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Apr 28, 2022

Scholarship Support Will Help Mara Melendez Baker ’23MED Achieve Goals of Making an Impact as a Counselor, Helping the Military Community

Scholarship support will help Mara Melendez Baker '23MED earn her Master of Education in College Counseling and Student Development and achieve her goal of giving back to the military community. 

Maria Coady

Apr 27, 2022

Maria Coady Named NC State College of Education’s Inaugural Goodnight Distinguished Professor in Educational Equity

Maria Coady will join the NC State College of Education as the inaugural Goodnight Distinguished Professor in Educational Equity, effective Aug. 16, 2022. The endowed Goodnight Distinguished Professor in Educational Equity was established with a $1.5 million gift from Ann and Jim Goodnight to attract a field-leading faculty member to advance the college’s commitment to equity and educational impact through groundbreaking research, teaching and service. 

Dianne and Tommy Lawing

Mar 23, 2022

Why I Give: Dianne and Tommy Lawing Increase Scholarship Support to ‘Improve the World, One Teacher at a Time’

Education has been foundational to the lives of Dianne and Tommy Lawing. By providing the Dianne Carver Lawing Scholarship with additional funding on NC State's Day of Giving, they hope to support teachers who will provide that educational foundation for others. 

Mar 15, 2022

With Support From Education Excellence Fund and Teaching Fellows, Anyah Moore is Able to Attend NC State College of Education and Pursue Teaching Goals

Scholarship support from the Education Excellence Fund and Teaching Fellows led Anyah Moore '25 to choose the NC State College of Education. Now, she's taking advantage of the opportunities available to her to become a teacher who is a champion for students of color and those who struggle with their mental health. 

Feb 24, 2022

Scholarship Support Helps Holly Small ’23 Pursue Goal of Providing Elementary School Students With STEM Experiences

Holly Small ’23 works full-time to help pay for her tuition, but scholarship support is helping provide her the financial assistance she needs to pursue her goal of becoming an elementary school teacher who gives students STEM experiences at an early age. 

Bria Cofield Wright

Jan 27, 2022

An Extraordinary Difference: Bria Cofield Wright

Third-generation educator Bria Cofield Wright ’16 ’19 is able to continue her family’s proud academic tradition thanks in part to funding from NC State’s Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign. The scholarship and fellowship recipient is now positioned for an even brighter future through support from her Pack, with her students also benefiting as a result. 

College of Education met 251% of its Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign goal

Jan 27, 2022

An Extraordinary Milestone: College of Education Ends Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign Raising More than Double Its Goal

The College of Education concludes the Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign raising $52.5M—more than double its campaign goal. 

Precious Sidbury

Dec 16, 2021

College of Education Receives $85,600 from PowerSchool Education Fund to Help Teacher Candidates Cover Out-of-Pocket Expenses

NC State’s College of Education has received a gift of $85,600 from the PowerSchool Education Fund to provide students in its teacher preparation programs with financial assistance to help cover out-of-pocket expenses as they prepare to enter the classroom as teachers.  

Eduardo Herrera-Rodriguez 

Dec 1, 2021

Meet Our Darla Buchanan Scholarship Recipients

Thanks to a $20,000 gift from an anonymous Raleigh couple and the contributions of 75 additional donors, the College of Education was able to award three Darla Buchanan Scholarships this Fall. Meet the recipients and learn what receiving the scholarship has meant to them. 

Nov 23, 2021

Elementary Education Student Taylor Rowland ‘22 is First Recipient of Scholarship Honoring Teaching Professor Valerie Faulkner

Pat McKee and Julie Russo combined their passions for Wolfpack athletics and the field of education through the creation of an endowed scholarship honoring Valerie Faulkner, a teaching professor in the NC State College of Education.