Community Engagement

Jun 26, 2019

Becoming the MAIN Man

Inspired by his own challenges and life experiences, Jasmin Spain ’12MED launched the Males Addressing Issues and Needs (MAIN) Initiative in Pitt County to provide young men of color with the resources and support they need to navigate the challenges unique to them in today’s society. The initiative provides mentoring, leadership programs, training in diversity, civil rights and sexual misconduct, and workshops on handling new careers, promotions and finances.

May 30, 2019

NC State Education Joins Forces with Poe Center for Health Education

Pre-service educators from the NC State College of Education get hands-on experience in informal learning through a partnership between the College and Raleigh’s Poe Center for Health Education, the only health education field trip destination of its kind in North Carolina.

Oct 30, 2018

NC State Education Hurricane Recovery Efforts

The NC State College of Education responded to the aftermath of Hurricanes Florence and Michael by offering multiple ways of support -- to students and partner school districts across North Carolina. Among the efforts were a book drive and emergency student support fund.

Oct 30, 2018

Serving Others in Crisis and the Classroom

When Hurricane Florence hit North Carolina in mid-September, Mary-Lynn Kebker ’17MED was ready to serve. The Wolfpack WORKS literacy coach and N.C. National Guard captain led and coordinated hundreds of first responders during and after the storm to help families trapped by rising water and serve those with some of the greatest needs.

Oct 29, 2018

Lighting a Fire for Diversity and Young Adult Literature through Project LIT

How one book club at Davis Drive Middle School in Wake County is helping students from all cultures feel valued while preparing future educators from NC State College of Education to create classrooms that value diversity and inclusion.

Sep 24, 2018

From Dean Danowitz: Our Response to Hurricane Florence

As a college, we are taking several steps to support our students, alumni and partner school districts who need assistance, including collecting non-perishable food items and school supplies to distribute to our community members and their loved ones impacted by Hurricane Florence.

Apr 14, 2018

B.U.I.L.D. Summit Brings 100+ High School Male Students Together to Encourage “Building Community”

Designed around the theme “Building Community,” the third annual Brothers United in Leadership Development (B.U.I.L.D.) summit brought over 100 high school male students of color together on Saturday, April 14, to receive leadership training, participate in group discussions and workshops, and develop career and college readiness skills while building community with each other and with community and education leaders.

Mar 27, 2018

Strengthening Families, Communities and the Schools That Serve Them: An Interdisciplinary Summit

The 2018 Interdisciplinary Summit, Strengthening Families, Communities and the Schools That Serve Them: An Interdisciplinary Summit, will be held Tuesday, March 27, 2018, at the NC State University Club, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The summit will focus closely on families […]

Mar 26, 2018

FACES Connects Families of Children with Autism to Resources

Assistant Professor Jamie Pearson and her team of student researchers aim to connect families of children with autism with educational and healthcare services and resources available to them in their own communities through a series of information sessions throughout North Carolina.

Feb 3, 2018

Marbles Kids Museum Word Week

NC State College of Education is partnering with Marbles Kids Museum for Word Week. Word Week celebrates literacy and reading with hands-on, minds-on play-based activities that help kids develop the skills they need for reading. Students and faculty from the […]