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Yolanda Wilson

Mar 20, 2023

Alumni Spotlight: Yolanda Wilson ’18EDD Named President of the College of Southern Maryland

Yolanda Wilson '18EDD, who earned her doctoral degree through the NC State College of Education Department of Educational Leadership, Policy and Human Development's Community College Leadership concentration, has been named president of the College of Southern Maryland. 

Casey Schulte

Feb 21, 2023

Casey Schulte ’12 ’17MED Celebrated as 2023 Burroughs Wellcome Fund Northeast Regional Teacher of the Year

Casey Schulte '12 '17MED has been named the 2023 Burroughs Wellcome Fund Northeast Regional Teacher of the Year. 

Tiffany Wynn stands with a bouquet of flowers.

Feb 21, 2023

Tiffany Wynn ’16MED Celebrated as 2023 Burroughs Wellcome Fund Piedmont-Triad Regional Teacher of the Year

Tiffany Wynn '16MED has been named the 2023 Burroughs Wellcome Fund Piedmont-Triad Region Teacher of the Year. 

Ashlyn Scruggs

Feb 14, 2023

#WhyIChoseEducation: ‘Reaching a Child is Just Very Rewarding,’ Says Ashlyn Scruggs ’15

Ashlyn Scruggs '15, an eighth-grade social studies teacher, was inspired by her experience as a student teacher. So, when she stepped into a classroom of her own, she welcomed student teachers from the College of Education to pay it forward. 

Ms. Wuf

Dec 22, 2022

22 Things That Happened at NC State’s College of Education in 2022

The NC State College of Education had another extraordinary year in 2022, from reaching new highs in the US News & World Report rankings to our faculty, staff, students and alumni being recognized for their impactful work. As 2022 comes to a close, we’re reflecting on 22 outstanding moments from our college this year. 

Dec 20, 2022

#WhyIChoseEducation: ‘What You Do as a Teacher, as an Educator, is You Get to Make an Impact on the Lives of Others That Can Last Their Entire Lifetime,’ Says Bennett Jones ’14MSA, ’19EDD

After more than two decades as an educator in North Carolina public schools, Bennett Jones '14MSA, '19EDD is stepping into a new role as the director of the North Carolina Teaching Fellows program. 

graduating student

Dec 16, 2022

Congrats, Class of 2022!

We graduated about 158 new alumni on Dec. 16, 2022. View photos and a recap, and meet some of our graduating students. Among them are first-generation college students, researchers already making an impact on their fields and members of the Wolfpack football team. 

Nzingha Williams holding her award.

Dec 12, 2022

Nzingha Williams ’22PHD Receives Outstanding Dissertation Award From Association for Career and Technical Education Research

Nzingha Williams ’22PHD, a May 2022 graduate of the NC State College of Education’s Adult and Community College Education concentration, has received the Outstanding Dissertation Award from the Association for Career… 

Karrie Dixon Graphic

Nov 28, 2022

WhyIChoseEducation: ‘Education is an Avenue to Social and Economic Mobility,’ Says Elizabeth City State University Chancellor Karrie Dixon ’97, ’03EDD

Karrie Dixon '97, '03EDD was named chancellor of Elizabeth City State University in 2018. Since then, the university has turned around flagging enrollment numbers and become an economic driver in northeastern North Carolina. 

Johnny Crow sitting down

Nov 9, 2022

Johnny Crow ’62, ’68MS, ’85 EDD Named NC State College of Education’s 2022 Distinguished Alumnus

Johnny Crow '62, '68MS, '85EDD has always believed that everyone is a teacher. "We're all teachers to someone," Crow said. "That's the very purpose for being at NC State. It doesn't matter whether you're majoring in biology, molecular science, horticulture, engineering — there's someone that's always looking to you as their hero."