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Cheryl Holcomb-McCoy

Apr 6, 2023

‘This Work That Was So Important to Dr. Locke Was About Seeing and Hearing Everyone’: Cheryl Holcomb-McCoy Talks About Equity in Counseling During 5th Annual Don C. Locke Symposium

Cheryl Holcomb-McCoy, dean and distinguished professor at the School of Education at American University, was the invited speaker for the 5th Annual Don C. Locke Multicultural and Social Justice Symposium in the College of Education. 

Sylvia Nassar, Ph.D., professor of Counselor Education at the NC State College of Education

Mar 22, 2023

Professor Sylvia Nassar Receives Exemplary Diversity Leadership Award and Thomas Hohenshil National Publication Award

Sylvia Nassar, a professor of counselor education in the NC State College of Education, has received the Exemplary Diversity Leadership Award from the Association for Multicultural Counseling and Development (AMCD) as well as the Thomas Hohenshil National Publication Award from the American Counseling Association. 

Jan 17, 2023

What Are Some Healthy Ways for Adolescents to Engage with Social Media? Assistant Professor Adria Dunbar Shares Tips for Engaging with Intentionality

Social media can be a great way for youth to connect with others and explore their interests, but constant use of social media can have a negative impact on teens' mental health, according to Assistant Professor of Counselor Education Adria Dunbar. Here are some tips and strategies for engaging in social media in healthy ways. 

Photo of Helen-Lupton Smith with the quote: I realized what an impact I can make in education.

Jul 14, 2022

#WhyIChoseEducation: ‘I Realized What a Big Impact I Can Make In Education,’ Says Helen Lupton-Smith ’96PHD

Helen Lupton-Smith '96PHD helped College of Education Professor Marc Grimmett launch the Community Counseling, Education, and Research Center (CCERC) at NC State. Now, she's continuing to make counseling more widely accessible by leading the creation of the Eagle Counseling, Consultation, and Research Clinic (ECCRC), a community counseling clinic at North Carolina Central University. 

NC State College of Education Professor Marc Grimmett discusses how to provide mental health support for children

Jun 15, 2022

How Can I Support a Child Experiencing Mental Health Challenges? Professor Marc Grimmett Shares the Importance of Relationships, Listening and Seeking Professional Help from a Counselor

Over the past two years, the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic made typical developmental challenges more difficult for K-12 students. As a result, Professor Marc Grimmett said youth may be experiencing more mental health issues. 

Photo of Derek Just

May 25, 2022

Creating Bright Futures Through Online Programs

Derek Just ’22MED gained hands-on counseling experience while earning his master’s degree online, and he hopes to use what he learned to help students prepare for their futures. 

May 13, 2022

My Student Experience: Graduate Student Jessica Riddell Aims to Increase Support for First-Generation Graduate Students Through New Organization

The desire to help first-generation graduate students better navigate the college experience inspired graduate student Jessica Riddell to form the College of Education's First-Generation Graduation Student Organization. 

NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Rolanda Mitchell

May 3, 2022

Rolanda Mitchell is Using Diversity, Equity and Inclusion To Help Build Strong Educational Systems in K-12 Schools and Higher Education

Rolanda Mitchell believes that diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) efforts are necessary because all students deserve to see someone who looks like them in education spaces and feel like higher… 

Apr 28, 2022

Scholarship Support Will Help Mara Melendez Baker ’23MED Achieve Goals of Making an Impact as a Counselor, Helping the Military Community

Scholarship support will help Mara Melendez Baker '23MED earn her Master of Education in College Counseling and Student Development and achieve her goal of giving back to the military community. 

David Stovall speaking at the Friday Institute during the 4th annual Don C. Locke Symposium

Apr 14, 2022

David Stovall at the 4th Annual Don C. Locke Symposium: ‘If We Do the Work, Then the People We Need Will Show Up’

David Stovall, a professor in the departments of Black Studies and Criminology, Law & Justice at the University of Illinois at Chicago, reminded educators to be unflinching in their work during his talk at the fourth annual Don C. Locke Multicultural and Social Justice Symposium, hosted by the NC State College of Education on April 6.