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Feb 20, 2024

Assistant Professor Jenn Ayscue Named 2023-24 University Faculty Scholar

Jenn Ayscue, an assistant professor in the NC State College of Education, has been named a 2023-24 University Faculty Scholar. 

Feb 9, 2024

EdNC: What Do National Transfer Outcomes Reveal, and How Does North Carolina Compare?

A study released this week highlights national transfer outcome data and examines how community colleges and four-year institutions provide opportunities for students to transfer and earn a bachelor’s degree. 

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Feb 1, 2024

Inside Higher Ed: Tenure Clock Delays, A Debatable Fix, Popular Amid Pandemic

About four in 10 assistant and associate professors at public research universities reported that the pandemic disrupted their research “a great deal,” compared to just a quarter of full professors, according to a journal article published in Teachers College Record. The authors — Professor Paul D. Umbach, Professor Stephen R. Porter and Doctoral Student Chris William from NC State's College of Education — found that “men and women were equally likely to extend,” even though 40 percent of women reported “a great deal” of disruption compared to 29 percent of men. 

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Jan 29, 2024

W. Dallas Herring Professor Emerita Carol Kasworm Explores Landscape of Higher Education for Adult Learners as Co-author of New Book

Adult learners over age 25 make up approximately 30% of all undergraduate students in the United States.  However, many institutions of higher education are not designed to meet the unique needs of this population of students.  

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Jan 24, 2024

The 74: Education Experts Survey America’s School Choice Landscape in 2024

In recognition of National School Choice Week, the Hoover Institution brought together three leading scholars — including College of Education Associate Professor Anna Egalite — to discuss the expansion of school choice policies across the United States in recent years. 

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Jan 23, 2024

Doctoral Student Dion T. Harry Receives 2023 Melvin C. Terrell Scholarship

Dion T. Harry, a doctoral student in the NC College of Education’s Ph.D. in Educational Leadership, Policy, and Human Development higher education opportunity, equity, and justice concentration, has been named a recipient of the 2023 Melvin C. Terrell Scholarship. 

Jan 22, 2024

NPR: Black Women in Academia Face Unique Challenges on the Job

Black women face unique pressures and challenges in academia. NPR's Ayesha Rascoe talks with professor Joy Gaston Gayles of NC State University about she's seen this play out in higher education. 

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Jan 5, 2024

Allison Mitchall Named College of Education’s Assistant Dean for Student Success

Allison Mitchall ’15 PHD — who has over 20 years of experience in higher education and is passionate about supporting students as they navigate to and through a university —… 

Jan 2, 2024

What Role Do School Counselors Play in K-12 Education? ‘We Really Attend to the Wellbeing of the Child With the Idea That Will Then Make Them More Successful in Other Areas,” Says Assistant Professor Rolanda Mitchell

Assistant Professor Rolanda Mitchell shares how school counselors can be a mental health resource for K-12 students and what to do when families or students are reluctant to use school counseling services. 

Jan 2, 2024

Bonnie Fusarelli, Gail Jones and Hollylynne Lee Named NC State Professors of Distinction

Three faculty members in NC State’s College of Education — Bonnie Fusarelli, Hollylynne Lee and Gail Jones — have been named professors of distinction at NC State University.