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Ryan Clancy

Mar 29, 2024

#WhyIChoseEducation: ‘My Teachers Had a Big Impact on Me, and I Wanted to be That Person for Other Students,’ Says Meghan Larson

Between hurricanes and the COVID-19 pandemic, Meghan Larson's experience as a K-12 student was not an easy one. That's why this Transformational Scholar wants to become a teacher — to provide students in eastern North Carolina with the opportunities she missed. 

Mar 28, 2024

College of Education Sets New College Record for Gifts Received on NC State’s 2024 Day of Giving; Will Establish 5 New Scholarships, High-Impact Experiences Fund for Students

On NC State's sixth Day of Giving, on March 20, 2024, donors made 992 gifts to the College of Education, the most gifts the college has ever received on the day. The gifts will go toward benefiting students and ensuring they are prepared to become extraordinary educators by creating and expanding scholarships, funding high-impact student experiences and equity initiatives, and fostering educational innovation. 

Mar 28, 2024

My Student Experience: College of Education Students Explore Educational Opportunities in Eastern North Carolina on We Teach for NC Spring Break

A group of College of Education students had an opportunity to explore schools in Lenoir and Perquimans counties as part of the We Teach for NC Spring Break. On the trip, they visited classrooms, spoke with administrators and had an opportunity to learn more about the opportunities available to teachers and students in eastern North Carolina. 

Peyton Pugh in her classroom, being honored as Diane Kent-Parker First-Year Teacher of the Year.

Mar 27, 2024

Peyton Pugh ’23 Named Wake County Diane Kent-Parker First-Year Teacher of the Year

NC State College of Education alumna Peyton Pugh '23 has been named a Wake County Public School System Diane Kent Parker First-Year Teacher of the Year. 

Mar 27, 2024

Marvin Connelly Jr. ’97MED, ’00MED Named A. Craig Phillips 2024 North Carolina Superintendent of the Year

Cumberland County Schools Superintendent Marvin Connelly Jr. '97MED, '00MED has been named the A. Craig Phillips 2024 North Carolina Superintendent of the Year. 

Mar 8, 2024

Wolfpack Wrestler Chase Horne Aims to Change Lives as Coach, Teacher

As a middle schooler, Chase Horne noticed the impact good teachers and coaches can make on students' lives. That's why this Wolfpack wrestler and ACC Dr. Pepper Go Teach Scholarship recipient is preparing for a future career in the classroom. 

Mar 8, 2024

Doctoral Student Shawnda Cherry Awarded Third Place in Holmes Scholars Dissertation Funding Competition

Shawnda Cherry, a doctoral student in the NC College of Education’s Ph.D. in Educational Leadership, Policy, and Human Development educational leadership concentration, has won third place in the Holmes Scholars Dissertation Funding Competition. 

Charles Kellon, right, stands next to Student Body President Timothy Reid

Feb 28, 2024

My Student Experience: Teaching Fellow Charles Kellon Grows Leadership Skills as NC State Student Government’s Director of Equity and Accessibility

After joining NC State Student Government as the College of Education student senator last year, Teaching Fellow and elementary education major Charles Kellon decided he wanted to engage the campus community on a larger scale, which is why he was excited when he was presented with the opportunity to become the student-run organization's director of equity and accessibility. 

Headshot of Karen Terrell Jackson with quote: Education Has Something for Everybody

Feb 27, 2024

#WhyIChoseEducation: ‘Education Has Something for Everybody,’ Says Karen Terrell Jackson ’14PHD

Karen Terrell Jackson '14PHD, an assistant professor at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, can see now how her early interest in research and testing led to a career in educational evaluation. But, as an undergraduate student and aspiring chemist, she never imagined she would be an educator, much less the recently named president-elect of the American Evaluation Association. 

A photo of Josh Webb with the quote: In Order for a Society to Be Strong and Continue for Generations, Everyone Needs a Sound, Basic Education

Jan 25, 2024

#WhyIChoseEducation: ‘In Order for a Society to Be Strong and Continue for Generations, Everyone Needs a Sound, Basic Education,’ Says Transformational Scholar Josh Webb

Josh Webb, a middle grades English language arts and social studies education major, is looking forward to taking what he is learning in the NC State College of Education's Transformational Scholarships Program and using it to build a strong foundation for his future students in Edgecombe County.