Community and Engagement

Dec 5, 2018

Living and Learning in SAY Village

Residents of NC State College of Education’s Students Advocating for Youth (SAY) Living and Learning Village help local elementary, middle and high schoolers tackle bullying, self-esteem and academic obstacles while building friendships and life skills of their own in historic Syme Hall.

Nov 29, 2018

Achieving the Dream President and CEO Karen Stout: “Creating Greater Urgency for Teaching and Learning in Institutional Reform is Long Overdue”

"Excellent teaching and support for quality instruction must be at the core of our reform work” as community college leaders, said Achieving the Dream President and CEO Karen Stout during the 2018 Dallas Herring Lecture she delivered Wednesday, Nov. 28, at the NC State College of Education's Friday Institute for Educational Innovation. How can leaders create a culture of excellent teaching and learning? She identifies three guiding principles and five building blocks.

Nov 15, 2018

#ThankAnEducator: Your Stories about Educators Who Change Lives

We are devoting this season of giving thanks to express our appreciation to the educators who made a difference in our lives and who are transforming lives, schools and communities across North Carolina, the nation and the world. Read what our alumni, students and friends had to say.

Nov 14, 2018  |  News

#ThankAnEducator: Honoring Educators Who Change Lives

We are devoting this season of giving thanks to express our appreciation to the educators who made a difference in our lives and who are transforming lives, schools and communities across North Carolina, the nation and the world. Join our #ThankAnEducator movement to receive a complimentary T-shirt and for the chance to be featured in a series of college-wide videos that will be shared far and wide. There are three ways you can participate.

Oct 30, 2018

NC State Education Hurricane Recovery Efforts

The NC State College of Education responded to the aftermath of Hurricanes Florence and Michael by offering multiple ways of support -- to students and partner school districts across North Carolina. Among the efforts were a book drive and emergency student support fund.

Oct 30, 2018

Helping Students Recover from Hurricane Florence

The NC State College of Education is helping students directly impacted by Hurricane Florence through the Gerald Fund for Emergency Student Support. Clinical mental health counseling graduate student Jasmine Ambrose -- who recently moved to Jacksonville, N.C. -- is the first to receive funds to assist with immediate needs due to circumstances caused by the record-breaking storm.

Oct 30, 2018

Serving Others in Crisis and the Classroom

When Hurricane Florence hit North Carolina in mid-September, Mary-Lynn Kebker ’17MED was ready to serve. The Wolfpack WORKS literacy coach and N.C. National Guard captain led and coordinated hundreds of first responders during and after the storm to help families trapped by rising water and serve those with some of the greatest needs.

Oct 29, 2018

Storm to Storm: How One N.C. Educator Uses Lessons Learned From Katrina in the Wake of Florence

NC State College of Education Professor and Board Member Michael Ward ’77BS, ’81MS, ’93EDD experienced Hurricane Katrina firsthand in Mississippi. Now he’s using that experience -- and the research he conducted in its aftermath -- to spearhead FAST NC to help K-12 students and teachers in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence and Michael.

Oct 29, 2018

Lighting a Fire for Diversity and Young Adult Literature through Project LIT

How one book club at Davis Drive Middle School in Wake County is helping students from all cultures feel valued while preparing future educators from NC State College of Education to create classrooms that value diversity and inclusion.

Oct 25, 2018  |  Community and Engagement

Achieving the Dream President and CEO Karen Stout to Deliver Dallas Herring Lecture Nov. 28

Dr. Karen Stout, the president and CEO of Achieving the Dream, will deliver the 2018 Dallas Herring Lecture Nov. 28 at the NC State College of Education’s Friday Institution for Educational Innovation. The title of her lecture is “The Urgent Case: Centering Teaching and Learning in the Next Generation of Community College Redesign.” Mary Rittling, president of Davidson County Community College, will provide the response to Stout’s lecture. Register to attend.