Meet Demah Payne ‘20PHD: ‘I Am Passionate About Helping Others Who Have Mental Health Concerns’
Demah Payne ‘20PHD has always been intrigued with the mind and enjoyed understanding why and how people think the way they do. That interest, combined with his passion for helping people with mental health concerns, led him to pursue a Ph.D. in counseling and counselor education from the NC State College of Education.
NC State College of Education Celebrates Alumni, Doctoral Students who Serve as Counselors in Local Schools for American Education Week
The NC State College of Education recognizes five of its doctoral students and alumni for their contributions and commitment to education, serving as advocates and counselors in local schools and communities as part of American Education Week.
Meet Our Incoming Students: Three of Our Newest Graduate Students
The NC State College of Education welcomed over 450 graduate students this fall. Meet three of the college’s newest graduate students -- each of them coming from various backgrounds and professions.
NC State College of Education Students Lend a Helping Hand, Find Creative Ways to Support Educators and Each Other Amid COVID-19 Outbreak
As North Carolina and the nation work to combat the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), education is moving online and into the home. Students from the NC State College of Education are lending a helping hand to each other and communities.
Counseling and Counselor Education Doctoral Student BJ Durham ’22PHD Aspires to Make A Difference in the Lives of Athletes
Doctoral student BJ Durham '22PHD came to the NC State College of Education for the counseling and counselor education program. He has always wanted to help people, physically and mentally. As a former college basketball player, Durham aspires to counsel athletes.
Community Counseling, Education, and Research Center (CCERC) Takes a Holistic Approach to Community Engagement
Graduate students from the NC State College of Education's counselor education program provide mental health services to the Wake County community through the Community Counseling, Education, and Research Center (CCERC). Students serve individuals older than 14 in areas like anxiety, depression and relationships. Love is a core principle for CCERC.
Robert Horne ‘14PHD on the Importance of Servant Leadership in Counseling
Robert Horne ’14PHD, an assistant professor of counselor education at N.C. Central University, recently received the National Board of Certified Counselors Bridging the Gap Award for Lifetime Leadership. He shares his belief in servant leadership and how NC State College of Education faculty who helped him be his most authentic self contributed to his success.
Ed Gerler on Retiring After 42 Years at NC State Education: ‘I Wanted to Leave While I Was Still Doing a Good Job’
Ed Gerler, Ph.D., spent 42 years serving the NC State College of Education in various roles before retiring May 16. “I love teaching and I love doing research,” he said. “And my last years at NC State have been so gratifying because I’ve been able to do what I wanted to do. I am really grateful that I stayed at NC State.”
Kathryn Braswell ‘19MED: Providing Resources for Student Success
For Kathryn Braswell, it’s important to not only build relationships with students, but to also give them the tools they need to succeed once they graduate high school.
Professor Sylvia Nassar Wins National Professional Service Award from American Counseling Association
Dr. Sylvia Nassar, professor of counselor education at the NC State College of Education, has received the 2019 Arthur A. Hitchcock Distinguished Professional Service Award from the American Counseling Association (ACA). This award recognizes outstanding service in addressing the issues […]