graduate students

Feb 13, 2020

Nada Wafa ‘11, ‘19MS, ‘22PHD on Helping Educators Embrace Global Education, Teach About Cultural Issues

Nada Wafa ‘11, ‘19MS, ‘22PHD has always been interested in global education. Ahead of a Feb. 20 workshop she organized for educators, she shares how her interest began, why she believes in the importance of teaching about cultural issues and what she has been working on in her doctoral program at the College of Education.

Jan 29, 2020

Briana Barrett: ‘I Feel More Prepared for My Future Career Because I Have a Stronger Perspective of How Counseling and Mental Health is Viewed Outside of the United States’

Brianna Barrett, who is earning a Master of Education in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, spent some time during the summer as part of NC State's Exploring Culture and Education study abroad program in China. She shares her experience and how it prepared her more for her future career.

Nov 5, 2019

NC State College of Education Doctoral Student Awarded Fully-Funded Opportunity to Present Research at International Conference on Education and Global Studies in Japan

Doctoral student Nada Wafa ’11, ’19MS, ’22PHD, has been awarded a fully-funded opportunity to present her thesis research at the International Conference on Education and Global Studies in Osaka, Japan.

Oct 29, 2019

College of Education Launches New Global Initiatives to Support Study Abroad Opportunities and International Conference Participation for Students

The NC State College of Education Office of Global Programs has launched several new initiatives to support study abroad opportunities and international conference attendance for undergraduate and graduate students within the college. A Global Educators Program for undergraduate and graduate […]

Oct 29, 2019

EdNC: Civil Discourse in the Classroom: Creating Space for Important Conversations

NC State College of Education graduate student Kendall Hageman-Mays discusses the role schools and teachers play in combating divisiveness through the facilitation of meaningful dialogue among diverse learners. 

Oct 16, 2019

Counselor Education Graduate Student Whitney McLaughlin Has Been Named a Finalist for Three Minute Thesis

Counselor education graduate student Whitney McLaughlin is one of 10 finalists competing for the 5th Annual Three Minute Thesis on Oct. 29. Finalists will compete for cash prizes as they share their research in just three minutes.

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.