ECSU Chancellor Thomas Conway ’94 PHD Named Distinguished Alumnus
Before becoming Elizabeth City State University’s chancellor, Thomas Conway ’94 worked at NC State for 32 years, including serving as dean of Undergraduate Academic Programs and a visiting lecturer in the NC State College of Education’s counselor education program, where he earned his doctorate in 1994.
Counseling Today: There’s No Escaping Technology
In a new monthly series she will co-write for Counseling Today Online, Assistant Professor Adria S. Dunbar will explore how counselors can leverage technology to be more effective and efficient. In the debut entry, Dunbar and her co-author write: "Whether you’re the early adopter who embraces technology usage in every aspect of your life or the skeptical laggard who argues that we would all be better off if we were less plugged in, you can’t escape the question of whether (or how) to integrate technology into your life and work."
NBC News: When College Classrooms Become Ideologically Segregated, Everyone Suffers
NBC News features a report Stephen R. Porter and Paul D. Umbach, experts in education policy and professors at the NC State College of Education, led a decade ago that assessed factors that predict undergraduate major choice by surveying undergraduates at an unnamed elite liberal arts college. The researchers found, after controlling for many variables, that politics were a powerful predictor of major, rivaled only by personality.
3 NC State Education Doctoral Students Receive A.M. Witherspoon Scholarships
Kendrick Alston, Jemilia Davis and LaTeisha Jeannis -- all doctoral students in the Department of Educational Leadership, Human Development and Policy -- have each received 2017 A.M. Witherspoon Scholarships for Graduate Students from the Black Alumni Society -- the most of any college at NC State.
Higher Education Alumnus, NC State Employee Stars in Play About Lavender Scare
Benoit Sabourin '16 MED, a development associate with the Graduate School and a graduate of the higher education administration program, has appeared in Raleigh Little Theatre productions since he was 7, including most recently "Perfect Arrangement."
Inside Higher Ed: Leadership Matters for Transfer Success
Community college and university presidents must lead the way in improving transfer student success, NC State College of Education Professor of Practice Robert Templin writes with K. C. Deane in Inside Higher Ed.
NPR: If Your Teacher Looks Likes You, You May Do Better In School
Assistant Professor Anna Egalite talks with NPR about a new study she co-authored that provides insight into the way students actually think and feel about the teachers who look like them and those who don't.
Adria Shipp Dunbar on the Role of Technology in Counselor Education
On the eve of leading a webinar for counselors on “13 Reasons Why,” the assistant professor of counselor education talks about what the book and Netflix series means for counselors and about the role of technology in counselor education.
EdNC | Digital Education: Opportunities and Pitfalls
EdNC talks with Lance Fusarelli, professor of educational leadership and policy, about the possibilities and pitfalls of incorporating technology into education in this EdTalk podcast.
Research Explores How Private Schools, Families Make Voucher Decisions
A third report by NC State College of Education researchers about the North Carolina Scholarship Opportunity Program -- a publicly-funded voucher program -- highlights student demographic and income information.