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Sep 14, 2023

Doctoral Student Jayla Moody Marshall Elected to ASHE’s Council for Ethnic Participation Executive Committee

Jayla Moody Marshall, 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 elected to serve as the graduate student representative on the Association for the Study of Higher Education's Council for Ethnic Participation Executive Committee. 

Sep 5, 2023

Doctoral Student Micaha Dean Hughes Awarded 2023 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Best Student Paper from American Society for Engineering Education

Micaha Dean Hughes, a doctoral student in the NC State College of Education’s Ph.D. in Teacher Education and Learning Sciences educational psychology concentration, has been awarded the 2023 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Best Student Paper from the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE). 

Aug 16, 2023

Meet Our Incoming Students: 6 of Our Newest Graduate Students

This fall, the NC State College of Education will welcome new doctoral and master's students who will study everything from the impact of new technologies and mentoring programs in K-12 schools to strategies for supporting underrepresented students in higher education and beyond. 

Jul 26, 2023

Why Gifts Matter: Scholarship Support Allows Cliff Redish to Be A Better Teacher for His Students

Thanks to financial support in the form of the Moshakos Family Teacher Education Graduate Fellowship, Cliff Redish is able to work toward his goal of being the best teacher he can be 

Jun 16, 2023

Inside Higher Ed: We Can Say the Word ‘Fat’

Kallie Menard, a graduate student pursuing her master’s in higher education administration, discusses the importance of considering size privilege and fat discrimination in matters of higher education. 

May 4, 2023

Maryann Tyrer ’23MED: ‘When You’re Teaching Adults, You’re Empowering Them to Go On and Teach Others and Make a Difference in the World’

In 2012, Maryann Tyrer '23MED resigned her position as a religion teacher at Cardinal Gibbons High School to pursue a doctoral degree at the NC State College of Education. Over 10 years later, Tyrer is graduating, not with her Ph.D., but with a master's degree in adult and community college education. Despite not achieving her initial goal, Tyrer said she still views her graduation as a success. 

Lisa Marshall

May 1, 2023

Doctoral Student Lisa Marshall Named President-elect of American Nuclear Society

Lisa Marshall, director of outreach, retention and engagement for the NC State University Department of Nuclear Engineering and a doctoral student in the Department of Educational Leadership, Policy, and Human Development’s Higher Education Opportunity, Equity, and Justice concentration has been named vice president and president-elect of the American Nuclear Society (ANS). 

Apr 27, 2023

‘I Am a Proud Wolfpack Mom:’ College of Education Employee Celebrates Graduation of Son, Daughter From the College This May

Gabriella Sinkovic-Story '23MED was the first member of her family to join the Wolfpack. Then, her brother, Garin Sinkovic '23, and her mother, Gail Sinkovic, both joined the NC State College of Education as a student and an employee, respectively. Now, this Wolfpack family is looking forward to celebrating Gabriella and Garin's graduation. 

Apr 26, 2023

Danielle Robin Scharen ‘15, ‘19MED, ‘23PHD: ‘I Feel Honored to Contribute to the Important Work of Improving Science Education for Students of All Ages’

Danielle Robin Scharen hopes to use everything she has learned during her time in the NC State College of Education to transform the field of elementary education, which she has been passionate about since childhood. 

Jessica Riddell

Apr 26, 2023

Jessica Riddell ’23MED: ‘Every Instructor I Had or Worked With Played a Part in My Success, Where I Am Right Now and Where I’m Heading as a Professional’

As an undergraduate student, Jessica Riddell ’23MED wasn’t sure if they should pursue a graduate degree related to counseling or higher education. When they discovered the Master of Education in College Counseling and Student Development at the College of Education, Riddell realized it was an opportunity to combine both of their passions.