graduate students

May 22, 2019

Ragland Foundation to Provide Scholarships to Teachers Seeking Advanced Degrees in K-12 Reading

A $25,000 gift from the W. Trent Ragland, Jr. Foundation will allow the NC State College of Education to continue to provide scholarships to support a fifth cohort of teachers seeking a master’s degree in New Literacies and Global Learning with a specialization in K-12 reading.

May 7, 2019

Elementary Students and Teachers Benefit Thanks to Specialized Cohort Programs in Science and Mathematics

The NC State College of Education is preparing teacher leaders through an advanced degree in elementary education that offers elementary teachers add-on designations as science or mathematics specialists. The program, which graduates its inaugural science cohort May 10, focuses on developing teachers into leaders who possess a deep understanding of how elementary-aged children learn science or mathematics.

May 7, 2019

Briana Green ’19MS: Helping Students and Teachers Using Technology

Having finished her student teaching requirement, Briana Green learned about the NC State College of Education’s SMART Collaborative. She shares how an opportunity to serve as an undergraduate researcher helped her find a passion for helping teachers and students alike benefit from technology.

May 6, 2019  |  Academics and Programs

2 Education Students Win Prestigious NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

Two graduate students in the NC State College of Education won prestigious Graduate Research Fellowships from the National Science Foundation: Stephen Gibson, a master's student in educational psychology, and Danielle Scharen, a May 2019 graduate of the master’s in elementary education science specialist program who begins work on her Ph.D. in Teacher Education and Learning Sciences' program area of study in elementary learning sciences this fall.

May 6, 2019

Megan Ennes ‘19PHD: Developing professional pathways for science museum education

Megan Ennes came to NC State after 10 years as a museum educator. During her time here, she has worked with Families and Museum Exploring (FAME) to help kids become scientists. Now, she’s taking the next step to instruct future museum educators.

May 6, 2019

Sam Costello ‘19: From Past to Present

After working at an automotive dealership for 13 years, Sam Costello was laid off. His wife asked if he had ever considered teaching. Now, Sam will go on to share his love of history with his students. 

May 6, 2019

Douglas McCullough ‘19MSA: Supporting Teachers and Students at the School Leadership Level

Douglas McCullough is a principal fellow who completed his administrative residency at Fuquay-Varina High School. Now, he is excited to support teachers and impact students at the school leadership level. Name: Douglas M. McCullough Hometown: Hickory, N.C. Field of Study: […]

May 6, 2019

Stephen McKinney ’19MAT: Discovering Diamonds in the Classroom

Name:Stephen McKinney Hometown:Cary, N.C. Field of Study: Master of Arts in Teaching (Elementary Education) Inspired by his family of advocates and educators, Stephen McKinney wants to make a difference in the lives of young children in North Carolina. That’s why […]

May 6, 2019

Kathryn Braswell ‘19MED: Providing Resources for Student Success

For Kathryn Braswell, it’s important to not only build relationships with students, but to also give them the tools they need to succeed once they graduate high school.

May 6, 2019

Allison Medlin ’19PHD: Using Research to Better Serve Students

Allison Medlin, the director of NC State University’s Goodnight Scholars Program, chose to earn her Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Leadership, Policy, and Human Development at the College of Education to position herself as a leader in higher education at the university. But she didn’t expect that the program’s research experiences would revolutionize the way she works and interacts with students.