Technology, Engineering, and Design Education Student and Wolfpack Track and Field Athlete Junpai Dowdy ’21 Gained Hands-on Experience Through His Coursework and NC State Athletics Internship
With an interest in engineering, Wolfpack track and field student athlete Junpai Dowdy ’21 chose the technology, engineering, and design education program because he said it provided him with a more practical and hands-on experience that emphasized the use of technology.
Middle Grades English Language Arts and Social Studies Education Student and Wolfpack Swimmer Ky-Lee Perry ’21: ‘I Love Working With Children. I Want to Learn From Them Just as They Want to Learn From Me’
When the coronavirus pandemic hit in March 2020, spring and summer sports seasons, including the 2020 Olympic Games, were canceled or postponed. This forced Wolfpack swimmer and College of Education senior Ky-Lee Perry ’21 to make a decision -- retire from swimming or become a professional athlete.
Meet Our Incoming Students: Four of Our Newest Master of Arts in Teaching Candidates
This fall, a new cohort of students joined the NC State College of Education in the Master of Arts in Teaching program, an accelerated teaching licensure program where students earn an initial teaching license and master’s degree. Meet four of those graduate students.
My Student Experience: ‘I Love Math and I Really Love Working with Kids. Teaching Gives Me the Best of Both Worlds,’ Says NC State Gymnast and Mathematics Education Student Hailey Mesmer ’20
As a member of the NC State gymnastics team, mathematics education major Hailey Mesmer ‘20 has used lessons learned from her sport to help her prepare for a career as a high school math teacher. And her student teaching experience confirmed her desire to teach.
Elementary Education Student and Wolfpack Outside Hitter Taylor Rowland ’21: ‘I Want to Give as Many Children as Possible the Chance to Learn and Grow into the Best Person They Can Be’
When Taylor Rowland ’21 was looking to transfer from another institution, a school with an education program was a must. She wanted to go where she could pursue her dream of being an elementary school teacher and continue her volleyball career. NC State provided that.
Technology, Engineering, and Design Education Student and Wolfpack Offensive Lineman Liam Ryan ’21: ‘The College of Education Has Given Me So Many Opportunities to Learn and Show My Skill Set’
As an offensive lineman on the Wolfpack football team and a technology, engineering, and design education student in the NC State College of Education, Liam Ryan ’21 has had the opportunity to build things, work with his hands, play football and give back to the community that raised him -- all things that make him the happiest.