Skip to main content

Chelsea Smith

Spring Graduation 2018

Aug 5, 2021

‘I Cannot Think of Better Career Preparation:’ How the College of Education is Helping Doctoral Students Become Scholar Leaders to Tackle Pressing Educational Issues

Since redesigning the doctoral programs five years ago, the NC State College of Education has helped prepare graduates to become scholar leaders who are capable of addressing pressing educational problems at the local, state and national levels. 

Wolf statue and the Park Alumni Center.

May 7, 2021

College of Education Faculty, Graduate Students Honored With Ebony Harlem Awards of Excellence

Several College of Education faculty and students were recognized during the Ebony Harlem Awards ceremony on April 25. Professor Joy Gaston Gayles, Ph.D., and Professor Marc Grimmett, Ph.D., each received awards while Assistant Professor Lisa Bass, Ph.D., and Associate Professor DeLeon Gray, Ph.D., received nominations. Graduate students Chelsea Smith ’22PHD and angela gay-audre also received awards. 

Chelsea Smith

Dec 14, 2020

My Student Experience: Doctoral Student Chelsea Smith ‘23PHD Shares the Challenges in Higher Education for Formerly Incarcerated College Students as Co-author of Recently Published Article

Chelsea Smith ‘22PHD, who is pursuing her Ph.D. in educational leadership, policy, and human development in the higher education program area of study, recently co-authored an article on the experiences of formerly incarcerated college students which was published in the Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory & Practice. 

Chelsea Smith

May 13, 2020

Pack in Action: Chelsea Smith ’22PHD Discusses Her Passion for Women in STEM and Working with Marginalized Groups on Campus

Chelsea Smith '22PHD, a doctoral student in the NC State College of Education's Higher Education Program, shares her passion for working with marginalized groups on campus through the Black Graduate Student Association (BGSA) and discusses her research on women of color in STEM fields. 

Two NC State College of Education students host a "Critical Conversatons" podcast

Apr 3, 2020

College of Education Doctoral Students Share ‘Critical Conversations’ Through Classroom Video Podcast

Associate Professor Cameron Denson and Teaching Assistant Mwenda Kudumu wanted to develop a way to engage students in class discussions without using online forums. They developed a model that will now be shared online through the “Critical Conversations” video podcast. 

A photo of Joy Gaston Gayles

Mar 19, 2020

Diversity in Research Jobs: Recruiting and Retaining Early Career Faculty of Color in Engineering

Joy Gaston Gayles, Ph.D., a professor of higher education at the NC State College of Education, and doctoral student Chelsea Smith discuss the underrepresentation of faculty of color in STEM fields.  

Chelsea Smith

Feb 24, 2020

Doctoral Student Chelsea Smith ‘22PHD Selected to Participate in Asa G. Hilliard III and Barbara A. Sizemore Research Course on African Americans and Education

Chelsea Smith ‘22PHD, a doctoral student in the Educational Leadership, Policy, and Human Development program with an area of study in higher education, was selected to participate in the Asa G. Hilliard III and Barbara A. Sizemore Research Course on African Americans and Education in San Francisco, Calif., on Friday, April 17, 2020.