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NC State College of Education Associate Professor DeLeon Gray

Mar 31, 2022

Associate Professor DeLeon Gray Receives New Leader Award from The Ohio State University’s College of Education and Human Ecology

Associate Professor DeLeon Gray has received the New Leader Award from The Ohio State University’s College of Education and Human Ecology, in recognition of his contributions to the field. 

High school student and iScholar participant Mikal Ali works on a project at his computer

Nov 4, 2021

‘Being Part of This Helped Me Know That You Can Do Big Things:’ Students, Teachers Grow Through Associate Professor DeLeon Gray’s iScholar Project

Every Monday evening, Mikal Ali, a student in the International Baccalaureate program at Hillside High School in Durham, has a standing phone call with Associate Professor DeLeon Gray. He is one of many students who has been impacted by Gray and his ongoing iScholar project. 

NC State College of Education Associate Professor DeLeon Gray

Oct 21, 2021

Why is it Important for Students to Feel a Sense of Belonging at School? ‘Students Choose to be in Environments That Make Them Feel a Sense of Fit,’ Says Associate Professor DeLeon Gray

When students feel a sense of belonging in the classroom, it can increase their educational success and motivational outcomes in multiple ways, and teachers can help create this feeling of belonging by building connections between classroom and community, according to Associate Professor DeLeon Gray, Ph.D. 

Wolf statue and the Park Alumni Center.

May 7, 2021

College of Education Faculty, Graduate Students Honored With Ebony Harlem Awards of Excellence

Several College of Education faculty and students were recognized during the Ebony Harlem Awards ceremony on April 25. Professor Joy Gaston Gayles, Ph.D., and Professor Marc Grimmett, Ph.D., each received awards while Assistant Professor Lisa Bass, Ph.D., and Associate Professor DeLeon Gray, Ph.D., received nominations. Graduate students Chelsea Smith ’22PHD and angela gay-audre also received awards. 

Mar 4, 2021

Student Experience Research Network: How Intermediary Organizations Use Research to Promote Equity & Inclusion in Education

Student Experience Research Network: How Intermediary Organizations Use Research to Promote Equity & Inclusion in Education 

Jan 28, 2021

The Technician: Education Professors Give top Tips for Thriving in Online Classes

NC State College of Education professor share their best advice to help students be successful during remote learning.  

NC State College of Education Associate Professor DeLeon Gray helps students on a computer

Nov 4, 2020

DeLeon Gray on his iScholar Project and the Importance of Belonging-centered Instruction: ‘The Concept of Belonging is So Fundamentally Human…It Has the Potential of Serving as the Connective Tissue Among All of Us’

Over the past eight years, Associate Professor and University Faculty Scholar DeLeon Gray, Ph.D., has created and grown the iScholar project into a way to improve students’ sense of belonging by empowering them to contribute to the social and physical conditions in their schools and communities. 

New wolf statue on central campus.

Jul 16, 2020

NC State College of Education Awarded $4.3M in Research Funding April-June, 2020

Faculty and researchers at the NC State College of Education, including the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, were awarded $4,371,540 to support 16 projects from April 1 to June 30, 2020. 

NC State College of Education Associate Professor DeLeon Gray helps students on a computer

May 6, 2020

Associate Professor DeLeon Gray Aims to Help Mathematics Teachers Engage in Belonging-centered Instruction Through New Grant-funded Project

Associate Professor and University Faculty Scholar DeLeon Gray, Ph.D., is partnering with Montclair State University on a new grant-funded project that aims to identify the qualities of belonging-centered instruction in mathematics classrooms and provide teachers with a guide to equity-focused instruction. 

Wolf statue and the Park Alumni Center.

Feb 27, 2020

Assistant Professor Anna Egalite, Associate Professor DeLeon Gray Named University Faculty Scholars

Assistant Professor Anna Egalite and Associate Professor DeLeon Gray have been named to NC State's 2019-20 class of University Faculty Scholars. These early- and mid-career faculty receive this designation due to their significant academic achievements and contributions to NC State through their teaching, scholarship and service to the university and greater community.