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.
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.
[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.
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.
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.
NC State Education Alumnae Win Countywide First-Year Teacher Awards
Rebeka Townsend and Kennedy Wilmer, both members of the College of Education Class of 2017 and teachers in the Wake County Public School System, talk about their experiences as first-year teachers and what winning this award means to them.
Education Council Honors 18 Students with Spotlight Awards
The NC State College of Education recognized 18 students with awards for their leadership, achievements, and dedication to the field of education during its 7th Annual Spotlight Awards ceremony Thursday, April 12.
Gaston Gayles Receives Zenobia Lawrence Hikes Woman of Color in the Academy Award
Joy Gaston Gayles, an associate professor of higher education, is the 2018 recipient of an award that recognizes a woman of color with a distinguished career in higher education.
DeCuir-Gunby to Receive NC State Alumni Association Outstanding Research Award
Jessica DeCuir-Gunby, professor of educational psychology in the NC State College of Education, will receive the 2018-19 Alumni Association Outstanding Research Award later this month. The honor recognizes faculty who excel in the classroom, laboratory and in the field.
Nassar Receives UNC-Greensboro’s Distinguished Scholar Award
Sylvia Nassar, a professor of counselor education in the NC State College of Education, has received the University of North Carolina at Greensboro’s Department of Counseling and Educational Development 2018 Distinguished Scholar Award in recognition of her dedication to excellence as a professional counselor.