alumni awards

Apr 29, 2019

David Ayers ’99EDD on Refining Community through Leadership

David Ayers ’99EDD recently received the Senior Scholar Award for his research on community colleges from the Council for the Study of Community Colleges. But his work really began as a child exploring the campus of Surry Community College where his father worked.

Apr 29, 2019

Lance Atkinson ’18MAT on His First Year in the Classroom

In his first year of teaching social studies at Clayton High School, Lance Atkinson '18MAT said being able to adapt to change was one of the most important traits he brought to the classroom. Perhaps that trait is one of the reasons Johnston County Public Schools named him its 2019 Outstanding First-Year Teacher.

Apr 9, 2019

Associate Dean Lee V. Stiff ’78PHD Receives NCTM Lifetime Achievement Award

The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) awarded Lee V. Stiff ’78PHD with the 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award last week at its annual conference. The award honors NCTM members who have exhibited a lifetime of achievement in mathematics education at the national level. 

Jan 23, 2019

Associate Dean Lee V. Stiff ’78 PHD Receives NCTM Lifetime Achievement Award

The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) named Lee V. Stiff ’78PHD a 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award recipient. The award honors NCTM members who have exhibited a lifetime of achievement in mathematics education at the national level.

May 4, 2018  |  Honors and Awards

NC State Education Alumnae Win Countywide First-Year Teacher Awards

Rebeka Townsend and Kennedy Wilmer, both members of the College of Education Class of 2017 and teachers in the Wake County Public School System, talk about their experiences as first-year teachers and what winning this award means to them.

Apr 30, 2018

Iris Wagstaff ’14 PHD Makes STEM Education Accessible for Underrepresented Groups

The chemist turned advocate recently received the Women of Color in STEM K-12 Promotion of Education Award. In this Q&A, she discusses the importance of being a mentor and how NC State College of Education provided her with a foundation in STEM Education that propelled her passion forward.

Jan 31, 2018

Stelfanie Williams Named NC Community College President of the Year

In this Q&A, NC Community College President of the Year Stelfanie Williams ’11 EdD discusses her recent honor, why she chose education as a career, and how Vance-Granville Community College is impacting North Carolina.

May 26, 2017  |  Honors and Awards

Randy Parker ’11 EDD Receives Higher Education Distinguished Alumni Award

The award recognizes the Guilford Technical Community College president's outstanding contributions to higher education and his impact on North Carolina.