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Higher Education Alumni

Sep 24, 2020

Higher Education Alumni to Serve on Inaugural Editorial Board for Journal of First-generation Student Success

Four higher education doctoral program alumni -- Sonja Ardoin ‘13PHD, Ashley Clayton ‘16PHD, Jemilia Davis ‘19PHD, and Darris Means ‘14PHD -- will serve on the 19-member inaugural editorial board for the Journal of First-generation Student Success. 

Ashley Roseno

Dec 16, 2019

Ashley Tice Roseno ’19PHD: I Chose NC State’s College of Education Because of its Top-Tier Adult Education Program

Ashley Tice Roseno ’19PHD is a registered dietician who sought an adult education program to help her better understand how to work with adults in nutrition settings. She developed a passion for training educators how to use food and nutrition as a tool to teaching math and science. 

A photo of Allison Medlin

May 6, 2019

Allison Medlin ’19PHD: Using Research to Better Serve Students

Allison Medlin, the director of NC State University’s Goodnight Scholars Program, chose to earn her Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Leadership, Policy, and Human Development at the College of Education to position herself as a leader in higher education at the university. But she didn’t expect that the program’s research experiences would revolutionize the way she works and interacts with students. 

Aug 8, 2018

5 Questions With . . . Wayne Lewis ’09 PHD on Public Education

Wayne Lewis ’09 PHD, who assumed the role of interim commissioner of education in Kentucky earlier this year, talks about his goals for public education in his state and how his experiences as a student growing up in New Orleans inspire him as an education policy leader in this Q&A interview. 

Jul 13, 2018

Wolf of the Week: Callie Womble ’18 PHD

The recent graduate and 2018 NC State Higher Education Dissertation of the Year winner talks about her research experience and how she embraced opportunities to explore equity in education and develop two community-based organizations to support students and professionals of color while at the NC State College of Education. 

May 8, 2018

Callie Womble ‘18 PHD: Paying it Forward for Historically Marginalized Students

Callie Womble ‘18 PHD reflects on what motivates her, her experiences as a College of Education doctoral student and her post-graduation plans. 

May 8, 2018

Lauren Pellegrino ‘18 PHD: Being More Than a Student, Researcher and Educator

Doctoral candidate Lauren Pellegrino shares how her time as an NC State College of Education student pushed her to go above and beyond. 

Brian Peters

Jul 5, 2017

Ph.D. Candidate Brian A. Peters: Overseas Summer School Will Make Me a Better Scholar

A week studying “Higher Education and Social Equality” overseas is helping Ph.D. candidate Brian A. Peters conduct research that is more inclusive and connected to global academic discussions.