diversity

Jan 14, 2020

Documentary Project Helps College of Education Doctoral Students Explore Issues, Develop New Skills

Doctoral students in the College of Education are developing new pedagogical skills and exploring pressing educational issues through a documentary project in the Diversity and Equity in Schools and Communities course.

Dec 16, 2019

NC State College of Education Faculty, Alumni Address Need for Teacher Diversity at DRIVE Summit

NC State College of Education faculty and alumni discussed the importance of diversity in the classroom and ways to bring more educators of color into the field during the DRIVE Summit held Dec. 10, 2019.

Dec 11, 2019

Former U.S. Secretary of Education John King: ‘We Have No Future’ if Education Doesn’t Improve for Minority and Low-Income Students in U.S.

Former U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. spoke about why he chose to become a teacher, the biggest challenges he sees in education today and how the NC State College of Education can play a role in addressing those challenges.

Dec 11, 2019

EdNC: NC Takes the Lead on Intentionally Building a Pipeline of Educators of Color

NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Anna Egalite, Ph.D., was one of several panelists who participated in the DRIVE Summit at Talley Student Union on Dec. 10, 2019.

Dec 5, 2019

Building Campus Climates for Thriving, Not Just Surviving

NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Christy Byrd gave a presentation entitled "Building Campus Climates for Thriving, Not Just Surviving" on Nov. 13 as part of a lunch and learn series hosted by the Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity. 

Nov 11, 2019

Great Falls Tribune: Student Representation: The Impact of Minority Leaders in Great Falls Public Schools

NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Anna Egalite, Ph.D., discusses how having a teacher of the same race can help students achieve academic, social and emotional success in school. 

Oct 3, 2019

IDEALS Project Study Reveals How College Students Are Bridging Polarizing Differences

The latest study from the IDEALS project, on which NC State College of Education Professor Alyssa Rockenbach is co-principal investigator, found that friendships developed in the first year on a college campus can endure to bridge divides and cultivate pluralistic worldviews.

Aug 21, 2019

Professor Alyssa Rockenbach to Receive Applied Psychology of Religion and Spirituality Award for Work on IDEALS Project

Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor Alyssa Rockenbach, Ph.D., will be recognized next year for her work on the Interfaith Diversity Experiences & Attitudes Longitudinal Survey (IDEALS) project.

Jun 26, 2019

Becoming the MAIN Man

Inspired by his own challenges and life experiences, Jasmin Spain ’12MED launched the Males Addressing Issues and Needs (MAIN) Initiative in Pitt County to provide young men of color with the resources and support they need to navigate the challenges unique to them in today’s society. The initiative provides mentoring, leadership programs, training in diversity, civil rights and sexual misconduct, and workshops on handling new careers, promotions and finances.

Feb 27, 2019

Encouraging More Men to Teach Elementary Education

Graduate student Stephen McKinney believes he will have the opportunity to change kids’ lives forever as an elementary educator. And he wants more men to feel that way, too. He was recently awarded funding from the NC State University Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity to develop the idea and framework for a program that will create avenues for men, especially those of color, to enter the field of elementary education.