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Tag: Current Students

Oct 25, 2021

Red and White Week Event: Life Beyond Graduate School: A Candid Alumni Conversation

As part of of Red and White Week Event activities, the College of Education’s Student Success and Strategic Community Engagement team will host Life Beyond Graduate School: A Candid Alumni Conversation on… 

Erika Allen

Aug 16, 2021

My Student Experience: Elementary Education Student Erika Allen ’23 Spent Summer Serving Foster Youth as Intern at REACH Mentoring Ministry

Through the College of Education Summer Internship Program, Erika Allen ’23 spent her summer working as an intern with REACH Mentoring Ministry in Smithfield, North Carolina, an organization that works with youth in the foster care system. 

May 17, 2021

7 College of Education Graduates Recognized With 2021 Ed Council Outstanding Senior Awards

Seven graduates, representing each undergraduate academic program, were recognized as recipients of the Education Council Outstanding Senior Awards for their distinguished service, academics and leadership, during the college’s May 2021 Virtual Graduation Ceremony. 

Apr 21, 2021

Passport to Success Celebration Highlights Impact Scholars Will Make in Classroom

NC State College of Education Passport to Success scholars must complete activities that fall into four separate categories — global knowledge, cross-cultural skills, community engagement and professional development. At the program’s culminating celebration, eight undergraduate students presented on the work they have accomplished over the past few years. 

Jennifer Houchins

Jan 28, 2021

Why I Give: ‘I Am Extremely Grateful that Others Who Came Before Me Gave Back and I Want to Do the Same for Future Generations,’ Says Doctoral Student Jennifer Houchins ‘21PHD

As a first-generation college student and a student with a chronic medical condition, private support and scholarships have helped Jennifer Houchins ‘21PHD pursue her doctoral studies. Because of that support, she gives back to the college in hopes that future generations can have the same opportunity the NC State College of Education has provided her. 

Gene Deese

Oct 23, 2020

Why I Give: ‘I Give to Support the Caring Group of Administrators, Faculty and Staff Who Once Made Me Feel Loved,’ Says Doctoral Student Gene Deese ‘21EDD

Four months after starting his doctorate program, Hurricane Florence impacted the area where Gene Deese ‘21EDD lived. Within days, the NC State College of Education responded with resources to help him continue his education. Deese gives back to the college as a token of appreciation for the support he received when he needed it the most. 

Oct 16, 2020

My Student Experience: Mathematics Education Student Jessica Terrones ‘22 Shares Her ‘Sin Limite’ Experience as Latinx Heritage Month Committee Chair

In Spanish, the phrase “sin limite” means “limitless.” For mathematics education major Jessica Terrones ‘22, those two words guided her as she stepped into a leadership role as the NC State University Latinx Heritage Month committee chair. 

Jessika Patel

Sep 22, 2020

My Student Experience: ‘Everything I Do Has Helped Me Either Become a Better Educator, Help Me Celebrate My Culture or Just Meet New People and Get Experiences I Would Not Have Originally Had,’ Says Elementary Education Student Jessika Patel ’21

With a passion for dance, art and education, Jessika Patel ’21 has found a way to merge those interests as an elementary education major at NC State. And having relocated to the U.S. at a young age, her love of learning and cultures has shaped her college experience. 

Amaya Dicker and Breanna Goins

Jul 17, 2020

My Student Experience: First Group of Students Participate in College of Education Summer Internship Program in Memory of Chantal Warfield

Amaya Dicker ‘21 and Breanna Goins ‘21 have been named the first participants in the College of Education Summer Internship Program — a competitive, eight-week summer internship program — that was established to honor 2019 graduate Chantal Warfield. 

Eric Wylie

May 21, 2020

Why I Give: ‘It Feels Good to Know that I’m Helping Other Students Be Blessed in the Same Way I Was,’ Says Elementary Education Major Eric Wylie ‘23

If it weren’t for the Dorothy E. and Robert W. Tart, Jr. Scholarship, Eric Wylie ‘23 would not be at NC State pursuing his dream of being an elementary education teacher. Because of that support, he pays it forward by giving to the NC State College of Education.