Nov 20, 2019

The Christian Science Monitor: Cancel Culture’s Flip Side: Gen Zers Befriend Political Foes

Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor Alyssa Rockenbach discusses college students' exposure to inter-worldview friendships following the release of an IDEALS Project study that showed students with inter-worldview friendships are more tolerant. 

Nov 20, 2019  |  Academics and Programs

NC State College of Education Moves Up 8 Spots in World University Rankings, Ranked No. 84 Internationally 

NC State University has been ranked No. 84 in the world in the 2020 Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings’ list of best colleges for education degrees. That is a jump of eight spots from last year when NC State debuted in the education category at No. 92 in the world. 

Nov 14, 2019

Patheos: Survey Shows That Friendships with Atheists Can Defeat the Stigma Against Us

Gordon Maples, a doctoral student in the Educational Leadership, Policy and Human Development department at the NC State College of Education discusses an IDEALS Project study that shows the impact of inter-worldview friendships on college campuses. 

Nov 12, 2019

Stelfanie Williams ’11EDD Named NC State College of Education’s 2019 Distinguished Alumna

An accomplished leader with numerous accolades for her work of 20-plus years in community colleges and higher education in North Carolina, Stelfanie Williams ’11 EDD has been named the NC State College of Education’s 2019 Distinguished Alumna.

Nov 11, 2019

Great Falls Tribune: Student Representation: The Impact of Minority Leaders in Great Falls Public Schools

NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Anna Egalite, Ph.D., discusses how having a teacher of the same race can help students achieve academic, social and emotional success in school. 

Oct 29, 2019

NC State Education Awarded $2.5M in Research Funding August-October, 2019

Faculty and researchers at the NC State College of Education, including its Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, were awarded $2,467,124 to support 15 research projects from Aug. 1 to Oct. 21, 2019.

Oct 29, 2019

EdNC: Civil Discourse in the Classroom: Creating Space for Important Conversations

NC State College of Education graduate student Kendall Hageman-Mays discusses the role schools and teachers play in combating divisiveness through the facilitation of meaningful dialogue among diverse learners. 

Oct 18, 2019

New Book Co-Authored By Associate Professor Chad Hoggan Offers Advice for Supporting Students Through Transformational Learning in Community Colleges

Many nontraditional or historically underserved students face challenges beyond academics in community colleges. A new book co-authored by Associate Professor Chad Hoggan, Ed.D., focuses on their transformative learning experiences and ways faculty and advisors can support students.

Oct 16, 2019

Counselor Education Graduate Student Whitney McLaughlin Has Been Named a Finalist for Three Minute Thesis

Counselor education graduate student Whitney McLaughlin is one of 10 finalists competing for the 5th Annual Three Minute Thesis on Oct. 29. Finalists will compete for cash prizes as they share their research in just three minutes.

Oct 15, 2019

Inside Higher Ed: Varied Friendships Make Students More Tolerant

A new IDEALS Project study, co-authored by Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor Alyssa Rockenbach, found that relationships between college students from differing faiths and political views encourage them to be more empathetic and understanding of others’ beliefs.