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Tag: Counselor Education

The wolf artwork inside of the Talley Student Union. Photo by Marc Hall

May 13, 2021

College Counseling and Student Development Student Pam Rose ’21MED Is Passionate About Helping Others

What does your perfect job look like? For Pam Rose '21MED, a spring 2021 M.Ed. in College Counseling and Student Development online grad, it's a role where she helps to improve the lives of others and serves as their cheerleader. And she's landed just that role. 

NC State College of Education graduate Briana Campbell ’21MED

May 3, 2021

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. 

NC State College of Education graduate Zakiya Futrell ’21MED

May 3, 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. 

NC State College of Education Associate Teaching Professor Angie Smith, Ph.D. won the university's Outstanding Teaching Award

Apr 16, 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. 

New wolf statue on central campus.

Apr 9, 2021

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. 

Vanessa Barnes

Feb 2, 2021

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. 

Helen Lupton Smith discusses way people who are struggling this holiday season can get help

Nov 23, 2020

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. 

Jose Picart

Oct 14, 2020

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. 

NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Brean'A Monet Parker

Aug 10, 2020

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. 

Apple on books in classroom.

Aug 5, 2020

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.