Alumni

Dec 1, 2020

C. Neill McLeod ‘72MS, ’74EDD Named NC State College of Education’s 2020 Distinguished Alumna

C. Neill McLeod ‘72MS, ’74EDD has always gone after what she wants — even if it means breaking down barriers. And she’s done just that. She was honored for her many accomplishments as the NC State College of Education’s 2020 Distinguished Alumna.

Nov 19, 2020

NC State College of Education Celebrates Alumni, Doctoral Students who Serve as Counselors in Local Schools for American Education Week

The NC State College of Education recognizes five of its doctoral students and alumni for their contributions and commitment to education, serving as advocates and counselors in local schools and communities as part of American Education Week.

Nov 18, 2020

Wake County Assistant Principal of the Year Monica Sawyer ‘99: ‘Being Able to Partner with the Largest School District in the State for Observations and Student Teaching Experiences is an Asset that Most Other Education Programs Cannot Offer’

When Monica Sawyer ‘99 graduated from the NC State College of Education with her bachelor’s degree in business and marketing education, she landed a marketing job with the NC State Athletics Department. That experience was the launching pad for her education career.

Nov 16, 2020

American Education Week 2020

The NC State College of Education will recognize and celebrate the work and contributions of our students, alumni, community partners and educators during American Education Week, Nov. 16-20.

Nov 9, 2020

Red and White Week Alumni Networking Event

College of Education alumni are invited to join us for our Red and White Week Alumni Networking event, which will be held on Monday, Nov. 9, at 6 p.m. and hosted by our Student Success team. During this virtual event, […]

Sep 17, 2020

NC State College of Education: Our Extraordinary Alumni

North Carolina’s best educators, counselors and leaders prepare at the NC State College of Education. Meet some of our extraordinary alumni who are changing lives in local schools, making a difference in communities and leading in the field of education.

Sep 15, 2020

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.

Sep 2, 2020

Nash County Teacher of the Year Jessica Richardson ‘15, ‘22MSA: ‘No Other Institute Will Prepare You for Having a Depth of Content Knowledge, Classroom Management and Instruction. At NC State, You are Truly Part of a Family’

Through her experiences at NC State, Jessica Richardson ‘15, ‘22MSA recognized the importance of community. And her commitment to providing a safe, inclusive community for her students at Nash-Rocky Mount Early College High School is one of the reasons she was named the 2020-21 Nash County Teacher of the Year.

Aug 25, 2020

Higher Education Administration Alumna Advocates for Equity Work as NC State Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity Intern, Develops Diversity Education Resources

Miyah Wilson ‘20MED was able to combine her love of higher education and her passion for diversity, equity and inclusion through an internship with the Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity, where she developed a list of diversity education resources for the NC State community and served as an advocate for equity work.

Aug 24, 2020

National School Psychologist of the Year Leigh Kokenes ‘91 Focuses on Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) During COVID-19 Pandemic

As the COVID-19 pandemic has upended the lives of K-12 students across the state and nation, educators like National School Psychologist of the Year Leigh Kokenes ‘91 are working to adjust. For Kokenes, that’s meant an increased focus on students’ social and emotional learning (SEL).