Honors and Awards

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.

Nov 4, 2020

Associate Professor Chad Hoggan Receives Cyril O. Houle Award for Book on Transformational Learning in Community Colleges

A book co-authored by NC State College of Education Associate Professor Chad Hoggan, Ed.D., has been awarded the American Association for Adult and Continuing Education’s 2020 Cyril O. Houle Award.

Nov 2, 2020

Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor Alyssa Rockenbach Selected as Member of ACPA Foundation’s 2021 Diamond Honoree Class

Alyssa Rockenbach, Ph.D., Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor in the NC State College of Education, has been selected as a member of the American College Personnel Association (ACPA) Foundation’s 2021 Diamond Honoree Class.

Oct 20, 2020

Sarah Carrier Receives Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professorship

Sarah Carrier, Ph.D., is one of four NC State faculty members to receive an Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professorship from the Alumni Association. 

Oct 12, 2020

Belk Center Executive Director Audrey Jaeger Receives W. Dallas Herring Professorship in Community College Education

udrey Jaeger, Ph.D., Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor in the NC State College of Education and executive director of the Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research, has been awarded the W. Dallas Herring Professorship in Community College Education.

Oct 12, 2020

Eight College of Education Doctoral Students to Receive Dissertation Research Continuity Grants to Help Offset Challenges Faced During COVID-19 Pandemic

As a result of the ongoing impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, many doctoral students are experiencing unexpected challenges as they conduct their dissertation research. The College of Education will provide emergency financial support for eight of these students through Dissertation Research Continuity Grants, funded by the Excellence Fund, which provides support for student scholarships, student experiences, equity initiatives and educational innovation, and the NC State Graduate School.