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EEPA Speaker Series Andrew Ho presentation

May 18, 2022

NC State’s EEPA Speaker Series Highlights Data-driven Decision-making and Equity Principles for Changing Times

This spring at NC State’s College of Education, the Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis program sponsored a speaker series to foster community interest in education policy research. Two doctoral students, Christy Batts and Julie Whetzel, write about the lessons learned during the EEPA Speaker Series. 

May 13, 2022

My Student Experience: Graduate Student Jessica Riddell Aims to Increase Support for First-Generation Graduate Students Through New Organization

The desire to help first-generation graduate students better navigate the college experience inspired graduate student Jessica Riddell to form the College of Education's First-Generation Graduation Student Organization. 

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. 

jamison lowery

Apr 27, 2022

Jamison Lowery ’22MED: ‘So Much of My Tribe’s History is Soaked in Education as a Means of Survival. I See the Impact it has on Future Generations and it is My Duty to Help Support Those to Come Later’

This May, Jamison Lowery '22MED will graduate from the NC State College of Education with a Master of Education in Higher Education Administration, which he plans to use to impact the educational experience of Native students who leave their communities. 

Nina Schoonover

Apr 27, 2022

Nina Schoonover ’22PHD: ‘I Hope to Continue to Fight for More Equitable School Practices that Embrace Students’ Diverse Ways of Knowing’

As a former high school English teacher, Nina Schoonover ’22PHD always used the arts in her classroom. Now, as she graduates with her Ph.D. in Teacher Education and Learning Science in the literacy and English language arts program area of study, she will use her knowledge to conduct equity-focused research in her home state of Virginia. 

Allyson and Jason Sarnowski

Apr 27, 2022

Father, Daughter With Passion for STEM Education Will Share Graduation Day

Allyson Sarnowski '22 and Jason Sarnowski '22MED will both graduate from the College of Education this May, after Allyson, who is earning her bachelor's degree in science education, inspired her father to earn his Master of Education in STEM Education. 

Apr 20, 2022

Grad Tools for Success: Navigating Transitions in Graduate School

April 20 (Wednesday) 12:30-1:30 p.m. Whether you are a soon-to-be graduate from NC State or just getting started, examining the concept of transition can help us better plan for anticipated and… 

Apr 15, 2022

Grad Tools for Success: Done Dissertations, A Conversation with Dissertation Defenders

April 15 (Friday), 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Whether you’re just starting your doctoral journey or well on your way to producing a proposal, learning from others who came before… 

Mar 28, 2022

Grad Tools for Success: Cover Letter Writing Workshop for Educators

March 28 (Monday), 12:00-1:00 p.m. A cover letter serves as a critical component of job applications. The cover letter brings to life your experience and helps the prospective employer gain… 

Mar 8, 2022

Grad Tools for Success: Choosing a Reference Management Software

March 8 (Tuesday), 12:30-1:30 p.m. Staying organized as a scholar can not only save you time but strengthen the quality of your thinking and writing. Have you considered using a…