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Randy Parker

Sep 16, 2022

Why I Give: Former Community College President Randy Parker ’11EDD to Provide Support for Next Generation of Community College Leaders

Editor’s Note: This is part of a “Why I Give” series in which NC State College of Education alumni, students, faculty and staff share why they support the college. When Randy… 

Four Transformational Scholars complete an ice breaker at new student orientation.

Jul 26, 2022

Transformational Scholarships Program Announces Inaugural Cohort of Scholars

Sixteen students from across Eastern North Carolina have been selected to join the inaugural cohort of the NC State College of Education's Transformational Scholarships Program. 

Kristen Frandock

Jun 29, 2022

Scholarship Support To Help Kristen Frandock ’23 Create an Inclusive Classroom for Her Students

Kristen Frandock was unsure if the classroom was right for her until a field experience transformed her perspective. Now, with scholarship support, she is looking forward to providing an inclusive classroom for her future students. 

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.