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Class of 2022

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Dec 16, 2022

Congrats, Class of 2022!

We graduated about 158 new alumni on Dec. 16, 2022. View photos and a recap, and meet some of our graduating students. Among them are first-generation college students, researchers already making an impact on their fields and members of the Wolfpack football team. 

graduating student

Dec 16, 2022

To the College of Education Class of 2022: ‘Please Never Forget Why You Chose Education and the Power You Have to Effect Change’

The NC State College of Education recognized about 158 graduates during a graduation ceremony on Dec. 16. 

Trevor Dill Headshot

Dec 8, 2022

Trevor Dill ’22: ‘I Have Always Enjoyed Designing and Building’

Trevor Dill '22 has always enjoyed designing and building. The technology, engineering, and design education program at the NC State College of Education was the perfect environment for him to hone his skills, skills he hopes to eventually use to produce gym equipment. 

Zainab Bhatti

Dec 8, 2022

Zainab Bhatti ’22: ‘I Have Always Had a Love for Teaching Others’

Zainab Bhatti was inspired by interactions with faculty and staff at the NC State College of Education to put in extra effort to empathize with her students and create relationships with them. She is now looking forward to getting into the classroom and inspiring her students to discover a love for science. 

Dec 8, 2022

Gary W. Wright III ’22PHD: ‘Scientific Knowledge is a Powerful Tool, and It Can Be Used to Uplift and Liberate People’

Gary Wright ’18MED, ’22PHD hopes to make a lasting impact on how science education views and values gender and sexual diversity, as well as equity. 

Rachel Monteverdi

Dec 8, 2022

Rachel Monteverdi ’22PHD: ‘I Hope to be a Leader, Practitioner and Trail Blazer in Facilitating Impactful and Effective Leadership Development Programs’

Rachel Monteverdi believes in the power of leadership, and at the NC State College of Education, she engaged in research that showed her the impact she can make in the field of leadership development. Now that she runs her own company and collaborates with other leadership consultants, she is able to take what she's learned out into the world. 

Pam Huff stands in front of a poster presenting her research

Dec 8, 2022

Pam Huff ’22PHD: ‘I Would Like to Address the Importance of K-12 Science Education on the National Scene’

A former research scientist and part-time educator, Pam Huff '22PHD is dedicated to advancing the field of science education. 

Monica Meza Wearing Graduation Cap In Front of the Court of North Carolina

Dec 8, 2022

Monica Meza ’22MED: ‘I Want to See the Number of First-generation Students Increase in Colleges and Programs Around the United States’

As a first-generation college student, Moniza Meza knows how important it is to feel supported in the field of higher education. It's why she decided to earn her master of education in higher education administration, to make a difference in the lives of students like her. 

graduating student

May 6, 2022

To the College of Education Class of 2022: ‘As Educators, I Remind You and Encourage You to Keep Going, Take on New Challenges, and Continue to Have the Will to Win’

The NC State College of Education welcomed more than 420 new alumni during the Spring 2022 graduation Ceremony on May 6. View photos from the ceremony. 

Martia Williams

Apr 27, 2022

Martia Williams ’22: ‘I Chose Education and Will Continue to Choose Education Every Day Because of the Students’

At the NC State College of Education, Martia Williams was able to gain first-hand mathematics education research experience. Now, as she prepares to graduate, she is looking forward to continuing her journey as an educational researcher.