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Nada Wafa

Dec 16, 2019

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. 

Amanda Melniczek

Dec 16, 2019

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. 

Thomas Carrington

Dec 16, 2019

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. 

Ashley Roseno

Dec 16, 2019

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. 

Dec 16, 2019

Karina Simoni ‘19MED: I Want to Help Adults Be More Successful in the Hope that I Empower at Least One Person to Keep Learning

Karina Simoni ’19MED, author of the children’s book The Farm on the Fuzzy Edge of the Map, will graduate with a Master of Education in Learning Design and Technology. She will start a position as an instructional designer, where she hopes to improve adult education. 

Greg Cheney

Dec 14, 2019

Graduate Student Speaker Greg Cheney ’19PHD: My Deep Desire is to Assist Combat Veterans’ Transition to a New Normal in Order for Them to Experience Life in a Fulfilling and Meaningful Way

Greg Cheney '19PHD will deliver the Charge to the Graduate Students during the NC State College of Education's December 2019 Graduation Ceremony. He has served as an Army Chaplain for the past 16 years and is a licensed marriage and family therapist. 

Walaa Sarsour

Dec 14, 2019

Undergraduate Student Speaker Walaa Sarsour ’19: Providing an Education is Not Offering the Knowledge to Students to Answer a Question, But Empowering Them as Young Leaders to Answer a Lifetime of Questions

Walaa Sarsour '19 will deliver the Charge to the Undergraduate Students at the December 2019 Graduation Ceremony. She will teach middle grades math in Wake County after graduation. 

Assistant Professor Anna Egalite

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. 

Alumni recognized during Educator Appreciation Day

Dec 11, 2019

19 Reasons Our 2019 Was Another Extraordinary Year

What an extraordinary 2019 for the NC State College of Education! Browse our achievements from the past year. 

Nicholas Schwankl

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.