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Quote graphic with photo of Carl Harris and the quote: We're all part of a broader community of individuals who want our world to be a better place tomorrow than it is today.

May 24, 2022

#WhyIChoseEducation: ‘We’re All Part of a Broader Community of Individuals Who Want Our World to be a Better Place Tomorrow Than it is Today,’ Says Carl Harris ’98EDD

As a first-generation college student, Carl Harris' passion for education began at an early age, when he saw how knowledge could unlock opportunities. Now, as the NC State College of Education's board chair, he works toward supporting educational growth for others. 

May 20, 2022

NC State College of Education’s Excellence Fund Was Top Performing Fund on Day of Giving For Second Year in Row

For the second year in a row, the NC State College of Education's Excellence Fund was the top performing fund on NC State's Day of Giving, outperforming all other university funds in total number of gifts. 

Poe Hall Day of Giving Graphic

Mar 29, 2022

Support for NC State College of Education On Day of Giving Leads to 808 Gifts, $860,000 Raised

NC State College of Education supporters showed their commitment to the college during the university's Day of Giving on March 24 by contributing 808 gifts, which raised more than $860,000 for the college. 

Photo of Carl Harris with quote: “I am grateful to be part of an amazing team of individuals and professionals who care deeply about supporting the ongoing educational growth of students, educators and the broader communities.”

Mar 9, 2022

With Decades of Experience as an Educational Leader, Carl Harris ’98EDD Named NC State College of Education Board Chair

With decades of experience as a leader in the field of education, Carl Harris '98EDD began serving as the new NC State College of Education Board chair on March 8. 

Bria Cofield Wright

Jan 27, 2022

An Extraordinary Difference: Bria Cofield Wright

Third-generation educator Bria Cofield Wright ’16 ’19 is able to continue her family’s proud academic tradition thanks in part to funding from NC State’s Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign. The scholarship and fellowship recipient is now positioned for an even brighter future through support from her Pack, with her students also benefiting as a result. 

College of Education met 251% of its Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign goal

Jan 27, 2022

An Extraordinary Milestone: College of Education Ends Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign Raising More than Double Its Goal

The College of Education concludes the Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign raising $52.5M—more than double its campaign goal. 

Eduardo Herrera-Rodriguez 

Dec 1, 2021

Meet Our Darla Buchanan Scholarship Recipients

Thanks to a $20,000 gift from an anonymous Raleigh couple and the contributions of 75 additional donors, the College of Education was able to award three Darla Buchanan Scholarships this Fall. Meet the recipients and learn what receiving the scholarship has meant to them. 

Trisha Mackey

Nov 18, 2021

Trisha Mackey ’18MED Named Inaugural Director of College of Education’s Transformational Scholarships Program

Trisha Mackey ’18MED will be the inaugural director of the NC State College of Education’s Transformational Scholarships Program, effective Dec. 1. Currently, she serves as the academic and research coordinator with NC State’s TRIO Program and recently received the New Advisor of the Year Award from NC State’s Division of Academic and Student Affairs (DASA). 

Nov 4, 2021

Mini-Grants Crowdfunding Campaign Raises Over $14,000 for Student Teachers to Equip Their Classrooms

During NC State’s first crowdfunding campaign in October, close to 90 donors came together to support the NC State College of Education’s Student Teacher Mini-Grants campaign, raising funds for student teachers to equip their classrooms with supplies such as books, science equipment and other materials. 

Jerry and Diane Cunningham Mary Ann Danowitz

Oct 7, 2021

Endowed Scholarship Established to Honor Former Dean Mary Ann Danowitz

NC State’s College of Education has established the Mary Ann Danowitz Scholarship in honor of its former dean thanks to donations from two lead donors and other stakeholders throughout the College of Education community. When combined with matching funds from NC State’s Extraordinary Opportunity Scholarship Initiative (EOSI), this scholarship endowment has a projected value of over $200,000. It will provide need-based scholarships for undergraduate students in the college.