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Aug 18, 2022

Meet Our Incoming Students: 5 of Our Newest Graduate Students

The NC State College of Education will welcome 80 new doctoral students and about 135 new master's students this fall. Meet them and learn why they chose the College of Education. 

EEPA Speaker Series Andrew Ho presentation

May 18, 2022

NC State’s EEPA Speaker Series Highlights Data-driven Decision-making and Equity Principles for Changing Times

This spring at NC State’s College of Education, the Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis program sponsored a speaker series to foster community interest in education policy research. Two doctoral students, Christy Batts and Julie Whetzel, write about the lessons learned during the EEPA Speaker Series. 

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May 6, 2022

Three College of Education Doctoral Students Receive Outstanding Dissertation Award

Vance Kite, Samira Syal and Sarah Hammond were recognized for their research efforts when they were selected to receive the Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Awards during the college’s May 2022 Graduation Ceremony. 

Memorial Belltower

May 3, 2022

Doctoral Students Zainab Qaabidh and Mario Jackson Invited to Join Cohort of the Alliance for Catholic Education’s Reform Leaders’ Summit

NC State College of Education graduate students Zainab Qaabidh ’24PHD and Mario Jackson ’24PHD, who are both earning a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership, Policy, and Human Development in the educational evaluation and policy analysis program area of study, have been invited to join the 14th cohort of the Alliance for Catholic Education’s Reform Leaders’ Summit. 

Mar 31, 2022

EdNC: Combating Food Insecurity: A School-based Solution

Corrie Dobis, a doctoral student in the Literacy and English Language Arts Education program area of study, discusses ways that schools and teachers can address food insecurity. 

Feb 17, 2022

#WhyIChoseEducation: ‘Choosing Counselor Education Means That I’m Educating Those Future School Counselors Who are Going to be in the School System for the Next 50 Years,’ Says BJ Durham ‘22PHD

BJ Durham ‘22PHD, a graduate assistant in the Office of Graduate Student Success and a self-described “counselor at heart,” works hard to help graduate students in the NC State College of Education thrive. 

Jan 6, 2022

EdNC: A Community Approach to Teacher Retention in North Carolina

Beth Shaver, a doctoral student earning a Ph.D. Teacher Education and Learning Sciences, discusses why teacher attrition is a big issue amidst the challenges of the 2021-22 school year. 

Dec 8, 2021

Pack IDEAS Student Spotlight: Ha Nguyen ’21PHD

In each edition of Pack IDEAs (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access), a newsletter released by the NC State College of Education Change Agent Task Force, we highlight faculty, students and alumni who… 

NC State College of Education graduate Arif Rachmatullah

Dec 7, 2021

Arif Rachmatullah ’21PHD: ‘The NC State College of Education has Great Faculty Members, and Working With Them Has Helped Me Develop the Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes I Need to Achieve my Dream’

Arif Rachmatullah has always been passionate about understanding how people learn science in different environments. As he graduates from the NC State College of Education with a Ph.D. in the Learning and Teaching in STEM science education program area of study, he believes that his time working with faculty in the college has given him the tools he needs to achieve his dream of becoming a successful education researcher. 

High school student and iScholar participant Mikal Ali works on a project at his computer

Nov 4, 2021

‘Being Part of This Helped Me Know That You Can Do Big Things:’ Students, Teachers Grow Through Associate Professor DeLeon Gray’s iScholar Project

Every Monday evening, Mikal Ali, a student in the International Baccalaureate program at Hillside High School in Durham, has a standing phone call with Associate Professor DeLeon Gray. He is one of many students who has been impacted by Gray and his ongoing iScholar project.