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Adria Shipp Dunbar

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May 11, 2021

2 College of Education Faculty to Join Friday Institute Faculty Fellowship Program

NC State College of Education Assistant Professors Adria Shipp Dunbar, Ph.D., and Erin Krupa, Ph.D., have been selected to serve two-year terms as 2021-2023 Friday Institute faculty fellows, beginning in August 2021, at the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation. 

New wolf statue on central campus.

Oct 27, 2020

The Lazy Genius Collective: Navigating Social Media Using Lazy Genius Principles

Associate Professor Meghan Manfra, Ph.D., and Assistant Professor Adria Dunbar, Ph.D., share tips related to media literacy and digital health in the age of social media.  

Students Receiving School Counseling

Apr 14, 2020

Counselors and Educators Should Check-in With Students, Prioritize Mental Health and Well-being During Coronavirus (COVID-19) School Closures

K-12 students may be feeling increased stress and isolation as they remain home during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Adria Shipp Dunbar, Ph.D., says that it’s important that counselors and educators prioritize students’ mental health and help them to feel a continued sense of community. 


Apr 10, 2020

Counseling Today: Managing the Culture of Breaking News

Adria Dunbar, Ph.D., assistant professor of counselor education at the NC State College of Education offers advice for counselors and their clients to control the way they interact with their social media news feeds.  

New wolf statue on central campus.

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. 

Aug 13, 2018

Counseling Today: Counselors as Innovators

NC State Education Assistant Professor Adria Dunbar encourages counselors to turn frustrations at work into innovative solutions for the counseling profession in this column for Counseling Today, a publication of the American Counseling Association. 

A photo of Adria Dunbar and Meghan Manfra on Education Matters

Aug 6, 2018

Education Matters: Teens, Social Media and Fake News

NC State Education Assistant Professor Adria Dunbar and Associate Professor Meghan Manfra talk about what parents and educators need to know to help students navigate social media and fake news in a new digital media landscape on this week's episode of Education Matters. 

New wolf statue on central campus.

Sep 21, 2017

Adria Shipp Dunbar on the Role of Technology in Counselor Education

On the eve of leading a webinar for counselors on “13 Reasons Why,” the assistant professor of counselor education talks about what the book and Netflix series means for counselors and about the role of technology in counselor education.