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Dec 11, 2019

Former U.S. Secretary of Education John King: ‘We Have No Future’ if Education Doesn’t Improve for Minority and Low-Income Students in U.S.

Former U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. spoke about why he chose to become a teacher, the biggest challenges he sees in education today and how the NC State College of Education can play a role in addressing those challenges.

Dec 10, 2019

N.C. Teaching Fellow and Technology, Engineering, and Design Education Student Nicholas Schwankl Earns Library Leaders Scholarship

NC State College of Education junior Nicholas Schwankl is one of two students awarded a Library Leaders Scholarship from the NC State University Libraries for his exemplary contributions. Schwankl is a technology, engineering, and design education major and N.C. Teaching Fellow, who plans to become a technology teacher.

Dec 9, 2019

IDEALS Project Cited in Government Accountability Report Addressing Religious-Based Hate Crimes on College Campuses

The IDEALS project was cited in a recent U.S. Government Accountability Office report addressing the increase of religious-based hate crimes on college campuses. Co-principal investigator Alyssa Rockenbach addresses her work on the report and the latest findings from the IDEALS project in this Q&A.

Dec 5, 2019  |  Honors and Awards

Associate Professor Meghan Manfra, Doctoral Student Casey Holmes Win 2019 National Technology Leadership Initiative Fellowship Award

Professor Meghan Manfra, Ph.D., and doctoral student Casey Holmes were awarded the 2019 National Technology Leadership Initiative Fellowship Award at the College and University Faculty Assembly of the National Council for the Social Studies annual conference on Nov. 20.

Dec 4, 2019  |  Research and Impact

NC State College of Education Celebrates Grand Opening of Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research

The NC State College of Education held an opening reception for its Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019, at the center’s new location at 706 Hillsborough Street in Raleigh. Nearly 100 guests, including many statewide and community college leaders, attended the grand opening that marked the physical establishment of the Belk Center.

Dec 4, 2019

Valencia College President Sanford ‘Sandy’ Shugart: ‘Dramatic Improvements in the Transfer Ecosystem’ Needed to Help Students Transition from Community Colleges to Universities

Valencia College President Sanford “Sandy” Shugart offered six steps for creating a successful community college transfer system when he delivered the NC State College of Education’s Dallas Herring Lecture on Dec. 3, 2019.

Dec 3, 2019

12 Science Education Pre-Service Student Teachers Present at the 2019 North Carolina Science Teacher Association Share-A-Thon

Twelve pre-service student teachers from the NC State College of Education’s science education programs presented at Share-A-Thon, a part of the North Carolina Science Teacher Association (NCSTA) annual professional development institute in Winston-Salem, N.C.

Dec 3, 2019

Ask The Expert: Can I Discuss the Impeachment Inquiry in My Classroom? Assistant Professor Paula McAvoy Shares Why Discussion is an Important Learning Tool

Assistant Professor Paula McAvoy, Ph.D., shares reasons why teachers should address sensitive political issues, like the recent impeachment inquiry, in the classroom and offers advice on facilitating these discussions.

Dec 2, 2019

iPad Minis, Mobile App Improve Efficiency of NC State’s Counselor Education Program

When the old model of supervising graduate students in the Counselor Education Program proved to be difficult, Assistant Professor Adria Shipp Dunbar developed a solution that resulted in a new app and iPad minis for students.

Nov 25, 2019

Documentary Screening, Panel Discussion Help Associate Professor James Bartlett Show ‘Community Colleges are a Viable Pathway to Success’

Associate Professor James Bartlett, Ph.D., realizes that many people view community colleges as a second choice for earning a degree, but a Nov. 21 event helped showcase how community colleges can be a first choice to start a pathway to success.