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N.C. Lt Gov. Dan Forest, Labor Secretary Eugene Scalia, and NC State Chancellor Randy Woodson.

Feb 19, 2020

Triangle Business Journal: NC State Joins Federal Initiative Aimed at Building AI’s Workforce

The NC State College of Education will receive $6 million in funding as part of a national program to support the future labor force in the field of artificial intelligence. 

N.C. Lt Gov. Dan Forest, Labor Secretary Eugene Scalia, and NC State Chancellor Randy Woodson.

Feb 19, 2020

WRAL: Federal Grant Creating Apprenticeship Program in Artificial Intelligence at North Carolina State University

The NC State College of Education will be home to a new apprenticeship program in artificial intelligence as part of a federal push to train more workers in emerging fields. 

A photo of iScholars celebrating

May 29, 2019

iScholars Win 1st Place in National School Design Competition

The SMART Collaborative’s iScholars received first place for their innovative school of the future in a national design competition hosted by the Association for Learning Environments. They will present their final design at the association’s national conference in Anaheim, California, in October. 

Associate Professor Margareta Thomson working with a primary school class in Romania

Apr 17, 2019

NC State Education Associate Professor Margareta Thomson Concludes Fulbright Year in Romania

During her Fulbright year in Romania, Associate Professor Margareta Thomson worked on her project “Fostering Academic Motivation and a STEM Growth Mindset in High-Poverty Schools through Authentic Research Experiences” and collaborated with area universities to plan and implement international conferences focused on topics like informal education, teacher education and science education. 

A photo of iScholars celebrating

Apr 9, 2019

The SMART Collaborative’s iScholars Succeed at State Level SchoolsNEXT Competition

Led by advisors within the NC State College of Education’s SMART Collaborative, seven middle school students in Durham advanced to the regional level of the SchoolsNEXT learning environment design competition using an innovative and inclusive school model that doubles as a cultural center for the community. 

A photo of NC State's Holladay Hal

Feb 18, 2019

Associate Dean Paola Sztajn Named University Provost Faculty Fellow

Associate Dean Paola Sztajn shares the practical applications of her Faculty Innovation and Entrepreneurship project, which is part of her research as one of the university's first Provost Faculty Fellows. Learn more about her project and meet all six fellows who seek "to become students of university administration in the hopes of better serving the entire campus community" in this inside look from the Provost's Office. 

Photo of a faculty member reviewing documents with a female student

Oct 16, 2018

IDEALS Team Discusses New Findings and How to Apply Them in New Report, Webinar

In a new report, NC State College of Education Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor Alyssa Rockenbach and her Interfaith Diversity Experiences & Attitudes Longitudinal Survey (IDEALS) team discuss common first-year college experiences associated with students’ interfaith learning and development. Interfaith Youth Core will host a free webinar on Oct. 23 to share ways to implement the new findings on college campuses nationwide. 

A photo of Joy Gaston Gayles

Sep 26, 2018

Joy Gaston Gayles’ New Book Tackles Critical Issues in College Sports

In her new book "Critical Issues for Student Athletes: Going Behind the Invisible Wall," NC State Education Professor Joy Gaston Gayles offers a critical approach to dealing with the complexities of problems that arise from big-time college sport entertainment enterprises on college campuses across the United States. 

New wolf statue on central campus.

Sep 25, 2018

Egalite Contributes Charter School Research to New Book Examining Role of Federal Government in Education

The NC State Education assistant professor writes about the expansion of charter schools under the Bush and Obama administrations in a new book titled Bush-Obama School Reform: Lessons Learned out this week. 

New wolf statue on central campus.

May 21, 2018

4 Receive Faculty Research and Professional Development (FRPD) Grants

Faculty members KC Busch, Crystal Chen Lee, Jessica Hunt and Jamie Pearson have received Faculty Research and Professional Development grants worth $7,500 to support their research.