Meet Marcus Howard ‘20PHD: ‘I Want to Build the Capacity in Students from Disadvantaged Backgrounds to Believe in Themselves and Help Them Reach Their True Potential’
When Marcus Howard ‘20PHD thinks about the future of work, he thinks about his goal to prepare adults with the skills they will need for the 21st century. Now, with his doctoral degree, he’ll shape a new and diverse generation of learners.
Meet LaShica Davis Waters ‘20PHD: ‘Representation Really Does Matter and I Appreciate the College of Education for Recognizing That and Providing Me the Opportunity to Learn from a Variety of Brilliant Leaders’
LaShica Davis Waters ‘20PHD fell in love with higher education when she began her college career as a first-generation college student. As the academic advisor for NC State’s Leadership in the Public Sector program, the university’s only online undergraduate program targeted at working adults, she developed a desire to learn more about adult learners and their experiences. After she earns her Ph.D. on Dec. 4, 2020, she hopes to use what she has learned to influence policies and implement practices that will benefit the adult learner population.
Book Co-Authored by Associate Professor Chad Hoggan Chosen for The Chronicle of Higher Education’s list of Selected New Books
A book co-authored by Associate Professor Chad Hoggan, Ed.D., has been chosen for The Chronicle of Higher Education’s list of Selected New Books on Higher Education for 2019.