Community and Engagement

Apr 23, 2019

[Video] Student-Authors Read Excerpts from Published Works at Inaugural Reading Celebration

The Literacy and Community Initiative (LCI) investigates and promotes the power of voice among historically underserved students by supporting literacy learning in educational community-based organizations. Hear student-authors read excerpts from their published books at LCI’s Inaugural Reading Celebration.

Apr 19, 2019

Exploring Social Issues and Youth Advocacy through New #PasstheMicYouth Podcast

Christy Byrd, an assistant professor of applied developmental sciences at the NC State College of Education, is helping a group of NC State undergraduates explore culture, youth leadership and advocacy through a new podcast called #PasstheMicYouth. The student-run podcast -- which offers learn activities for each episode’s theme -- is set to launch May 2.

Apr 16, 2019

Wake STEM Early College High School Named Best Secondary Magnet School in the US

The Magnet Schools of America has named Wake STEM Early College High School — a joint program between the NC State College of Education and Wake County Public School System — the best secondary magnet school in the nation. The school was named a Magnet School of Excellence by the same organization earlier this year.

Apr 2, 2019

Graduate Student Advisory Board Focused on Giving a Voice to Graduate Community

The NC State College of Education’s Graduate Student Advisory Board re-emerged this semester focused on giving graduate students academic and social support and strengthening their voice as a community of traditional and non-traditional graduate learners.

Apr 1, 2019

[Video]: Person Early College Innovation and Leadership Investigate Global Water and Sanitation with PBI Global

Person Early College Innovation and Leadership students are learning how to ask compelling questions to solve real-world problems through a new partnership with Project-Based Inquiry (PBI) Global, a collaborative, inquiry-based instructional process based in the NC State College of Education’s Friday Institute for Educational Innovation.

Mar 18, 2019  |  Community and Engagement

Wolfpack WORKS Receives $12.2M Grant from DPI to Improve Early Literacy Across NC

The NC State College of Education’s Wolfpack WORKS literacy initiative has received a three-year, $12,266,816 grant from the N.C. Department of Public Instruction to expand its support of beginning K-2 teachers and improve early literacy outcomes across North Carolina. Started in summer 2018 and now in its pilot year, Wolfpack WORKS has worked with over 170 first- and second-year K-2 teachers in 16 high-need school districts in North Carolina to help them improve early literacy instruction. With the new grant, Wolfpack WORKS will continue for at least three more years and expand its support to include third-year K-2 teachers.

Mar 15, 2019

An Inside Look at Teaching in Eastern North Carolina

The NC State College of Education’s We Teach for NC Spring Break trip offered a group of 24 undergraduate students the opportunity to experience a typical day inside Eastern North Carolina high schools and meet with administrators, teachers and county officials in Craven, Lenoir, Onslow and Wayne counties.

Mar 4, 2019

Dr. James L. Moore III To Deliver Keynote at 2nd Annual Don C. Locke Symposium

The NC State College of Education will hold the second annual Don C. Locke Multiculturalism and Social Justice Symposium Thursday, March 21, at 4 p.m. with Dr. James L. Moore III delivering the keynote address.

Dec 18, 2018

[Video]: Friday Institute Staff Help Local Middle Schoolers Engage in Hour of Code

Staff from the NC State College of Education's Friday Institute for Educational Innovation helped Centennial Campus Magnet Middle School students participate in Hour of Code, a global movement that introduces tens of millions of students to computer science, earlier this month.

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.