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Aug 16, 2023

Meet Our Incoming Students: 6 of Our Newest Graduate Students

This fall, the NC State College of Education will welcome new doctoral and master's students who will study everything from the impact of new technologies and mentoring programs in K-12 schools to strategies for supporting underrepresented students in higher education and beyond. 

Jul 21, 2023

EdNC: When Policy Becomes Personal

NC State College of Education doctoral student Jennifer Mann realized the impact of teachers during a chance encounter with a legislative aide. 

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Jul 14, 2023

Dorothy Holley ’21PHD Named Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellow

Dorothy Holley '21PHD, a graduate of the NC State College of Education's Ph.D. in Learning and Teaching in STEM: Science Education concentration and a science teacher at West Johnston High School, has been named an Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellow. 

Jun 28, 2023

Doctoral Students Gain New Appreciation for Teaching While Delivering Professional Development to Kenyan Teachers

Three College of Education doctoral students gained a new appreciation for teaching when they traveled to Kenya in May to deliver professional development to more than 80 teachers in the region. 

Jun 20, 2023

Doctoral Student Jennifer Mann Receives Phi Kappa Phi Literacy Grant to Further Work Using Critical Literacy to Address Inequities Among Refugee Students

Jennifer Mann, a doctoral candidate in the NC State College of Education’s Ph.D. in Teacher Education and Learning Sciences’ literacy and English language arts concentration, has been selected as one of 12 students nationwide to receive the Phi Kappa Phi Literacy Grant. 

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Jun 19, 2023

Shaping the Field of Technology Education

Alumni of the NC State College of Education's doctoral programs in technology education go on to prepare others to succeed in a rapidly changing world. 

May 11, 2023

Mwenda Kudumu ’23PHD: ‘It’s Been My Mission to Popularize Science in Black and Brown Communities’

When she was growing up in San Diego, the Fleet Science Center was a fixture in Mwenda Kudumu's life. Now, as a recent graduate of the NC State College of Education's Learning and Teaching in STEM program, Kudumu is returning to Fleet Science Center, not as a visitor, but as its vice president of community service and engagement. 

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May 5, 2023

Karen Collier, Elizabeth Locklear and Danielle Scharen Recognized with Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Awards During May 2023 Graduation

Three NC State College of Education graduates were recognized for their research efforts when they were selected to receive the Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Awards during the college’s May 2023 Graduation Ceremony. 

May 3, 2023

Doctoral Student Joanna Ali Guides iScholar Students to Victory, Advances Her Research Through Work with iScholar Program

Educators do not always get an opportunity to follow their students throughout multiple years of their educational journey. However, through her work with iScholar, NC State College of Education doctoral student Joanna Ali has had the opportunity to witness a group of Durham students achieve multiple successes from middle school to high school. 

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May 1, 2023

Doctoral Student Lisa Marshall Named President-elect of American Nuclear Society

Lisa Marshall, director of outreach, retention and engagement for the NC State University Department of Nuclear Engineering and a doctoral student in the Department of Educational Leadership, Policy, and Human Development’s Higher Education Opportunity, Equity, and Justice concentration has been named vice president and president-elect of the American Nuclear Society (ANS).