3 NC State Education Faculty Projects Receive STEM Education Initiative Funding
Three faculty members from the NC State College of Education -- K.C. Busch, Karen Hollebrands and Temple Walkowiak -- were recently awarded research grants from the STEM Education Initiative. The funding will support projects focused on learning STEM in informal contexts, enhancing online courses for mathematics teaching specialists, and preparing elementary teachers to become leaders in mathematics teaching and learning.
Graduating Students Yolanda Wilson, Armando Salazar-Cardoso to Deliver Keynote Addresses at December Graduation
Graduating students Yolanda Wilson ’18EDD and Armando Salazar-Cardoso ’18 will deliver the keynote addresses at the NC State College of Education’s December 2018 Graduation Ceremony Wednesday, Dec. 19. Get to know the student speakers.
Alamance Community College President Algie Gatewood Receives I.E. Ready Distinguished Leader Award
Alamance Community College President Algie Gatewood ’94EDD has received the NC State College of Education’s 2018 I.E. Ready Distinguished Leader Award, which recognizes alumni with distinguished careers with the North Carolina Community College System.
Penny A. Pasque Named ACPA Senior Scholar
The head of the Department of Educational Leadership, Policy, and Human Development has been named an ACPA Senior Scholar in recognition of her exemplary contributions to ACPA’s mission of advancing research related to student affairs work in higher education.
Technology, Engineering and Design Students Earn Awards in Regional Competitions
Undergraduate students in NC State College of Education’s Technology, Engineering and Design Education program had two Top 3 finishes in competitions at the Technology & Engineering Education Collegiate Association Eastern Regional Conference.
NC State Education Hurricane Recovery Efforts
The NC State College of Education responded to the aftermath of Hurricanes Florence and Michael by offering multiple ways of support -- to students and partner school districts across North Carolina. Among the efforts were a book drive and emergency student support fund.
Helping Students Recover from Hurricane Florence
The NC State College of Education is helping students directly impacted by Hurricane Florence through the Gerald Fund for Emergency Student Support. Clinical mental health counseling graduate student Jasmine Ambrose -- who recently moved to Jacksonville, N.C. -- is the first to receive funds to assist with immediate needs due to circumstances caused by the record-breaking storm.
Serving Others in Crisis and the Classroom
When Hurricane Florence hit North Carolina in mid-September, Mary-Lynn Kebker ’17MED was ready to serve. The Wolfpack WORKS literacy coach and N.C. National Guard captain led and coordinated hundreds of first responders during and after the storm to help families trapped by rising water and serve those with some of the greatest needs.
Storm to Storm: How One N.C. Educator Uses Lessons Learned From Katrina in the Wake of Florence
NC State College of Education Professor and Board Member Michael Ward ’77BS, ’81MS, ’93EDD experienced Hurricane Katrina firsthand in Mississippi. Now he’s using that experience -- and the research he conducted in its aftermath -- to spearhead FAST NC to help K-12 students and teachers in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence and Michael.
Professor Emerita Carol Kasworm Receives 2018 AAACE Cyril O. Houle Award
Carol Kasworm, the W. Dallas Herring Professor Emerita of Adult and Community College Education, has received the American Association for Adult and Continuing Education’s 2018 Cyril O. Houle Award for the book "Foundations of Adult and Continuing Education" she co-authored with two others. The award recognizes scholars who have made outstanding contributions to literature in adult education.