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2023 awards

May 2, 2024

Associate Professor of Educational Psychology Christy Byrd Receives Chancellor’s Creating Community Outstanding Faculty Award

NC State College of Education Associate Professor of Educational Psychology Christy Byrd says that young people are the future of the country, but they have a lot they can teach adults now about how to make positive change in society. Now, her work has been recognized through a 2024 NC State Chancellor’s Creating Community Outstanding Faculty Award. 

Apr 29, 2024

Associate Professor of English Education Crystal Chen Lee Receives College of Education’s Inaugural Faculty Strategic Excellence Award

Associate Professor of English Education Crystal Chen Lee has been selected as the recipient of the NC State College of Education’s inaugural Faculty Strategic Excellence Award. 

Apr 15, 2024

Goodnight Distinguished Professor in Educational Equity Maria Coady Receives Leadership Through Research Award from AERA Second Language Research SIG

NC State College of Education Goodnight Distinguished Professor in Educational Equity Maria Coady has received the Leadership Through Research Award from the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Second Language Research Special Interest Group (SIG). 

Apr 10, 2024

Department Head, Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor of Higher Education Joy Gaston Gayles Receives 2024 Alumni Association Outstanding Research Award, Induction into Research Leadership Academy

Joy Gaston Gayles, head of the Department of Educational Leadership, Policy, and Human Development and an Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor of higher education in the NC State College of Education, has been selected as a recipient of the 2024 Alumni Association Outstanding Research Award. 

NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Lam Pham

Apr 8, 2024

Assistant Professor of Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis Lam Pham Receives Early Career Scholar Award from AERA School Effectiveness and School Improvement SIG

Lam Pham, an assistant professor of educational evaluation and policy analysis in the NC State College of Education, has received an Early Career Scholar Award from the American Educational Research Association (AERA) School Effectiveness and School Improvement (SESI) Special Interest Group. 

Mar 13, 2024

Paper Co-authored by Assistant Professor of Learning, Design and Technology Ela Castellanos-Reyes Outlining Creation of Open Educational Resource Wins Best Research Paper Award from AERA Design and Technology SIG

When Ela Castellanos-Reyes, an assistant professor of learning, design and technology in the NC State College of Education, first came to the United States in 2017 as a graduate student at… 

Mar 12, 2024

Professor of Science Education Soonhye Park Receives Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professorship Award

NC State College of Education Professor of Science Education Soonhye Park believes the goal of working with graduate students is a lot like the ultimate goal of parenting; to empower independence and support the development of knowledge, skills and confidence. Her work in helping students become independent researchers who excel in their future careers was recently honored when she was selected to receive the NC State Alumni Association Distinguished Graduate Professorship Award. 

Feb 20, 2024

Assistant Professor Jenn Ayscue Named 2023-24 University Faculty Scholar

Jenn Ayscue, an assistant professor in the NC State College of Education, has been named a 2023-24 University Faculty Scholar. 

Jan 2, 2024

Bonnie Fusarelli, Gail Jones and Hollylynne Lee Named NC State Professors of Distinction

Three faculty members in NC State’s College of Education — Bonnie Fusarelli, Hollylynne Lee and Gail Jones — have been named professors of distinction at NC State University. 

Anona Smith Williams and Paola Sztajn

Nov 8, 2023

Anona Smith Williams ’91MS, ‘02EDD Receives NC State College of Education’s 2023 Distinguished Alumna Award

Anona Smith Williams '91MS, ‘02EDD has received the NC State College of Education’s 2023 Distinguished Alumna Award. She's the associate dean for student success and strategic community engagement with NC State's College of Education.