In the News

Mar 23, 2020

Education Matters: North Carolina’s Education Leaders Respond to the Impacts of Coronavirus

Mary Ann Wolf, Ph.D., senior director of the Professional Learning & Leading Collaborative (PLLC) at the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, a part of the NC State College of Education, discusses the ways in which North Carolina is prepared to teach children online during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Mar 19, 2020

Diversity in Research Jobs: Recruiting and Retaining Early Career Faculty of Color in Engineering

Joy Gaston Gayles, Ph.D., a professor of higher education at the NC State College of Education, and doctoral student Chelsea Smith discuss the underrepresentation of faculty of color in STEM fields. 

Mar 2, 2020

Washington Post: Conservative Faculty Appear to Influence Their Students More Than Liberal Professors Do

The IDEALS project, on which Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor Alyssa Rockenbach, Ph.D., serves as a co-principal investigator, explored whether or not college students feel pressured to shift their political views to align with their instructors' views. 

Feb 26, 2020  |  In the News

EdNC: Behind One Leandro Proposal: Making More Children with Special Needs Eligible for Early Services

Sharon Loza, who is pursuing a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership, Policy and Human Development with a program area of study in educational evaluation and policy analysis, was interviewed by EdNC about increasing services for North Carolina children with special needs. She is coordinator of the North Carolina Infant-Toddler Program's Early Intervention Branch.

Feb 24, 2020

EdNC: An Advisor Makes All the Difference

Goodnight Scholar and science education major Elizabeth Vanegas '22 shares her experience as a transfer student to NC State. She discusses how NC State College of Education Assistant Director of Advising Amanda Beller assisted her with successfully transferring her credits and helped her find her academic path as an education student. 

Feb 20, 2020

EdNC: More Skilled Workers Needed for the Jobs of Tomorrow: Announcing 5,000 New Apprenticeships

On Feb. 18, it was announced that the NC State College of Education would receive a $6 million grant for the “Artificial Intelligence Academy (AIA): North Carolina Apprenticeships for Innovation" project. Lt. Gov. Dan Forest, on hand for the announcement, said, “This is a great opportunity for our state, for NC State, the Friday Institute, and the College of Education.”

Feb 19, 2020

Triangle Business Journal: NC State Joins Federal Initiative Aimed at Building AI’s Workforce

The NC State College of Education will receive $6 million in funding as part of a national program to support the future labor force in the field of artificial intelligence.

Feb 19, 2020

WRAL: Federal Grant Creating Apprenticeship Program in Artificial Intelligence at North Carolina State University

The NC State College of Education will be home to a new apprenticeship program in artificial intelligence as part of a federal push to train more workers in emerging fields.

Feb 19, 2020

WTVD: $6M Grant for NC State Program Will Fuel Artificial Intelligence Opportunities in NC

Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia was joined by NC State Chancellor Randy Woodson and Lieutenant Governor Dan Forest as he awarded a $6 million grant to the NC State College of Education for the  “Artificial Intelligence Academy: North Carolina Apprenticeships for Innovation” project.

Feb 19, 2020

News & Observer: US Department of Labor Awards $6 Million to NC State for Apprenticeship Program

The U.S. Department of Labor awarded $6 million to the NC State College of Education for the "Artificial Intelligence Academy (AIA): North Carolina Apprenticeships for Innovation" project, on which Professor Carla Johnson, Ph.D., will serve as principal investigator.