitable Faculty Workloads
Audrey J. Jaeger, alumni distinguished graduate professor and executive director for the Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research, joins others in sharing advice on how individual faculty members and academic leaders can become allies and advocates to help ensure more equitable faculty workloads.
EdNC: Community College Leaders Reflect on Belk Center’s Presidents’ Academy Conference
Two months after the Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research's first Presidents' Academy statewide leadership conference, Alamance County Community College President Algie Gatewood and Alamance’s Board of Trustees Chairperson, William Gomory, provide feedback on lasting impressions from the event.