Meet Briana Campbell ’21MED: ‘I Believe There is Power in Being Vulnerable and Sharing One’s Story’
Briana Campbell ’21MED has wanted to be a member of a helping profession for as long as she can remember, but she was ultimately drawn to counseling because of her passion for hearing other peoples’ stories and worldviews. She hopes to use her skills to expand counseling services to historically underserved communities when she graduates with a Master of Education in clinical mental health counseling in May 2021.
Meet Zakiya Futrell ’21MED: ‘I Knew That I Wanted to Help Those in Need and Clinical Mental Health Counseling Has Provided Me With the Avenue to Do So’
Zakiya Futrell ’21MED wants to become an advocate for mental health, particularly for people who are Black, Indigenous and people of color and those from low-income backgrounds, so she enrolled in the NC State College of Education where she will graduate with a Master of Education in clinical mental health counseling in May 2021.
Associate Teaching Professor Angie Smith Receives NC State’s 2020-21 Outstanding Teacher Award
When NC State College of Education Associate Teaching Professor Angie Smith, Ph.D., was a little girl, she always dreamed she would one day be an educator, but she ended up taking a roundabout route into the profession. Now, her efforts as an educator are recognized as a recipient of NC State’s 2020-21 Outstanding Teacher Award.
Faculty, Alumna in Counselor Education Program Honored with Awards from Chi Sigma Iota
Faculty and an alumna of the NC State College of Education’s Counselor Education program were recognized with two awards from the Chi Sigma Iota Counseling Academic and Professional Honor Society International during their annual meeting in March 2021.
2021 Don C. Locke Symposium Featuring Gloria Ladson-Billings
Forbes: School Counselors Make A Difference Through Hand And Heart
Dean of Student Services at Millbrook Magnet High School and 2020 North Carolina School Counselor of the Year Vanessa Barnes shares how her school's counseling program collaborates with the NC State College of Education's counselor education program to help students overcome obstacles to meet promotion and graduation requirements.
Ask the Expert: What Can I Do if I’m Struggling this Holiday Season? ‘Seeking Help is a Really Good Thing. I Want Everyone to Know That,’ Says Community Counseling, Education and Research Center Co-director Helen Lupton-Smith
The holiday season is a time of joy for many, but for others the holidays can bring on feelings of stress and anxiety, which may be exacerbated this year by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and divides related to the recent presidential election. CCERC co-director Helen Lupton-Smith offers advice and resources for those who may be struggling.
Pack IDEAs Faculty Spotlight: Jose A. Picart, Ph.D.
In the October 2020 edition of Pack IDEAs (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access), a newsletter released by the NC State College of Education Change Agent Task Force, we highlighted the work of Professor and Deputy Director of The Friday Institute for Educational Innovation Jose A. Picart, Ph.D., in the area of diversity, equity and inclusion.
Assistant Professor Brean’A Monet Parker On Supporting LGTBQ Students of Color Amid the Coronavirus Pandemic
ssistant Professor of Counseling and Counselor Education Brean’A Monet Parker, Ph.D., discusses ways to support minoritized students, what further research she would like to see in the field and why she is passionate about engaging in this work.
Back to School: Helping Children Cope with Change
Across the state and country, students and their parents are preparing for the return of the school year amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Experts at NC State offered tips to help ease the transition for parents and caregivers.