Honors and Awards

Jan 29, 2021

Associate Professor Temple Walkowiak Named 2020-2021 University Faculty Scholar. 

NC State College of Education Associate Professor Temple Walkowiak, Ph.D., has been named a 2020-2021 University Faculty Scholar, which recognizes outstanding early- and mid-career faculty members for their significant academic achievements and contributions to NC State and the greater community.

Jan 28, 2021

Assistant Teaching Professor Nolan Fahrer Receives International Technology and Engineering Educators Association’s Emerging Leader Distinction

Nolan Fahrer ‘09MS, ‘19EDD, an assistant teaching professor of technology, engineering, and design education at the NC State College of Education, has been recognized by the International Technology and Engineering Educators Association’s (ITEEA) Emerging Leader Recognition Program.

Jan 19, 2021

College of Education Invited to Join Educator Preparation Laboratory (EdPrepLab) Initiative to Strengthen Educator Preparation Across the U.S.

The NC State College of Education has been invited to join the Educator Preparation Laboratory (EdPrepLab), an initiative to strengthen educator preparation in the United States by building the collaborative capacity of preparation programs, school districts and policymakers.

Jan 12, 2021

Associate Professor Anna Egalite Ranked Among Education Week’s Top 200 Scholars Who had the Biggest Influence on Educational Practice and Policy in 2020

For the second year in a row, Associate Professor Anna Egalite, Ph.D., has been ranked by Education Week as one of the Top 200 education scholars who had the biggest influence on educational practice and policy.

Dec 14, 2020

My Student Experience: Doctoral Student Chelsea Smith ‘22PHD Shares the Challenges in Higher Education for Formerly Incarcerated College Students as Co-author of Recently Published Article

Chelsea Smith ‘22PHD, who is pursuing her Ph.D. in educational leadership, policy, and human development in the higher education program area of study, recently co-authored an article on the experiences of formerly incarcerated college students which was published in the Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory & Practice.

Dec 1, 2020

Assistant Professor Michelle Falter Receives North Carolina English Teachers’ Association’s First-ever Anti-Racist Teaching Award

For Assistant Professor Michelle Falter, Ph.D., anti-racist education is a 24/7 attitude and mindset. Her work in practicing and promoting anti-racist education was recently honored with the North Carolina English Teachers’ Association’s first-ever Anti-Racist Teaching Award.

Dec 1, 2020

C. Neill McLeod ‘72MS, ’74EDD Named NC State College of Education’s 2020 Distinguished Alumna

C. Neill McLeod ‘72MS, ’74EDD has always gone after what she wants — even if it means breaking down barriers. And she’s done just that. She was honored for her many accomplishments as the NC State College of Education’s 2020 Distinguished Alumna.

Nov 25, 2020

2020 Friday Medal Winner Dr. Dudley E. Flood Honored By Colleagues and Friends During Friday Medal Ceremony

The Friday Institute for Educational Innovation honored Dudley E. Flood, Ed.D., during a virtual ceremony Nov. 19 with the Friday Medal award, which recognizes significant, distinguished and enduring contributions to education.

Nov 18, 2020

Wake County Assistant Principal of the Year Monica Sawyer ‘99: ‘Being Able to Partner with the Largest School District in the State for Observations and Student Teaching Experiences is an Asset that Most Other Education Programs Cannot Offer’

When Monica Sawyer ‘99 graduated from the NC State College of Education with her bachelor’s degree in business and marketing education, she landed a marketing job with the NC State Athletics Department. That experience was the launching pad for her education career.

Nov 11, 2020

A-B Tech Community College President John Gossett ‘02EDD Receives I.E. Ready Distinguished Leader Award

John Gossett ‘02EDD, president of Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College, says that throughout his career, he has sometimes felt like Forrest Gump -- always lucky enough to be in the right place at the right time and surrounded by extraordinary people. But his work has paid off, as he received the I.E. Ready Distinguished Leader Award during the virtual Dallas Herring Lecture on Nov. 10, 2020.