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Feb 19, 2024

18 Doctoral Students Chosen to Represent Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research at National Conferences as Belk Center Fellows

Eighteen doctoral students have been chosen to participate in the 2024 Belk Center Fellows program. Seven students will attend Achieving the Dream’s DREAM 2024 conference in Orlando, Florida, from Feb. 19-22 while the other 11 fellows will attend the League for Innovation in the Community College's Innovations Conference in Anaheim, California, from March 17-20. 

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Jan 23, 2024

Doctoral Student Dion T. Harry Receives 2023 Melvin C. Terrell Scholarship

Dion T. Harry, a doctoral student in the NC College of Education’s Ph.D. in Educational Leadership, Policy, and Human Development higher education opportunity, equity, and justice concentration, has been named a recipient of the 2023 Melvin C. Terrell Scholarship. 

Dec 7, 2023

angela gay-audre ’23PHD: ‘I Believe Education Has Emancipatory Principles — That When Given Access, People Are Able to Have More Choices’

angela gay-audre '23PHD, the director of NC State's African American Cultural Center, believes in the world-building potential of endarkened women and wants to expand the literature in ways that honors their ways of knowing. 

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Dec 7, 2023

Felix Morton IV ’23PHD: ‘I Chose Counseling Because I Wanted to Become What I Needed Most Growing Up’

When Felix Morton IV entered the counseling profession, his goal was to become the Black male therapist and educator he wished he had growing up. 

Nov 30, 2023

Doctoral Student Jodie Roberson Receives North Carolina Association for Research in Education Marvin Wyne Outstanding Paper Award

Jodie Roberson, a doctoral student in the Ph.D. in Educational Leadership, Policy, and Human Development educational evaluation and policy analysis concentration, has been selected to receive the North Carolina Association for Research in Education (NCARE) Marvin Wyne Outstanding Paper Award. 

Zeeshan Luqman and her daughter, Samiya Abdul-Lateef

Nov 27, 2023

My Student Experience: Mother, Daughter Pursue Degrees Together in NC State’s College of Education

Zeeshan Luqman and her daughter, Samiya Abdul-Lateef, are enjoying the unique experience of earning their degrees together in the NC State College of Education. 

Nov 14, 2023

Doctoral Student Mario Jackson Selected to Join Emerging Education Policy Scholars Program

Mario Jackson, a doctoral student in the NC State College of Education’s Ph.D. in Educational Leadership, Policy, and Human Development educational evaluation and policy analysis concentration, has been selected to join the Emerging Education Policy Scholars program for the spring 2024 semester. 

Oct 11, 2023

Assistant Professor Jenn Ayscue, Doctoral Student Victor Cadilla Explore Potential of Two-way Dual Language Immersion Programs as Desegregation Tool in Essay, Study

Despite schools in the United States becoming increasingly linguistically and ethnically diverse, school desegregation has been on a decline since hitting a peak in the 1980s, according to research. Now, Assistant Professor Jenn Ayscue and doctoral student Victor Cadilla are exploring the potential of two-way dual language immersion (DLI) programs to diminish segregation, particularly for multilingual learners. 

NC State College of Education Doctoral Student Caitlin Donovan with students.

Oct 5, 2023

Doctoral Student Caitlin Donovan Receives Phi Kappa Phi Love of Learning Award

Caitlin Donovan, a doctoral student in the NC State College of Education’s Ph.D. in Teacher Education and Learning Sciences literacy and English language arts education concentration, has been selected to receive the 2023 Phi Kappa Phi Love of Learning Award. 

Photo of Sergio Medara-Garcia with quote: Just Knowing That I Was Helping Other Students in Bridging Those Gaps, It Felt Really Good.

Oct 4, 2023

#WhyIChoseEducation: ‘Just Knowing That I Was Helping Other Students in Bridging Those Gaps, It Felt Really Good,’ Says Sergio Madera-Garcia

Sergio Madera-Garcia, a master's student in the higher education administration program, works to take advantage of opportunities to support students and educators.