doctoral students

May 13, 2021

TEACH Magazine: One Size Does Not Fit All: Financial Literacy for Students with Physical Disabilities

NC State College of Education doctoral student Lisa Lamb discusses financial literacy for students with disabilities in this piece that was originally conceptualized as her final paper in the ECI 709: Critical Theory and Public Engagement class. 

May 4, 2021

Meet Amber Smith ’21PHD: ‘I Was Raised to Believe Education Is Very Important and Can Open the Door to Many Opportunities’

Amber Smith ’21PHD has had a passion for math for as long as she can remember -- earning both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in applied mathematics. After discovering a love for teaching, Smith decided to pursue a Ph.D. in learning and teaching in STEM mathematics and statistics education program area of study from the NC State College of Education.

May 3, 2021

Meet Iwinosa O. Idahor ’21PHD: ‘The College of Education Has Allowed Me To Learn More About Myself Personally, Academically and Professionally’

When Iwinosa O. Idahor ’21PHD came to the NC State College of Education as a North Carolina Teaching Fellow, she recognized the connections and opportunities the colleges offered in helping her to develop as a scholar and practitioner. For that reason, she returned to the College of Education to earn her doctorate degree and she will graduate with a Ph.D. in educational leadership, policy, and human development in May 2021

May 3, 2021

Meet Jonathan Loss ’21EDD: ‘I Was Looking For an Opportunity to Further My Education and Broaden My Opportunities For the Future’

For the past 15 years, Jonathan Loss ’21EDD has served in the North Carolina Community College System and had an interest in ways to help students transfer from community colleges to four-year universities in the UNC System. When he enrolled in the NC State College of Education’s Doctor of Education in community college leadership program, he was able to study this topic further, learning more about the professional research process and publishing his first co-authored study in a peer-reviewed journal.

Apr 22, 2021

EdNC: What My Asian and Asian American Students Want Their Teachers To Know

Jennifer C. Mann, a doctoral student in the NC State College of Education's Department of Teacher Education and Learning Sciences shares the responses her Asian and Asian American students gave when she asked them, "what do you want your teachers to know?"

Apr 16, 2021

Doctoral Student Danielle Moloney ‘24PHD Awarded Prestigious Graduate Research Fellowship from National Science Foundation

Danielle Moloney ‘24PHD, a student in the NC State College of Education’s Ph.D. in Teacher Education and Learning Sciences’ elementary education in mathematics and science program area of study, has been awarded a prestigious Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation.

Apr 14, 2021

Learning and Teaching in STEM Doctoral Student Regina Ayala Chavez ’23PHD Selected as 2021-22 Southeast Climate Adaptation Science Center Global Change Fellow

Growing up in Pachuca, Mexico, doctoral student Regina Ayala Chavez ’23PHD was introduced at an early age to pro-environmental behaviors. That early introduction inspired her to dive deeper into climate change when she enrolled in college. Now, she has been selected as a 2021-22 Southeast Climate Adaptation Science Center Global Change Fellow.

Apr 13, 2021

Doctoral Student Kathryn Rende Wins People’s Champion Prize in Shark Tank-style Competition at AERA Conference for Equity-focused Research Proposal

Doctoral student Kathryn Rende was selected as the People’s Champion during a Shark Tank-style pitch competition at the annual AERA conference for their project that aims to examine how engagement in scientific research impacts students’ agencies for using science to address climate injustice.

Apr 9, 2021

Pack IDEAs Student Spotlight: Caranda Shubrick ’24PHD

In the April 2021 edition of Pack IDEAs (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access), a newsletter released by the NC State College of Education Change Agent Task Force, we celebrated Stress Awareness Month. Caranda Shubrick ’24PHD was the student spotlight and discussed how she takes care of herself while engaging in diversity, equity and inclusion work.

Mar 30, 2021

Community College Leadership Program Honored for Component That Pairs Doctoral Students with Mentors

The NC State College of Education’s Community College Leadership doctoral program was recognized for its mentorship program during the 2021 LEAD Awards presented at the virtual Human Experience Summit in February.