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NC State College of Education graduate student Sergio Madera-Garcia

Sep 14, 2022

Sergio Madera-Garcia is Advancing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion through Community Building and Leadership Development

Sergio Madera-Garcia, a first-year graduate student in the Higher Education Administration program, wants to advance diversity, equity and inclusion by working to make sure everyone has a sense of community… 

Joy Gaston Gayles

Aug 19, 2022

Diverse Issues in Higher Education: Does Anyone See Us? Disposability of Black Women Faculty in the Academy

"Writing this editorial was not easy for me but necessary," writes Alumni Association Distinguished Graduate Professor and Senior Advisor for Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Joy Gaston Gayles in Diverse Issues in Higher Education. 

Aug 11, 2022

Meet Inaugural College of Education Goodnight Distinguished Professor in Educational Equity Maria Coady: ‘I Really Can’t Wait to Get the Ball Rolling and Get Out There and Meet People in Communities and Spaces’

Goodnight Distinguished Professor in Educational Equity Maria Coady discusses why she chose a career in education, how she developed a passion for multilingual learning, why she’s excited to join the College of Education and what equity means to her. 

Mark Williams

Jul 13, 2022

EdIT Director Mark Williams Helps Organize NC State’s Inaugural Juneteenth Event With Re-established African American Faculty and Staff Organization

Educational IT Director Mark Williams discusses how he helped to re-establish NC State’s African American Faculty and Staff Organization during the pandemic and the organization’s role in hosting the university’s inaugural Juneteenth event. 

NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Crystal Chen Lee

May 25, 2022

Symposium Organized by Assistant Professor Crystal Chen Lee Encourages ‘Teaching and Telling Asian American Stories’ in the Classroom

Asian Americans are the fastest growing racial group in the United States. Despite this population growth, Asian American stories are often absent from school curricula and Asian American histories rarely appear in state standards for K-12 education. Assistant Professor Crystal Chen Lee decided to organize the “Teaching and Telling Asian American Stories Virtual Symposium” to share these often invisible stories of Asian Americans. 

College of Education Alumna Andrea Duhon

May 3, 2022

College of Education Alumna Andrea Duhon Is Making Marginalized Students Feel Seen and Heard by Giving Back

Andrea Duhon never felt seen in the classroom and was constantly feeling like she had to prove herself. Today, she helps to make sure students find value in themselves in… 

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… 

NC State College of Education graduate student Susan Chen

Apr 5, 2022

Higher Education Graduate Student Susan Chen is Advancing DEI Work by Putting the Individuality of Students First

Susan Chen, a first-year graduate student in the Higher Education Administration program, is committed to recognizing the individuality of students. She wants her work to help seek out the nuances.  

woman discussing a research poster

Mar 22, 2022

Exploring What Equity Means in Research at NC State

NC State's inaugural Equity Research Symposium brought together faculty, staff and students to explore research that examines issues related to equity. 

NC State College of Education Professor Joy Gaston Gayles on the cover of Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Mar 3, 2022

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education Recognizes Professor Joy Gaston Gayles Among 25 Leading Women in Higher Education

Joy Gaston Gayles, a professor of higher education and senior advisor for advancing diversity, equity and inclusion, has been recognized as one of 25 leading women in higher education by Diverse: Issues in Higher Education.