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Bria Cofield Wright

Jan 27, 2022

An Extraordinary Difference: Bria Cofield Wright

Third-generation educator Bria Cofield Wright ’16 ’19 is able to continue her family’s proud academic tradition thanks in part to funding from NC State’s Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign. The scholarship and fellowship recipient is now positioned for an even brighter future through support from her Pack, with her students also benefiting as a result. 

College of Education met 251% of its Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign goal

Jan 27, 2022

An Extraordinary Milestone: College of Education Ends Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign Raising More than Double Its Goal

The College of Education concludes the Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign raising $52.5M—more than double its campaign goal. 

Poe Hall

Jan 25, 2022

U.S. News Ranks NC State College of Education #46 in Nation for Online Master’s Programs

The NC State College of Education is tied for #46 in the nation for its online master’s programs in the 2022 U.S. News & World Report Best Online Master’s Education Programs rankings. Among specialities for online master’s programs, the college tied at #20 in the nation in the Educational Administration and Supervision category 

Graduation cap with message that every child deserves a champion

Dec 22, 2021

2021: Our Year in Review

Record enrollment. Record giving. Record grants awarded. In 2021, our college continued to make a transformative impact on society through the extraordinary educators we prepare, the knowledge we generate and the educational problems we solve. 

Pandemic Pedagogy Research Symposium

Dec 7, 2021

Friday Institute for Educational Innovation to Co-sponsor 2022 Pandemic Pedagogy Research Symposium May 11

Early data suggests that pandemic-born pedagogies and practices are resulting in positive outcomes. But how do we move from innovation to real, lasting transformation? The Symposium invites original submissions that address this critical question through empirical research and translational analyses. Proposals will be accepted through Jan. 18, 2022, and may represent completed research or works in progress with preliminary findings. 

Trisha Mackey

Dec 1, 2021

Meet New Transformational Scholars Director Trisha Mackey ’18MED: This Program Will Add to Our College’s Efforts to Transform the World Through Education

In the following Q&A, new Transformational Scholarship Program Director Trisha Mackey shares why she’s excited about the program, what future Transformational Scholars can expect from her and why she chose education.  

Nov 24, 2021

#ThankAnEducator: Your Stories About the Educators Who Made a Difference in Your Life

This American Education Week, we asked you to share your stories about the educators who made a difference in your life and how they are transforming lives, schools and communities across North Carolina, the nation and the world. Here are some of your #ThankAnEducator stories. 

Nov 22, 2021

Field of Honor

Eddie Berlinski, a 1938 NC State graduate who earned his degree in education, was a Wolfpack superstar for his exploits on the football field. But his daring escape from a Nazi POW camp during World War II is the stuff of legend. 

Nov 18, 2021

2021 Friday Medal Ceremony Honoring Mebane Rash

This year’s Friday Medal recipient is Mebane Rash, CEO and editor-in-chief at EducationNC. In addition to her leadership role at EducationNC, Rash is the immediate past president of the national… 

Rockingham Community College President and I.E. Ready Award winner Mark Kinlaw

Nov 16, 2021

Rockingham Community College President Mark Kinlaw ’98EDD Receives 2021 I.E. Ready Distinguished Leader Award

Rockingham Community College President Mark Kinlaw ’98EDD was the recipient of the I.E. Ready Distinguished Leader Award during the 2021 Dallas Herring Lecture.