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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. 

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. 

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. 

NC State College of Education graduate student Susan Chen

Apr 5, 2022

Higher Education Graduate Student Susan Chen is Advancing DEI Work by Putting the Individuality of Students First

Susan Chen, a first-year graduate student in the Higher Education Administration program, is committed to recognizing the individuality of students. She wants her work to help seek out the nuances.  

Assistant Teaching Professor Krispin Barr won the Jenny Chang Award for Outstanding Student Service

Apr 5, 2022

Assistant Teaching Professor Krispin Barr Receives the Jenny Chang Award for Outstanding Student Service

Krispin Barr, an assistant teaching professor of higher education, has been awarded the NC State Student Government's Jenny Chang Award for Outstanding Student Service. 

Inside Higher Ed

Nov 23, 2021

Inside Higher Ed: When the Boxes No Longer Fit

Many more multiracial students are coming to colleges, and institutions must reconstruct their landscapes to foster a sense of belonging for them, write College of Education master's students Kate Hermsmeyer, George Dou and Kelsey Oberbroeckling for Inside Higher Ed. 

NC State College of Education graduate student Jamison Lowery with staff at the Hunt Institute

Oct 27, 2021

John M. Belk Impact Fellowship, Higher Education Administration Program Prepare Graduate Student Jamison Lowery ’22MED to Meet Goal of Serving Underrepresented Students

Jamison Lowery ’22MED, one of 15 students selected for a competitive John M. Belk Impact Fellowship, shares how he was inspired to pursue a career in education to serve underrepresented students and how the Higher Education Administration program is preparing him to do that.