Honors and Awards

May 7, 2018

Professor Audrey Jaeger Named North Carolina SMT Champion

NC State College of Education Professor Audrey Jaeger received the 2018 SMT Champion Award from the North Carolina Science, Mathematics, and Technology Education Center. The award recognizes an individual who provides extraordinary support of science, mathematics, and technology education in North Carolina.

May 7, 2018

Empowering People: Truman Scholar Ashley Lawson’s Story

Ashley Lawson, NC State's 10th Truman Scholar, plans to spend her life empowering people -- especially school-aged children -- to look beyond their circumstances when setting goals for the future.

May 4, 2018  |  Honors and Awards

NC State Education Alumnae Win Countywide First-Year Teacher Awards

Rebeka Townsend and Kennedy Wilmer, both members of the College of Education Class of 2017 and teachers in the Wake County Public School System, talk about their experiences as first-year teachers and what winning this award means to them.

Apr 30, 2018

Iris Wagstaff ’14 PHD Makes STEM Education Accessible for Underrepresented Groups

The chemist turned advocate recently received the Women of Color in STEM K-12 Promotion of Education Award. In this Q&A, she discusses the importance of being a mentor and how NC State College of Education provided her with a foundation in STEM Education that propelled her passion forward.

Apr 23, 2018

Clark, Matthews Honored with Orthogonal Medals for Distinguished Service

Aaron C. Clark and Brian Matthews, both members of the NC State College of Education faculty, have been honored with the Orthogonal Medal for Distinguished Service in Graphic Science.

Apr 23, 2018

NC State Education Alumni, N.C. Community College Leaders Win Awards of Distinction

Randy Parker ’11 EDD and David Shockley ’05 EDD received Shirley B. Gordon Awards of Distinction at honor society Phi Theta Kappa’s international meeting in April. Both currently serve as community college presidents in North Carolina.

Apr 17, 2018

Zarifa Zakaria Earns Fellowship to Research STEM Mentorship Program for Girls

Zakaria, a doctoral student in educational psychology at the NC State College of Education, received the American Association of University Women Fellowship to study girls’ mindsets on STEM education in Bangladesh.

Apr 16, 2018

Associate Professor Margareta Thomson Receives 2018-2019 Fulbright Scholar Award

Margareta Thomson, an associate professor of educational psychology, has received the U.S. Core Fulbright Scholar Award. Her proposed Fulbright project “Fostering Academic Motivation and a STEM Growth Mindset in High Poverty Schools through Authentic Research Experiences” will take place in Romania.

Apr 12, 2018  |  Honors and Awards

NC State Education Student Ashley Lawson Named Truman Scholar

Ashley Lawson, a senior in mathematics education and mathematics, is NC State's 10th Truman Scholar. The prestigious Truman Scholarship invests in the potential of individuals committed to public service leadership.

Apr 12, 2018

Education Council Honors 18 Students with Spotlight Awards

The NC State College of Education recognized 18 students with awards for their leadership, achievements, and dedication to the field of education during its 7th Annual Spotlight Awards ceremony Thursday, April 12.