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Becca Churchill

Apr 22, 2021

Why I Give: ‘Not Only Am I Helping Prepare the Best Teachers, but I Am Also Helping Minimize Student Debt so More Future Educators Can Afford To Follow the Career They’re Passionate About,’ Says Elementary Education Major Becca Churchill ‘21

Elementary education student Becca Churchill ’21 has taken advantage of the many opportunities NC State offers. But it was her study abroad experience in Spain that made the biggest impact. Scholarship support made it possible for Churchill to have that experience. Because of that, Churchill gives back to the college in an effort to help other students have the opportunity to participate in enriching college experiences. 

Lauren Fels

Oct 2, 2020

Lauren Fels ’22: ‘My Program Offered Many Volunteer Programs Such as Teaching English to Elementary, High School or Adults, Volunteering with Service Projects Around the City and Giving Tours of Florence’

Lauren Fels '22, who is pursuing a degree in elementary education with an English as a second language add-on licensure, spent last fall in Florence, Italy as part of the NC State in Italy: Semester at Lorenzo de' Medici Institute study abroad program. She shares her experience and what she learned as a future educator. 

Eric Wylie

May 21, 2020

Why I Give: ‘It Feels Good to Know that I’m Helping Other Students Be Blessed in the Same Way I Was,’ Says Elementary Education Major Eric Wylie ‘23

If it weren’t for the Dorothy E. and Robert W. Tart, Jr. Scholarship, Eric Wylie ‘23 would not be at NC State pursuing his dream of being an elementary education teacher. Because of that support, he pays it forward by giving to the NC State College of Education. 

Mar 14, 2018

#WhyIChoseEducation: Monica Smith

Monica believes education is one of the most important stepping stones when it comes to building a better life. Read how her experience as a teenager helped shape her future as an educator from NC State Education. 

Mar 13, 2018

#WhyIChoseEducation: Jesse James

Jesse credits NC State Education faculty members for igniting his passion for teaching. Read more about why he chose education.