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Aug 17, 2018

Meet Jennifer Ayscue: Education Has the Power to Change Lives

“I believe that education has the power to change lives. Schools are extremely important because they provide children and youth with education, and they are also a public institution where people of all different backgrounds have the potential to come together to learn," says the new assistant professor. 

Aug 17, 2018

Meet Paula McAvoy: I’m Committed to Research That Helps Teachers Do Their Best Work

"I decided to return to a faculty position because I want to focus on research and teaching. NC State’s land-grant mission appeals to my commitment to conduct research that helps teachers do their best work," says the new assistant professor of social studies. 

Aug 17, 2018

Meet Douglas Lecorchick ’17 EDD: I Want to Create an Atmosphere of Critical Reasoning

“I have learned that if an individual can become engaged in and inspired by what they are doing then great things can and usually do happen," said the new teaching assistant professor of graphics communication & technology. 

Aug 16, 2018

Meet Kevin Sutton ’12, ’18 EDD: I Want Students to Learn Much More Than Content

“I strive to show students a passion for excellence, a desire to learn, and how to cultivate a positive community and work team," says the new teaching assistant professor of Technology, Engineering, and Design Education. 

Aug 16, 2018

Meet Christopher Travers: I Want to Increase Access and Success in Higher Education For All Students

“Much of my interests in higher education and my research agenda is born out of my own life experiences," says the new teaching assistant professor of higher education. "I am keenly aware of the barriers to education for racially/ethnically minoritized students in the United States.” 

Jun 4, 2018

Five Questions With . . . Jessica DeCuir-Gunby on Race and Education

Jessica DeCuir-Gunby, a professor of educational psychology at the NC State College of Education, studies how racial identity impacts the educational experiences of African American students and the relationships between race and emotions within education. Her purpose: to help professional educators shape a more inclusive world. 

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. 

May 7, 2018

Fordham Institute Flypaper: Addressing Inequities in a Cartographic Age

Assistant Professor Anna Egalite discusses how two stakeholder groups -- policymakers and parents -- can benefit from Fordham's Charter School Deserts map. The map reveals census tracts with poverty rates greater than 20 percent and no charter schools. 

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. 

Orthogonal Medal Winners

Apr 23, 2018

Clark, Matthews Honored with Orthogonal Medals for Distinguished Service

Aaron C. Clark and Brian Matthews, both members of the NC State College of Education faculty, have been honored with the Orthogonal Medal for Distinguished Service in Graphic Science.