Alumni

Nov 29, 2018  |  Honors and Awards

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.

Nov 27, 2018  |  Honors and Awards

Wendell Murphy ’60 Named NC State College of Education’s 2018 Distinguished Alumnus

Wendell Murphy has been named the NC State College of Education’s 2018 Distinguished Alumnus. He graduated from the College of Education in 1960 and worked as a teacher before translating what he learned about leadership into a career of business and policy leadership. Today, he’s the chair and chief executive officer emeritus of Murphy Family Farms, the nation’s leading swine producer.

Nov 15, 2018

#ThankAnEducator: Your Stories about Educators Who Change Lives

We are devoting this season of giving thanks to express our appreciation to the educators who made a difference in our lives and who are transforming lives, schools and communities across North Carolina, the nation and the world. Read what our alumni, students and friends had to say.

Nov 14, 2018  |  News

#ThankAnEducator: Honoring Educators Who Change Lives

We are devoting this season of giving thanks to express our appreciation to the educators who made a difference in our lives and who are transforming lives, schools and communities across North Carolina, the nation and the world. Join our #ThankAnEducator movement to receive a complimentary T-shirt and for the chance to be featured in a series of college-wide videos that will be shared far and wide. There are three ways you can participate.

Oct 30, 2018

Serving Others in Crisis and the Classroom

When Hurricane Florence hit North Carolina in mid-September, Mary-Lynn Kebker ’17MED was ready to serve. The Wolfpack WORKS literacy coach and N.C. National Guard captain led and coordinated hundreds of first responders during and after the storm to help families trapped by rising water and serve those with some of the greatest needs.

Oct 29, 2018

Storm to Storm: How One N.C. Educator Uses Lessons Learned From Katrina in the Wake of Florence

NC State College of Education Professor and Board Member Michael Ward ’77BS, ’81MS, ’93EDD experienced Hurricane Katrina firsthand in Mississippi. Now he’s using that experience -- and the research he conducted in its aftermath -- to spearhead FAST NC to help K-12 students and teachers in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence and Michael.

Oct 15, 2018

Rocky Mount Telegram: Edgecombe Honors Top Principal

Edgecombe County Public Schools has named Matt Smith '14 MSA its 2018-19 Principal of the Year. Smith joined Edgecombe County Early College High School as principal after completing the NC State College of Education's Northeast Leadership Academy.

Oct 4, 2018

NC State Education Graduate Student Earns Obenauf Award for Research

Kayla Norville ’14 MED, a doctoral student in the NC State College of Education’s learning and teaching STEM program, received the Dr. Patricia A. Obenauf Graduate Student Research Presentation Award for her work in studying the influence in-service teachers have on pre-service science teachers.

Sep 25, 2018  |  In the News

N&O: School Leaders Urge NC to Give ‘Generously’ to Help Students and Teachers Hurt by Florence

Former N.C. State Superintendents June Atkinson '96 EDD and Mike Ward '77BS, '81MS, '93EDD -- a member of the NC State College of Education Board and a professor of the practice in the Department of Educational Leadership, Policy, and Human Development -- are helping spearhead FAST NC to help K-12 students and teachers in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence.

Sep 6, 2018

5 Questions With. . .Kelly Holland ’12 MED on Building Better Schools Through Relationships

Kelly Holland ’12 MED -- who was recently voted Assistant Principal of the Year by Johnston County teachers and students -- discusses the importance of building relationships within public schools and how the NC State College of Education prepared her to make an impact on student lives beyond the classroom.