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Victoria Chavis

Nov 17, 2020

Pack IDEAs Student Spotlight: Victoria Chavis ‘23PHD

In the November 2020 edition of Pack IDEAs (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access), a newsletter released by the NC State College of Education Change Agent Task Force, we celebrated Native American Heritage Month. Victoria Chavis ‘23PHD was one of three Native American students who discussed the importance of diversity, equity and inclusion in education. 

Gavin Bell

Nov 17, 2020

Pack IDEAs Student Spotlight: Gavin Bell ‘21MED

In the November 2020 edition of Pack IDEAs (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access), a newsletter released by the NC State College of Education Change Agent Task Force, we celebrated Native American Heritage Month. Gavin Bell '21MED was one of three Native American students who discussed the importance of diversity, equity and inclusion in education. 

NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Jenn Ayscue, Ph.D.

Nov 9, 2020

‘I Have Intentionally Changed My Way of Thinking:’ Course Taught by Assistant Professor Jenn Ayscue Helps Students Gain New Perspectives on Equity Issues

Is it OK for educators to say they are “colorblind” -- that they see everyone the same regardless of race -- or does doing so take away from students’ identity, culture and heritage and allow racism to perpetuate in schools? The question is one of many that graduate students in a course taught by Assistant Professor Jenn Ayscue, Ph.D., said helped to shape their perspective on equity issues in schools. 

Jose Picart

Oct 14, 2020

Pack IDEAs Faculty Spotlight: Jose A. Picart, Ph.D.

In the October 2020 edition of Pack IDEAs (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access), a newsletter released by the NC State College of Education Change Agent Task Force, we highlighted the work of Professor and Deputy Director of The Friday Institute for Educational Innovation Jose A. Picart, Ph.D., in the area of diversity, equity and inclusion. 

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. 

Melvin Jackson

Sep 8, 2020

Director of Graduate Student Success Melvin “Jai” Jackson to Serve on NC State’s Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI) Champion Team, Earns Certification

NC State College of Education Director of Graduate Student Success Melvin “Jai” Jackson, Ph.D., has been selected to serve on NC State’s Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI) Champion Team after earning his IDI Qualified Administrator Certification in July. 

Professor Jessica DeCuirt-Gunby

Sep 8, 2020

Pack IDEAs Faculty Spotlight: Jessica DeCuir-Gunby, Ph.D.

In the September 2020 edition of Pack IDEAs (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access), a newsletter released by the NC State College of Education Change Agent Task Force, we highlighted the work of Professor Jessica DeCuir-Gunby, Ph.D., in the area of diversity, equity and inclusion. 

Miyah Wilson

Aug 25, 2020

Higher Education Administration Alumna Advocates for Equity Work as NC State Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity Intern, Develops Diversity Education Resources

Miyah Wilson ‘20MED was able to combine her love of higher education and her passion for diversity, equity and inclusion through an internship with the Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity, where she developed a list of diversity education resources for the NC State community and served as an advocate for equity work. 

NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Brean'A Monet Parker

Aug 10, 2020

Assistant Professor Brean’A Monet Parker On Supporting LGTBQ Students of Color Amid the Coronavirus Pandemic

ssistant Professor of Counseling and Counselor Education Brean’A Monet Parker, Ph.D., discusses ways to support minoritized students, what further research she would like to see in the field and why she is passionate about engaging in this work. 

Original Freedom Writer Manny Scott speaks at the virtual 2020 Math Summit hosted at NC State

Aug 6, 2020

Original Freedom Writer Manny Scott Encourages Educators to Build Bridges, Develop Cultural Competence in 2020 Math Summit Keynote Address

Do you still believe education is the great equalizer? Do you enrich or impoverish the kids under your care? These are the questions author and original Freedom Writer Manny Scott posed to nearly 1,000 educators during his keynote address at the 2020 Math Summit hosted by the Triangle Math Alliance.