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STEM Education Day

Jun 22, 2021

Faculty in College of Education’s STEM Education Department Help Teachers in Colombia Improve Teaching Skills Through Professional Development Program

Secondary school teachers in Bogotá, Colombia, had the opportunity to improve their STEM education teaching skills and develop practices of teaching STEM in English and bilingual learning environments thanks to professional development provided by faculty in the NC State College of Education. 

May 21, 2021

2 Projects from College of Education Faculty Recognized With Awards at the NSF’s 2021 STEM For All Video Showcase

Video projects from Jonee Wilson, Ph.D., and Temple Walkowiak, Ph.D., and Erin Krupa, Ph.D., were recognized with awards during the National Science Foundation’s STEM for All Video Showcase in May. 

NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Erin Krupa

May 12, 2021

Assistant Professor Erin Krupa Selected as Recipient of NC State’s Inaugural Goodnight Early Career Innovators Award

Assistant Professor Erin Krupa, Ph.D., has been selected as a recipient of NC State’s inaugural Goodnight Early Career Innovators Award. Recipients of the award show outstanding promise for future achievement or impact in STEM, demonstrate superior scholarly achievement at an early career stage and have a rigorous research agenda that speaks to their potential to advance knowledge in STEM or STEM education. 

Photo of the exterior of the Friday Institute.

May 11, 2021

2 College of Education Faculty to Join Friday Institute Faculty Fellowship Program

NC State College of Education Assistant Professors Adria Shipp Dunbar, Ph.D., and Erin Krupa, Ph.D., have been selected to serve two-year terms as 2021-2023 Friday Institute faculty fellows, beginning in August 2021, at the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation. 

A group of children conduct a science experiment

May 11, 2021

4 Projects from College of Education Faculty Featured in 2021 STEM For All Video Showcase

Video projects from Professor Paola Sztajn, Ph.D., Associate Professor Sarah Carrier, Ph.D., Assistant Professor Erin Krupa, Ph.D., Assistant Professor Jonee Wilson, Ph.D., and Associate Professor Temple Walkowiak, Ph.D., will be featured in the 2021 STEM for All Video Showcase from May 11-18. 

Wolf statue and the Park Alumni Center.

Apr 21, 2021

NC State College of Education Awarded $3.9 Million in Research Funding January-March, 2021

Faculty and researchers at the NC State College of Education, including the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation and the Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research, were awarded $3,927,703 to support 13 projects from Jan. 1 to March 31, 2021. 

A logo for the Design and Pitch Competition hosted by Erin Krupa and Jere COnfrey

Feb 1, 2021

$1.4M Grant Will Help Assistant Professors Erin Krupa, Robin Anderson Inspire High School Students to Develop Better Understanding of Mathematics Through Design and Pitch Competitions

For the past three years, Assistant Professor Erin Krupa, Ph.D., has been helping to inspire middle school students to explore STEM concepts through design and pitch competitions. Now, through a $1.4 million grant, she and Assistant Professor Robin Anderson, Ph.D., will expand the concept to high school students while implementing online supports for teachers. 

Jan 14, 2021

Zippia: Experts Weigh in on Current Job Market Trends

NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Erin Krupa, Ph.D., shares opinions on what aspiring graduates can do to start off their careers in an uncertain economic climate amidst the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.  

A logo for the Design and Pitch Competition hosted by Erin Krupa and Jere COnfrey

Jun 15, 2020

Jere Confrey, Erin Krupa Use NSF-funded Project to Engage Students in STEM Through Summer Virtual Entrepreneurial Competitions

Middle school students will have the opportunity this summer to flex their entrepreneurial muscles while inventing innovative STEM solutions to real-world problems through an ongoing project led by Joseph D. Moore Distinguished Professor of Mathematics Education Jere Confrey, Ph.D., and Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education Erin Krupa, Ph.D. 

During the showcase, a team of students under the direction of Person Early College for Innovation and Leadership’s engineering teacher, David Price, created a UV water treatment system.

May 13, 2020

PBI Global Provides Authentic, High-Impact Learning for an NC Rural/Urban School Partnership

Through a two-year, NSF-funded DRK-12 exploratory grant, a multidisciplinary team of researchers at the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation and the NC State College of Education are examining how engagement in Project-Based Inquiry (PBI) Global, a collaborative global inquiry process, affects the development of learners’ science content knowledge and motivation.