graduate students

Feb 27, 2019

Encouraging More Men to Teach Elementary Education

Graduate student Stephen McKinney believes he will have the opportunity to change kids’ lives forever as an elementary educator. And he wants more men to feel that way, too. He was recently awarded funding from the NC State University Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity to develop the idea and framework for a program that will create avenues for men, especially those of color, to enter the field of elementary education.

Feb 19, 2019

Graduate Student Deidre Kelly Receives 2019 Warner Graduate Student Research Award

Deidre Kelly, a doctoral student in the NC State College of Education, has been selected to receive the 2019 Warner Graduate Student Research Award presented by international honor society Epsilon Pi Tau.

Jan 25, 2019

Graduate Student Deidre Kelly Selected for ITEEA 21st Century Leadership Academy

Deidre Kelly, a doctoral student in the NC State College of Education, has been selected for the International Technology and Engineering Educators Association (ITEEA) 21st Century Leadership Academy for 2019-2020.

Jan 22, 2019

Graduate Student Kevin Singer Receives NASPA Research Award

Kevin Singer, a doctoral student in the NC State College of Education, has received the 2019 Spirituality and Religion in Higher Education Research Award from the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA).

Dec 14, 2018

Vandna Bindra ’18PHD: “I Hope to. . .Conduct Innovative Research that has Practical Applications for Educators and Students”

As a high school English teacher, Vandna Bindra ’18PHD discovered her own commitment to lifelong learning as she helped her students flourish in the classroom. Now as she’s set to graduate with her doctoral degree, she hopes to link research to practice to build curricula and mentorship programs that promote positive identity and moral development for educators and students alike.

Dec 14, 2018

Dylan Stoneham ’18MED: Helping Others Succeed in Their Careers

As his career progressed, Dylan discovered a natural draw to training processes at the organization level. He wanted to explore how training opportunities not only created better working environments but how they empower employees. Now, he prepares to graduate with a master’s degree in Training and Development to help others gain the skills they need to succeed in their careers.

Dec 14, 2018

Sonja Thalheimer ’18MAT: Meeting the Learning Needs of All Students

Sonja Thalheimer ’18MAT has long held onto to the idea that good teaching applies to all students. Now, she’s preparing to graduate with her Master of Arts in Teaching in Special Education. Name: Sonja Thalheimer Hometown: Cary, North Carolina Field […]

Nov 14, 2018  |  Honors and Awards

Friday Institute Selects 2018 Graduate Student Fellows

The Friday Institute has announced its 2018 Graduate Student Fellows, which includes two Ph.D. students in the NC State College of Education. In all, there are three new Friday Institute Graduate Fellows who are dedicating time to providing access to education for all students, protecting people impacted by hazardous weather or improving the educational experiences of all learners. Each fellow will receive $2,000 to support their research.

Oct 16, 2018

TRIO: Promoting Student Success through Strategic and Collaborative Partnerships

Through a new partnership with NC State's Division of Academic and Student Affairs, Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor Audrey Jaeger and NC State College of Education graduate students work alongside TRIO Programs to develop activities and opportunities for undergraduate students to present original research on campus. The undergraduate students will present their work at the first TRIO Collegiate Fall Conference on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018.

Sep 4, 2018

NC State Education Graduate Student Wins First Prize for Research Poster

Briana Green, a master’s student in the NC State College of Education's educational psychology program, won first prize in the research poster competition at the American Psychological Association Division 45 Society for the Psychological Study of Culture, Ethnicity, and Race Research Conference.