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May 2, 2024

Associate Professor of Educational Psychology Christy Byrd Receives Chancellor’s Creating Community Outstanding Faculty Award

NC State College of Education Associate Professor of Educational Psychology Christy Byrd says that young people are the future of the country, but they have a lot they can teach adults now about how to make positive change in society. Now, her work has been recognized through a 2024 NC State Chancellor’s Creating Community Outstanding Faculty Award. 

Mar 7, 2024

From Here to Everywhere – A TEDxYouth Event

After a successful first run, TEDxYouth@ChavisWay is back for its second year. Scheduled for April 13th, the event will feature young leaders between ages 11 and 19 from across the Triangle area to share ideas and generate dialogue about important issues. Maru Gonzalez, a Department of Agricultural and Human Sciences assistant professor and extension specialist, is overseeing the planning efforts in collaboration with Christy Byrd, an associate professor in the Department of Teacher Education and Learning Sciences. 

Feb 15, 2024

Professor Margareta Thomson Explores Interdisciplinary Perspectives in Motivation and Engagement in Edited Book

Margareta Thomson, a professor of educational psychology in the NC State College of Education, recently released an edited book focused on motivation and engagement from an interdisciplinary perspective. 

NC State College of Education Associate Professor DeLeon Gray

Oct 23, 2023

Associate Professor DeLeon Gray, Doctoral Students Outline Path for Communally Engaged Educational Psychology in New Publication

Associate Professor DeLeon Gray, along with several of his mentees from the College of Education as well as Michigan State University, are hoping to provide guidance for educational psychologists engaging in community-focused work through a concept they call a communal philosophy of engagement. 

Dean Hughes award

Sep 5, 2023

Doctoral Student Micaha Dean Hughes Awarded 2023 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Best Student Paper from American Society for Engineering Education

Micaha Dean Hughes, a doctoral student in the NC State College of Education’s Ph.D. in Teacher Education and Learning Sciences educational psychology concentration, has been awarded the 2023 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Best Student Paper from the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE). 

Jun 20, 2023

iScholar Students Win National Design Competition for Second Time

A group of Durham high school students who are part of the iScholar program have won a national design competition for the second time. 

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Mar 7, 2023

Local Teens to Present at TEDxYouth@ChavisWay

Preparations are ramping up for TEDxYouth@ChavisWay at the John Chavis Memorial Park Community Center in Raleigh. The March 11 event is a collaboration between #PassTheMicYouth Extension program, Alliance Health and… 

Feb 14, 2023

The Chronicle of Higher Education: Everyone is Talking About ‘Belonging’ What Does it Really Mean?

Associate Professor DeLeon Gray talks about what it means to belonging and how he teaches about belonging at the College of Education. 

NC State College of Education Associate Professor DeLeon Gray helps students on a computer

Sep 8, 2022

WUNC: A researcher’s tips for teachers to foster belonging among students of color

Professor Jessica DeCuirt-Gunby

Jun 1, 2022

Professor, Department Head Jessica DeCuir-Gunby Elected Vice President of American Psychological Association’s Educational Psychology Division

Jessica DeCuir-Gunby, a professor of educational psychology and head of the Department of Teacher Education and Learning Sciences in NC State’s College of Education, has been elected to the role of vice president of the educational psychology division (Division 15) of the American Psychological Association.