class of 2020

Dec 15, 2020

Clinical Mental Health Counseling Online Program Prepares Michelle Garcia ’20MED for Future

This December, Michelle Garcia '20MED earned her Master of Education in Clinical Mental Health Counseling online at NC State. Garcia shares her story of growing up without many discussions of mental health to now becoming a licensed clinical mental health counselor.

Dec 10, 2020

Scholarship Support Helped New Alumna Charlotte Melville ‘20 Become a Middle School Math Teacher, Regain Her Confidence

Charlotte Melville ‘20 discovered her passion for teaching while sitting in Jason Cheek’s Advanced Placement Calculus class during her senior year of high school. Earning the Jerry and Elizabeth Godwin Scholarship has allowed her to pursue her dream of becoming a middle school math teacher and challenging her students the way Mr. Cheek challenged her.

Dec 4, 2020

College of Education Graduation Ceremony

The College of Education Graduation Ceremony will take place on Friday, Dec. 4, 2020, at 4 p.m. The ceremony will be a virtual event through Zoom and will be streamed to families and friends via the College of Education YouTube […]

Nov 30, 2020

Meet Kayla Malone ‘20MED: ‘Educational Inequities Cannot be Solved by One Person but I Feel Called to Make a Difference’

As a first-generation college student, Kayla Malone ‘20MED has found her niche in the special education program at the NC State College of Education, where she hopes to have a positive impact on students while working to make education more accessible for all.

Nov 30, 2020

Meet Dan Frankenfield ‘20MAT: ‘The Most Fulfilling Aspects of the Military For Me Involved Either Teaching Skills to Others or Imparting Guidance on Younger Soldiers’

While serving in the United States Army, Dan Frankenfield ‘20MAT spent a significant amount of time at Fort Bragg, where he was assigned as a psychological operations specialist. While deployed, he worked with teams in Special Forces, where he learned firsthand the importance of relationship building -- a skill he uses daily in his middle school classroom

Nov 25, 2020

My Student Experience: ‘Even Though There is a Pandemic and We Are Teaching Virtually, I Wouldn’t Change it for the World,’ Says Jana Humphrey ‘20MAT

As a child, Jana Humphrey ‘20MAT loved the story of Matilda. And she knew if she was ever to become a teacher, she wanted to be just like Miss Honey. Humphrey will graduate on Dec. 4 and will be one step closer to becoming Miss Honey.

Nov 24, 2020

Meet Janell Miller ‘20MS: ‘I Chose Education to Help Inspire Young Students Who Look Like Me and Who Need Support and Guidance’

There was no question when Janell Miller ‘20MS relocated to Raleigh, where she would pursue her advanced degree. Having earned her bachelor’s degree from NC State, she knew the College of Education was the perfect fit for embarking on her new adventure.

Jun 25, 2020

With Support from Peter Martorella Fund, Social Studies Educators Develop New Skills to Produce More Civic-minded Students in the Classroom

A third cohort of teachers who received funding from the Peter H. Martorella Memorial Award Fund graduated this spring from the NC State College of Education’s New Literacies and Global Learning (NLGL) master’s degree program with a concentration in social studies.

May 15, 2020

Stepping Up to Serve: Teaching Fellows Caroline Alexander ’20 and Devin Byrne ’20 Discuss Careers in Service-Related Fields

Caroline Alexander '20 and Devin Byrne '20 are two of the many members of the Class of 2020 who will pursue careers in service-related fields, where they are needed now more than ever. They talk about an unexpected finale to their NC State journey, and how the university prepared them for this moment.

May 12, 2020

NC State College of Education Graduates Over 335 Students During Virtual Celebration

The NC State College of Education celebrated the academic achievements of 337 graduating students on Friday, May 8. Nearly 1,000 graduating students, faculty, staff, friends and family participated in the Virtual Graduation Celebration across Zoom and YouTube.