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Jul 27, 2021

Political Discussions Focused on Consensus More Comfortable, Less Divisive for Students

A study led by Associate Professor Paula McAvoy, Ph.D., found more U.S. high school students felt respected in a political discussion designed as a deliberation. 

May 17, 2021

College of Education Dean Mary Ann Danowitz to Step Down in October

After leading NC State’s College of Education since 2016, Dean Mary Ann Danowitz has decided to step down as dean and will return to the college’s faculty in the Department of Educational Leadership, Policy and Human Development, effective Oct. 5, 2021. During her tenure, the college has experienced unprecedented growth. 

The wolf artwork inside of the Talley Student Union. Photo by Marc Hall

May 13, 2021

College Counseling and Student Development Student Pam Rose ’21MED Is Passionate About Helping Others

What does your perfect job look like? For Pam Rose '21MED, a spring 2021 M.Ed. in College Counseling and Student Development online grad, it's a role where she helps to improve the lives of others and serves as their cheerleader. And she's landed just that role. 

Ivy Briggs stands with the Wolfpack hand sign in a greenhouse full of flowers.

May 13, 2021

College of Education Alumna Ivy Briggs ’17, ’21MED Earns M.Ed. in STEM Education Online

Ivy Briggs '17, '21MED comes from a long line of Wolfpackers. When it became time for Briggs to consider graduate school, choosing NC State’s Master of Education in STEM Education online program was a no-brainer. 

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Apr 30, 2021

Science Books Boost Beginning Readers’ Skills

NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Jackie Relyea, Ph.D., was part of study that used science books on Arctic animal survival to teach first graders to read. 

New wolf statue on central campus.

Apr 29, 2021

An Exponential Impact: Jasmine Frantz ’13 and Sara Scanlon ’12 Share Their Love of Teaching

Jasmine Frantz ’13 and Sara Taormina Scanlon ’12 both had teachers in high school who made such a positive impact on their lives, they were inspired to pursue teaching careers. 

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Apr 16, 2021

Is Your Workload Fair? At Universities, It Depends on Who You Ask

A new study co-authored by W. Dallas Herring Professor and Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research Audrey Jaeger, Ph.D., reveals differences in faculty perceptions of how fairly work is distributed in higher education. 

Memorial Belltower

Apr 15, 2021

2 National Teaching Award Semifinalists Are From NC State

Two of nine semifinalists for the Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching hail from NC State. Laura Bottomley and Hollylynne Lee were semifinalists for the national award, and Lee is now one of three finalists. 

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Apr 15, 2021

Pack Hacks for Faculty: Creating Your Scholarly Writing Plan

NC State College of Education Professor Joy Gaston Gayles, senior advisor for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the College of Education, provides insight into best practices for developing a scholarly writing plan. 

Teacher Outside with Student

Apr 12, 2021

For Girls, Learning Science Outside Linked to Better Grades, Knowledge

In a new study, North Carolina State University researchers found that an outdoor science program was linked to higher average science grades and an increase in a measure of science knowledge for a group of fifth grade girls in North Carolina.