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Apr 19, 2019

Exploring Social Issues and Youth Advocacy through New #PasstheMicYouth Podcast

Christy Byrd, an assistant professor of applied developmental sciences at the NC State College of Education, is helping a group of NC State undergraduates explore culture, youth leadership and advocacy through a new podcast called #PasstheMicYouth. The student-run podcast -- which offers learn activities for each episode’s theme -- is set to launch May 2.

Apr 18, 2019

Leigh Kokenes ’91 on Being Named National School Psychologist of the Year

The National Association of School Psychologists has named Leigh Kokenes ’91 the 2019 School Psychologist of the Year. She talks about why she chose education and what the national recognition means to her.

Apr 17, 2019

2018-19 University Teaching Awards Presented

NC State honored more than 30 faculty for their commitment to educational excellence at the 2018-19 University Teaching Awards Ceremony on April 11. NC State College of Education Associate Professor Cesar Delgado and Professor Hollylynne Lee were among the faculty recognized.

Apr 17, 2019

Two Graduate Students to Become Members of NC State’s Preparing the Professoriate Program

Sarah Karamarkovich and Deidre Kelly, both graduate students at the NC State College of Education, have been selected as members of The Graduate School’s Preparing the Professoriate program for 2019-2020.

Apr 12, 2019

3 Graduate Students Win Awards at NC State’s Graduate Student Research Symposium

Doctoral students Megan Ennes, Michelle Nugent and Sarah Egan Warren received awards for their individual research presentations at NC State’s Graduate Student Research Symposium held Wednesday, March 20.

Apr 9, 2019

Associate Dean Lee V. Stiff ’78PHD Receives NCTM Lifetime Achievement Award

The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) awarded Lee V. Stiff ’78PHD with the 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award last week at its annual conference. The award honors NCTM members who have exhibited a lifetime of achievement in mathematics education at the national level. 

Apr 8, 2019

Professor Sylvia Nassar Wins National Professional Service Award from American Counseling Association

Dr. Sylvia Nassar, professor of counselor education at the NC State College of Education, has received the 2019 Arthur A. Hitchcock Distinguished Professional Service Award from the American Counseling Association (ACA). This award recognizes outstanding service in addressing the issues […]

Apr 4, 2019

10 Reasons Why We Chose Graduate Studies at the NC State College of Education

The NC State College of Education held its first Graduate Student Appreciation Week April 1-5. Over the past few months, we have engaged with a number of graduate students who have shared with us why they chose to pursue their advanced degrees at NC State Education. Here’s what they said.

Apr 2, 2019

NC State Education Professor and Alumna Win AERA Award for The Postdoc Landscape: The Invisible Scholars

The American Educational Research Association presented NC State College of Education Professor Audrey Jaeger and Alessandra Dinin ’17PHD with the Outstanding Publication Award for their book The Postdoc Landscape: The Invisible Scholars, in which they offer examples, solutions and strategies for helping postdoctoral scholars succeed in the workplace.

Apr 2, 2019

Graduate Student Advisory Board Focused on Giving a Voice to Graduate Community

The NC State College of Education’s Graduate Student Advisory Board re-emerged this semester focused on giving graduate students academic and social support and strengthening their voice as a community of traditional and non-traditional graduate learners.