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Photo of Sergio Medara-Garcia with quote: Just Knowing That I Was Helping Other Students in Bridging Those Gaps, It Felt Really Good.

Oct 4, 2023

#WhyIChoseEducation: ‘Just Knowing That I Was Helping Other Students in Bridging Those Gaps, It Felt Really Good,’ Says Sergio Madera-Garcia

Sergio Madera-Garcia, a master's student in the higher education administration program, works to take advantage of opportunities to support students and educators. 

Ryan Velazquez

May 2, 2023

Part of the Pack as Employees — and Graduates

Ryan Velazquez and Tania Gavino-Lopez melded theory in the classroom with experience in the field as they worked on campus while pursuing master’s degrees in higher education administration. 

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. 

Monica Meza Wearing Graduation Cap In Front of the Court of North Carolina

Dec 8, 2022

Monica Meza ’22MED: ‘I Want to See the Number of First-generation Students Increase in Colleges and Programs Around the United States’

As a first-generation college student, Moniza Meza knows how important it is to feel supported in the field of higher education. It's why she decided to earn her master of education in higher education administration, to make a difference in the lives of students like her. 

Karrie Dixon Graphic

Nov 28, 2022

WhyIChoseEducation: ‘Education is an Avenue to Social and Economic Mobility,’ Says Elizabeth City State University Chancellor Karrie Dixon ’97, ’03EDD

Karrie Dixon '97, '03EDD was named chancellor of Elizabeth City State University in 2018. Since then, the university has turned around flagging enrollment numbers and become an economic driver in northeastern North Carolina. 

Nov 15, 2022

Doctoral Disertation: Matt Lengen

Matt Lengen: Binding Admission at Private Higher Education Institutions and Implications for Tuition Revenue and Discounting. Under the direction of Dr. Paul Umbach and Dr. Stephen Porter. Thursday, December 15,… 

NC State College of Education graduate student Sergio Madera-Garcia

Sep 14, 2022

Sergio Madera-Garcia is Advancing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion through Community Building and Leadership Development

Sergio Madera-Garcia, a first-year graduate student in the Higher Education Administration program, wants to advance diversity, equity and inclusion by working to make sure everyone has a sense of community… 

Monica Meza in a classroom in Prague.

Aug 26, 2022

My Student Experience: Monica Meza ’22MED Studies Abroad as NC State European Center in Prague’s First Graduate Intern

Monica Meza was not able to study abroad as an undergraduate student, but this summer she had an opportunity to serve as the Prague European Center's first graduate student intern. There, she also conducted research into the experience of first-generation students studying abroad. 

College of Education student Kailey Rea works with students during a summer internship

Aug 12, 2022

College of Education Students Prepare for Future Careers Through Summer Internship Opportunities

Undergraduate and graduate students in the NC State College of Education had opportunities to engage in internships in North Carolina and across the country this summer. 

Apr 27, 2022

Leon Borders ’22MSA: ‘Having the Opportunity to Witness the Impacts on Students, Parents and the Entire Community Continues to Motivate Me to Give More Abundantly’

Leon Borders ’22MSA believes education is a gift to humanity. After spending 15 years in the field, he wanted to have a bigger impact on students and the community through a role in educational leadership.