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DeLeon Gray, Ph.D., an associate professor of educational psychology at the NC State College of Education

Jun 13, 2019

Award-Winning Article Focuses on What It Means for Black Students to Belong at School

How can schools become places where black students feel as though they truly belong? DeLeon Gray, Ph.D., an associate professor of educational psychology at the NC State College of Education, co-authored an article published in Educational Psychologist that the APA recently honored with a Best Article Award. 

Robert Horne won an award for lifetime leadership

Jun 12, 2019

Robert Horne ‘14PHD on the Importance of Servant Leadership in Counseling

Robert Horne ’14PHD, an assistant professor of counselor education at N.C. Central University, recently received the National Board of Certified Counselors Bridging the Gap Award for Lifetime Leadership. He shares his belief in servant leadership and how NC State College of Education faculty who helped him be his most authentic self contributed to his success. 

Wolf statue and the Park Alumni Center.

May 28, 2019

Higher Education Program Recognizes 3 Alumni with Awards

Alumni David English ‘12PHD, Gregory King ‘19PHD and Shauna Morin ‘17PHD recently received awards from the Higher Education Program to recognize their contributions to the field of higher education. 

Congratulations Class of 2019

May 10, 2019

To Class of 2019: As Educators, “We Must Never Lose Sight of Who Stands to Benefit”

The NC State College of Education recognized about 328 graduating students during its Spring 2019 Graduation Ceremony Friday, May 10, in Reynolds Coliseum. “As we step into our classrooms, our labs, our offices, our communities, we must never lose sight of who stands to benefit. Our past fuels us to action so that generations to come will say, we are because they were," said Jemilia Davis, who delivered the Charge to the Graduate Students. "What stands between us and an equitable future is the educator we decide to be.” 

2019 Golden Apple Winners

Apr 5, 2019

Education Council Honors 16 Students with Spotlight Awards

The NC State College of Education recognized 16 students with awards for their leadership, achievements and dedication to the field of education during its 8th Annual Spotlight Awards ceremony Thursday, April 4. 

New wolf statue on central campus.

Feb 28, 2019

Joy Gaston Gayles, Margareta Thomson Named University Faculty Scholars

NC State College of Education faculty members Dr. Joy Gaston Gayles and Dr. Margareta Thomson have been named 2018-19 University Faculty Scholars. This program recognizes outstanding faculty members for their significant academic achievements and contributions to NC State. 

teacher speaking with students

Oct 11, 2018

Associate Professor DeLeon Gray Recognized in Thank a Teacher Program

NC State's Office of Faculty Development has named DeLeon Gray, an associate professor of educational psychology, one of the recipients of this year's Thank a Teacher award, which recognizes faculty's commitment to holistic student success. The Provost's Office recently talked with Gray about the honor -- and the doctoral student, Ashley Atkinson, who nominated him for the recognition. 

Oct 2, 2018

[Photo Gallery] Belltower Glowed Red for NC State Education’s First Truman Scholar

View our photo gallery highlighting the first time the Belltower was lit red to celebrate an international honor awarded to an individual affiliated with the NC State College of Education. That happened Sept. 28 to honor Ashley Lawson, a senior in mathematics education and NC State’s 10th Truman Scholar. “There are so many moments when my mentors, professors, friends and family saw my potential when I couldn’t and encouraged me to reach it. Thank you for pushing me to be my best self,” Lawson said. 

Red Belltower at dawn

Sep 25, 2018

Belltower Will Be Lit Red for Student Ashley Lawson Sept. 28—A First for NC State College of Education

NC State will light the Belltower red on the night of Friday, Sept. 28, to recognize NC State College of Education senior Ashley Lawson being named the university’s 10th Truman Scholar. “To me, the lighting is more of a celebration of an incredible community that helped me achieve dreams I never knew I wanted,” Lawson said. 

A photo of Joy Gaston Gayles

Sep 11, 2018

Professor Joy Gaston Gayles Elected to ASHE’s Board of Directors

Peers across the nation elected Joy Gaston Gayles, a professor of higher education in the NC State College of Education, as an at-large member to the Board of Directors of the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE), an organization with over 2,100 members dedicated to higher education as a field of study.