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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. 

Belltower lit red

Aug 10, 2021

NC State College of Education Sets Fundraising Record in FY2021, Allowing Even More Support for Students

NC State’s College of Education received $14,006,877 in gifts and new commitments in 2020-2021—the highest amount in philanthropic investments the college has received in a single fiscal year since records have… 

Jul 21, 2021

Educational Leaders Talk About Impact Transformational Scholarships Program Will Have on Building Teacher Pipeline in Eastern North Carolina

In Eastern North Carolina counties with fewer resources but greater needs, it can be difficult for educational leaders to attract and retain quality teachers. To address this challenge, the NC State… 

Transformational Scholars Grant

Jun 4, 2021

What People Are Saying About the NC State College of Education’s New Transformational Scholarships Program

On Tuesday, the NC State College of Education announced it received a $7.25 million charitable grant from the Anonymous Trust to establish the Transformational Scholarship Program. The response to the announcement of this grant has been overwhelming, with educators across the state chiming in on social media. 

NC State will prepare 100 teachers for Eastern North Carolina with a grant from the Anonymous Trust

Jun 1, 2021

With $7.25M Charitable Grant from Anonymous Trust, NC State’s College of Education to Launch Transformational Scholarships Program to Prepare 100 Teachers for Eastern NC

This is the largest gift the College of Education has received for student scholarships since records have been kept, and among the largest of its kind ever awarded to any college of education in North Carolina to prepare teachers. 

Excellence Fund Pillars

Sep 28, 2020

College of Education Excellence Fund Focuses on Four Priority Areas that Support Students, Address Urgent Educational Needs

In an effort to make the greatest impact in our local schools and communities, the NC State College of Education Dean Mary Ann Danowitz has launched four priority areas where gifts to the College of Education Excellence Fund will focus. 

Class of 2020 Social Studies Cohort

Jun 25, 2020

With Support from Peter Martorella Fund, Social Studies Educators Develop New Skills to Produce More Civic-minded Students in the Classroom

A third cohort of teachers who received funding from the Peter H. Martorella Memorial Award Fund graduated this spring from the NC State College of Education’s New Literacies and Global Learning (NLGL) master’s degree program with a concentration in social studies. 

Nina Schoonover

Nov 21, 2019

Stories About Extraordinary Experiences with the NC State College of Education

During American Education Week, we asked our alumni, students and friends to share about their extraordinary experiences with the NC State College of Education and what experiences left a big impression on them. Read what they had to say about these extraordinary experiences.  

Zainab Bhatti

Nov 20, 2019

Stories About the Extraordinary Educators in Your Life

During American Education Week, we asked our alumni, students and friends to show their appreciation for the educator who made the biggest impact on their life and to share what made them extraordinary. Read what they had to say about these extraordinary educators. 

Group of third literacy cohorts who graduated in May 2019.

May 22, 2019

Ragland Foundation to Provide Scholarships to Teachers Seeking Advanced Degrees in K-12 Reading

A $25,000 gift from the W. Trent Ragland, Jr. Foundation will allow the NC State College of Education to continue to provide scholarships to support a fifth cohort of teachers seeking a master’s degree in New Literacies and Global Learning with a specialization in K-12 reading.