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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.  

Mar 28, 2022

A Virtual Talk with Chris Busey

Join the Department of Teacher Education and Learning Sciences, in collaboration with the college’s Change Agent Task for Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, for A Virtual Talk with Dr. Christopher… 

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. 

Associate Professor Sue Barcinas

Mar 1, 2022

Associate Professor and Program Coordinator Sue Barcinas is Working to Advance Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in All Lifelong Learning Experiences

Sue Barcinas wants to help create environments for all learners to thrive, regardless of age, and she cannot imagine doing this without diversity, equity and inclusion.  

Assistant Professor Amato Nocera

Feb 28, 2022

Project Funded by Spencer Foundation Will Allow Assistant Professor Amato Nocera to Approach Culturally Relevant Pedagogy Through a Historical Lens

As schools across the United States question how they can recruit and retain African American teachers and support historically marginalized students’ sense of belonging and self-worth in schools, NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Amato Nocera believes looking to the past can help find answers. 

NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Jamie Pearson

Feb 8, 2022

Assistant Professor Jamie Pearson Discusses Equity in Education Research, FACES Project at National Events

Jamie Pearson, an assistant professor of special education in the NC State College of Education, is hoping to spark conversations that lead to action around equitable education research through her participation in two nationwide events.