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.
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.
NC State College of Education Graduates Over 335 Students During Virtual Celebration
The NC State College of Education celebrated the academic achievements of 337 graduating students on Friday, May 8. Nearly 1,000 graduating students, faculty, staff, friends and family participated in the Virtual Graduation Celebration across Zoom and YouTube.
Technology, Engineering, and Design Education Graduating Student Malcolm Smith ‘20: ‘Over the Past Four Years, My Experience Within the College of Education Has Been a Journey of Working with Genuine People’
Malcolm Smith ‘20, a technology, engineering, and design education graduating student, credits his study abroad trip to Australia and his experience in the NC State College of Education for making him the man and professional he has become.
My Student Experience: ‘I Wanted to be Someone That Kids Could Depend on and Know They Had an Adult in Their Life Who Believed in Them,’ Says Rachel Bland ’20
Rachel Bland ‘20 will earn her bachelor’s degree in elementary education this month and plans to teach in a rural area of North Carolina. Being from a rural county herself, she is passionate about agriculture, rural education and equitable access to education for all.
Aaliyah Whitfield ‘20: ‘I am Prepared for Just About Any Scenario Because I Have Had to Learn About Catering to Students’ Needs, Classroom Management Styles and More’
Student Ambassador Aaliyah Whitfield ‘20 was inspired to pursue a career in middle grades education because of her love of English. And the NC State College of Education has prepared her for that next step through experiences in the field that started as a sophomore.
Jessie Taylor ’20: ‘I Am Not Only Prepared with Pedagogical Knowledge and New Skills, But I Know I Have a Lifelong Support System and Family that I Can Always Call On’
For as long as Jessie Taylor ‘20 can remember, she’s always wanted to be an engineer. But it wasn’t until she discovered the Technology, Engineering, and Design Education program in the NC State College of Education that she felt she found where she belonged.
Will Pequigney ‘20: ‘My Education Courses Have Prepared Me to Help Students and Perform My Job as a Future Educator to the Best of My Ability’
Will Pequigney ‘20, a double major in mathematics and math education, has always wanted to be an educator. But his attendance at the NC State College of Education’s EdTalks: A Celebration of K-12 Education event inspired him to do more than just teach.
Sarah Brown ‘21: ‘My Field Experiences Have Exposed Me to Real Life Situations That I Would Not Have Been Able to Encounter in an Education Course’
Sarah Brown ‘21 always knew she wanted to pursue a career in the sciences, specifically in research. But it was through her experience as a molecular biology major where she discovered a passion for teaching. Now, she plans to become a high school biology teacher.
Connie Kim ‘20: ‘We Get Exposure to Both Upper and Lower Elementary Classes at Different Schools so We Can See What it’s Like Working in a Variety of Environments’
Elementary education major Connie Kim ‘20 has wanted to be a teacher since she was a little girl. The influence that educators had on her life and other students was inspiring. The NC State College of Education is preparing her to be that same role model for students.