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Emily Packard

North Carolina wood

May 4, 2016

Education In Action

Ending poverty begins with improving education, nationally renowned scholar Jonathan Kozol said in an address at the inaugural Education Action Summit on April 28. 

May 3, 2016

Spotlight on Gayle Greene, Wake Tech Executive Vice President

With nearly three decades of higher education experience, Gayle Greene, who earned her doctorate of education in 1998, knows how strong leadership guides institutional success. The College of Education alumna serves as executive vice president of Wake Technical Community College, North Carolina’s largest community college, and one of the fastest-growing community colleges in the nation. 

Apr 15, 2016

Professor Brings 40 Years’ Experience in the Field to the College of Education

With more than 40 years experience in higher education, Dr. Robert Templin still aims to impact the academic and social success of community college students. Templin, a professor of practice in the College of Education’s Educational Leadership, Policy, and Human Development (ELPHD) department, helps guide the evolution of the department’s community college leadership Ed.D. program. 

Apr 14, 2016

Spotlight on Professor Chad Hoggan

Dr. Chad Hoggan improves educational outcomes through research that directly impacts adult learning. He focuses on transformative learning — experiences that dramatically change people — and especially on transformations that occur during important transitional experiences in adulthood. 


Apr 1, 2016

Spotlight on Dean Mary Ann Danowitz

Today, Dean Mary Ann Danowitz moves from interim to permanent dean of the College of Education. Part of the university faculty since 2012, she will play an integral role in the college’s efforts to shape North Carolina’s educational future. We caught up with Danowitz to get her thoughts on her new role and what the college means to teachers and students throughout the state. 

Mar 22, 2016

Spotlight on Associate Professor Jessica DeCuir-Gunby

Dr. Jessica DeCuir-Gunby, an associate professor of educational psychology in the Department of Teacher Education and Learning Sciences (TELS), strives to make an impact through her innovative teaching and research. In recognition of her outstanding efforts, the University of Georgia’s College of Education recently honored DeCuir-Gunby with an Outstanding Educator Award during its 11th annual Donor Appreciation and Alumni Awards. 

Dr. Scott

Mar 7, 2016

Cultivating Community College Success

Effective community college instruction begins with teachers who can relate to their students on a personal level, Wake Technical Community College (WTCC) President Dr. Stephen Scott said in the keynote…