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Oct 11, 2018

Associate Professor DeLeon Gray Recognized in Thank a Teacher Program

NC State's Office of Faculty Development has named DeLeon Gray, an associate professor of educational psychology, one of the recipients of this year's Thank a Teacher award, which recognizes faculty's commitment to holistic student success. The Provost's Office recently talked with Gray about the honor -- and the doctoral student, Ashley Atkinson, who nominated him for the recognition. 

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Sep 11, 2018

Professor Joy Gaston Gayles Elected to ASHE’s Board of Directors

Peers across the nation elected Joy Gaston Gayles, a professor of higher education in the NC State College of Education, as an at-large member to the Board of Directors of the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE), an organization with over 2,100 members dedicated to higher education as a field of study. 

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Aug 27, 2018

Teaching Assistant Professor Michelle Bartlett Receives Award for Online Innovation

Teaching Assistant Professor Michelle Bartlett received the Wagner Innovation Award at the 2018 Distance Learning Administration conference in June. She's the program coordinator of the 100 percent online Training and Development master’s and certificate programs. 

Wolf statue and the Park Alumni Center.

May 7, 2018

Professor Audrey Jaeger Named North Carolina SMT Champion

NC State College of Education Professor Audrey Jaeger received the 2018 SMT Champion Award from the North Carolina Science, Mathematics, and Technology Education Center. The award recognizes an individual who provides extraordinary support of science, mathematics, and technology education in North Carolina. 

New wolf statue on central campus.

Apr 16, 2018

Associate Professor Margareta Thomson Receives 2018-2019 Fulbright Scholar Award

Margareta Thomson, an associate professor of educational psychology, has received the U.S. Core Fulbright Scholar Award. Her proposed Fulbright project “Fostering Academic Motivation and a STEM Growth Mindset in High Poverty Schools through Authentic Research Experiences” will take place in Romania. 

Joy Gaston Gayles

Apr 10, 2018

Gaston Gayles Receives Zenobia Lawrence Hikes Woman of Color in the Academy Award

Joy Gaston Gayles, an associate professor of higher education, is the 2018 recipient of an award that recognizes a woman of color with a distinguished career in higher education. 

Wolf statue and the Park Alumni Center.

Apr 10, 2018

DeCuir-Gunby to Receive NC State Alumni Association Outstanding Research Award

Jessica DeCuir-Gunby, professor of educational psychology in the NC State College of Education, will receive the 2018-19 Alumni Association Outstanding Research Award later this month. The honor recognizes faculty who excel in the classroom, laboratory and in the field. 

New wolf statue on central campus.

Apr 3, 2018

Nassar Receives UNC-Greensboro’s Distinguished Scholar Award

Sylvia Nassar, a professor of counselor education in the NC State College of Education, has received the University of North Carolina at Greensboro’s Department of Counseling and Educational Development 2018 Distinguished Scholar Award in recognition of her dedication to excellence as a professional counselor. 

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Mar 26, 2018

Assistant Professor Teya Rutherford Selected for National Reviewer Award

Teya Rutherford, an assistant professor of educational psychology, has been selected to receive the American Educational Research Association's (AERA) Outstanding Reviewer Award. 

New wolf statue on central campus.

Mar 12, 2018

Associate Professor Soonhye Park Named University Faculty Scholar

Soonhye Park, an associate professor of STEM education at the NC State College of Education, has been selected as University Faculty Scholar. This program recognizes and rewards emerging academic leaders at NC State University who conduct research that address pressing issues.