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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. 

Photo of the exterior of the Friday Institute.

Jul 27, 2020

EdNC: Where to Begin Achieving Equity in Education? Courageous Conversations.

Panelists implored more than 1,000 attendees across the state to move beyond discomfort and engage in "courageous conversation" during the two-day virtual NC Conference on Educational Equity, hosted by NC State College of Education's Friday Institute for Educational Innovation. 

New wolf statue on central campus.

Jul 7, 2020

Teaching for Social Justice During a Public Health & Racism Pandemic: Resources and Best Practices for Centering Equity & Inclusion in the Online Classroom

NC State College of Education Associate Teaching Professor Angie Smith, Ph.D., joins other NC State faculty in compiling a list of best practices, resources, suggested readings and email templates designed to place a focus on equity and inclusion in the classroom.  

Miyah Wilson and John Pierre Craig

May 5, 2020

John Pierre Craig ’20MED and Miyah Wilson ’20MED Integrate Passion for Education with Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

John Pierre Craig '20MED and Miyah Wilson '20MED wanted to integrate their passion for education with their passion for diversity, equity and inclusion. They found that opportunity as graduate interns for the Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity (OIED). They reflect on that experience. 

NC State College of Education Professor Joy Gaston Gayles

Apr 23, 2020

Professor Joy Gaston Gayles Wins Chancellor’s Creating Community Award for Outstanding Faculty

Professor Joy Gaston Gayles, Ph.D., says diversity and inclusion have always underscored her work as a professor and researcher. Her efforts in that area have been recognized with the Chancellor’s Creating Community Award for Outstanding Faculty. 

Two NC State College of Education students host a "Critical Conversatons" podcast

Apr 3, 2020

College of Education Doctoral Students Share ‘Critical Conversations’ Through Classroom Video Podcast

Associate Professor Cameron Denson and Teaching Assistant Mwenda Kudumu wanted to develop a way to engage students in class discussions without using online forums. They developed a model that will now be shared online through the “Critical Conversations” video podcast. 

NC State College of Education Assistant Director Laura B. Fogle

Mar 30, 2020

METRC Assistant Director and Digital Durham Founder Laura B. Fogle: Addressing the Homework Gap, Digital Divide During Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak

With schools across North Carolina moving to online learning as districts close to combat the coronavirus, METRC Assistant Director Laura B. Fogle shares the ways in which the change will magnify the issue of the homework gap.