Why I Give: ‘I Give to Support the Caring Group of Administrators, Faculty and Staff Who Once Made Me Feel Loved,’ Says Doctoral Student Gene Deese ‘21EDD
Four months after starting his doctorate program, Hurricane Florence impacted the area where Gene Deese ‘21EDD lived. Within days, the NC State College of Education responded with resources to help him continue his education. Deese gives back to the college as a token of appreciation for the support he received when he needed it the most.
Why I Give: ‘I Started Giving to the College Out of a Sense of Gratitude for My Education. I Had Many Career Opportunities Because of My Doctorate, and I Want Other Students to Have Similar Opportunities,’ Says Delores Parker ‘78EDD
Delores Parker ‘78EDD always wanted to be a lawyer. But when she landed a job in a community college, she found her niche and never looked back. Earning a doctorate from the NC State College of Education opened many doors for her and inspired her to give back to the college as a sense of gratitude for what the college gave her, personally and professionally.
Why I Give: ‘I Believe in the Continuing Education of Adults and NC State Does a Lot to Support Our Community College System,’ Says C. Neill McLeod ‘72MS, ’74EDD
C. Neill McLeod ‘72MS, ’74EDD, who served as the first female president of a community college in the state, credits her success as a leader to her experiences as a student in the NC State College of Education. The impact her professors had on her life inspires her to give back to the college in their honor.
Adult and Community College Education Graduating Student Andrea Sutton Thomas ‘20EDD Earns Doctorate at a Distance
Since Andrea Sutton Thomas ‘20EDD began her doctorate program in the fall of 2009, she has experienced plenty of changes, but she never stopped working toward her goal. This month, she will earn her Ed.D. in Adult and Community College Education.
Lynley Wentzel, a doctoral student in the NC State College of Education's Adult and Community College program, is using her knowledge of education theory and human behavior to craft a training program for faculty and staff eager to learn NC State's new Research Enterprise Data system.
8 NC State Education Doctoral Students Named 2019 DREAM Fellows
Eight doctoral students from the NC State College of Education’s Adult and Community College program attended Achieving the Dream’s annual conference as DREAM Fellows Feb. 19-21, 2019. DREAM Fellows provide the organization with deeper feedback about the conference as well as detailed observations about emerging trends and issues that can enhance the organization’s work in student success.
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.
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.
Information Session: Community College Leadership
Meet Adult and Community College Education faculty and learn more about the Doctor of Education program in Community College Leadership that is designed for working professionals.
NC State Education Alumni, N.C. Community College Leaders Win Awards of Distinction
Randy Parker ’11 EDD and David Shockley ’05 EDD received Shirley B. Gordon Awards of Distinction at honor society Phi Theta Kappa’s international meeting in April. Both currently serve as community college presidents in North Carolina.