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May 8, 2020

POSTPONED: Spring 2020 College Graduation Ceremony

Given the state’s and NC State University’s guidelines and recommendations associated with COVID-19, the Spring 2020 College Graduation Ceremony has been postponed. Information about University Commencement can be found on the university commencement website.

Mar 26, 2020

#WhyIChoseEducation: ‘I Have Learned that Flexibility, Hard Work, Time Management and Helping Teachers and Students See Their Worth Can Lead to Rewarding Opportunities,’ Says Cherelle Sanders ‘11

Cherelle Sanders ‘11, a 6-8 math/science multi-classroom education leader at Martin Millennium Academy in Tarboro, N.C., wasn’t sure what career path she wanted to take when she graduated from high school. But she was inspired to pursue mathematics education by her high school calculus teacher, Mr. Bell.

Mar 18, 2020

POSTPONED: Don C. Locke Multicultural and Social Justice Symposium

Join us for the 3rd Annual Don C. Locke Multicultural and Social Justice Symposium, where National Academy of Education President Gloria Ladson-Billings will deliver a keynote address. The event is free and open to the campus community. Registration is encouraged.

Feb 3, 2020

NCCAT Beginning Teacher of the Year Leanne Stoltzfus Rose ’16: ‘I Strongly Believe That Education is a Powerful Way to Mold, Change and Guide Children’

Leanne Stotlzfus Rose ’16, former valedictorian and elementary education major, came from a bloodline of teachers. All she’s ever wanted to do is teach. Now, she’s the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching (NCCAT) Beginning Teacher of the Year.

Jan 30, 2020

Director of Advising and Recruitment Tremaine Brittian ’07MED Earns 2020 Advising Administrator Award

Tremaine Brittian '07MED, director of advising and recruitment in the NC State College of Education, was honored on Friday, Jan. 24, with the 2020 NC State Advising Administrator Award.

Jan 22, 2020

Why I Give: ‘I Received an Exceptional Education at NC State. I Want Future Teachers to Have the Same Opportunity,’ Says Catherine “Cathy” Faircloth Hairr ’79

Catherine “Cathy” Faircloth Hairr ’79 taught high school mathematics for 35 years in Raleigh. She credits her NC State education for preparing her for a life-long career in teaching. Because of her experiences in the College of Education, she has decided to give back through a gift in her estate to the college.

Jan 13, 2020

Camden County Teacher of the Year Lori Worthington ’89: ‘Every Day I Have the Opportunity to Make a Difference in a Child’s Life. I Want to Help Them Become Successful’

Sixth grade language arts teacher Lori Worthington ’89 credits her NC State College of Education experience for making her the teacher that she is today. She was named the 2018-2019 Camden County District Teacher of the Year.

Jan 8, 2020

Melissa Franch ’12: ‘Skills I Developed During Teaching Have Transferred Naturally to the Research Environment and Continue to Help Me Become a Successful Scientist’

After earning a double major in science education and biological sciences from NC State and teaching high school biology for three years, Melissa Franch ’12 is pursuing a Ph.D. in neuroscience and conducting research on the neural correlates of social behavior such as cooperation. Her older brother, who has nonverbal autism, and her father, an environmental scientist, inspired her interest in science.

Dec 14, 2019  |  Our People

Graduate Student Speaker Greg Cheney ’19PHD: My Deep Desire is to Assist Combat Veterans’ Transition to a New Normal in Order for Them to Experience Life in a Fulfilling and Meaningful Way

Greg Cheney '19PHD will deliver the Charge to the Graduate Students during the NC State College of Education's December 2019 Graduation Ceremony. He has served as an Army Chaplain for the past 16 years and is a licensed marriage and family therapist.

Dec 14, 2019  |  Our People

Undergraduate Student Speaker Walaa Sarsour ’19: Providing an Education is Not Offering the Knowledge to Students to Answer a Question, But Empowering Them as Young Leaders to Answer a Lifetime of Questions

Walaa Sarsour '19 will deliver the Charge to the Undergraduate Students at the December 2019 Graduation Ceremony. She will teach middle grades math in Wake County after graduation.