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Author: Christina Boodee

Graduating students in front of the Memorial Belltower.

Dec 13, 2017

Sam Wheeler ‘17 PHD: Going the Extra Mile

Though Sam Wheeler’s path to obtaining a Ph.D. in science education has not been traditional, his multiple extracurricular opportunities only enhanced his experience. 

Students at Commencement

Dec 13, 2017

Alessandra Dinin ‘17 PHD: Examining Experiences of Women and Students of Color in Engineering Education

Graduating doctoral student Alessandra Dinin’s desire to understand and improve the experiences of underrepresented groups in higher education STEM programs inspired her to pursue her degree. 

Mandy Petty

Dec 4, 2017

People of Poe | Mandy Blackmon on Working at the College of Education

Meet Mandy Petty: NC State athletics fan, mother of Madison and HR specialist in the College of Education. 

Sarah Baker '09

Nov 20, 2017

People of Poe | Sarah Baker ’09 on Why She Teaches and is Back to Pursue a Master’s

Meet Sarah Baker: former North Carolina Teaching Fellow, eighth grade language arts teacher at Ravenscroft School in Raleigh and master’s student in the NC State College of Education. 

NC State Memorial Belltower

Nov 17, 2017

Alumna Wins NCSTA Best Student Teacher in Science Education Award

The North Carolina Science Teachers Association recognizes Jana LaBrose ’17 for excellence in science education. 

Rachael Debnam-O'Dea

Nov 6, 2017

People of Poe | Rachael Debnam-O’Dea on the Changing Landscape of English Education

Meet Rachael Debnam-O’Dea: world traveler, former high school English teacher and current second-year doctoral student in the College of Education. 

Memorial Belltower at sunset

Nov 2, 2017

Graduate Student Named Halifax County Schools’ Teacher of the Year

Shane Dongilli, a graduate student at the NC State College of Education and a 4th and 5th grade science teacher at Scotland Neck Elementary Leadership Academy, won the 2017-18 districtwide honor. 

Wolf statue and the Park Alumni Center.

Oct 17, 2017

Ashley Lawson Wins NCCTM Outstanding Mathematics Education Student Award

The undergraduate student is recognized for her excellence in mathematics education by the North Carolina Council of Teachers of Mathematics. 

Julia Hnatt

Oct 9, 2017

People of Poe | Julia Hnatt on Her Inspiration to Teach

Meet Julia Hnatt: native of the Triangle area, member of the NC State Dance Team and a junior studying middle grades education. 

Jed McLaughlin

Sep 22, 2017

People of Poe | Jed McLaughlin on Why I’ve Changed the Way I Look at Science Education

Meet Jed McLaughlin: native North Carolinian, member of the National Science Teachers Association and a junior studying science education.