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Apr 24, 2024

Cherrelle Lawrence ’24EDD: ‘I’m Genuinely Passionate About Nurturing Learning and Growth in All Individuals’

As Cherrelle Lawrence '24PHD prepares to graduate with her Doctor of Education in Community College Leadership, she hopes to continue to be able to act as a proponent of effective learning practices in the corporate world, while also taking on teaching roles in the field of higher education. 

Director of the LGBTQ Pride Center, Charla Blumell, leans on desk and smiles in front the Pride Center's etched glass.

Sep 28, 2023

Creating Spaces and Places Where We Grow

Charla Blumell '15EDD leads the LGBTQ Pride Center through a holistic health lens, ensuring wellness is a priority for all in the community space. 

Oct 27, 2022

#WhyIChoseEducation: ‘I Would Like All Students to Have Equal Opportunity to Succeed in Education,’ Says Somanita Kheang

While teaching English part time in Cambodia, Somanita Kheang began to wonder if she could be a more effective educator for her students, some of whom were adult learners. Now, as she conducts research on adult learning while earning her second doctoral degree at the NC State College of Education, she has become a researcher and is having an even greater impact on adult learners and the field of education than she ever expected. 

NC State College of Education Associate Professor Chad Hoggan discusses transformative learning

Feb 18, 2022

How Can Educators Support Students Through Transformative Learning Experiences? ‘The Difference Between Learning That Really Changes Us for the Better and Learning That Has Little Impact is Often Tied to the Extent to Which We Exercise That Learning,’ Says Associate Professor Chad Hoggan

Changes in a person’s life can lead to significant changes in the way a person thinks, feels and acts. These changes, says NC State College of Education Associate Professor Chad Hoggan, can yield vastly different outcomes, which makes it important for educators to understand how the processes they promote in their teaching influence people’s trajectories of change. 

New wolf statue on central campus.

Apr 20, 2020

The N&O: Darlene Wilkins ’00, ’03MS, Husband Face COVID-19 Together as Healthcare Professionals

NC State College of Education alumna Darlene Wilkins '00, '03MS and her husband, Brooks Wilkins, a graduate of the NC State College of Sciences, are battling on the frontlines of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic together. He's a family physician and she's a nurse in Raleigh. They have been practicing medicine alongside each other for a long time.