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Equity Research Symposium

Mar 16, 2023

Focusing on Equitable Research

Equitable research and research best practices create a stronger, more inclusive higher education environment where innovation can thrive. These themes took center stage at NC State’s second annual Equity Research Symposium, which brought the university community together to explore how equity informs research and showcase current research on equity. 

Students with teachers

Apr 28, 2022

Friday Institute Releases “Meeting the Moment: Strategic Recommendations for Literacy & Equity in North Carolina”

The Friday Institute for Educational Innovation recently released Meeting the Moment: Strategic Recommendations for Literacy & Equity in North Carolina, a policy brief that extends the work of the 2022 NC PreK-12 Literacy & Equity Summit and highlights six recommendations to strengthen North Carolina's Literacy Learning Ecosystem. 

Maria Coady

Apr 27, 2022

Maria Coady Named NC State College of Education’s Inaugural Goodnight Distinguished Professor in Educational Equity

Maria Coady will join the NC State College of Education as the inaugural Goodnight Distinguished Professor in Educational Equity, effective Aug. 16, 2022. The endowed Goodnight Distinguished Professor in Educational Equity was established with a $1.5 million gift from Ann and Jim Goodnight to attract a field-leading faculty member to advance the college’s commitment to equity and educational impact through groundbreaking research, teaching and service. 

woman discussing a research poster

Mar 22, 2022

Exploring What Equity Means in Research at NC State

NC State's inaugural Equity Research Symposium brought together faculty, staff and students to explore research that examines issues related to equity. 

NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Jamie Pearson

Feb 8, 2022

Assistant Professor Jamie Pearson Discusses Equity in Education Research, FACES Project at National Events

Jamie Pearson, an assistant professor of special education in the NC State College of Education, is hoping to spark conversations that lead to action around equitable education research through her participation in two nationwide events. 

Memorial Belltower

Feb 8, 2022

Technician: NC State to Host First Equity Research Symposium

NC State will host the University’s first research symposium on social equity, bringing together more than 100 researchers from across the campus-- including several from the College of Education-- to answer the question, “What does equity mean to you?” 

Literacy and Equity Summit

Jan 24, 2022

Educators Come Together for Powerful NC PreK-12 Literacy and Equity Summit

“My challenge to myself and to you is that maybe instead of discussing the equity of literacy, we should discuss the literacy of equity. Do you know how to read the room? Do you know how to read your kids?” This charge from New York Times best-selling author Jason Reynolds kicked off a full day’s worth of keynote and breakout sessions for the NC PreK-12 Literacy and Equity Summit. 

Dec 20, 2021

NC PreK-12 Literacy and Equity Summit

The NC PreK-12 Literacy and Equity Summit will bring together cross-sector stakeholders to address the question: How do we leverage North Carolina’s investment in PreK-5 literacy to ensure that all… 

Two students work in Hunt Library

Nov 10, 2021

Multidisciplinary Equity Research Symposium Opens Call for Proposals

The inaugural Equity Research Symposium will bring together researchers from across NC State’s campus to share and catalyze new cutting-edge, equity-focused and equity-relevant research. 

Nov 5, 2021

Courageous Conversations in Community: The Importance of Self Care when Doing Anti-Racist Work (1-2 p.m.)

The College of Education’s Task Force for Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion’s final courageous conversation for the semester will focus on taking care of ourselves while engaging in advancing diversity,…